ONE Future Welcomes MDU Resources

MDU Resources joins nearly 50 natural gas companies committed to reducing methane emissions.



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March 22, 2024 – Recently, Our Nation’s Energy Future (“ONE Future”) announced that MDU Resources Group, Inc. has joined the coalition’s effort to reduce methane emissions across the natural gas value chain. Headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, MDU Resources serves nearly 1.1 million customers through natural gas utility services and has the capacity to transport 2.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day through its interstate regulated pipeline system across the Rocky Mountain and northern Great Plains regions. MDU Resources will report its utility methane intensity results under ONE Future’s distribution sector, adding to its subsidiary WBI Energy Transmission Inc.’s current membership in transmission and storage.

“ONE Future is thrilled to welcome MDU Resources as the newest member of the coalition,” said ONE Future Executive Director Jim Kibler. “MDU Resources is laser-focused on constant improvement, incorporating technological advancements into their operations to reduce methane emissions. ONE Future’s goal is to ensure the future of natural gas as a long-term sustainable fuel and that objective is assured when additional players in the natural gas value chain, like MDU Resources, step up and embrace the benefits of reducing methane emissions.”

“With MDU Resources’ membership in ONE Future, we continue our commitment to provide safe, reliable and cost-effective natural gas service to our customers while doing our part to reduce methane emissions,” said Nicole A. Kivisto, president and CEO of MDU Resources.

Made up of almost 50 natural gas companies taking action to reduce methane emissions, ONE Future has released aggregated data on methane emissions across its membership for six years. The coalition recorded its 2022 methane intensity at 0.421%, beating its 1.0% goal by 57.9%. As of this year, ONE Future member companies operate in 25 out of the 38 production basins and have operations in 48 out of the 50 United States.

About MDU Resources: MDU Resources Group, Inc., a member of the S&P MidCap 400 index, provides essential products and services through its regulated energy delivery and construction services businesses. For more information about MDU Resources, visit

About ONE Future: ONE Future was formed when seven companies came together in 2014 with a focus to collectively achieve a science-based average rate of methane emissions across our facilities equivalent to one percent or less of total natural gas production. Since our formation, we have grown to almost 50 companies accounting for some of the largest natural gas producers, transmission, and distribution companies in the U.S. ONE Future members operate in 25 out of the 38 production basins and have operations in 48 out of the 50 states. Therefore, ONE Future’s data represent a geographically diverse and material share of the U.S. natural gas supply chain. For more information visit