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NC regulator OKs Duke Energy-Piedmont Natural Gas merger

Duke Energy, pollution, divestment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators are allowing Duke Energy to expand from being the country’s largest electricity company to selling natural gas. Duke Energy Corp. said in a statement Thursday that the North Carolina Utilities Commission has allowed its acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas Co. The regulatory approval is the last needed for the deal. The transaction is ...

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Cheniere Energy names Jack Fusco as CEO

Cheniere Energy, CEO, Jack Fusco

NEW YORK (AP) — Cheniere Energy has named Jack Fusco as CEO after the natural gas company’s previous CEO was forced out under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn. Fusco was most recently executive chairman of Calpine Corp., which generates electricity from natural gas. He was CEO of the Houston company from 2008 to 2014. Cheniere’s CEO and co-founder Charif ...

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Natural gas still a good option for Colorado drivers

Natural gas still a good option

In the past few months the cost of gasoline at the pump has tumbled to lows not seen in years and placed an interesting contrast for one of Pueblo’s newest projects. As of Wednesday, the cost of a gallon of traditional, petroleum gasoline was $1.78, about 22 cents cheaper than what’s advertised for compressed natural gas. But the slide in ...

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Natural gas companies pounded by low prices

From driving to home heating, consumers are benefiting directly from reduced energy prices, but shareholders of companies involved in producing and delivering liquid fuels are feeling the pinch. In The Times-Tribune survey of publicly traded companies with a significant presence in Northeast Pennsylvania, natural gas and natural gas transportation companies comprised four of the five poorest performers — the laggards. ...

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Natural gas leak capped

natural gas

A natural gas leak Tuesday afternoon impacted a total of 10 residences and prompted the evacuation of five homes on Pueblo’s West Side. A call for the leak came in around 4:15 p.m. A crew with the Pueblo Fire Department was sent to the scene and noticed a strong smell of natural gas in the area immediately upon its arrival. ...

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