2017 News

Keyword Search
 
2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015
DateTitle 
12/13/17Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company Files Uncontested Rate Case Settlement Agreement
DOVER, Del., Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG), its interstate natural gas transmission subsidiary, filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an uncontested settlement agreement associated with its current rate case proceeding. As a result of the settlement agreement, which is now subject to Commission review and action, ESNG will record an increase in base rates of a... 
Printer Friendly Version
11/17/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Honored With 2017 Governance Team of the Year Award
DOVER, Del., Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced today that its Corporate Governance team was recognized as Governance Team of the Year for small to mid-cap sized companies. The team took top honors at Corporate Secretary magazine's tenth annual Corporate Governance Awards ceremony in New York City on November 9. This prestigious award celebrates the best overall corporate governance team among small to mid-cap companies thr... 
Printer Friendly Version
11/09/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results
- Third quarter earnings per share increased to $0.42 from $0.29 for the third quarter of 2016 - Continued growth across the Company's business segments drove a $4.1 million increase in operating income during the quarter - New higher rates implemented on August 1, 2017, for Eastern Shore Natural Gas - FERC approved the construction of facilities for the 2017 Expansion Project, which is expected to be in service in the second quarter of 2018 - Delmarva and Florida propane operating i... 
Printer Friendly Version
11/08/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
DOVER, Del., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.325 per share on the Company's common stock. The $0.325 per share dividend will be paid on January 5, 2018 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2017. Chesapeake has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 57 years. During those 57 years, Chesapeake has either maintained or increase... 
Printer Friendly Version
11/01/17Dr. Ronald G. Forsythe Jr., Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Board Member, Among Savoy Magazine's 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors
DOVER, Del., Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced that Dr. Ronald G. Forsythe Jr., a member of the Board of Directors since 2014, has been named one of the 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors by Savoy Magazine. A national business publication reporting on African-American success and achievement, Savoy Magazine issues an annual listing of prominent executives, influencers and achievers contributing leadership to corporate boards. ... 
Printer Friendly Version
10/19/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation To Host Conference Call To Review Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
DOVER, Del., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Friday, November 10, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. The earnings press release will be issued on Thursday, November 9, 2017, before the market opens. To participate in this call, dial 855.801.6270 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results Conference C... 
Printer Friendly Version
08/08/17Peninsula Energy Services Company, A Subsidiary Of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Expands Its Retail Market Area Into Western Pennsylvania
DOVER, Del., Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 1, 2017, Peninsula Energy Services Company (PESCO), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) acquired certain commercial and industrial marketing assets -- specifically located in Western Pennsylvania -- from ARM Energy Management, LLC (AEM), a subsidiary of ARM Energy. PESCO is Chesapeake Utilities' non-regulated energy marketing business that provides energy services to commercial and industrial customers in the Southeast,... 
Printer Friendly Version
08/03/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Subsidiary Acquires the Assets of ARM Energy Management
DOVER, Del., Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Peninsula Energy Services Company (PESCO), has acquired the assets of ARM Energy Management (AEM), a natural gas marketing company servicing commercial and industrial customers in Western Pennsylvania. PESCO is the Company's non-regulated energy marketing business that has been providing energy services to commercial and industrial custom... 
Printer Friendly Version
08/03/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results
- Contributions from the Eight Flags CHP Plant and continued margin growth from natural gas transmission and distribution were offset by warmer weather and expenses incurred to support growth - Eastern Shore Natural Gas completed the White Oak Mainline and System Reliability Projects - Second quarter net income totaled $6.0 million or $0.37 per share - Year-to-date net income totaled $25.2 million or $1.54 per share DOVER, Del., Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Cor... 
Printer Friendly Version
08/02/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
DOVER, Del., Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.325 per share on the Company's common stock. The $0.325 per share dividend will be paid on October 5, 2017 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2017. Chesapeake has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 56 years. During those 56 years, Chesapeake has either maintained or increas... 
Printer Friendly Version
07/26/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation To Host Conference Call To Review Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
DOVER, Del., July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Friday, August 4, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017.  The earnings press release will be issued on Thursday, August 3, 2017, before the market opens. To participate in this call, dial 855.801.6270 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call. ... 
Printer Friendly Version
07/10/17Eight Flags Energy CHP Plant Honored With 2017 Southeastern Electric Exchange Industry Excellence Award
DOVER, Del., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southeastern Electric Exchange, Inc. (SEE) has recognized the Eight Flags Energy Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Plant as a 2017 Industry Excellence Award winner in the Production category. The CHP plant is a first-of-its-kind for Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) and its subsidiary, Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU). The award was announced during the SEE Annual Conference and Trade Show in Baltimore, Maryland i... 
Printer Friendly Version
06/29/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Executive Appointments
DOVER, Del., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today five executive appointments for team members of the corporate office  as well as for the Company's  Chesapeake Utilities, Peninsula Energy Services Company (PESCO) and Sharp Energy business units. "Our Company's growth and powerful energy is made possible through the dedication of our employees," said Michael P. McMasters, President and Chief Executive Off... 
