Atmos Energy Corp. said it has reached a definitive agreement topay $375 million for the gas operations of two Citizens UtilitiesCo. distribution subsidiaries — Louisiana Gas Service Co. and LGSNatural Gas Co. Atmos said the acquisitions will make it thelargest natural gas distributor in Louisiana with approximately359,000 customers.
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Dallas-based Atmos Energy Corp. has completed its purchase of Louisiana Gas Service Co. (LGS) and LGS Natural Gas Co. from Citizens Communications Co. for $365 million in cash, giving it a customer base of almost 279,000, which company officials said makes it the fifth largest pure gas utility in the United States and the largest in Louisiana. The deal was announced last year (see Daily GPI, April 14, 2000).
The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) scored two wins last week asthe Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) voted to begin aninvestigation into Nicor Gas’ gas deregulation program andtemporarily blocked a proposed expansion of the program until thecompany can prove it benefits customers.
The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) scored two wins yesterday asthe Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) voted to begin aninvestigation into Nicor Gas’ gas deregulation program andtemporarily block a proposed expansion of the program until thecompany can prove it benefits customers.
The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) , a Wisconsin non-profitorganization dedicated to ensuring public representation forresidential, farm and small business utility customers, is thelatest entity to choose sides in the ongoing battle betweenCoastal’s ANR Pipeline and the Guardian Pipeline Project. Theconsumer “watchdog” organization voiced its support for Guardianpublicly yesterday, saying the project will provide gasdistribution competition to a state that sorely needs it.
Chicago’s Citizens Utility Board (CUB) announced it has signed asettlement agreement with Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) thatobligates the utility to terminate its controversial marketingprogram, which was designed to give the utility’s affiliatecompanies an edge in the coming competitive energy market.