Lebanon, MO – Summit Natural Gas of Missouri (Summit) today announced a suspension of service disconnections to any customers who are having a hard time paying their bill. This policy will remain in effect until May 31, 2020. At that time the company will evaluate whether to extend the suspension.
“Right now, our top priority is protecting the health and wellbeing of our customers and the communities we serve, which is why we are suspending service disconnections to any customers who are struggling to pay their heating bill,” said Phil Marcum, head of business development for Summit. "The COVID-19 pandemic is causing uncertainty across the country, the last thing our community members should be worried about is whether they can afford to keep their heat on, have gas to cook their food or hot water to take a shower. We pride ourselves on being a reliable energy partner for our customers, and this is one small step we can take to live up to that mission.”
Customers struggling to pay their bills should visit https://summitnaturalgas.com/paymentassistance for a list of agencies that can provide financial assistance to help them with their heating bill.
Summit is committed to protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of its customers, team members and communities it serves. In addition to the temporary suspension of service disconnections, Summit is taking precautionary measures including:
Additional information about Summit’s response to COVID-19 is available here.
Summit Natural Gas (SNG) has been serving the residential, business and industrial energy needs of rural Missouri since 1995. We are a natural gas distribution company with a pipeline that stretches from the Iowa line to the Arkansas border.