About our gas pipline network

With more than 1,000 miles for transmission pipelines and 22,000 miles of distribution pipelines, CenterPoint Energy's natural gas system serves nearly 1.2 million customers. Maintaining a complex natural gas system is a constant effort to ensure safe, reliable delivery of clean, dependable natural gas to homes and businesses. From pipeline inspections to replacements and upgrades, CenterPoint Energy strives to comply with all industry and federal standards.

Pipeline replacement is important for the continued safe, reliable delivery of natural gas. Updated infrastructure helps reduce operational emissions which is an important ​part of our commitment to a cleaner environment.​​​

Natural gas: energy and comfort for your family and home

Natural gas is one of the best energy solutions for your home. ​According to the American Gas Association (AGA), using natural gas appliances for heating, water heating, cooking and clothes drying can save an average homeowner $1,068 per year over using electric appliances. 

Natural gas is: 

  • Safe - Natural gas appliances have great safety records, and state-of-the-art equipment has advanced capabilities like auto-shut off.
  • More reliable - Reliability is a hallmark of the natural gas industry, and because the natural gas system is underground, outages are rare.
  • More affordable - Check out current natural gas pricing​ and see how far your energy dollar goes.
  • Domestically produce​d - There’s currently enough natural gas in the U.S. to power our nation for more than 100 years.

Learn more about the benefits of natural gas.

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