Coordination between the Natural Gas and Electricity Markets

The Natural Gas Council (NGC) requests that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) lead an effort to ensure that electric reliability is not impaired as generators increasingly turn to cleanburning natural gas.


Natural gas is an abundant fuel for U.S. power generation. America’s natural gas supplies are immense, with a large, economically accessible natural gas resource base that includes significant sources of unconventional gas such as shale gas. Natural gas has the ability to supply generations of demand at today’s consumption rates. In addition, gas storage capacity is available in nearly all major supply and market areas.



The Natural Gas Council collectively represents nearly all companies that produce, transport and distribute natural gas consumed in the United States. It includes members of the American Gas Association, America’s Natural Gas Alliance, the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America and the Natural Gas Supply Association.