Author: Frank Houghton

  • Biden’s Vacillating on Fracking Could Put America at Risk, said Energy Industry Leader Fred Schneiderman at 20 Days to Save the USA

    HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A leading figure in the energy sector, Fred Schneiderman, speaking at the virtual conference 20 Days to Save the USA, called candidate Joe Biden’s back and forth position on fracking disconcerting, risky and irresponsible if not spelled out with clear timelines and planning. “It’s highly unlikely for us […]

  • Ameren Illinois announces new relief measures for customers impacted by COVID-19

    Hardship Recovery Program made possible by constructive regulatory environment COLLINSVILLE, Ill., June 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Illinois today announced it is expanding relief measures to customers who have been financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Under the terms of a joint agreement with the Illinois Commerce Commission, other Illinois utilities, the Attorney General’s office, […]

  • U.S. Chemical Production Is Lower In May

    WASHINGTON, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) fell by 2.0 percent in May following a 2.7 percent decline in April and a 0.9 percent decline in March. During May, chemical output declined across all regions, with the steepest drops in the […]

  • Cushing® Asset Management and Swank Capital Announce a Constituent Change to The Cushing® MLP High Income Index

    DALLAS, June 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cushing® Asset Management, LP, and Swank Capital, LLC, announce an upcoming interim change to constituents of The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”). On February 26, 2020, Index constituent EQM Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: EQM) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (“Merger Agreement”) with Equitrans Midstream Corporation (NYSE: ETRN) […]

  • Duke Energy pledges $1 million in grants to support social justice and racial equity

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Duke Energy, through its foundation, is pledging $1 million to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity. Grants will be distributed across seven states where the company has electric and gas customers – North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. In a first for […]

  • NexTier Oilfield Solutions Inc. Changes 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to Virtual Format

    HOUSTON, June 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NexTier Oilfield Solutions Inc. (NYSE: NEX) (“NexTier” or the “Company”) today announced, due to the continuing public health concerns relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and to protect the health and well-being of its shareholders, employees, and other stakeholders, the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will now be held […]

  • iRely Announces the Addition of Two Sales Leaders

    FORT WAYNE, Ind., June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — iRely, LLC http://www.irely.com, a premier global partner providing enterprise software for petroleum distributors and C-stores announces the addition of two new Sales leaders. Ed Kane – Director of Sales, East and Keith Haag – Director of Sales, West both joined iRely in February 2020 to help set the […]

  • CIT Leads $217 Million Financing for Hillcrest Solar Project in Ohio

    NEW YORK, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced that its Power and Energy unit served as lead arranger on a $217 million financing for the 200-megawatt Hillcrest solar photovoltaic project in Brown County, Ohio. The financing was arranged on behalf of Innergex Renewable Energy Inc., a Canada-based independent renewable power producer that […]

  • Consumers Energy, Habitat for Humanity Team for Power of Home Campaign

    Energy Provider Will Donate $1 for Every $2 Raised, Up to $100,000 JACKSON, Mich., May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Consumers Energy and Habitat for Humanity of Michigan have teamed to provide vital financial support to Habitat affiliates that have been severely affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a goal of raising $200,000 by the end […]

  • Duke Energy Carolinas proposes accelerating fuel savings to North Carolina customers

    – Typical residential customers’ monthly bills would go down $3.03 Sept. 1, due to fuel savings and other annual adjustments CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Duke Energy Carolinas has filed a plan to accelerate savings to North Carolina customers starting in September. As part of its COVID-19 response, the company is adding fuel savings […]