The Gas Department offers Residential and Commercial services. Emergency services are available 24-hours a day. Don’t forget, Call Before you Dig! Residents are encouraged to contact 811, prior to digging to avoid striking gas lines. Through community outreach programs, the Gas Department strives to educate others on natural gas safety and awareness. Take our Natural Gas Safety Survey to learn more about exposure and safety.
Do you need assistance with your gas service?
Operation Heat Help is a service provided to the community, through the Department of Social Services. The program offers assistance, to low-income families for their gas bills during the winter months. Click here to learn more about or apply for Operation Heat Help.
Get Paid for Using Gas!
The Gas Department offers a residential rebate program to help offset the cost of adding or upgrading gas appliances to a home. To learn more about the Natural Gas Home Rebate Program, click here.
Gas Department Services
Did you know there are lots of lines in the ground? Between gas, water, sewer, electric, cable and more there is a chance you might damage a line if you are not sure where these align with your property. Learn more about the Call Before you Dig program, to ensure your safety.
Don’t let rising fuel costs effect your business. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is an economical, clean burning, alternative fuel source for vehicles. Learn how you can reduce long-term costs for your fleet.
An Excess Flow Valve (EFV) is a safety device designed to automatically limit the flow of natural gas when the flow of gas through the device exceeds a predetermined level. Learn more about Excess Flow Valves here.
The City of Corpus Christi Gas Department wants to partner with builders to help make natural gas the standard in homes. Click to learn more about incentive programs to help reduce costs.
Looking to upgrade gas appliances? Through the Natural Advantage Home Rebate program, homeowners can get rebates towards all new gas appliances.
We want to keep you and your family safe! Learn how to detect leaks, where to locate your natural gas safety valve and more.
Learn about City Ordinance Chapter 35, Oil and Gas Wells.
Need to set up new service? Click to learn more about the process to establish gas service.
Bill Mahaffey, Director of Gas Operations
Bill Mahaffey joined the City of Corpus Christi in 2009 as an Operations Superintendent with the Corpus Christi Gas Department. His promotions include Assistant Director of Gas Operations 2013, Assistant Director of Maintenance of Lines 2015, and Director of Gas Operations 2016.
Mr. Mahaffey received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 2003 from the University of Texas at Austin. After college, Mr. Mahaffey worked in the private sector as an Infrastructure Development Manager. During his time in the private sector, he managed the design and construction of several high-end residential resort communities and was fortunate enough to be selected as the builder of the HGTV Dream Home 2005.
During his time at the City of Corpus Christi, Mr. Mahaffey and his team have initiated and completed various Utility infrastructure capital improvement projects. Mr. Mahaffey and his team have also implemented several programs and plans to include but are not limited to, Utilities design division, Maintenance of lines in-house construction division, Utility line location division, Utilities Dispatch, Gas Distribution Integrity Management Program, Gas Public Awareness Program, and Risk-based priority replacement programs. He holds licenses and certifications with the Railroad Commission of Texas, FEMA Emergency Management Institute, and Natural Gas Vehicle Institute.
He has over 20 years of Construction and Utility experience. Mr. Mahaffey is focused on improving the safety, affordability, and quality of service for the citizens of Corpus Christi.