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12/04/13OGE Energy Corp. announces dividend increase
Annual dividend amount increased 7.8% OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the company's annual dividend by $0.065 to $0.90 per share from $0.835 per share. The increase is effective with the first-quarter 2013 dividend of $0.225 per common share of stock, to be paid Jan. 30, 2014, to shareowners of record Jan. 10, 2014. The company has paid quarterly dividends uninterrupted for the... 
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11/26/13CenterPoint Energy, OGE Energy and ArcLight Capital's Enable Midstream Partners Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering
IPO expected in the first quarter of 2014 HOUSTON, OKLAHOMA CITY, and BOSTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP), OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) and ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC announced today that Enable Midstream Partners, LP has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to the proposed initial public offering of its common units representing limited partner interests. The offering is expected... 
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11/06/13OGE Energy Corp. reports third quarter results
Impact of Enable Partnership increases 2013 earnings guidance OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), the parent company of Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company ("OG&E"), and holder of 28.5 percent limited partner interest and 50 percent general partner interest in Enable Midstream Partners, LP, today reported earnings of $1.08 per diluted share for the three months ended September 30, 2013 compared to $0.94 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2012. T... 
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10/31/13Appeals Court denies OG&E's motion for rehearing on regional haze
Company expresses disappointment with decision OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals today denied petitions filed by Oklahoma Gas and Electric and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt requesting a rehearing before the full 10-judge panel to determine if the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acted appropriately in rejecting the state of Oklahoma's plan to address visibility at national parks and wildlife areas.  In July, a split, three-m... 
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10/08/13OGE Energy Corp. 3rd Quarter 2013 Earnings Webcast
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss 3rd quarter 2013 results at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (8 a.m. Central Time), Wednesday, Nov. 6. This call is being webcast by NASDAQ OMX and can be accessed at OGE Energy's website at www.oge.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson Reuters StreetEvents Network. Institutional investors can access the call via Thomson Reuters StreetEvents (www.streete... 
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10/07/13OG&E’s energy efficiency efforts generate largest-ever rebate check for Oklahoma State University
OG&E to recognize OSU for energy leadership at Oct. 5 game   OG&E and Oklahoma State University continue their work to incorporate sustainability and energy-efficiency practices throughout the campus. Their most notable efforts resulted in the dedication of the OSU Cowboy Wind Farm in February and now with OG&E recognizing OSU’s largest energy-efficiency project ever. OG&E will award OSU with a rebate check for $288,069 during an on-field check presentation  during th... 
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09/25/13OGE Energy Corp. announces fourth-quarter dividend
OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a fourth-quarter dividend of $0.20875 per common share of stock, to be paid Oct. 30, 2013 to shareholders of record on Oct. 10, 2013. The dividend amount remained unchanged from the previous quarter and is reflective of the post-stock split price, which became effective July 1, 2013. OGE Energy is headquartered in Oklahoma City and is the parent company of OG&... 
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09/10/13OGE Energy Corp. earns spot on the 2013 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators across the U.S.
OGE Energy Corp. today announced that it made this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S.—for the second time in a row. The full list can be found at www.informationweek.com/500. The company won for creating the Integrated Operations Center (IOC). The IOC integrates traditional IT with the business processes and services it supports to transform OGE’s existing Network Operations Center (NOC), which is responsible for monitoring corporate voice and data ... 
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09/03/13OG&E requests new regional haze hearing before full 10th Circuit
Company says that the EPA over-reached its authority, disregarded facts OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a petition filed today at U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, Oklahoma Gas and Electric today joined Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt in requesting a rehearing before the full 10-judge panel to determine if the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acted appropriately in rejecting the state's plan to address visibility at national parks and wildlife areas.  In July, a ... 
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09/03/13OG&E rebate helps visually impaired employees enjoy lighting upgrades
Employees of NewView Oklahoma, the state’s largest employer of blind and visually impaired individuals, are getting a fresh look at their work thanks to recent lighting upgrades in the organization’s historic headquarters. The upgrades were made possible, in part, by an OG&E program that reimburses commercial and industrial customers for a portion of the costs of installing new, more efficient lighting. “Our building was built in 1935 and hasn’t seen extensive upgrades since the 1970s,” Lau... 
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08/28/13OG&E warns customers of new scam
Customers targeted through bogus phone calls OG&E is warning customers about a prepaid debit card scam that is targeting utility customers across the country. Scam artists are posing as electric company employees and calling customers to tell them they are behind on their electric bill.  The customers are told to purchase a “Green Dot” prepaid debit card or other type of reloadable debit card, load the card with money, and then provide the card number to the utility to avoid having the... 
