Dividend

Natural Gas Gaining Alberta Power Generation Share

An environmental dividend is emerging for Alberta, Canada’s energy warehouse province, as a bonus of oilsands development.

July 9, 2012

Natural Gas Gaining Power Generation Share in Alberta

An environmental dividend is emerging for Canada’s energy warehouse province as a bonus of oilsands development across northern Alberta.

July 9, 2012

Northwest Natural Reports ‘Strong’ 1Q2006 Results

Portland, OR-based Northwest Natural Gas Co. Thursday marked its 50th consecutive year of dividend growth and reiterated strong first-quarter 2006 and full-year 2005 earnings during its annual shareholders meeting. Earnings for the first quarter were up compared to the same period last year ($1.48/ vs. $1.43/diluted share for the respective periods), and profits for all of 2005 exceeded those the previous year ($2.11/diluted share last year, compared to $1.86/diluted share for 2004).

May 30, 2006

Chesapeake Energy Puts Permian Basin Assets on the Market

During the company’s routine dividend per share announcement, Chesapeake Energy Corp. said Friday it has decided to sell or trade its Permian Basin assets so that it can further tighten its focus on the Mid-Continent region, where 85% of its assets are currently located.

September 23, 2002

Williams Communications To Go It Alone

As expected, Tulsa-based Williams Cos. said Friday it would spinoff its broadband network services provider Williams Communicationsin the form of a dividend by distributing nearly 400 millionshares, about 95% of Williams Communications common stock, toholders of the parent common stock.

April 2, 2001

PG&E Begins Layoffs, Warns of Gas Shortage

After suspending payment of its fourth quarter dividend of 30cents/share and requesting emergency assistance from the state forbuying natural gas on Wednesday, Pacific Gas & Electric Co.said Thursday it will immediately lay off 325 employees and cutcustomer services to save $180 million. The utility unit ofPG&E Corp. plans to cut another 675 jobs if its cash situationdoes not improve over the next few months, Pacific Gas and ElectricPresident Gordon Smith said in a memo sent to employees onThursday.

January 12, 2001
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