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Natural Gas Program

The Natural Gas Program delivers gas to Tribal, non-Tribal residential customers and commercial businesses including the town of Ignacio.

Natural Gas Program
  • The Tribe constructed a new gas delivery system in 1991. The system consists of 13 miles of pipeline.
  • The system begins at the north end at the Rainbow Meadows Subdivision and extends south of Ignacio and west to Cedar Point.
  • The Gas Program purchases processed gas from Red Willow Production Company. The delivery point to the Gas Program is at a facility known as the Iron Horse Border Station.

The Gas Program is responsible for the following:

  • Odorizing the gas and monitoring the gas volumes passing through the delivery system
  • For overseeing or performing all new taps or line extensions
  • For providing oversight on any new line extensions in the system
  • Repairing any leaks in the system