Inside Gas Meter and Piping Inspections

Friday, February 28, 2020

Duke Energy will soon be performing gas leak and corrosion inspections in Newport neighborhoods. The inspections are required by the US Department of Transportation and are necessary for safe natural gas pipeline operations. Duke energy has arranged for this work to be performed by Southern Cross, Inc. The technicians working for Southern Cross, Inc. will be working in Newport neighborhoods to inspect gas metering equipment.

Customers can call Southern Cross toll free at 888.694.7284 to schedule an appointment. Appointment requests can also be sent online at .

The inspection involves the gas piping from the building wall to the outlet of the gas meter located inside customers’ homes. On average, an inspection should take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Southern Cross technicians will be readily identifiable by:

Duke Energy appreciates the opportunity to safely serve you.

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