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Company nameNicor, Inc.
Company typePublic (NYSE - GAS)
IndustryGas utilities
HeadquartersNaperville, Illinois, USA
Key peopleRuss M. Strobel, Chairman, CEO, & President
Revenue(+)$3.374 billion USD (2007)
Operating income(+)$207 million USD (2007)
Net income(+)$135 million USD (2007)
Employees3,900 (2007)

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:Disambiguation: Nicor is also Old English for water monster.

Nicor, Inc. (Nyse - GAS) is an energy and shipping company headquartered in Naperville, Illinois. Its largest subsidiary, Nicor Gas, is a natural gas distribution company. Founded in 1954, the company serves more than two million customers in a service territory that encompasses most of the northern third of Illinois, excluding the city of Chicago. Nicor has 32000 mi (51499 km) of pipelines.

Nicor's next largest subsidiary is Tropical Shipping. Headquartered at the Port of Palm Beach, Florida, Tropical Shipping is one of the largest containerized cargo carriers in the Caribbean region and the Bahamas. Tropical Shipping operates a fleet of 11 owned vessels and also charters a number of vessels to provide flexibility as market conditions change. The company serves ports in the Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Eastern Caribbean and the Guianas.

AGL Resources announced its acquisition of Nicor in December 2010.

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Energy assistance fair Monday in Orland - Southtown Star Tweet this news
Southtown Star--The event will include energy-saving tips on how to save on utility bills from representatives from ComEd, -Nicor- Gas and the Community and Economic ... - Date : Sun, 07 Nov 2010 10:07:32 GMT+00:00
SMARTREND'S CANDLESTICK SCANNER DETECTS POSSIBLE BULLISH HARAMI PATTERN FOR ... - Tweet this news via COMTEX) -- SmarTrend's candlestick pattern scanner has detected a potential bullish harami candle pattern for shares of -Nicor- (NYSE:GAS). ... - Date : Thu, 04 Nov 2010 20:11:36 GMT+00:00
Nicor CEO Discusses Q3 2010 Results €“ Earnings Call Transcript - Tweet this news day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to -Nicor's- Q3 2010 Earnings Conference Call. My name is Francine and I am your operator for today. ... - Date : Tue, 02 Nov 2010 15:49:40 GMT+00:00
Nicor to Hold Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call on November 2, 2010 - MarketWatch (press release) Tweet this news
MarketWatch (press release)--To hear the conference call live, please log on to -Nicor's- corporate website at, choose "Investor" and then select the webcast icon on the ... - Date : Tue, 26 Oct 2010 22:52:22 GMT+00:00
Village Board OKs Nicor renovation - Chicago Sun-Times Tweet this news
Chicago Sun-Times---Nicor- is set to give its facility on Finley Road in East Glen Ellyn a major face-lift. ... - Date : Wed, 27 Oct 2010 02:35:42 GMT+00:00
Nicor Declares Dividend - MarketWatch (press release) Tweet this news
MarketWatch (press release)--Dividends for preferred stock also declared payable November 1, 2010 include: -Nicor- Inc. (NYSE:GAS) is a holding company and is a member of the Standard ... - Date : Thu, 22 Jul 2010 18:26:34 GMT+00:00
Nicor National's Call Center Recognized for Providing "An Outstanding Customer ... - MarketWatch (press release) Tweet this news
MarketWatch (press release)--NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jul 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- -Nicor- National's Call Center has been recognized for excellence in customer satisfaction for a fourth ... - Date : Mon, 19 Jul 2010 16:46:30 GMT+00:00
Nicor reports theft of natural gas on rise; agency probing Lake in the Hills theft - Chicago Tribune Tweet this news
Chicago Tribune---Nicor- Gas and Lake in the Hills police are investigating the theft of $2500 in natural gas from a local residence ... - Date : Tue, 27 Jul 2010 23:45:23 GMT+00:00
Nicor earns green award - Chicago Daily Herald Tweet this news
Chicago Daily Herald--The US Green Building Council honored Naperville-based -Nicor- Gas for the building processes and materials used during the construction of the Des Plaines ... - Date : Sat, 31 Jul 2010 05:54:23 GMT+00:00
Earnings Look Ahead: In 1 day, Nicor Releases Its Quarterly Numbers (GAS) - Comtex Smartrend Tweet this news
Comtex Smartrend--Analysts, on average, expect -Nicor- (NYSE:GAS) to report earnings of $0.44 on sales of $448 million on July 30, 2010. For the full year, ... - Date : Thu, 29 Jul 2010 09:03:34 GMT+00:00

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