LG&E operates more than 4,000 miles of natural gas pipelines in 20 counties in Kentucky and southern Indiana, transporting and delivering natural gas to 320,000 customers.
LG&E purchases natural gas from national pipeline operators and delivers it directly to customers or stores it for later use when customers need it. LG&E operates two compressor stations and multiple underground storage fields to maintain the natural gas supply required to meet customers’ needs.
LG&E has resources available to respond right away to a natural gas pipeline emergency if one were to occur. LG&E’s emergency response personnel are trained in accordance with natural gas emergency operations plans that emphasize protection of life as the highest priority.