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The latest press releases from Piedmont Natural Gas

Piedmont Natural Gas Resource Center in Rockingham Earns LEED Silver Status
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 11, 2015 – Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced it received LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the sustainable design of its Richmond County resource center in Rockingham West Industrial Park.
Piedmont Natural Gas’ Thomas E. Skains to Retire with Close of Duke Energy Transaction in 2016
Charlotte, N.C., November 6, 2015 — Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) Chairman, President and CEO Thomas E. Skains announced today his intent to retire from the company at the time Duke Energy’s acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas closes. The two companies expect the close will occur during the latter half of 2016.
Country Artist, actress Jana Kramer announced as grand marshal for 62nd annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 6, 2015) – Singer-songwriter Jana Kramer, who recently released her sophomore album thirty one, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 62nd annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade. The parade kicks off the holiday season in downtown Nashville on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 10 a.m.
Piedmont Natural Gas Marks Opening of Wave Transit’s CNG Fueling Station
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Oct. 26, 2015) – Piedmont Natural Gas and Wave Transit are celebrating the new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station located within the transit agency’s recently opened operations center on Castle Hayne Road. Piedmont worked with general contractor Jackson Builders to design and build the refueling station and equipped it with infrastructure capable of refueling 20 vehicles at a time.
Duke Energy to acquire Piedmont Natural Gas for $4.9 billion in cash
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive agreement for Duke Energy to acquire Piedmont for approximately $4.9 billion in cash.
Piedmont Natural Gas Forecasts Lower Monthly Natural Gas Bills For Upcoming Winter Period
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 8, 2015 - Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) released its annual winter bills forecast today for residential customers in its North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee service areas. The Company is projecting that monthly natural gas bills will on average be $10 to $12 lower per month for Piedmont's typical residential customer in the Carolinas and as much as $28 lower per month for its typical residential customer in Tennessee over the coming five month November through March winter period.
Piedmont Natural Gas’ John Monaghan Awarded N.C.’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 2, 2015 – Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced that longtime Piedmont employee John Monaghan has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, among the highest civilian awards bestowed by the State of North Carolina upon individuals for an exemplary life of service.
Piedmont Natural Gas Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results
CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 3, 2015 - Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2015. For the quarter, the Company reported a seasonal loss of $8.3 million, or $(0.10) per diluted share, compared to a seasonal loss of $7.3 million, or $(0.09) per diluted share for the same period in 2014.
Piedmont Natural Gas, Spinx Open First Public CNG Fueling Station in Anderson
ANDERSON, S.C., Sept. 3, 2015 – Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) and The Spinx Company today celebrated the opening of Anderson’s first public compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station at 1207 SC Highway 28 Bypass. The station is Piedmont’s third public refueling facility in South Carolina and its first station located at an existing convenience store.
Piedmont Natural Gas Announces Quarterly Dividend
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2015 - At its regular quarterly meeting of the Company's Board of Directors, Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced the declaration of a quarterly dividend on Common Stock of 33 cents per share, payable October 15, 2015, to holders of record at the close of business on September 24, 2015.
Piedmont Natural Gas Elects Tom Pashley to Board of Directors
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2015 - The Board of Directors of Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today elected Tom Pashley to the Board of the Company.
Piedmont Natural Gas to Perform Routine Pipeline Inspection Activities in Charlotte, August 18 – September 2
As a part of its ongoing Transmission Integrity Management Program (TIMP), Piedmont Natural Gas will be performing a series of routine pipeline inspection activities in Charlotte along a nearly 21-mile stretch of natural gas pipeline beginning August 18th, 2015, and ending on or around Sept. 2, 2015.
Piedmont Natural Gas Announces Progress On Sustainability Initiatives
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 11, 2015 - Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced the publication of its 2015 Sustainability Report, a comprehensive look at the company's efforts to integrate environmental, social and economic sustainability into all aspects of its business operations. The report is the third in a series published every two years since 2011.
Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Announces Opening 2015 Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability Grant Cycle
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 1, 2015 - The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations, governmental and educational institutions for its 2015 Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability (ES2) Competitive Grant Program.
Piedmont Natural Gas Funds New ‘Schoolyard Gardening Guide’ with $25,000 Donation
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 28, 2015 – Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced a $25,000 donation to the Green Teacher Network, a Charlotte nonprofit dedicated to advancing health, sustainability and academics through school gardens. Piedmont’s donation funded the organization’s ‘Schoolyard Gardening Guide,’ a free resource for all Charlotte-area teachers who want to use school gardens as part of their curriculum.
Piedmont Natural Gas Partners with Charlotte Knights to Offer STEM Scholarship Program
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 2, 2015 – Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced it has partnered with the Knights to present The Charlotte Knights STEM Scholarship Program. Piedmont and the Knights will award three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors from the Charlotte region who plan to attend college and pursue studies in the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math. The scholarships will be presented during an on-field ceremony at BB&T Ballpark Thursday, July 23.
Piedmont Natural Gas requests Tennessee customers reduce natural gas usage during period of extreme cold temperatures
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2015 – As a precautionary measure and with the forecast of extreme cold and morning low temperatures over the next several days, Piedmont Natural Gas is requesting customers in Tennessee reduce their natural gas usage during the hours of 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 and Friday, Feb. 20. While natural gas supplies remain plentiful, a reduction in usage would help customers better manage their energy bills and ensure reliability of service to customers in the face of extreme cold temperatures and heavy natural gas demand.
Arctic Air Leads to Record Sendouts for Piedmont Natural Gas for Second Year in a Row
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 - Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced that it delivered record volumes of natural gas to its more than one million customers over two successive 24-hour periods last week during the winter period's first major outbreak of arctic air.
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