BOWLING GREEN, Ky., April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Kentucky Energy, LLC (SOKY Energy) announced today that it has completed the purchase of natural gas gathering and transmission pipelines in South Central Kentucky from Atmos Gathering Company, LLC of Houston, TX. SOKY Energy has also acquired over 100 producing gas wells that are connected to the pipeline network from Pioneer Oil Company, Inc. of Vincennes, IN. These producing assets will be added to SOKY Energy's existing operations in Warren and Butler Counties, KY.
"This is a very natural fit for our company as we continue to grow and consolidate natural gas operations in the region. We are excited to expand our footprint, and this acquisition will provide value to our customers as we continue to add more natural gas resources in the area," said SOKY Energy's President Jason Sharp.
SOKY Energy is a privately held energy company that owns and operates pipelines and leases covering multiple counties in Kentucky. The company has both oil and natural gas production and is focusing on expanding its natural gas distribution network which provides cost-effective clean-burning natural gas to its customers. The company plans to continue growing and optimizing its pipeline infrastructure north of Bowling Green, KY.
SOKY Energy was provided financial support by a related company of Prairie Street Capital, Inc. (www.prairiestreet.com) a specialized private equity fund out of Chicago, Il.
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SOURCE Southern Kentucky Energy, LLC