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Docket No:  UG 152 Docket Name:  NORTHWEST NATURAL RATE CASE
Subject Company:  NORTHWEST NATURAL    
         See also:  ADV 03-22   
This filing requests a general rate increase in the company's Oregon annual revenues of $38,142,000, or 6.6 percent overall.
Filing Date:  11/29/2002 Advice No: 02-19      
Effective:  10/2/2003 Expiration:  10/1/2003 Status:  PERM SUSPEND
Order:  10-028Order Signed:  2/1/2010 
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Date: 11/29/2011 Action:  COMPLIANCE   
  Description
UG 152, UG 163 -- NW Natural's Annual WARM Report for the 2010-2011 Heating Season - In compliance with Order No 07-426. (See RG 5 for electronic version.) 
Date: 11/29/2010 Action:  COMPLIANCE  Searchable Doc  
  Description
UG 152, UG 163 -- NW NATURAL's Annual WARM Report for the 2009-2010 heating season, filed in compliance with Order No. 07-426; electronically filed by Natasha Siores. Hard copy rec'd 12/1/10.  
Date: 6/16/2010 Action:  COMPLIANCE  Searchable Doc  
  Description
UG 152 and UG 168--NW NATURAL's Annual WARM Reports for Heating Seasons 2007-2008 and 2008-2009; Filed in Compliance with Order No. 07-456 on 11/25/08 and 11/25/09. Electronic version posted for docketing purposes. 
Date: 5/24/2010 Action:  SERVICE LIST CHANGE  Searchable Doc  
  Description
CUB's Request to Change Service list, updating counsel and other contacts for CUB. Filed electronically by Kevin E. Parks. Hard copy rec'd 5/25/10. 
Date: 2/1/2010 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   10-028 
  Description
UG 152, UG 163--Order No. 10-028, signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage, and Ray Baum; DISPOSITION: SUPPLEMENTAL STIPULATION ADOPTED. Copies served electronically and via U.S. Mail on 2/2/10 to dockets UG 152 and UG 163. 
Date: 10/22/2009 Action:  BRIEF   
  Description
UG 163/UG 152 - Joint Brief in Support of Stipulation on behalf of NW Natural Gas Company, Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon, PUC Staff, and Northwest Industrial Gas Users (and Stipulation docketed and posted separately). Electronically filed by Lisa F. Rackner. Hard copy rec'd 10/26/09. (See Stipulation for electronic posting). 
Date: 10/22/2009 Action:  STIPULATION  Searchable Doc  
  Description
UG 163/UG 152 Supplemental Stipulation on behalf of NW Natural Gas Company, Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon, PUC Staff, and Northwest Industrial Gas Users (and Joint Brief in Support of Stipulation docketed separately). Electronically filed by Lisa F. Rackner . Hard copy rec'd 10/26/09. 
Date: 9/26/2007 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   07-426 
  Description
UG 152/UG 163 - Order No. 07-426 signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage, and Ray Baum; DISPOSITION: STIPULATION APPROVED; PROGRAMS EXTENDED AND MODIFIED. Copies served electronically and via U.S. Mail on 9/28/07. 
Date: 9/14/2007 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
UG 152/UG 163--Staff report for September 20, 2007 Public Meeting (Item No. 1A); filed by Bryan Conway. (Electronic version available at: www.puc.state.or.us/Public Meetings/Public Meeting Agenda). 
Date: 9/12/2007 Action:  BRIEF  Searchable Doc  
  Description
UG 152/UG 163--NW NATURAL's Explanatory Brief; electronically filed by Inara K. Scott. Hard copy rec'd 9/14/07. 
Date: 9/4/2007 Action:  STIPULATION   
  Description
UG 163/UG 152 - NW NATURAL's Stipulation Extending the term of weather-adjusted rate mechanism (WARM) and distribution margin normalization (DMN) mechanism, and establishing an annual reporting requirement on WARM; electronically filed by Inara K. Scott. Hard copy rec'd 9/5/07. (See Supplemental Application filed 9/4/07 for electronic version.) 
Date: 9/4/2007 Action:  SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION  Searchable Doc  
  Description
UG 163/UG 152 - In the Matter of NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS COMPANY, dba NW NATURAL Letter requesting its Stipulation be placed on the Commission's September 20, 2007, public meeting agenda. Electronically filed by Inara K. Scott. Hard copy rec'd 9/5/07. 
Date: 10/2/2006 Action:  ORDER   
  Order No:   06-570 
  Description
UG 166(1)/ UG 152/ UM 1216(1) - Order No. 06-570 signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage and Ray Baum; DISPOSITION: TARIFF REVISIONS EFFECTIVE; ORDERS AMENDED; REQUEST FOR DEFERRED ACCOUNTING GRANTED. (See UG 166 for electronic version.) Copies served electronically 10/5/06 and via U.S. Mail 10/6/06 to UG 166, UG 152 and UM 1216 service lists. 
Date: 9/14/2006 Action:  SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION   
  Description
UG 166(1) and UG 152 - In the Matter of NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS COMPANY, dba NW NATURAL Implements the company's proposed PGA Provision tariff, Schedule P, for the month of October 2006 and amends Orders No. 03-507 and 03-655 (Docket UG 152), and modifies the company's Partial Decoupling Mechanism consistent with revisions to the effective date of the PGA adjustments. UG 166(1)/UG 152/UM 1216(1)--Staff report for September 19, 2006 Public Meeting (Items No. CA9 & CA10 ); filed by Ed Durrenberger and Bonnie Tatom. (Electronic version available at: www.puc.state.or.us/Public Meetings/Public Meeting Agenda). 
Date: 9/14/2006 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA  Searchable Doc  
  Description
ALJ Grant's Ruling Granting Request for Expedited Consideration; Objections to Motion due September 18, 2006. Copies served electronically and via U.S. Mail on 9/14/06. 
