Fernandina Beach, Florida — Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced today that its propane subsidiary, Flo-Gas Corporation, has purchased the propane operating assets of Chipola Propane Gas Company in Marianna, Florida.

“We are very excited to grow our propane presence in Northwest Florida as we continue to expand the scope of our services in this community,” said Kevin Webber, Vice President of FPU. “We look forward to continuing to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy services in the region.”

Chipola Propane Gas, a family-owned and operated bus