Printer Friendly Version
06/14/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Earns National Safety Award
DOVER, Del., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced today that its subsidiary, Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU), has earned a Safety Achievement Award from the American Gas Association (AGA) for excellence in employee safety. The selection was based on criteria that included professional and personal commitment and dedication to improving the operations and engineering sectors of the natural gas industry through safety, a... 
Printer Friendly Version
05/17/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation to Host Live Webcast at 2017 AGA Financial Forum
DOVER, Del., May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Company announced today that Michael P. McMasters, President and CEO, and Beth W. Cooper, Senior Vice President and CFO of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will be hosting a live webcast at 2:15 pm on Sunday, May 21st at the 2017 AGA Financial Forum taking place in Orlando, Florida. Webcast participants and members of the live audience will learn about the projects the Company currently has underway and other strategic initiatives which p... 
Printer Friendly Version
05/04/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation To Expand Natural Gas Service Territory In Florida
-Additional Gas Supply to Pensacola Energy Results in Increased Access to Natural Gas for Residents and Businesses of Escambia County, Florida- DOVER, Del., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement with Pensacola Energy to transport natural gas to the City of Pensacola and other industrial users in the surrounding area in Escambia County.  This project will increase Chesapea... 
Printer Friendly Version
05/03/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Raises Dividend By 6.6 Percent
DOVER, Del., May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At their meeting held today, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) voted to increase the quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock from $0.305 per share to $0.325 per share. The Board's action raises the annualized dividend $0.08 per share from $1.22 per share to $1.30 per share, which represents a 6.6 percent increase.  The $0.325 per share dividend will be payable July 5, 2017 to all shareholders of record at... 
Printer Friendly Version
05/03/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Reports First Quarter Results
- First quarter net income totaled $19.1 million or $1.17 per share - Earnings from the Eight Flags Combined Heat & Power plant, higher margin from the natural gas marketing operation and continued growth in the natural gas distribution and transmission businesses partially offset higher operating expenses and the impact of warmer weather - Xeron began winding down its operations during the first quarter DOVER, Del., May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NY... 
Printer Friendly Version
04/26/17Baltimore Fleet Vehicles Can Save Money, Reduce Emissions With Sharp Energy's New AutoGas Fueling Station Located Near BWI Airport
DOVER, Del., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Energy, Inc., the largest propane retailer on the Delmarva Peninsula and a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities), announced today that it has constructed and placed into service an AutoGas propane fueling station for fleet vehicles located near the Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Airport. Airport shuttles, school bus companies, and commercial fleets can use this new fueling station to power the... 
Printer Friendly Version
04/12/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation To Host Conference Call To Review First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
DOVER, Del., April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017.  The earnings press release will be issued on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, before the market opens. To participate in this call, dial 855.801.6270 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2017 First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call. To a... 
Printer Friendly Version
03/14/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Promotes James F. Moriarty To Senior Vice President
DOVER, Del., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael P. McMasters, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced that the Company's Board of Directors recently promoted James F. Moriarty from the position of Vice President to Senior Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and its subsidiaries.  Mr. Moriarty, who also serves as Chesapeake Utilities' General Counsel and Corporat... 
Printer Friendly Version
03/10/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation To Participate In The Seaport Global Transports & Industrials Conference
DOVER, Del., March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Company announced today that members of its Senior Management team will be participating in the Seaport Global Transports & Industrials Conference in Coral Gables, Florida, on March 22 – 23, 2017.   At the conference, potential investors will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Company representatives to learn more about the Company's recent financial results and strategic growth initiatives. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: ... 
Printer Friendly Version
02/27/17Chesapeake Utilities' Strong 2016 Performance Marks Tenth Straight Year Of Record Earnings
- Net income totaled $44.7 million or $2.86 per share in 2016 - Fourth quarter net income totaled $11.9 million or $0.73 per share - Strong growth in the natural gas distribution and transmission businesses generated record financial results and offset the impact of significantly warmer temperatures and trading losses from Xeron - Eight Flags' Combined Heat & Power plant is now fully operational and generating both regulated and non-regulated energy operating income - Higher oper... 
Printer Friendly Version
02/24/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
DOVER, Del., Feb. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.305 per share on the Company's common stock. The $0.305 per share dividend will be paid on April 5, 2017 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2017. Chesapeake has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 56 years. During those 56 years, Chesapeake has either maintained or increased it... 
Printer Friendly Version
02/23/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Initiates Natural Gas Service in Ocean City, Maryland
-Sandpiper Energy continues conversion process for Worcester County- DOVER, Del., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake Utilities") announced today that Sandpiper Energy ("Sandpiper" or "the Company"), a wholly-owned subsidiary, is now delivering natural gas to the Town of Ocean City, Maryland. The Company expects to make more than 250 conversions to natural gas for residents and business owners through the end of May, before the start of th... 
Printer Friendly Version
01/24/17Chesapeake Utilities Corporation To Host Conference Call To Review 2016 Financial Results
DOVER, Del., Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016.  The earnings press release will be issued on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, before the market opens. To participate in this call, dial 855.801.6270 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2016 Financial Results Conference Call. ... 
Printer Friendly Version