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BP Energy Co. Ordered to Pay $18M to Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

BP was sued for failing to deliver enough natural gas during the record-breaking snow and cold of February 2021. read more >
Summit Utilities CEO Kurt Adams says Arkansas is ‘the most important place’ for his company.
Construction / Energy / Government & Politics / Investments / Transportation

Summit Draws Near With CenterPoint DealLock Icon

Denver-based Summit Utilities is acquiring $2.15 billion worth of CenterPoint Energy’s assets, including a vast underground natural gas infrastructure in Arkansas and Oklahoma. read more >
Investments / Public Companies

Summit to Acquire CenterPoint’s Arkansas, Oklahoma Assets in $2B Deal

Summit Utilities Inc. of Centennial, Colorado, says it will buy CenterPoint Energy's Arkansas and Oklahoma natural gas distribution assets in a $2.15 billion cash deal. read more >
Energy / Legal

BP Energy Issues Statement on Winter StormsLock Icon

Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. of Fort Smith is suing BP Energy Co. of Houston for breach of contract. read more >
Energy / Legal / Manufacturing / Transportation

Gas Pains Spark Lawsuit Between Arkansas Oklahoma Gas, BPLock Icon

Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. of Fort Smith last week sued BP Energy Co. of Houston for $34.4 million for not delivering natural gas as required by a contract. read more >
Energy

Summit Completes Acquisition of Stephens-Owned Arkansas Oklahoma Gas

Summit Utilities of Littleton, Colorado, has completed its acquisition of Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp., the Fort Smith utility owned for more than seven decades by the Witt Stephens family. read more >
Witt Stephens Jr.
Energy

Colorado Firm Buys Witt Stephens’ Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp.

Summit Utilities of Littleton, Colorado, buys 100 percent of Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. of Fort Smith, which has been owned for 72 years by the Witt Stephens family of Arkansas. read more >
Business Services / Energy / Manufacturing / Small Business

Utilities’ Programs Offer Businesses Incentives for Saving Energy

Energy is money, and businesses in Arkansas are saving both by taking advantage of energy-efficiency programs sponsored by the state’s electric and gas utility companies. read more >
Mitchell Simpson, director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Arkansas Energy Office, said the demand for compressed natural gas remains high, despite lower gasoline costs.
Business Services / Construction / Energy / Government & Politics / Retail / Transportation

CNG Stations Continue Expansion in Arkansas

Compressed natural gas stations around the state are seeing gains in fuel sales and demand, despite lower costs this year for traditional fuels. read more >
Little Rock’s compressed natural gas station is scheduled to open in early February. It will be the seventh location in Arkansas.
Construction / Energy / Retail / Transportation

Little Rock CNG Station Will Bring Total To 7 in Arkansas

Early in February, the city of Little Rock is scheduled to open the seventh compressed natural gas station in Arkansas that is available for public use. Arkansas has had public CNG stations for just a few years — a station owned by Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. was opened in 2011. read more >
Michael J. Callan
Energy / Government & Politics

Promotion of Natural Gas as Fuel Benefits Arkansans (Michael J. Callan Commentary)

The environment, economic development and transportation are issues each state legislature and governor must address. Recently, Arkansas lawmakers approached three questions: How can Arkansas improve air quality, lower fuel costs and support homegrown industry? They found the answer to those questions right below their feet in abundant supply — natural gas. read more >