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Update: Southern Star responding to line outage in Carl Junction, MO

Carl Junction, MO – Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star) At approximately 10:00 a.m. today, a Southern Star employee sustained a non-life-threatening injury during a pipeline inspection process in Carl Junction, Missouri. This event involved an intermediate pressure line break. There have been erroneous reports that there was an explosion and fire at…

Southern Star encourages energy conservation during this prolonged period of frigid temperatures

As the Midwest faces frigid winter temperatures, Southern Star continues to provide clean, safe, and reliable service to our customers. When weather conditions reach record low temperatures, we understand natural gas needs can extend well beyond normal levels, especially for February. Southern Star’s personnel and systems are well-equipped to handle our commitments to our customers.…

Southern Star President & CEO appointed to Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board

Owensboro, KY – Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star) is excited to announce Governor Andy Beshear has appointed Southern Star President and Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Staton as a member of the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB). The KWIB serves as an advisory board to the Governor on workforce training and development issues.…

Southern Star announces newest member to the Board of Directors

Southern Star is excited to announce our latest addition to the Board of Directors: Fady Mansour of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). Fady joins Southern Star’s current Board of Directors: Julie Dill, Jeff Murphy, Jimmy Staton, and Board Chairman Renaud Faucher. Mr. Mansour brings extensive experience in strategic planning, merger and acquisitions…

Southern Star joins ONE Future

Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline is proud to announce that we have joined 25 other companies as a member of Our Nation’s Energy Future (ONE Future). ONE Future is a coalition of natural gas companies working together to voluntarily reduce methane emissions across the natural gas supply chain, with a goal to lower emissions to…

Southern Star receives approval for Kansas modernization project

Owensboro, KY – Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star) is excited to announce the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved one of the largest modernization projects in company history. FERC approved the Line DPA project during its monthly meeting on December 19, 2019. Southern Star submitted the original filing nearly one year ago…

Southern Star honored for supporting student robotics

Two school robotics programs recently honored Southern Star for supporting their students throughout the year. Owensboro Innovation Academy, a middle school located near our corporate headquarters in Owensboro, Kentucky, awarded our company “Community Partner of the Year” for sponsoring the program, volunteering time at tournaments, and providing resources for student success. Blackwell Middle School, located…

Southern Star continues support for Western KY school robotics teams

Southern Star and the Foundation for Daviess County Public Schools announce the second year of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) partnership in support of Apollo, Daviess County and Owensboro Innovation Academy’s high school robotics teams. “Going into the second year of our partnership with Southern Star, we couldn’t be happier to continue our relationship!”…

Southern Star receives SGA award

The Southern Gas Association recently awarded Southern Star’s Data Analytics Team first place for its Engineering Innovation Award. SGA representatives presented the award during the Natural Gas Connect meeting in San Antonio on July 15, 2019. According to SGA’s website, the award recognizes engineering professionals or work groups who have developed and implemented innovative processes…