Date: 9/11/2006 Action:  STIPULATION  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NW Natural's Stipluation submitted with Motion to Amend Order Nos. 03-507, 03-655 & 04-463). (Expedited consideration requested.) Electronically filed by C. Alex Miller. Hard copy rec'd 9/13/06. 
Date: 9/11/2006 Action:  MOTION  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NW Natural's Motion to Amend Order Nos. 03-507, 03-655 & 04-463 (with Exhibit A, Stipulation) (Expedited consideration requested.). Electronically filed by C. Alex Miller. Hard copy rec'd 9/13/06. 
Date: 8/15/2006 Action:  STIPULATION  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NWN's Stipulation to Extend the Effective Date of the PGA Adjustments. Electronically filed by C. Alex Miller. Hard copy rec'd 8/15/06. 
Date: 10/18/2005 Action:  COMPLIANCE  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Commission Order 03-507: A Report on the Functioning of WARM, Including Any Proposed Refinements to the Program; Evaluation Conducted on behalf of NW Natural by Christensen Associates; Electronic version and hard copy filed by Joseph M. Ross on 10-19-05  
Date: 10/3/2005 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA  Searchable Doc  
  Description
Allan J. Arlow's Ruling; Disposition; Motion Granted; Copies served electronically and via mail 10/3/05. 
Date: 9/28/2005 Action:  MOTION  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NWN's Unopposed Motion to Extend Time for Filing WARM Report. Electronically filed by Kelley C. Miller. Hard copy rec'd 9/30/05. 
Date: 11/22/2004 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   04-679 
  Description
Order No. 04-679 signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage, and Ray Baum; DISPOSITION: PETITION GRANTED; ORDER AMENDED; AMENDMENT TO STIPULATION APPROVED. Copies served electronically on 11/22/04 and via U.S. Mail on 11/23/04. 
Date: 10/14/2004 Action:  SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Petition to Amend Order No. 03-236 and Adopt Stipulation Amendment. Faxed by Jennie L. Bricker. Hard copy rec'd 10/15/04. 
Date: 9/29/2004 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   04-569 
  Description
Order No. 04-569 signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage, and Ray Baum; DISPOSITION: WAIVER GRANTED. Copies served electronically on 10/1/04 and via U.S. Mail on 10/4/04. 
Date: 8/30/2004 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Motion for a Waiver for the original signature pages in its Petition to Amend Order No. 03-507. Filed by Kelley C. Miller 
Date: 8/16/2004 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   04-463 
  Description
Order No. 04-463 signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage, and Ray Baum; DISPOSITION: ORDER AMENDED; STIPULATION APPROVED. Copies served electronically and via U.S. Mail on 8/19/04. 
Date: 7/12/2004 Action:  AMENDED (APPLICATION, COMPLAINT, PETITION)   
  Description
NW Natural's Petition to Amend Order No. 03-507 to adopt a Second Stipulation regarding the Weather-Adjusted Rate Mechanisum (WARM), attached. Filed by C. Alex Miller. 
Date: 11/13/2003 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   03-655 
  Description
Order No. 03-655 signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage and Ray Baum; Disposition: Order No. 03-507 Amended; Tariff Allowed to Go Into Effect. Copies served 11/17/03. 
Date: 10/28/2003 Action:  SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's revisions to Tariff Or. 24; FAXED by C. Alex Miller. Hard copy rec'd 10/28/03. 
Date: 9/2/2003 Action:  COMPLIANCE   
  Description
NW Natural Advice No. 03-20 filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 8/29/2003 3:08:10 PM Action:  PERMANENTLY SUSPENDED UTILITY FILING   
Date: 8/22/2003 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   03-507 
  Description
Order No. 03-507 signed by Chairman Roy Hemmingway and Commissioner Lee Beyer. DISPOSITION: Stipulations Adopted; Application for General Rate Revision Approved as Revised. Copies served 8/26/03. 
Date: 8/19/2003 Action:  TRANSCRIPT   
  Description
Transcript of Proceedings from 8/5/03 Hearing (w/disk); filed by Kelly Polvi. 
Date: 8/7/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Proposed Rates with General Effective September 1, 2003 (NWN/3000/Ferguson); FAXED by Onita King. Hard copy rec'd 8/11/03. 
Date: 8/6/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's procedural ruling regarding modification of time for filing of objections regarding stipulations and settlements. Copies served electronically on 8/6/03 and via mail on 8/7/03. 
Date: 8/5/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's 8/5/03 Exhibit List. 
Date: 8/5/2003 Action:  STIPULATION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Third Partial Stipulation executed by Northwest Natural Gas Company, Staff, Northwest Industrial Gas Users, and Citizens' Utility Board; filed at hearing by Jennie Bricker. 
Date: 8/5/2003 Action:  STIPULATION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Partial Stipulation Regarding the Weather-Adjusted Rate Mechanism (WARM) executed by Northwest Natural Gas Company, Staff, Northwest Industrial Gas Users, Citizens' Utility Board, and Northwest Energy Coalition; filed at hearing by Jennie Bricker. 
Date: 8/5/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Joint Direct Testimony regarding WARM Stipulation and Third Stipulation of Judy Johnson, C. Alex Miller, Bob Jenks, and Donald Schoenbeck (NWN/2900/Johnson,Miller,Jenks,Schoenbeck); filed at hearing by Jennie Bricker. 
Date: 8/4/2003 Action:  HEARING   
  Description
EVIDENTIARY HEARING scheduled 8/5/2003 1:30 PM City: SALEM Room: SMALL HEARING RM - 2ND FL Building: PUC Address: 550 CAPITOL ST NE Reporter: KELLI POLVI Law Judge: ARLOW, ALLAN Notice of Evidentiary Hearing (Revised). Copies served electronically 8/4/03.  
