What Areas Does Atmos Energy Serve?


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Atmos Energy offers services in Colorado, Kentucky, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. The gas distributor also operates in Texas, Tennessee and Virginia. It serves around 3 million consumers in about 1,400 communities in the United States.

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Atmos Energy is based out of Dallas, and it is one of the biggest U.S. distributors that provide natural gas only, according to the official website. The company claims that it is the largest distributor of natural gas in Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. Atmos Pipieline-Texas is also one of the biggest natural gas transmission and storage systems in the state, boasting pipelines that extend from West Texas to Louisiana and the Greater Houston region.

Atmos Energy provides natural gas to approximately 1,000 municipal, commercial and industrial customers mainly in the Midwest and Southwest. The company is one of the three leading domestic middle-tier natural gas marketers in the country.

Established in 1906 in Texas, Atmos Energy went through numerous business mergers and initially became prominent as a diversified energy company known as Pioneer Corporation. Pioneer’s natural gas distribution department called Energas was separated into an independent company in 1983, and it adapted the name Atmos Energy Corporation in October 1988. The company had around 279,000 customers by 1983 and has continuously expanded its market by acquiring utility assets.

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