Fall River, MA, October 31, 2019 – Liberty Utilities (New England Natural Gas Company) Corp. has agreed to purchase privately owned Blackstone Gas Company, a regulated utility that provides natural gas to over 1,900 customers in Blackstone, Bellingham and parts of Wrentham, MA.
“The acquisition of Blackstone Gas builds on the great service that customers of both Liberty Utilities and Blackstone Gas have come to know from their service providers,” said Peter Eichler, President of Liberty Utilities - Massachusetts. “With this transaction, the combined company will be better suited to meet the changing dynamics of the natural gas industry in Massachusetts.”
As part of the acquisition, all operations employees of Blackstone Gas will become employees of Liberty Utilities. “Our familiarity with the Blackstone Gas service territory and operations will allow for seamless integration into the Liberty Utilities family. With the employees of Blackstone joining Liberty Utilities, customers can look forward to receiving the same great service they receive today,” said Eichler.