Black Hills Energy Services (?BHES?) is a non-regulated competitive natural gas supplier in the Choice Gas Program provided by Black Hills Gas Distribution, LLC. d/b/a Black Hills Energy in Nebraska and Wyoming. BHES is a non-regulated competitive gas supplier that is completely separate and distinct from the regulated utility, Black Hills Gas Distribution, LLC. (formerly Source Gas Distribution) which is administrating the Choice Gas Program under the business trade name of ?Black Hills Energy.?

BHES, as a competitive supplier of natural gas is not provided any advantages or preferences due to its corporate affiliation with Black Hills Gas Distribution, LLC.. Although the names of each legal entity are similar, the service provided by Black Hills Energy Services (i.e. non-regulated competitive gas supplier) and Black Hills Energy (i.e. regulated utility service - Choice Gas Administrator) are totally separate.