Date: 8/1/2003 Action:  OTHER CORRESPONDENCE (ACKN, SVC, LTR)   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's correspondence to parties informing them of Northwest Natural's request that testimony to support proposed stipulations be submitted at hearing and that any objections to requested procedure should be provided to Commission by 1:00 p.m., 8/1/03. Served electronically 8/1/03. 
Date: 7/29/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Memorandum of Procedural Ruling. The following order of witnesses is adopted: Northwest Natural Gas Company: Francis P. Ferguson, John A. Hanson, Samuel C. Hadaway; Northwest Industrial Gas Users: Donald W. Schoenbeck; Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon: Bob Jenks; Commission Staff: Thomas Morgan, Bonnie B. Tatom. Copies served via fax and mail 7/29/03.  
Date: 7/28/2003 Action:  CONFERENCE   
  Description
TELEPHONE CONFERENCE scheduled 7/28/2003 3:30 PM Address: VIA TELEPHONE Reporter: NONE Law Judge: ARLOW, ALLAN Notice of Telephone Conference, with Dial-in # 1-877-300-8186, served via electronically 7/28/03.  
Date: 7/24/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's letter stating it cannot confirm that all parties were served with Partial Stipulation Regarding Revenue Requirement or the Second Partial Stipulation Regarding Revenue Requirement (Medical Benefits) filed on April 28, 2003 (with additional copies enclosed); filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 7/22/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Ruling granting Northwest Natural Gas Company's Motion to Amend Procedural Schedule. Schedule is amended as follows: Hearings: Tues.-Wed., August 5-6, 2003; Opening Briefs: To be determined; Reply Briefs: To be determined; Oral Argument (tentative date; notice to be served at a later date): Wed., August 27, 2003; Anticipated Date of Commission decision: Mon., September 22, 2003; End of second suspension: Wed., October 1, 2003. Copies served via fax on 7/22/03 and mail on 7/23/03.  
Date: 7/22/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Notice of Settlement Conference to be held at PUC, Main Hearing Room on 7/25/03 at 9:00 a.m.; FAXED by Jennie L. Bricker. Hard copy rec'd 7/28/03. 
Date: 7/21/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Surrebuttal Testimony of Dr. Francis P. Ferguson (NWN/2800/Ferguson) and Surrebuttal Testimony/Errata to Exhibit 2600 of Bruce R. DeBolt (NWN/2600/DeBolt); filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 7/21/2003 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Motion to Amend the Procedural Schedule; FAXED by Jennie L. Bricker. Hard copy rec'd 7/22/03. 
Date: 7/17/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Amended Surrebuttal Testimony of Kevin S. McVay (UG 152/NWN/2500/McVay); filed by Cherie M. Taylor on behalf of Onita R. King. 
Date: 7/16/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Surrebuttal Testimony and Exhibits of Kevin S. McVay (UG 152/NWN/2500 & 2501/McVay); Bruce R. DeBolt (UG 152/NWN/2600/DeBolt); UG 152/NWN/2700 & 2701/Hadaway); filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 7/16/2003 Action:  SIGNATORY PAGES   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Signatory page from Protective Order No. 03-023 executed by Jennie Bricker and James Fell; filed by Jennie L. Bricker. 
Date: 7/14/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST INDUSTRIAL GAS USERS' Surrebuttal Testimony and Exhibits of Donald W. Schoenbeck (NWIGU/300 & 301/Schoenbeck); Tina Burnett (NWIGU/400 & 401/Burnett); Bruce Martin (NWIGU/600/Martin); and James H. Rooney together with Confidential materials (NWIGU/500 & 501/Rooney); Confidential materials in Envelope #235(2) located in locked cabinet; filed by Chad Stokes. 
Date: 7/14/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
STAFF's Surrebuttal Testimony on Rate Spread and Rate Design of Bonnie Tatom (Staff/1000/Tatom); filed by Michael Weirich. 
Date: 7/10/2003 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL Motion to Amend Procedural Schedule (combined with Notice of Workshop); FAXED by Jennie L. Bricker. Hard copy rec'd. 7/11/03. 
Date: 7/10/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Notice of Workshop regarding Northwest Natural's revised tariff filed with supporting testimony on 6/27/03, on 7/17/03, at 9:45 a.m., at Northwest Natural Gas Company, 12th Floor, Conference Room, 220 NW Second Ave, Portland, OR (ask the guard for temporary security passes to the 12th Floor); FAXED by Jennie L. Bricker. Hard copy rec'd. 7/11/03. 
Date: 7/9/2003 Action:  HEARING   
  Description
EVIDENTIARY HEARING scheduled 8/5/2003 9:00 AM City: SALEM Room: SMALL HEARING RM - 2ND FL Building: PUC Address: 550 CAPITOL ST NE Reporter: KELLY POLVI Law Judge: ARLOW, ALLAN Notice of Evidentiary Hearing. Copies served via fax 7/9/03 and mail 7/10/03.  
Date: 7/7/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
STAFF Surrebuttal Testimony on Miscellaneous Issues of Bonnie Tatom and Thomas Morgan [Staff/800/Tatom) and (Staff/900 & 901/Morgan); filed by Michael Weirich. 
Date: 6/30/2003 Action:  CONFERENCE   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS COMPANY's Notice of Settlement Conference and Workshop; FAXED by Jennie L. Bricker. Hard copy rec'd 7/2/03. CONFERENCE scheduled 7/8/2003 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Location: Northwest Natural Gas Company 220 NW Second Avenue Portland, OR Settlement Conference and Workshop to clarify issues related to NW Natural's proposed rate redesign.  
Date: 6/30/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's ruling modifying the procedural schedule as follows: 1. My Memorandum of Ruling issued May 6, 2003, is hereby modified by the suspension of proceedings with respect to the Weather-Adjusted Rate Mechanism (WARM) pending the filing of a Joint Stipulation thereto; and 2. The deadline for staff and intervenor surrebuttal testimony on rate redesign is changed from July 7 to July 14. All other testimony will be due as currently scheduled. Copies served electronically 6/30/03. 