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08/27/13OG&E Fan Power Contest rewards biggest Wind Power fan
Game day tickets, university trophy at stake Sooner and Cowboy fans now have another field on which to compete: the Wind Power playing field. OG&E is challenging OU and OSU fans to determine which school has the most wind power fans, and the stakes are high. The Fan Power Contest is open to all OG&E customers. To play, customers enter the Fan Power Contest on oge.com (link here: Fan Power Contest). Once they enter, they receive a referral code and then use that code to refer others to... 
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08/08/13OGE Energy Corp. reports second quarter results
Impact of Enable Partnership moves guidance to the high end of the range OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), the parent company of Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company ("OG&E"), and holder of 28.5 percent limited partner interest and 50 percent general partner interest in Enable Midstream Partners, LP, today reported earnings of $0.46 per diluted share for the three months ended June 30, 2013 compared to $0.47 per diluted share for the second quarter of ... 
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07/31/13CenterPoint Energy, OGE Energy Corp. announce senior operations leadership
HOUSTON and OKLAHOMA CITY, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) and OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) today named the senior operations leadership team of the natural gas midstream partnership that includes CenterPoint Energy's interstate pipelines and field services businesses and OGE Energy Corp.'s midstream business Enogex LLC. In addition, the companies announced the new name and logo of the partnership, which closed on May 1 and is managed by a general partner whose... 
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07/22/13OGE Energy Corp. Names Sheila Talton to Board of Directors
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) today announced that Sheila G. Talton has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors effective as of the board's next regularly scheduled meeting in September. Ms. Talton's term will expire at the company's annual shareowners meeting scheduled for May 2014, at which time she will stand for re-election by the company's shareowners. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130722/DA51177) "Sheila will be a... 
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07/17/13Sean Trauschke named president of Oklahoma Gas and Electric
Appointment first step in CEO succession planning OKLAHOMA CITY, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) Chairman, President and CEO Pete Delaney today announced that the company's board of directors has named Sean Trauschke president of the company's Oklahoma Gas and Electric subsidiary.  In addition to his new role, Trauschke will continue to serve as chief financial officer of both OGE Energy and OG&E, positions he has held since April 2009.  Dela... 
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07/17/13J.D. Power study ranks OG&E highest among large utilities in the South
OKLAHOMA CITY – OG&E once again has been recognized in the J.D. Power and Associates’ 2013 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction StudySM, ranking highest in customer satisfaction among large utilities in the South region. The survey asked residential customers about their satisfaction with power quality and reliability, price, billing and payment, corporate citizenship, communications and customer service. The study specifically notes that satisfaction increases when utilities... 
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07/08/13OGE Energy Corp. 2nd Quarter 2013 Earnings Webcast
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss 2nd quarter 2013 results on Thursday, Aug. 8, at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (8 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by NASDAQ OMX and can be accessed at OGE Energy's website at www.oge.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson Reuters StreetEvents Network. Institutional investors can access the call via Thomson Reuters StreetEvents (www.stree... 
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06/10/13OG&E Today Receives the Edison Award, Industry’s Most Prestigious Honor
OKLAHOMA CITY – OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) today announced its electric utility, OG&E, has been awarded the electric industry’s most prestigious honor, The Edison Award, from the Edison Electric Institute. Amid formidable competition, a distinguished panel of judges including the current chairman of EEI and retired industry senior executives, selected OG&E for its successful implementation of Smart Grid technology and innovative customer programs like SmartHours® and myOGEpower. Today... 
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05/24/13OG&E Tornado Restoration Nears Completion To Those That Can Accept Power
Customers urged to inspect meter connections Temporary outages can be expected for the next several days Line construction work will be ongoing Temporary walk-up centers to remain open as needed OKLAHOMA CITY – OG&E said today that it expects to have power restored Sunday, May 26, to those customers in tornado damaged areas that are able to accept electric service.  The company added that customers in the Moore, Norman and south Oklahoma City area may experience temporary outag... 
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05/21/13OGE Energy Corp. Foundation to commit $500,000 to storm relief efforts
OKLAHOMA CITY — The OGE Energy Corp. Foundation today announced it will commit $500,000 to storm relief efforts in the wake of the destructive tornado that struck the city of Moore, Okla., yesterday. The Foundation will work with various local non-profit agencies, including the United Way, to determine the areas of greatest need. OGE Energy Corp. Chairman, President and CEO Pete Delaney offered thoughts and prayers for all who were affected. “On behalf of our 3,500 employees, I want to offer ... 
