OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – July 18, 2013 – Kansas Gas Service will be replacing natural gas meters throughout the cites of Whitewater, Potwin and El Dorado, Kan., beginning Monday, Sept. 16.

Customers affected by these projects will be notified by NPL Construction Company, the contractor assisting Kansas Gas Service, or by notice left at their home or business.

A standard meter replacement requires interruption of a customer’s natural gas service for approximately 20 minutes and access inside homes or businesses to properly relight appliances. The contractors performing the work will carry photo identification badges that identify them as working on behalf of Kansas Gas Service. The projects are expected to be completed in four to five weeks.


Kansas Gas Service provides clean, reliable natural gas to more than 630,000 customers in 360 communities in Kansas.   It is a division of ONEOK, Inc. (pronounced ONE-OAK) (NYSE: OKE), a diversified energy company.  ONEOK is the general partner and owns 41.3 percent of ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS), one of the largest publicly traded limited partnerships, which is a leader in the gathering, processing, storage and transportation of natural gas in the United States and owns one of the nation’s premier natural gas liquids (NGL) systems, connecting NGL supply in the Mid-Continent and Rocky Mountain regions with key market centers.  ONEOK is among the largest natural gas distributors in the United States, serving more than 2 million customers in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas.  ONEOK is a Fortune 500 company and is included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index.