Laclede Gas Company http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Laclede Expands Into Alabama http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/laclede-expands-alabama <p>Laclede Group has acquired another natural gas utility, this one outside Missouri.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The company announced Monday it will buy the Alabama Gas Corporation, known as </span>Alagasco<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, from </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Energen</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Corp. for $1.6 billion.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Energen had been seeking a buyer since early this year.</span></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:29:50 +0000 Maria Altman 35104 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Laclede Expands Into Alabama Laclede Gas Incentives Get Final Approval http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/laclede-gas-incentives-get-final-approval <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The St. Louis Board of Aldermen has approved a <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/laclede-gas-gets-tax-help-move">$7 million package</a> of tax incentives for renovations to the new downtown headquarters of </span>Laclede<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gas.</span></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:25:01 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 32254 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Laclede Gas Incentives Get Final Approval Laclede Gas Gets Tax Help To Move http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/laclede-gas-gets-tax-help-move <p><em>Updated at 5:15 p.m. with comments from the committee hearing.</em></p><p>The Housing, Urban Development and Zoning committee of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen has approved $7 million in tax incentives to redo the General American Building at 706 Market as the new headquarters for Laclede Gas.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 19:17:28 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 31601 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Laclede Gas Gets Tax Help To Move Tax Help Approved For Laclede Gas Move http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/tax-help-approved-laclede-gas-move <p>The St. Louis Tax Increment Financing Commission voted in favor of an $8 million tax incentive Wednesday to redevelop a downtown building that Laclede Gas may occupy.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Koman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Group---which is seeking the </span>TIF---plans<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to rehab the building at 706 Market St. for an estimated $46 million.</span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:21:24 +0000 Maria Altman 31039 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Tax Help Approved For Laclede Gas Move Laclede Gas Should Move Without Tax Help, Protesters Say http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/laclede-gas-should-move-without-tax-help-protesters-say <p>An advocacy organization is protesting the request for <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/sldc/economic-development/tax-increment-financing.cfm">Tax Increment Financing</a> as Laclede Gas plans to move down the street.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment, or MORE, held signs outside of </span>Laclede<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gas’ headquarters Monday.</span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:58:38 +0000 Maria Altman 30991 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Laclede Gas Should Move Without Tax Help, Protesters Say Laclede Gas Completes Purchase Of Mo. Gas Energy http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/laclede-gas-completes-purchase-mo-gas-energy <p>Laclede&nbsp;Gas Co. says it has finalized a $975 million deal to buy Missouri Gas Energy.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Laclede announced Tuesday that the purchase has been completed. The deal combines Missouri's two largest natural gas companies under one entity that will serve more than 1.1 million customers across the state.</span></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 21:06:58 +0000 The Associated Press 29610 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Laclede Gas Completes Purchase Of Mo. Gas Energy Mo. Regulators Approve Laclede Gas Purchase Of MGE http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-regulators-approve-laclede-gas-purchase-mge <div><p>The Missouri Public Service Commission has given the go-ahead for St. Louis-based Laclede Gas to purchase Missouri Gas Energy.</p><p>Commission members placed a major condition on the purchase – Laclede Gas is barred from seeking a rate increase in its current service area until October of 2015.&nbsp;&nbsp;Laclede spokeswoman Jessica Willingham says, though, they would&nbsp;be allowed to seek an increase in the areas currently served by Missouri Gas once the purchase becomes official.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:40:28 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 28321 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Regulators Approve Laclede Gas Purchase Of MGE Lambert Upgrading Vehicle Fleet To Run On Natural Gas http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lambert-upgrading-vehicle-fleet-run-natural-gas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lambert St. Louis Airport is upgrading the way it fuels its fleet of vehicles.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday the </span>Laclede<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Group and Siemens held a groundbreaking for a new natural gas fueling station at the </span>airport<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>The station will serve 160 fleet vehicles that run on compressed natural gas - a fuel that's considerably cheaper than gasoline.</p><p>Laclede Group CEO Suzanne Sitherwood says the station will also be available for the public to use.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 21:11:55 +0000 Chris McDaniel 27138 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lambert Upgrading Vehicle Fleet To Run On Natural Gas Laclede Customer Base To Double Under Southern Union Deal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/laclede-customer-base-double-under-southern-union-deal <p>St. Louis-based Laclede Group Inc. will buy two of Houston-based Southern Union Co.'s utilities, Missouri Gas Energy and New England Gas Co., for $1.02 billion.</p><p>Energy Transfer Equity's takeover of pipeline operator Southern Union Co closed early this year.</p><p>The deal announced Monday also includes the assumption of about $20 million in debt, so the companies value it at nearly $1.04 billion.</p><p>Laclede, a utility holding company, expects the deal to close next summer, and start to boost earnings a year after that.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:54:11 +0000 The Associated Press 7439 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Laclede Customer Base To Double Under Southern Union Deal PSC says Laclede Gas violated records agreement http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/psc-says-laclede-gas-violated-records-agreement <p>The <a href="http://www.psc.mo.gov/">Missouri Public Service Commission</a> will take <a href="http://www.lacledegas.com/">Laclede Gas Co.</a> to court in a dispute over records of gas<br> purchases made by one of the utility's affiliates.</p><p>The commission's staff has been trying for three years to obtain information on gas transactions made by <a href="http://www.thelacledegroup.com/lacledeenergyresources/">Laclede Energy Resources</a>, a gas marketing company not regulated by the state.</p> Tue, 08 Feb 2011 19:09:56 +0000 The Associated Press 484 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org PSC says Laclede Gas violated records agreement