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2011-05-25 13:46:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) announces the following Webcast: What: Piedmont Natural Gas 2nd Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call Webcast When: June 8, 2011 @ 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=80001 How: Live over the internet - - Simply log on to the web at the address above Contact: Nick Giaimo, Piedmont Natural Gas, +1-704-731-4952 If you are unable to participate during the live...

2011-05-13 10:53:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced that its Anderson, South Carolina utility operations have been awarded the Safety and Health Recognition Program (SHARP) designation by the South Carolina OSHA. The designation for Piedmont's Anderson district is the first ever for any natural gas utility in the state of South Carolina. In order to qualify for the designation, a company or location must go through a rigorous application and...

2011-04-22 10:26:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) is marking Earth Day 2011 by sharing facts about natural gas and encouraging customers to use energy wisely and efficiently. "Natural gas is the cleanest burning of all fossil fuels, and when used directly for space heating, water heating, and cooking can significantly reduce the carbon footprint of a home or business," remarked Thomas E. Skains, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Piedmont...

2011-04-20 10:15:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) expressed support today for new energy legislation that was introduced yesterday in the North Carolina Senate. Piedmont's Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas E. Skains said today that the "Energy Jobs Act" is a positive step that would help the state of North Carolina meet its growing demand for clean energy while fostering job creation and sustainable economic development. "This...

2011-04-18 17:31:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced $50,000 in assistance for tornado relief efforts underway in several communities throughout Piedmont's eastern North Carolina service area that were hit hard by this past weekend's tornado and severe storm activity. Piedmont will provide assistance through local Red Cross agencies and other organizations involved in the relief effort. Commenting on the impact of the tornados, Piedmont...

2011-04-18 17:29:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of this past weekend's devastating tornados in eastern North Carolina, Piedmont Natural Gas is asking customers to remember the importance of calling "811" before digging or excavating on their property or in public right-of-ways. Piedmont Natural Gas Senior Vice President for Utility Operations, Michael H. Yount commented, "Even though Piedmont's natural gas pipeline delivery system did not sustain any significant or lasting...

2011-04-08 09:36:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) is reminding all customers to call 811 before they dig to prevent damage to natural gas and other underground utility lines which could result in unexpected service disruptions and repair costs. "With spring weather upon us, many homeowners are eager to begin lawn and garden projects," said Michael Yount, senior vice president of utility operations for Piedmont. "We're asking customers and any...

2011-03-11 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced results for the first fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2011. For the quarter, the Company reported net income of $84.4 million, or $1.16 per diluted share, compared to net income of $113.7 million, or $1.55 per diluted share for the same period in 2010. It was during the first quarter of 2010 that Piedmont sold one-half of its 30 percent membership interest in SouthStar, posting a pre-tax gain...

2011-03-04 11:04:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today approved an increase in the Company's dividend for the 33rd consecutive year. At its regularly scheduled meeting, the Board declared a quarterly dividend on Common Stock of 29 cents per share, a 3.6 percent increase over the previous quarterly dividend of 28 cents per share. The increased dividend is payable April 15, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on...

2011-02-28 17:04:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) announces the following Webcast: What: Piedmont Natural Gas 1st Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call Webcast When: March 14, 2011 @ 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/ event.asp?id=77230 How: Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Nick Giaimo, Piedmont Natural Gas,...


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