PUBLIC NOTICE SETTING PUBLIC
Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commission’s (Commission) Rules, notice is hereby given that a public hearing has been scheduled regarding the Joint Application of Questar Gas Company (“Questar Gas”) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (“Dominion”) for approval of a merger and reorganization (“Merger”) which will result in Questar Corporation, the parent of Questar Gas, a gas utility in Wyoming, becoming a subsidiary of Dominion. The public hearing is set to commence on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at 9:00 a.m., in the Commission’s hearing room located at 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Questar Gas is a public utility as defined in Wyo. Stat. § 37-1-101(a)(vi)(D), subject to the Commission’s jurisdiction pursuant to Wyo. Stat. § 37-2-112.
On March 3, 2016, the Parties filed a Joint Application with the Commission for approval of a merger and reorganization (“Merger”) which will result in Questar Corporation, the parent of Questar Gas, a gas utility in Wyoming, becoming a subsidiary of Dominion. Upon the acquisition of Questar Corporation, if approved, Dominion will continue to operate Questar Gas as a jurisdictional utility in Wyoming under the name Dominion Questar Gas, pursuant to Questar Gas’s approved Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. The Joint Application stated Questar Gas and Dominion are both financially sound. Additionally, the Parties asserted that they do not expect the Merger to have any adverse impact on services to Questar Gas’ customers. The Joint Application also stated that after the acquisition, the rates charged for the services to Questar Gas’ customers will be the same as those currently charged those customers.
All interested persons are encouraged to attend the public hearing which will be conducted in accordance with the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commission Rules and Special Regulations. Interested persons may appear and be heard, either in person or through counsel, as provided by Commission rule.
The Commission’s hearings are open to all persons. If you wish to attend the hearing and you require reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the Commission at (307) 777-7427 (Voice or TTY) in Cheyenne during regular business hours or write them at 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002, to make arrangements. Communications impaired persons may also contact the Commission by accessing Wyoming Relay (TTY) by dialing 711. Please mention Docket Nos. 30010-150-GA-16 and/or 30025-1-GA-16 (Record No. 14335) in your communications. If you wish to listen to the hearing scheduled in this matter go to http://psc.wy.us at the appropriate time and follow the instructions to connect to the hearing.
Published: August 12 &19, 2016