Date: 6/27/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Supplemental Direct Testimony of Onita R. King together with Supporitng Workpapers, (NWN/2400 & 2401/King), with diskette; filed by Onita King. 
Date: 6/17/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
STAFF's Errata to Testimony of Bryan Conway (STAFF/700/Conway); filed by Michael Weirich. 
Date: 6/16/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
STAFF's Testimony of Bryan Conway (STAFF/700-701/Conway) together with Confidential Materials in Envelope #235(1) in locked cabinet; filed by Michael Weirich. 
Date: 6/13/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NW ENERGY COALITION's (NWEC) Direct Testimony of Steven Weiss (NWEC/100/Weiss); filed by Steven Weiss. 
Date: 6/13/2003 Action:  CONFERENCE   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Notice of Settlement Conference, June 26, 2003, 9:00 a.m., PUC, Main Hearing Room, 1st Floor, 550 Capitol St NE, Salem, OR; FAXED by Jennie L. Bricker. Hard copy rec'd. 6/16/03. 
Date: 6/6/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Confidential Rebuttal Workpapers for Tamy S. Linver (NWN/1904-05/Linver), in Confidential envelope #235, in locked cabinet; filed by Onita King. 
Date: 6/6/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Rebuttal Workpapers Bruce R. DeBolt (NWN/1702-03/DeBolt) in hard copy; together with a CD-ROM with Rebuttal Workpapers for Hanson (NWN/1900-01-03/Hanson) and for Ferguson (NWN/2300-01/Ferguson); filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 6/5/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Ruling; Disposition: Tariff Filing Amendment Accepted; Petition Dismissed. Copies served 6/5/03. 
Date: 6/4/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Replacement Rebuttal Testimony/Exhbiits Diskette dated 6/3/02; this replaces the diskette filed on 6/2/03; filed by Cherie Taylor. 
Date: 6/2/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Rebutal Testimony and Exhibits of Samuel C. Hadaway (NWN/1700-1701/Hadaway); Bruce R. DeBolt, noting that NWN hereby withdraws the Commodity Pricing Options proposal addressed by Witness Dennis L. Henderson in this docket, (NWN/1702-1703/DeBolt); Kevin S. McVay (NWN/1800/McVay); John A. Hanson (NWN/1900-1903); Tamy S. Linver (NWN/1904-1905/Linver; Paul VanderMarck (NWN/2000-2001/VanderMarck); Lea Anne Doolittle (NWN/2100-2101/Doolittle); John A. Hanson (NWN/2200-2201/Hanson); Francis P. Ferguson (NWN/2300-2301/Ferguson); Tamy S. Linver (2302-2303); with diskette; filed by Onita King. 
Date: 5/22/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST INDUSTRIAL GAS USERS' Errata to the pre-filed Direct Testimony of Donald W. Schoenbeck; filed by Edward A. Finklea. 
Date: 5/22/2003 Action:  CANCELLATION/CHANGE   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE, previously scheduled for 5/23/03; Faxed by Jennie Bricker. Hard copy rec'd. 5/23/03. 
Date: 5/21/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
DIREXX ENERGY INC's regarding the settlement discussions; FAXED by John Cameron. 
Date: 5/19/2003 Action:  CONFERENCE   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Notice of Settlement Conference, May 23, 2003, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., PUC, Small Hearing Room, 2nd Floor, 550 Capitol St NE, Salem, OR; FAXED by Jennie L. Bricker. Hard copy rec'd. 5/20/03 
Date: 5/6/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Memorandum of Ruling; Disposition: Schedules and Procedures Amended. WARM proposal be bifurcated from the remainder of the case; schedule as follows: WARM - Activity Day Date Northwest Natural files Additional Direct Testimony Mon. May 5, 2003; Staff and Intervenors file Testimony Mon. June 16, 2003; Northwest Natural files Rebuttal Testimony Mon. June 30, 2003; Staff and Intervenors file Surrebutal Testimony Mon. July 14, 2003; Northwest Natural files Sursurrebuttal Testimony Mon. July 28, 2003; and Hearings Begin Mon. August 4, 2003. Copies served via fax and mail on 5/6/03. 
Date: 5/5/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Weather-Adjusted Rate Mechanism (WARM) 2nd Supplemental Direct Testimony, Exhibits, and workpapers (also on diskette--no hard copies of workpapers) of the following; filed by Onita King. C. Alex Miller (NWN/1607/Miller); with Supplemental Exhibits (NWN/1608/Miller); and Dr. Francis P. Ferguson (NWN/1609/Ferguson); with Supplemental Exhibits (NWN/1610/Ferguson). 
Date: 4/28/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
DIREXX ENERGY, INC.'s Direct Testimony of Clay Riding (Direxx/100-112/Riding); filed by Mark Trinchero. 
Date: 4/28/2003 Action:  STIPULATION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's, STAFF's, and CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD's Joint Direct Exhibits of Judy Johnson, Kevin McVay, and Bob Jenks (OPUC-NWN-CUB/101-110/Johnson-McVay-Jenks) of Partial Revenue Requirement Stipulation signed by NWN, Staff, NWIG, and CUB; together with an electronic copy of same; filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 4/28/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's, STAFF's, and CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD's Joint Direct Testimony of Judy Johnson, Kevin McVay, and Bob Jenks (OPUC-NWN-CUB/100/Johnson-McVay-Jenks); together with an electronic copy of same and workpapers; filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 4/28/2003 Action:  STIPULATION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's and STAFF's Joint Direct Exhibits of Judy Johnson and Kevin McVay (OPUC-NWN/200-206/Johnson-McVay) of Partial Revenue Requirement Stipulation (Medical Benefits) signed by NWN, STAFF, and NWIGU; together with an electronic copy of same; filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 4/28/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's and Staff's Joint Direct Testimony of Judy Johnson and Kevin McVay (OPUC-NWN/200/Johnson-McVay); together with an electronic copy of same and workpapers; filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 4/28/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST INDUSTRIAL GAS USERS' Direct Testimony of Donald W. Schoenbeck (NWIGU/200-201/Schoenbeck); filed by Edward A. Finklea. 
