Company News - Atmos Energy to acquire TXU Gas for $1.9 billion

Atmos Energy Corp. agreed to acquire its Dallas counterpart TXU Gas Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of TXU Corp., for $1.925 billion to create a natural gas distribution company having 3.1 million customers in 12 states.In other recent company news:Aramco Overseas Company BV, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, signed an agreement to acquire a strategic shareholding in Showa Shell Sekiyu KK to form a partnership with Royal Dutch/ Shell Group.Petrofac Resources, the investment arm of the Petrofac Group, acquired Amerada Hess (Malaysia-PM304) Ltd., the Amerada Hess subsidiary that operates and owns a 40.5% interest in Cendor field off peninsular Malaysia.El Paso Production Co., a subsidiary of Hou...

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