CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 12/01/2017 06:31:51)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 1, 2017

 

 

CENTERPOINT ENERGY, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Texas   1-31447   74-0694415

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

1111 Louisiana  
Houston, Texas   77002
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 207-1111

 

 

CENTERPOINT ENERGY RESOURCES CORP.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-13265   76-0511406

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1111 Louisiana  
Houston, Texas   77002
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 207-1111

 

 

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Item 8.01. Other Events.

On December 1, 2017, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. and its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp. (“CERC”) announced that the late-stage discussions regarding a transaction involving CERC’s interest in Enable Midstream Partners, LP have terminated because the parties could not reach agreement on a mutually acceptable transaction.


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

CENTERPOINT ENERGY, INC.

Date: December 1, 2017

 

By:

 

/s/ Dana C. O’Brien

   

Dana C. O’Brien

    Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    CENTERPOINT ENERGY RESOURCES CORP.
Date: December 1, 2017   By:  

/s/ Dana C. O’Brien

        Dana C. O’Brien
        Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary