Friday, February 16, 2024

Intervention Deadline Set In Liberty Natural Gas Rate Case

 Intervention Deadline Set In Liberty Natural Gas Rate Case

JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission has established the deadline

for those wishing to intervene and participate in a natural gas rate case filed by Liberty Utilities

(Midstates Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty.

Applications to intervene and participate in the natural gas rate case must be filed no later

than March 6, 2024, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360,

Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, or by using the Commission’s Electronic Filing and Information

System (EFIS) at www.psc.mo.gov .

Individual citizens wishing to comment should contact either the Office of the Public Counsel

(Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Suite 650, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri

65102-2230, telephone (866) 922-2959, email [email protected]) or the Public Service

Commission Staff (P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, email

[email protected]). The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency that represents the

general public in matters before the Commission.

On February 9, 2024, Liberty filed a natural gas rate case with the Missouri Public Service

Commission seeking an increase in its annual revenues of approximately $13.1 million, with the net

increase being approximately $11.2 million as $1.9 million in already being recovered through the

Infrastructure System Replacement Surcharge (ISRS). The net revenue increase of $11.2 million is

an approximate 32.57% increase. In this case, Liberty is also proposing to consolidate the cost of

service/revenue requirements of its Northeast/West and Southeast Districts.

Liberty provides natural gas service to approximately 52,700 customers in 26 Missouri

counties (Adair, Bates, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Cass, Clark, Dunklin, Henry, Iron, Knox, Lewis,

Macon, Marion, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Pike, Ralls, Ripley, Schuyler, Scotland, Scott,

St. Clair, Stoddard, Wayne and Worth).




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