Date: 4/28/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
STAFF's Direct Testimony of Judy Johnson (Staff/200-202/Johnson); Bill Wordley (Staff/300-308/Wordley); Ray Nunez (Staff/400-406/Nunez); Thomas D. Morgan (Staff/500-501/Morgan); and Ming Peng (Staff/600-601/Peng); filed by Michael Weirich. 
Date: 4/24/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD OF OREGON's Testimony of Bob Jenks, CUB/300/Jenks, together with Exhibits CUB/301-320/Jenks; filed by Jason Eisdorfer. 
Date: 4/23/2003 Action:  COMMENTS/RESPONSE   
  Description
DIREXX ENERGY INC's Response Pleading to Reply of Northwest Natural Gas Company to Motion of Direxx Energy Inc. FAXED by John A. Cameron. Hard copy rec'd. 4/24/03.  
Date: 4/22/2003 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   03-236 
  Description
Order No. 03-236 signed by Commissioners Roy Hemmingway, Lee Beyer, and Joan H. Smith; DISPOSITION: Stipulation Adopted; Coos County Distribution System Investment Approved. Copies served 4/22/03. 
Date: 4/18/2003 Action:  COMMENTS/RESPONSE   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Reply to Motion of Direxx Energy Inc.; FAXED by James Fell. Hard copy rec'd 4/21/03. 
Date: 4/18/2003 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Motion to Amend Procedural Schedule; FAXED by Jennie Bricker. Hard copy rec'd 4/21/03. 
Date: 4/17/2003 Action:  COMMENTS/RESPONSE   
  Description
NWIGU's Reply to Motion of Direxx Energy Inc.; filed by Chad Stokes. 
Date: 4/10/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
STAFF's, NORTHWEST NATURAL'S, CUB'S NWIGU'S AND COOS COUNTY'S Exhibit 1516 of Dennis L. Henderson (Staff-NWN-CUB-NWIGU-Coos County/Tatom-Henderson-Jenks-Schoenbeck-Whitty/1516 that was inadvertently omitted from the Joint Direct Testimony of Bonnie Tatom, Dennis Henderson, Bob Jenks, Donald Schoenbeck, and Nikki Whitty filed on 4/9/03; filed by Stephanie Andrus. 
Date: 4/9/2003 Action:  BRIEF   
  Description
STAFF's Brief; filed by Stephanie Andrus. 
Date: 4/9/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
STAFF's, NORTHWEST NATURAL'S, CUB'S NWIGU'S AND COOS COUNTY'S Joint Direct Testimony of Bonnie Tatom, Dennis Henderson, Bob Jenks, Donald Schoenbeck, and Nikki Whitty (Staff-NWN-CUB-NWIGU-Coos County/Tatom-Henderson-Jenks-Schoenbeck-Whitty/1515); filed by Stephanie Andrus. 
Date: 4/9/2003 Action:  STIPULATION   
  Description
STAFF'S filing of the original Second Stipulation Relating to the Coos County Distribution System executed by Northwest Natural Gas Company, Northwest Users of Industrial Gas, Citizens' Utility Board, Coos County, and Staff; filed by Stephanie Andrus. 
Date: 4/9/2003 Action:  BRIEF   
  Description
NORTHWEST INDUSTRIAL GAS USERS' CCDS Final Brief; filed by Chad Stokes. 
Date: 4/9/2003 Action:  BRIEF   
  Description
CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD OF OREGON's Opening Brief; electronically recevied from Jason Eisdorder. Hard copy rec'd. 4/10/03. 
Date: 4/8/2003 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
Direxx Energy, Inc.'s Motion to transfer Consideration of Northwest Natural Company's "New Comodity Program", together with a petition to initiate a rulemaking or investigation regarding cross-subsidization and competitive issues relating to market-priced gas commodity sales by local distribution companies to customers within their service territories; FAXED by John Cameron. Hard copy rec'd. 4/9/03. 
Date: 4/4/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
(2) ALJ Arlow's Ruling; Disposition: Request For Extension of Time For Filing Briefs Granted; briefs due 4/9/03. Copies served electronically and via mail on 4/4/03. 
Date: 4/4/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
(1) ALJ Arlow's Ruling; Disposition: Request For Extension of Time Granted; responses to the Commissioners' interrogatories are due 4/9/03. Copies served via fax and mail on 4/4/03. 
Date: 4/3/2003 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
STAFF's, Northwest Natural Gas Company's, CUB's, and the Northwest Industrial Gas Users' Motion To Postpone Due Date For Interrogatories, from 4/4/03 until 4/9/03; filed by Stephanie Andrus. 
Date: 4/3/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Ruling; Disposition: Request For extension of Time Granted. Responses to Commissioners' interrogatories are due on 4/4/03. Copies served via fax and mail on 4/3/03. 
Date: 4/2/2003 Action:  COMMENTS/RESPONSE   
  Description
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC 's reponse to Commissioners' Interrogatories; FAXED by A.W. Turner, Jr. Hard copy rec'd. 4/4/03. 
Date: 4/2/2003 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's request to extend the 4/2/03 deadline of responding to the Commissioners Interrogatories until 4/4/03; FAXED by Jennie Bricker. Hard copy rec'd. 4/3/03. 
