Florida Public Utilities Company 8-K 2006
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event
reported): ____December 6, 2006_______
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (561) 832-0872
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On December 6, 2006, Florida Public Utilities Company (the Company) entered into an agreement for the purchase of natural gas with each of Crosstex Gulf Coast Marketing, Ltd. and BP Energy Company. Each agreement covers the period from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007 and is a firm fixed quantity purchase agreement. The contract with BP Energy Company provides for 3,500 MMBTU per day. The contract with Crosstex Gulf Coast Marketing, Ltd. provides for between 3,000 and 5,000 MMBTU per day. The Company intends to request confidential treatment for the pricing provisions of the agreements.