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Bangor Gas Company to Hold HVAC Contractors Meeting on Local Gas Conversion Project

BANGOR, ME, August 4, 2008 - HVAC Contractors are invited to attend a meeting with Bangor Gas Company to learn more about the company's plan for continued construction on the natural gas distribution system through local towns. The demand for natural gas is growing and Bangor Gas Company wants to work with local contractors to meet customer needs and expectations. This meeting is the first of several meetings planned at which Bangor Gas Company will work with local contractors to ensure customer requests for converting to natural gas can be met due to the large number of local residences and businesses requesting natural gas service. The meeting is scheduled for 9:00 AM, Saturday, August 16, 2008 at the Bangor Gas Company Field Office at 305 Target Industrial Circle, Bangor. For more information on registering for this meeting, please call Bangor Gas at (207) 941-9595.

Bangor Gas Company Offers Natural Gas Workshop for local area business

BANGOR, ME, February 27, 2003 - Local business, architects, engineers, and contractors are invited to attend a conference sponsored by Bangor Gas Thursday February 27, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Eastern Maine Technical College, Rangeley Hall. Roland Lapierre of Adams Energy, Mark Roberts of Sprague Energy and Jon Sorenson of WPS Energy will discuss marketing of natural gas. Jerry Tudan of Peregrine Technologies will discuss Micro-Turbine self generation of power. Mike Swartz and Pat Tubbs of Bangor Gas will discuss metering and equipment necessary for monitoring daily gas consumption. Lunch is included and there is no cost to attend the workshop.

Bangor Gas Offers Burner Conversion Workshop for Heating Professionals

BANGOR, ME, Nov. 29, 2001 - Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning professionals are invited to attend "Putting Natural Gas to Work," a workshop on burner conversions sponsored by Bangor Gas Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Eastern Maine Technical College, Rangeley Hall. Charlie Aiello of Midco International will discuss and demonstrate proper burner installation and conversion procedures. Lunch is included. There is no cost to attend the workshop.

Bangor Gas Begins Gas Service to Brewer Automotive Components

BANGOR, ME, Nov. 19, 2001 - Bangor Gas begins natural gas service to first commercial customer in Brewer, Brewer Automotive Components, manufacturers of automotive steering and suspension components. Brewer Automotive's concern for the environment was the deciding factor in switching to natural gas for heating of its offices and manufacturing facility. Bangor Gas estimates that Brewer Automotive will save $7,000 annually on its energy bills by switching from propane to natural gas. Brewer Automotive Components is a joint venture between Somic Ishikawa in Japan and Lemforder Fahrwerktechnik in Germany. Among its customers are Toyota, TRW, Isuzu, Subaru, American Showa and Koyo Steering Systems of U.S.A.

Bangor Gas Begins Gas Service to its First Commercial Customer in Bangor, Sunbury Village

BANGOR, ME, Nov. 13, 2001 - Bangor Gas begins natural gas service to first commercial customer, Sunbury Village. Residents of the 112-suite retirement complex, which opened this past May, will use natural gas for heating, cooking and to fuel fireplaces. Previously, propane was providing the energy source until natural gas service became available.

Natural Gas Service Now Available to Residents, Businesses in Bangor and Brewer

BANGOR, ME, Nov. 13, 2001 - Bangor Gas Co. today announced that with the completion of the first phase of its distribution backbone system, natural gas service is now available to a limited number of residents and commercial businesses in the cities of Bangor and Brewer.

Bangor Gas Begins Natural Gas Service to Residential Customers

BANGOR, ME, Dec. 20, 2000 - Maine state Senator Mary Cathcart and Jim Dearman of Orono today became Bangor Gas' first residential natural gas customers. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony, local officials joined Cathcart and Dearman, along with Bangor Gas in celebrating the startup of natural gas service. 

Bangor Gas Begins Natural Gas Service to New Power Plant in Bucksport

BANGOR, ME, Nov. 7, 2000 - Bangor Gas today announced that it has begun natural gas deliveries to Bucksport Energy LLC located at International Paper's (formally Champion International) paper mill in Bucksport, Maine. Under a 15-year contract with Hydro-Québec Energy Services (US) Inc. (HQUS), a subsidiary of Hydro-Québec, Bangor Gas will deliver 48 million cubic feet per day of natural gas to the new 174-megawatt cogeneration power plant. 

Bangor Gas To Hold Neighborhood Meetings On Local Gas Distribution Project

BANGOR, ME, July 1, 1999 - Bangor Gas Co. today announced it will hold a series of neighborhood informational meetings to discuss the company’s plans for the construction of a new local natural gas distribution system and to answer questions from area residents.