Sempra Energy Unit To Pick Up Miss. Natural Gas Co.

Law360, New York (January 3, 2012, 6:26 PM EST) -- A Sempra Energy unit has agreed to buy Willmut Gas & Oil Co. for an undisclosed amount, giving it access to 20,000 customers in Mississippi and expanding the unit's natural gas services in the Southeast, Sempra said Tuesday.

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power LLC will pick up Hattiesburg, Miss.-based Willmut, which has operated for more than 75 years in the city and portions of nearby Covington, Jones, Rankin and Simpson counties, Sempra said.

“Against the backdrop of increased demand for clean natural gas, we are excited...
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