Acquisition of the Union County, Miss., natural gas-fired facility expands Duke Energy’s southeast generation portfolio. It further provides additional trading and structured origination opportunities throughout the eastern interconnect. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Closing of the transaction is anticipated to take place in early October 2001.
DALLAS, July 2, 2001 — Atmos Energy Corporation today announced that it completed its purchase of the assets of Louisiana Gas Service Company and LGS Natural Gas Company from Citizens Communications Company on July 1, 2001 for about $365 million in cash.