CenterPoint Energy



Natural Gas
Fact Sheet

Natural Gas Distribution

Our natural gas distribution business operates in Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. The major cities we serve are Houston; Minneapolis; Little Rock, Ark.; Biloxi/Gulfport, Miss.; Shreveport, La.; and Lawton, Okla.

 Number of customers  3.2 million
 Communities served  1,178
 Main and service lines  107,813 miles
 Total gas sold/delivered  404 Bcf


Competitive Natural Gas Sales and Services

CenterPoint Energy Services (CES), our competitive natural gas sales and services business, complements our gas distribution business. With offices in Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin, CES serves approximately 7,000 customers in the eastern half of the United States, providing competitive gas services for commercial, industrial and wholesale customers. CES had a total throughput of 522 billion cubic feet of gas in 2007.