Retail Unbundling - Louisiana
Status: The state has no unbundled services for residential customers.
Overview: No retail unbundling program is being considered at this time by either the Louisiana Public Service Commission or the state legislature. Currently, only large industrial customers can purchase natural gas from nonutility suppliers.
EIA State Data: In 2002, Louisiana had 957,030 residential and 62,385 commercial customers. They consumed 49 and 25 billion cubic feet of natural gas, respectively. The average prices paid for natural gas purchased from local distribution companies by residential and commercial customers were $8.13 and $6.79 per thousand cubic feet, respectively.