Date: 4/1/2003 Action:  COMMENTS/RESPONSE   
  Description
DUKE ENERGY TRADING and MARKETING, L.L.C.'s (DETM's) reponse to Commissioners' Interrogatories; electronically filed by Gordon J. Smith. Hard copy rec'd. 4/2/03. 
Date: 3/31/2003 Action:  CONFERENCE   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Notice of Settlement Conference, April 3, 2003, 10:00 a.m. - Noon, PUC, Main Hearing Room, 550 Capitol St NE, Salem, OR; FAXED by Jennie L. Bricker. Hard copy rec'd. 4/1/03. 
Date: 3/27/2003 Action:  TRANSCRIPT   
  Description
Transcript of 3/20/03 Oral Argument; filed by Kelly Polvi. (invoice rec'd.) 
Date: 3/26/2003 Action:  COMMISSION RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
Commissioner Interrogatories to UG 152 Parties; Parties to submit written responses to ALJ Arlow by 4/2/03. Copies served electronically and via facsimile on 3/26/03. 
Date: 3/20/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's list of testimony and exhibits admitted at the 3/20/03 Oral Argument (*prefiled): *NWN/1500-1513; *NWN/1600-1606; *STAFF/100-102; *COOS COUNTY/Nikki Whitty (Unnumbered); *CUB/100-107; CUB/108/Jenks; *CUB/200; and *NWIGU/100. 
Date: 3/20/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Scheduling Memorandum; Disposition: Schedules and Procedures Adopted, as follows: Activity Day Date Data Workshop Thu March 27; Data filing and Distribution Wed April 2; Final Briefs filed by all parties Fri April 4; and Anticipated Date of Commission decision Tue. April 15. Copies served 3/20/03 via fax and mail. 
Date: 3/19/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
STAFF's outline of initial presentation; filed by Stephanie Andrus. 
Date: 3/19/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Oral Argument - Legal Authorities; FAXED by James Fell. Hard copy rec'd. 3/20/03. 
Date: 3/18/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
STAFF's letter stating that it will file an outline of a brief and objective overview presentation on 3/19/03; filed by Stephanie Andrus. 
Date: 3/14/2003 Action:  SIGNATORY PAGES   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Signatory page related to protective order No. 03-023 executed by Onita King; FAXED by Onita King. 
Date: 3/14/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Procedural Ruling in response to Ms. Andrus' inquiry of 3/13/03. Copies served electroncially on 3/14/03. 
Date: 3/13/2003 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
STAFF's letter requesting the ALJ to clarify the format of the oral agrument scheduled for 3/20/03; filed by Stephanie Andrus. 
Date: 3/13/2003 Action:  OTHER CORRESPONDENCE (ACKN, SVC, LTR)   
  Description
Request that John Cameron's name be added to the service list on behalf of Direxx Energy; FAXED by March Trinchero. Hard copy rec'd. 3/14/03. 
Date: 3/13/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD's Bob Jenks' Testimony on Coos County Pipline Costs (CUB/200/Jenks) responding to NWN/NWIEU Coos County Stipulation; FAXED by Jason Eisdorfer. Hard copy rec'd. 3/14/03. 
Date: 3/12/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's CCDS - Notice of Workshop and Settlement Conference, March 17, 2003, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., PUC, Small Hearing Room, 550 Capitol St NE, Salem, OR; filed by Jennie L. Bricker. 
Date: 3/12/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Prehearing Confernce Report and Rulings; Disposition: Schedules and Procedures Adopted, as follows: Activity Day Date NW Natural to circulate proposals on cost and rate spread issues Fri. March 14, 2003; Workshop/Settlement Conference Mon. March 17, 2003; Exchange and filing of Legal Arguments and Proposals by 1:00 p.m. Weds. March 19, 2003; and All Testimony Admitted into Record; Oral Argument Thurs. March 20, 2003; Copies served 3/12/03. 
Date: 3/11/2003 Action:  HEARING   
  Description
ORAL ARGUMENT scheduled 3/20/2003 9:30 AM City: SALEM Room: MAIN HEARING RM Building: PUC Address: 550 CAPITOL ST NE Reporter: KELLY POLVI Law Judge: ARLOW, ALLAN CCDS - Notice of Oral Argument. Copies served via fax and mail on 3/11/03.  
Date: 3/7/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD's Bob Jenks' Testimony on Coos County Pipline Costs (CUB/100/Jenks) together with Exhibits (CUB/101-107/Jenks); FAXED by Jason Eisdorfer. Hard copy rec'd. 3/11/03. 
Date: 3/7/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
COOS COUNTY's Testimony of Nikki Whitty; FAXED by William H. Ohle. Hard copy rec'd 3/10/03. 
Date: 3/7/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
STAFF's Direct Coos County Testimony of Bonnie B. Tatom (Staff/100/Tatom) together with Exhibits (Staff/101 & 102/Tatom); filed by Stephanie S. Andrus. 
Date: 3/7/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST INDUSTRIAL GAS USERS' (NWIGU) Direct Coos County Distribution System Testimony of Donald W. Schoenbeck (NWIGU/100/Schoenbeck); filed by Chad M. Stokes. 
Date: 3/5/2003 Action:  SIGNATORY PAGES   
  Description
Signatory pages related to protective order No. 03-023 executed by Paula Pyron on behalf of on behalf of Northwest Industrial Gas Users'; FAXED by Chad Stokes. 
Date: 3/4/2003 Action:  STIPULATION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Coos County Distribution System Stipulation of Messrs. Dennis L. Henderson and Donald W. Schoenbeck, and Ms. Nikki Whitty (NWN/1510 through 1514/Henderson-Schoenbeck-Whitty); filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 3/4/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Joint Direct Testimony regarding Coos County Distribution System Stipulation of Messrs. Dennis L. Henderson and Donald W. Schoenbeck, and Ms. Nikki Whitty (NWN/1508 through 1514/Henderson-Schoenbeck-Whitty); filed by Onita R. King. 
