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Sep 20, 2019, 09:00 ET Gas South Awarding $300,000 To Six Local Nonprofits

ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas South, one of the Southeast's leading natural gas providers, presented six local nonprofit organizations – Atlanta Mission, Kate's Club, Los Ninos Primero, Nana Grants, Shepherd Center and Sunshine on a Ranney Day – with $50,000 each. These Impact Investments will be used by the nonprofits to improve the lives of children in need in local Atlanta-area...

Sep 20, 2019, 06:55 ET McDermott to Explore Strategic Alternatives for Lummus Technology

HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) today announced it recently received unsolicited approaches to acquire all or part of Lummus Technology, McDermott's...

Sep 20, 2019, 06:45 ET Houston American Energy Announces Funding and Completion of Acquisition of Acreage In New San Andres Drilling Program

HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE American: HUSA) today announced that it has secured funding to complete its previously announced agreement to acquire a 20%...

Sep 20, 2019, 06:30 ET IDACORP Announces Changes to Idaho Power's Officer Team

BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA): The Board of Directors of Idaho Power Company (Idaho Power), the wholly-owned electric utility subsidiary of IDACORP, Inc., has...

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Aug 20, 2019, 07:59 ET Vistra Energy Announces Agreement to Acquire Ambit Energy, Enhancing Vistra's Position as the Leading Residential Retail Electric Provider in Texas

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST) announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ambit Energy for $475 million plus net working capital in an...

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