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February 26, 2018

Dover, DE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) is committed to bringing more natural gas to the Delmarva Peninsula including areas in Maryland and Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Through the Company’s interstate natural gas transmission pipeline, Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG), and its natural gas distribution division, Chesapeake Utilities, the Company aims to expand its […]


February 08, 2018

Dover, DE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that Chesapeake Utilities, the Company’s natural gas distribution division, will be celebrating African American History Month through the second annual Citywide Black History Celebration hosted by the Delaware State News. “The African American community has a long, proud history here in Delaware, and Chesapeake Utilities […]


February 06, 2018

Dover, DE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) today announced the availability of grants through its SHARING program, a non-profit organization that makes funds available to the Company’s natural gas and propane customers living on the Delmarva Peninsula who need financial assistance paying their gas bills or repairing their gas appliances. Annual grants for as much as […]


March 07, 2017

DOVER, DELAWARE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) (Chesapeake) today announced the availability of grants through its SHARING program, a non-profit organization that makes funds available to the Company’s natural gas and propane customers living on the Delmarva Peninsula who need financial assistance paying their gas bills or repairing their gas appliances. This year, income eligible grants for as much as $750 are available to those in need.


February 23, 2017

Dover, Delaware — 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 the tourism season. The upcoming Ocean City conversions are part of the Company’s ongoing initiative to increase the energy options for residents.


November 16, 2016

  Dover, Delaware — Sandpiper Energy, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, announced today that the Public Service Commission of Maryland has approved a settlement agreement associated with its 2015 base rate case filing, which will result in a reduction in its delivery service rates over the next six years. The agreement […]


November 15, 2016

Dover, Delaware – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake), and its business units Chesapeake Utilities, Sandpiper Energy,  Florida Public Utilities Company and  Sharp Energy, are joining other utility companies across the United States and Canada to increase public awareness about long-running scam activities that target customers of utility service providers. The Utilities United Against Scams […]


November 03, 2016

Dover, Delaware – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced that the Company has been recognized as a Top Workplace in 2016 for the fifth consecutive year. The Top Workplaces award is sponsored by Workplace Dynamics, a research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace engagement.  According to the results, Chesapeake Utilities’ employees […]


October 18, 2016

Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) (Chesapeake) held a groundbreaking ceremony on October 17, 2016 at its new Dover campus, a 20.6 acre site on South Bay Road. The event was hosted by Chesapeake and attended by state and local officials and company representatives.


March 01, 2016

DOVER, DELAWARE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announces the availability of grants through its SHARING program, a non-profit organization that distributes grants to the Company’s natural gas and propane customers living on the Delmarva Peninsula who are in need due to financial or health challenges. Grants of up to $400 are available to those in need to assist with their energy bills. Grants are also available for appliance repair or replacement. Please visit www.chesapeakesharing.com for more information.


January 11, 2016

Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities (“Chesapeake”) announced today that customers in its Delaware service territory will see a reduction in the Gas Sales Service Rate (GSR) component of their natural gas bills this winter. The proposed GSR reduction will result in a decrease of approximately $46, or 27 percent, for usage of 120 Ccf, which is the winter month average for Chesapeake’s residential customers, and which will more than offset the Company’s recent application for an adjustment to its delivery service rates.


December 10, 2015

Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (“Chesapeake”) has been recognized as the “Tourism Partner of the Year” for its work within the Kent County community, specifically for its support of events and programs that benefit tourism in the county, including the Dover Days Festival and the Amish Country Bike Tours. The award was presented by the Kent County Tourism Office during the 25th annual Celebration of Tourism in Kent County on November 6 at the Duncan Center in Dover, Delaware.


November 25, 2015

Milford, Delaware – Thanks to a $26,500 donation from Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (“Chesapeake”) and the generosity of its employee volunteers who helped distribute 1,000 Thanksgiving meal boxes, more Delaware families will be able to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner this year.


August 11, 2015

Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) and its Delmarva-based businesses hope August 11 will serve as a natural reminder for residents to make a free call to 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. The Company’s businesses operating on Delmarva include Chesapeake Utilities, Eastern Shore Natural Gas, Sandpiper Energy and Sharp Energy.


July 06, 2015

Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (“Chesapeake”) announced today that the Company has been recognized by the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (“CDCC”) with its Excellence in Business Award for Corporation of the Year. Chesapeake received the award at the 2015 CDCC Awards for Excellence Dinner at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Delaware.


June 04, 2013

Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (“Chesapeake”) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the operating assets of Eastern Shore Gas Company (“ESG”) and its affiliate, Eastern Shore Propane Company (“ESP”), which are located in Worcester County, Maryland.


May 20, 2013

Welcome to Sandpiper Energy, a Chesapeake Utilities company. We are proud to provide you with reliable and cost effective propane or natural gas service starting on June 1, 2013.


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