Date: 2/26/2003 Action:  CONFERENCE   
  Description
REASSIGNMENT NOTICE - NOTICE OF PHYSICAL PREHEARING CONFERENCE scheduled 3/11/2003 10:15 AM City: SALEM Room: MAIN HEARING ROOM Building: PUC Address: 550 CAPITOL ST NE Reporter: KELLY POLVI Law Judge: ARLOW, ALLAN (CCDS) - Reassignment Notice - Notice of Physical Prehearing Confernce for the Coos County Distribution System (CCDS) portion in this proceeding; dial-in telephone number 503-378-3003 may be used BUT IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. Copies served via fax on 2/26/03 and mail on 2/27/03.  
Date: 2/25/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Supplemental Direct Testimony of Dr. Francis P. Ferguson - Weather Adjustment Rate Mechanism (WARM) (NWN/1600/Ferguson) together with Supplemental Exhibits (NWN/1601/Ferguson); filed by Onita King. 
Date: 2/25/2003 Action:  CONFERENCE   
  Description
(CCDS) - TELEPHONE CONFERENCE scheduled 3/11/2003 Room: CAVE Building: PUC Address: VIA TELEPHONE; Dial-in #503-378-3003 Reporter: NONE Law Judge: ARLOW, ALLAN Notice of Telephone Prehearing Confernce for the Coos County Distribution System (CCDS) portion in this proceeding. Copies served via fax and mail on 2/25/03.  
Date: 2/25/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Ruling; Disposition: Request Granted. Copies served via fax and mail on 2/25/03. 
Date: 2/24/2003 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
NORTHWEST INDUSTRIAL GAS USERS' (NWIGU) request that a third NWIGU representative, Don Schoenbeck, be added to the service list; filed by Chad M. Stokes. 
Date: 2/13/2003 Action:  CONFERENCE   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Notice of Workshop and Settlement Conference; filed by Jennie Bricker. Hard copy rec'd. 2/14/03. 
Date: 2/4/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Ruling; DISPOSITION: PETITIONS TO INTERVENE DENIED; PETITIONERS GRANTED INTERESTED PERSONS STATUS. Copies served electronically and via mail on 2/4/03. 
Date: 2/3/2003 Action:  COMMENTS/RESPONSE   
  Description
PAT SIMPSON's Response to NW Natural's Answer in Opposition to Intervene; FAXED by Pat Simpson. Hard copy rec'd. 2/4/03. 
Date: 2/3/2003 Action:  COMMENTS/RESPONSE   
  Description
DENNY POWELL's Response to NW Natural's Answer in Opposition to Intervene; FAXED by Denny Powell. Hard copy rec'd. 2/4/03. 
Date: 1/31/2003 Action:  SIGNATORY PAGES   
  Description
Signatory pages related to protective order No. 03-023 executed by James Eisdorfer and Robert Jenks on behalf of on behalf of Citizens' Utility Board (CUB); filed by James Eisdorfer. 
Date: 1/30/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Supplemental Direct Testimony, relative to LRIC, of Dr. John A. Hanson (NWN/1302/Hanson), together with Exhibits (NWN/1303 through 1308/Hanson), with diskette; FAXED by Onita King. Hard copy rec'd. 1/31/03. 
Date: 1/28/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's diskettes for initial application filed on 11/29/02; filed by Onita King. 
Date: 1/28/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's Ruling; Disposition: PETITIONS TO INTERVENE GRANTED; DATE ESTABLISHED FOR FILING REPLY TO OPPOSITION; Replys due February 3, 2003. Copies served electronically on 1/28/03 and via mail on 1/29/03. 
Date: 1/27/2003 Action:  PROTEST/EXCEPTION/OBJECTION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Answer in Opposition to Petitions to Intervene of Pat Simpson and Denny Powell together with Exhibits 1 and 2; FAXED by James Fell and Jennie Bricker. 
Date: 1/24/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Direct Testimony of Dennis Henderson (NWN/1500/Henderson), stating that Mr. Henderson's Exhibit (NWN/1501 through 1507/Henderson) is too voluminous to fax and will arrive on 1/27/03; FAXED by Onita King. Hard copy of NWN/1500 and 1501 through 1507/Henderson rec'd 1/27/03. 
Date: 1/23/2003 Action:  SIGNATORY PAGES   
  Description
Signatory pages related to protective order No. 03-023 executed by Edward A. Finklea, Chad M. Stokes, Don Schoenbeck, Robin Woodbury and Kathy Pennington on behalf of on behalf of Northwest Industrial Gas Users'; filed by Chad Stokes. 
Date: 1/22/2003 Action:  OTHER CORRESPONDENCE (ACKN, SVC, LTR)   
  Description
Request to update Mr. Finklea's e-mail address; faxed by Kathy Pennington. Hard copy rec'd. 1/23/03. 
Date: 1/21/2003 Action:  PETITION TO INTERVENE   
  Description
Utility Reform Project's and Linda K. Williams's Petition to Intervene; FAXED by Daniel W. Meek. Hard copy rec'd. 1/22/03. (As of filing date, not yet considered a party.) 
Date: 1/17/2003 Action:  PETITION TO INTERVENE   
  Description
COOS COUNTY's Petition to Intervene; FAXED by Jay T. Waldron. Hard copy rec'd. 1/21/03. (As of filing date, not yet considered a party.) 
Date: 1/17/2003 Action:  PETITION TO INTERVENE   
  Description
Denny Powell's Petition to Intervene; FAXED by Denny Powell. Hard copy rec'd. 1/21/03. (As of filing date, not yet considered a party.) 
Date: 1/17/2003 Action:  PETITION TO INTERVENE   
  Description
Pat Simpson's Petition to Intervene; FAXED by Pat Simpson. Hard copy rec'd. 1/21/03. (As of filing date, not yet considered a party.) 
