AGL Resources is the parent company of Elkton Gas, a regulated utility providing natural gas distribution services to about 6,000 customers in Elkton, Md.
When completed, the combination of Southern Co. and AGL Resources is expected to create the second-largest utility company in the U.S. by customer base, bringing together:
· Eleven regulated electric and natural gas distribution companies providing service to about 9 million customers;
· Operations of nearly 200,000 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines;
· More than 80,000 miles of gas pipelines; and
· About 46,000 MW of power generating capacity.
The companies expect to complete the transaction in the second half of 2016.