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05/16/13Delaney tells OGE shareholders he is proud of employees who delivered operational and financial accomplishments
Dividend declared; shareholders approve increase in number of authorized shares to facilitate two-for-one stock split OKLAHOMA CITY, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) Chairman, President and CEO Pete Delaney today told shareholders gathered for the company's annual meeting that he is proud of the company's employees who delivered operational and financial accomplishments in 2012. "Our Company received some 17 awards recognizing many different areas of our businesse... 
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05/02/13OGE Energy Corp. reports first quarter results
Guidance reaffirmed for 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) today reported earnings of $0.23 per diluted share for the three months ended March 31, 2013 compared to $0.38 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2012. OG&E, a regulated electric utility, contributed earnings of $0.13 per share in the first quarter, compared with earnings of $0.13 per share in the first quarter last year. Enogex, a midstream natural gas business, contributed ea... 
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05/01/13CenterPoint Energy, OGE Energy Corp. and ArcLight Capital Close on Midstream Partnership
Partnership can begin to benefit from enhanced scale, and operational and geographic diversification Partnership names initial board members HOUSTON, OKLAHOMA CITY and BOSTON, May 1, 2013 -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP), OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) and ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC (ArcLight) announced today that they have closed on the formation of the previously announced partnership that includes CenterPoint Energy’s interstate pipelines and field services businesses and the mids... 
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04/08/13OGE Energy Corp. 1st Quarter 2013 Earnings Webcast
OKLAHOMA CITY, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss 1st quarter 2013 results on Thursday, May 2, at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (8 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at OGE Energy's website at www.oge.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network. Individual investors can listen to the call at www.earnings.com, Thomson's individual investo... 
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03/14/13CenterPoint Energy, OGE Energy Corp. and ArcLight Capital to Combine Assets to Form Leading Midstream Partnership
Partnership will be a significant midstream company in U.S. with combined assets of nearly $11 billion Will benefit from exposure to gathering and processing activities in high-growth basins and stability of substantial interstate and intrastate pipeline business Plan to pursue Initial Public Offering of Partnership Companies to host joint conference call on Friday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. Central/ 11:30 a.m. Eastern HOUSTON, OKLAHOMA CITY and BOSTON, March 14, 2013 -- CenterPoint Energ... 
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02/27/13OGE Energy Corp. reports higher earnings for 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), parent company of Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company (OG&E) and OGE Enogex Holdings LLC (Enogex), today reported earnings of $3.58 per average diluted share in 2012, compared with earnings of $3.45 per average diluted share in 2011. In 2012, OG&E, a regulated electric utility, reported net income of $280 million and contributed $2.83 per diluted share, compared with $263 million, or $2.65 per diluted share i... 
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02/26/13OGE Energy Corp. declares dividend
Company to request increase in authorized shares to facilitate potential 2- for-1 stock split OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) today declared a second-quarter dividend of $0.4175 per common share of stock, to be paid April 30, 2013, to shareowners of record on April 10, 2013. The dividend amount remained unchanged from the previous quarter. In other action, the Board of Directors today announced that it will ask shareholders to ap... 
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01/30/13OGE Energy Corp. 4th Quarter 2012 Earnings Webcast
OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss 4th quarter and full-year 2012 results at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (8 a.m. Central Time), Wednesday, Feb. 27. This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at OGE Energy's Web site at www.oge.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network. Individual investors can listen to the call at www.earnings.com, Thomson's in... 
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01/17/13>OGE Energy Corp. donates computers to nonprofits
Nonprofit agencies benefit from donations OGE Energy Corp. for the ninth consecutive year donated desktop and laptop computers no longer in use at the company to non-profit organizations. United Way of Central Oklahoma along with its partner agency, Oklahoma Goodwill Industries, coordinated the distribution of the more than 450 computers. United Way notified eligible organizations in the service territories of OGE Energy’s subsidiaries, OG&E and Enogex LLC, about the availability and cri... 
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01/11/13OG&E wins fifth EEI Emergency Assistance Award
Company honored for helping utilities recover after super storms in 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has awarded Oklahoma Gas and Electric an Emergency Assistance Award for its efforts to help utilities across America recover from the effects of three unusually powerful storms in 2012. This is the company’s fifth Emergency Assistance Award. OG&E was one of only two utilities that received the award for assisting after all three major storms. “OG&E’s restora... 
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01/03/13OG&E customers to see lower fuel costs in 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Gas & Electric today announced that its Oklahoma customers will see a reduction in fuel costs beginning with January 2013 bills.  The savings are the result of lower costs for the fuel used to generate electricity.  The reduction should lower the average residential bill by about $6.00 a month. “We’re pleased to pass along this savings to our customers,” said OG&E spokesman Brian Alford.  “We are fortunate from an electricity perspective to be in... 
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