Mountaineer Gas

‘Several hundred’ more residents of Charleston’s West Side were affected by a gas outage 

BY: - November 21, 2023

Mountaineer Gas has restored service to an estimated 1,000 customers on Charleston’s West Side, but in the process workers found “several hundred” more affected households than its original 1,100 estimate, the gas company said in an update Tuesday afternoon.  Moses Skaff, senior vice president for Mountaineer Gas, said the company does not have a definitive […]

PSC opens investigation into Charleston’s West Side gas outage 

BY: - November 17, 2023

The West Virginia Public Service Commission said Friday it has opened an investigation into a gas outage that left more than a thousand residents on Charleston’s West Side without heat, hot water or the ability to cook.  The announcement came a day after West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice declared a state of emergency in Kanawha […]

Cold, frustrated Charleston West Side residents still dealing with gas outage after five days

BY: and - November 16, 2023

On Friday night, West Side resident Carolyn Wesley went to see a show at the Clay Center in downtown Charleston. Before she left, she noticed it was a little chilly in the house. “I told my husband to check the furnace,” she said. “But he thought it was fine.” When she got back home hours […]