When you apply for natural gas service with South Eastern Indiana Natural Gas Co., Inc., you will be required to make a deposit unless you can establish a satisfactory payment history with a regulated utility (natural gas or electric) company with the following method:
If you have been a customer of any regulated utility within the last two years, and
You owe no outstanding bills for service
Did not have during the last 12 consecutive months service was provided, any bills that were delinquent
Did not have service disconnected for nonpayment of a bill
If the applicant cannot establish a satisfactory payment history with a regulated utility, a deposit will be necessary. The deposit is figured with the following method:
The deposit will be calculated based on the twelve-month usage for the property.
The deposit minimum is $100.00.
If the deposit is $200.00 or less, we will connect the utility service when deposit is received. For a deposit over $200.00, service will be connected once a minimum of half the deposit has been made and a payment agreement for the remaining deposit established.
Any deposit on an account will be applied to the account as a credit after twelve consecutive on-time payments; or
The deposit will be applied to your final bill when you request to have the natural gas service shut off.