ATCO Gas is the largest natural gas distribution company in Alberta, with more than 1.1 million customers in almost 300 communities.
ATCO Gas operates and maintains the gas transmission and distribution systems throughout its service area, and is responsible for reading and maintaining meters. ATCO Gas should be contacted for starting or disconnecting new gas lines, moving or altering a meter, or in the event of a gas-related emergency (gas leak, a fire involving or near a gas line, etc).
ATCO Gas Service Territories (in blue
ATCO Gas provides service throughout much of Alberta. It has offices in the following locations: Airdrie, Beaverlodge, Black Diamond, Blairmore, Bow Island, Calgary, Camrose, Canmore, Cardstone, Claresholm, Cochrane, Cold Lake, Coronation, Didsbury, Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Edson, Fairview, Falher, Fort Macleod, Fort McMurray, Fort Saskatchewan, Grand Prairie, High River, Hinton, Innisfail, Jasper, Lacombe, Lethbridge, Lloydminister, Nanton, Okotoks, Olds, Oyens, Peace River, Picture Butte, Ponoka, Provost, Raymond, Red Deer, Rimbey, Rockey Mountain House, Slave Lake, Spirit River, Stony Plane, Strathmore, Taber, Tofield, Trochu, Vegreville, Vermilion, Viking, Vulcan.
ATCO Gas is part of the ATCO Group, a Calgary-based global corporation that is involved in in structures and logistics, utilities, and energy.
A Simplified Organizational Chart for ATCO Gas
ATCO began as Alberta Trailer Hire, a trailer renting company that was created in Calgary in 1947. Throughout the 1950s - 1960s the company changed its name to ATCO and expanded its scope of activities to include trailer and housing supply sales, both in Canada and internationally. The company began working in Australia in the 1960s, and expanded further to include activities in electricity generation and services in the 1980s. In 2004 ATCO sold its gas retail supply business to Direct Energy.
ATCO Gas by Numbers
- 220 000
- 2 900
- 11 000
- kilometres of transmission lines
- 68 000
- kilometres of distribution lines
Call ATCO Gas
|Emergencies||When in doubt call 9-1-1|
|Calgary Area Emergencies||1-403-245-7222
|Edmonton Area Emergencies||1-780-420-5585
|All Other Area Emergencies|| 1-800-511-3447
|General Enquiries||Toll-free Alberta: 310-5678
Operating Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays
|Alberta One Call||Phone: 1-800-242-3447