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Collection Number RG0982.AM
Collection Name RG0982 KN Energy (Lakewood, Colorado)
Identifier Business records
Size and Materials 5.5 cu.ft.; 6 boxes
Title KN Energy records
Date or Date Span 1936-1993
Year Range from 1936
Year Range to 1993
Admin/Biographical History The beginning of KN Energy dates back to 1927 and the formation of the Kansas Pipeline and Gas Company, which looked to serve small communities in Kansas. In 1941 the company acquired the Nebraska Natural Gas Company and changed its name to Kansas-Nebraska Natural Gas Company. The company continued to operate out of Phillipsburg, Kansas until about 1953 when they moved the headquarters to Hastings, Nebraska. The Kansas-Nebraska Natural Gas Company operated its headquarters out of Hastings, Nebraska, until 1982. In 1982 the headquarters was relocated to Lakewood, Colorado, and in 1983 the company changed its name to KN Energy.
KN Energy and Kinder Morgan, Inc. merged in 1999. General Electric Co. and Alinda Capital Partners purchased the natural gas distributer from Kinder Morgan in 2007 and the name changed to SourceGas. In April of 2015 Black Hills Energy agreed to purchase SourceGas for an estimated $1.89 billion.
Scope & Content This collection consists of records of KN Energy and its predecessor, Kansas-Nebraska Natural Gas Company. Also included are a few items relating to the Kansas Pipeline and Gas Company. The records date from 1936 to 1993 and consist mostly of monthly financial and statistical reports, reports to the Federal Power Commission, and misc. other financial and stockholder information and reports. The later financial and statistical reports include information from various KN Energy subsidiaries, including the Northern Mountain Gas Company, Western Gas Corporation, Texas Gasmark, Inc., Wyoming Fuel Company, Wytex Exploration Company and various others.
Finding Aids KN Energy finding aid.
Related units of description See the NSHS Library for published annual reports [662.6 K13a] and other publications by the company, including "Kansas-Nebraska Flame" [662.6 K13f], "Over the lines" [662.6 K13o] and "The Energizer" [662.6 K13o].
Subjects Businesses
Gas industry
Natural gas
Search Terms Businesses -- Colorado
Businesses -- Kansas
Businesses -- Nebraska
Gas industry -- Colorado
Gas Industry -- Kansas
Gas Industry -- Nebraska
Kansas Pipe Line and Gas Company (Phillipsburg, Kansas)
Kansas-Nebraska Natural Gas Company (Hastings, Neb.)
KN Energy (Lakewood, Colorado)