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Company Overview of Great Plains Natural Gas Co.

Company Overview

Great Plains Natural Gas Company distributes and transports natural gas to industrial, commercial, and residential customers in 19 communities in western Minnesota and southeastern North Dakota. It serves approximately 23,000 customers. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Great Plains Natural Gas Co. operates as a subsidiary of MDU Resources Group Inc.

705 West Fir

PO Box 176

Fergus Falls, MN 56537

United States

Founded in 1966





Key Executives for Great Plains Natural Gas Co.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 41
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Great Plains Natural Gas Co. Key Developments

MDU Resources Group, Inc. Announces Executive Changes to its Utility Group

On January 8, 2015, MDU Resources Group Inc. announced that Nicole A. Kivisto has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company's utility group, which includes Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Great Plains Natural Gas Co., Cascade Natural Gas Corporation and Intermountain Gas Company, effective January 9, 2015. Ms. Kivisto replaces K. Frank Morehouse who tendered his resignation on January 4, 2015, which was accepted effective January 8, 2015. Ms. Kivisto, age 41, joined the Company in 1995 and has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility. Ms. Kivisto has been Vice President of Operations for Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. and Great Plains Natural Gas Co. since January 2014. Prior to that, she was Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for the Company from February 17, 2010 until January 3, 2014. She was Controller for the Company from December 1, 2005 until February 16, 2010.

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