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Long Beach Energy Resources Department

About Us:

The Long Beach Energy Resources Department (also known as the Gas Department) consists of three significant enterprise operations: 1) a municipally-owned gas utility that, by customer count, is the seventh-largest in the United States, supporting more than 154,000 customer accounts and maintaining 1,900 miles of main & service pipeline; 2) the Southeast Resource Recovery Facility (SERRF) creating electricity from refuse, processing about 380,000 tons of solid waste; and, 3) a major oil field operation that produces about 10 million barrels annually with an exemplary environmental safety record.


Mission Statement:

To safely provide reliable price-competitive natural gas utility services to residents and businesses, to commercially accept regional Municipal Solid Waste for conversion into electrical power for resale and to decrease dependency on local landfills, and to manage in an environmentally safe manner the City and State’s onshore and offshore production of oil and natural gas to maximize production levels and revenues.