Piedmont Natural Gas Weathers Seasonal Losses in Third-Quarter 2012, Maintains Upbeat Outlook for Customer Growth, an Industrial Info News Alert

Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:15am EDT

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  SUGAR LAND, TX, Sep 11 (Marketwire) -- 
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading
natural gas services distributor Piedmont Natural Gas Company (NYSE:PNY)
(Charlotte, North Carolina), which primarily serves North Carolina, South
Carolina and Tennessee, reported seasonal losses in the third quarter of
2012, although overall results improved considerably from the same
quarter of last year. The company cited stronger base rates in Tennessee
and residential and commercial customer growth as the major factors for
the gains. Piedmont reported a net loss of $4.61 million for the quarter,
compared with a net loss of $8.7 million in third-quarter 2011. Among the
Piedmont projects in North Carolina that are being tracked by Industrial
Info are the $160 million construction of a grassroot natural gas
pipeline and the $25 million construction of a natural gas compressor
station.

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