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2011-03-18 15:16:00

DOVER, Del., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that it is exploring natural gas service to Worcester County, Maryland as a result of increasing community interest. "The people of Worcester County are asking for clean burning natural gas now because of its cost relative to alternative fuels, as well as its environmentally friendly features," said Stephen C. Thompson, Senior Vice President of Chesapeake. "We are currently assessing...

2011-03-15 15:15:00

DOVER, Del., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that its Delaware natural gas division has signed agreements with Beebe Medical Center and SPI Pharma, both located in Lewes, Delaware, to provide natural gas service to their facilities. "Chesapeake Utilities has been working steadily to 'reach the beach' with clean-burning natural gas for more than ten years," said Jeffrey R. Tietbohl, Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities...

2011-03-07 18:16:00

DOVER, Del., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A record-high net income of $26.1 million, or $2.73 per share, in 2010, compared to $15.9 million and $2.15 per share in 2009. Excluding the impact of the FPU merger and merger-related costs, Chesapeake's legacy businesses generated net income of $17.2 million, or $2.44 per share, in 2010, compared to $15.3 million, or $2.20 per share, in 2009. The $0.24 per share increase generated by Chesapeake's legacy businesses in 2010 represents an...

2011-03-02 14:59:00

DOVER, Del., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At their meeting held on March 2, 2011, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.33 per share on the Company's common stock, representing $1.32 per share on an annualized basis. The $0.33 per share dividend will be paid April 5, 2011 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on March 14, 2011. Chesapeake has paid a cash dividend to common stock shareholders for...

2011-02-25 14:12:00

DOVER, Del., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for 2010. The year-end 2010 earnings press release will be issued on Monday, March 7, 2011, after the market closes. To participate in this call, dial 866.821.5457 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2010 Financial Results Conference Call. To access the replay recording of...

2011-02-18 08:18:00

DOVER, Del., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities today announced the signing of an agreement with Dogfish Head of Delaware to provide natural gas service to their Milton, Delaware brewery. Dogfish Head is one of the largest craft breweries in the Mid-Atlantic and now a Sussex County tourist attraction. "Dogfish Head has been growing their operations at an amazing pace," said Jeffrey Tietbohl, Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK). "Along with this...

2011-02-14 10:10:00

DOVER, Del., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities today announced the signing of an agreement with Allen Family Foods, Inc. of Delaware to provide natural gas service to their Harbeson, Delaware processing plant as well as completion of the required facilities. Upon construction of the facilities, natural gas service was initiated. "Working together, we have extended our long standing partnership with Allen's to provide natural gas service to their Harbeson facility in...

2011-01-24 07:59:00

DOVER, Del., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen C. Thompson, Senior Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced today that William B. Zipf has joined the Company as Vice President of Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (Eastern Shore). Mr. Zipf will have ultimate responsibility for all day-to-day activities of the Eastern Shore natural gas transmission system, setting the strategic direction for Eastern Shore and the execution of its future growth...

2010-11-04 15:10:00

DOVER, Del., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced increased financial results for both the quarter ended and the nine months ended September 30, 2010. The Company's results for both periods reflect strong growth in the Company's legacy businesses, as well as the results of Florida Public Utilities Company ("FPU"), which Chesapeake acquired in October of 2009. The Company's net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2010...

2010-11-04 05:30:00

DOVER, Del., Nov. 4 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced the next step in its planned management transition. Effective January 1, 2011, Michael P. McMasters, the Company's President and Chief Operating Officer will assume the title and duties of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McMasters' appointment follows the announcement of John R. Schimkaitis' planned retirement, effective January 1, 2011. Mr. Schimkaitis, Vice Chairman of the Board...


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