Fountain Inn Gas

Established in July 1954 as a municipal enterprise pursuant to the Federal Power Commission Order of December 11, 1953, the goal is to provide natural gas service to Fountain Inn and Simpsonville residents, area businesses and industries.

As a municipal enterprise, the Fountain Inn Natural Gas System has flourished and today serves over 6,400 residential, commercial and industrial customers. The system includes approximately 270 miles of natural gas pipeline. 70% of our system is plastic and 30% is steel. We have 9 regulator stations.

All corporate control of the utility is vested in the city's seven-member Council, which meets monthly. 


Mike Pitman

Mike Pitman, Gas Systems Manager, joined the Natural Gas System in January 2007 and brings over 29 years of experience in the energy industry with accomplishments in marketing, trading, project management, strategic planning and leadership. He has worked with both large Fortune 500 energy companies and with privately held ventures involved in all aspects of the energy industry. His role will be to manage and grow the natural gas system at Fountain Inn while ensuring that its customers receive an economic and reliable supply of natural gas.

After attending college in Arizona, Mr. Pitman began his career working with major oil companies exploring for oil and natural gas domestically in the Gulf of Mexico, Texas and the Appalachian Basin and later in locations throughout the world such as Africa, North Sea, Europe, Indonesia, and Central America. In 1991 Mr. Pitman joined Transcontinental Gas Pipeline (Transco) as a Southeast Marketing Representative and developed relationships in the Carolinas which has enabled him to relocate to the area where he has resided since 1999.

Service Area

Some of the communities we serve are:

Fountain Inn Natural Gas is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at HERE, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

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