Phoenix Natural Gas Ltd
PNGL was established in 1996 to bring natural gas to the Greater Belfast area of Northern Ireland, where there was previously no gas distribution network.
Since 1996 local, national and international partnerships have delivered an investment of over £500 million into the Northern Ireland economy and the wider natural gas industry has in excess of 220,000 domestic and business customers connected, and continues to grow at around 8,000 new customers each year.
We are the owner and operator of the largest gas distribution business in Northern Ireland, covering an area that encapsulates almost half of the population of Northern Irelandm including Greater Belfast, Larne and a recent extension into East Down. Our gas distribution network currently comprises c. 3,800 kilometres of intermediate, medium and low pressure mains, making gas available to c. 350,000 potential properites of which, more than 220,000 are already connected. PNG is responsible for developing and maintaining the pipeline network and providing a 24/7 operational and transportation service platform to both gas suppliers and gas consumers.
As a natural monopoly, we operate under a regulatory framework similar to other United Kingdon regulated utilities and thereby, is subject to regular price control reveiws. The business is regulated under licence by the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation.