Founded in Barstow, California in 1931, Southwest Gas Corporation is primarily engaged in the business of purchasing, transporting, and distributing natural gas. It is also the largest distributor of natural gas in Arizona and Nevada.
For more than a decade Southwest Gas has been the fastest-growing natural gas utility in the nation. Today, Southwest Gas serves approximately 1.9 million customers in Arizona, California and Nevada.
Over the years, the company has received numerous national, regional and local awards in the areas of pipeline safety, environmental programs, technology, diversity, volunteerism, and customer service.
As an investor-owned utility, the company’s performance and growth reflect a progressive and entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by the dedication and commitment of more than 2,500 employees. This successful combination allows Southwest Gas to keep up with increasing demands throughout its rapidly expanding service areas.