Gas Cos. Ask Pa. Regulators To Limit Rate-Setting Inquiry

Law360, Philadelphia (October 3, 2012, 3:13 PM EDT) -- A pair of natural gas distributors on Monday urged Pennsylvania's utility commission to limit the scope of its investigation into so-called gas-on-gas competition, or rate-setting practices the companies employ in areas serviced by more than one gas provider.

In letters filed with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Equitable Gas Co. LLC and Peoples Natural Gas Co. LLC said the regulatory body’s investigation into discounting of base rates in areas serviced by more than one utility could be accomplished without exhaustive discovery or evidentiary hearings and without...
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