Summit Natural Gas Cost of Gas Adjustment Annually, on or about July 15, Summit Natural Gas of Maine is required to file a Cost of Gas Adjustment application withthe Maine Public Utilities Commission. The Cost of Gas rate for customers will change on October 1, 2018. The Cost of Gas rate i the amount a customer will pay for the gas commodity or supply portion of their bill (distinct from thedelivery rate) The current Cost of Gas for our customers is $1.065 per therm. This rate will remain in effect until September 30, 2018. The Cost of Gas rate proposed for the period beginning October 1, 2018 is $0.837 per therm. This proposed rate issubject to the review and approval of the Maine Public Utilities Commission in Docket No. 2018-00184 You have a right to participate in this proceeding. Customers may participate in this 1. You may register on the Commission's Case management System (CMS) to docket number for the case is 2018-00184). Instructions on how to register and proceeding in any of the ways described belo receive a notice whenever a party submits a new filing related to this case (th use CMS can be found at: http://www.maine.gov/mpuc/online/index.shtml 2. You may petition to intervene as a party to the proceeding.If the Commission approves your petition, you will be able to participate in all hearings and negotiations related to the case. Your petition must be filed with the Commission and include 1) the name and docket number of this proceeding:2) the manner in which you are affected by this proceeding; 3) a short and plain statement of the nature and extent of the participation you seek; and 4) a statement of the nature of the evidence or argument you intend to submit. You may also submit your petition in writing via U.S. mail to Administrative Director, Maine Public Utilities Commission, 18 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330-0018. Your petition must be filed with the Commission no later than August 3, 2018 3. You may request a public witness hearing. If a hearing is held, you may appear as a public witness and state your views on the proposed increase. If you wish to request that the Commission hold a hearing, you must file a request through the Commission's CMS or by US. mail to the address set forth above on or before August 3, 2018. THE COMMISSION WILL NOT PUBLISH ANY FURTHER NEWSPAPER NOTICES OF THIS PROCEEDING OR ANY HEARINGS 4. You may file public comments. Any person may file comments on this case through the Commission's CMS. Directions for filing public comments can be found at http://www.maine.gov/mpuc/online/index.shtml For more information about this proceeding you may contact the Administrative Director of the Commission at (207) 287-3831, the Office of the Public Advocate, which represents ratepayers, at (207) 624-3687 or Customer Service at (800) 909-7642.