Date: 1/17/2003 Action:  PETITION TO INTERVENE   
  Description
NW ENERGY COALITION's (NWEC's) Petition to Intervene; filed by Steven Weiss. (As of filing date, not yet considered a party.) 
Date: 1/17/2003 Action:  REPLACEMENT SHEETS, ADDITIONAL MATERIAL   
  Description
The company filed supplemental workpapers. 
Date: 1/15/2003 Action:  TRANSCRIPT   
  Description
Transcript of Proceedings from 1/10/03 Prehearing Conference; Filed by Marilynn Hoover.  
Date: 1/15/2003 Action:  PETITION TO INTERVENE   
  Description
DUKE ENERGY TRADING AND MARKETING LLC's Petition to Intervene; filed by Gordon Smith. (As of filing date, not yet considered a party.) 
Date: 1/15/2003 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Supplemental Direct Pricing Testimony of Dr. Francis P. Ferguson regarding rate redesign (NWN/1402/Ferguson) together with Supplemental Direct Pricing Exhibits (NWN/1403/Ferguson); and Supplemental Direct PricingTestimony of Dennis L. Henderson (NWN/1404/Henderson); filed by Onita King. 
Date: 1/15/2003 Action:  REPLACEMENT SHEETS, ADDITIONAL MATERIAL   
  Description
The company filed supplemental direct testimony. 
Date: 1/14/2003 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   03-023 
  Description
Standard Protective Order No. 03-023 signed by Administrative Law Judge Allan J. Arlow. Copies served 1/14/03. 
Date: 1/14/2003 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA   
  Description
ALJ Arlow's PREHEARING CONFERENCE REPORT AND RULINGS; DISPOSITION: INTERVENTIONS ALLOWED; SCHEDULES ADOPTED; STANDARD PROTECTIVE ORDER ISSUED; schedules as follows: CASE IN FULL Activity Day Date Deadline for filing Petitions to Intervene Tues. January 21; Public Comment Meetings (notice(s) to be served at a later date) To be determined; Workshops/Technical Conferences To be determined; NW Natural files Supplemental Direct Testimony on Rate Spread and Rate Design Wed. January 15; Staff and Intervenors File Settlement Proposals Wed. March 19; Settlement Conferences Wed.-Fri. March 26-28; Staff and Intervenors File Testimony Mon. April 28; NW Natural Files Rebuttal Testimony Mon. June 2; Staff and Intervenors File Surrebuttal Testimony Mon. July 7; NW Natural Files Surrebuttal Testimony Wed. July 16; Hearings begin (tentative-subject to change; notice to be served at a later date) Mon. August 4; Opening Briefs To be determined; Reply Briefs To be determined; Oral Argument (tentative date; notice to be served at a later date) Wed. August 27; Anticipated Date of Commission decision Mon. September 22; and End of second suspension Wed. October 1. and CCDS Activity Day Date Deadline for filing Petitions to Intervene Fri. January 17; Northwest Natural files Direct Testimony Fri. January 24; Staff and Intervenors file Direct Testimony Fri March 7; Telephone Prehearing Conference: Further Proceedings (notice to be served at a later date) Tue. March 11 (a.m.); Hearing (notice to be served at a later date) Mon. March 17; Oral Argument (tentative alternative dates; notice to be served at a later date) Wed.-Fri. March 19-21; and Anticipated Date of Commission decision Tue. April 15. Copies served via fax and mail on 1/14/03. 
Date: 1/10/2003 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon's (CUB) Notice of Intervention; filed by Jason Eisdorfer. 
Date: 12/23/2002 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Affidavits signed by Cherie Taylor of NW Natural, attaching Affidavits of Publication together with tearsheets, from the following newspapers: The Oregonian, The Statesman Journal, The Register-Guard, and The World; filed by Cherie Taylor. 
Date: 12/19/2002 Action:  PETITION TO INTERVENE   
  Description
NORTHWEST INDUSTRIAL GAS USERS' Petition to Intervene; filed by Edward Finklea and Chad Stokes. 
Date: 12/19/2002 Action:  CONFERENCE   
  Description
PREHEARING CONFERENCE scheduled 1/10/2003 at 9:30 a.m. City: SALEM Room: MAIN HEARING ROOM Building: PUC Address: 550 CAPITOL ST NE STE 215 Reporter: MARILYNN HOOVER Law Judge: ARLOW, ALLAN Notice of Prehearing Conference. Copies served on 12/19/02 to the following service lists: UG 152 and Electric; and to Gas service list on 1/2/03.  
Date: 12/18/2002 Action:  ORDER   
  Order No:   02-879 
  Description
Order No. 02-879 signed by Becky L. Beier, Commission Secretary; DISPOSITION: Tariff Sheets Suspended. Copies served 12/19/02 
Date: 12/18/2002 Action:  PETITION TO INTERVENE   
  Description
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC 's Motion to Intervene; filed by A.W. Turner, Jr. 
Date: 12/17/2002 Action:  SUSPENSION UTILITY FILING   
  Description
Filing suspended. 
Date: 12/13/2002 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
Staff report for December 17, 2002 public meeting (Item No. 3); filed by Judy Johnson. 
Date: 12/4/2002 Action:  MOTION   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Motion For Protective Order; filed by Jenni Bricker. 
Date: 11/29/2002 Action:  BRIEF   
  Description
NORTHWEST NATURAL 's Trial Brief; Filed by James F. Fell. 
Date: 11/29/2002 Action:  INITIAL (APPLICATION, COMPLAINT, PETITION)   
  Description
In the Matter of NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS COMPANY Application for a General Rate Revision. Filed by Onita R. King. (Diskettes rec'd. 1/28/03) 
Date: 11/29/2002 Action:  INITIAL UTILITY FILING   
  Description
This filing requests a general rate increase in the company's Oregon annual revenues of $38,142,000, or 6.6 percent overall.