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Direct Energy to Add 115 New Jobs in Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma - Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services companies, announced plans today to expand its customer operations center in Tulsa, bringing 115 new jobs and more than $7 million in wages to the area.

Direct Energy is hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, November 17 and Tuesday, December 6, from 4pm through 7pm at their offices at CityPlex Towers, first floor atrium. It's a chance to find out more about the jobs available and to meet co-employees and members of the management team.

New jobs need to be filled in areas including customer contract management, operational leadership management, business change, IT, training and development. Direct Energy expects to fill the roles now and through the first quarter of 2012.

"It's exciting to be expanding our operations hub and to support our aggressive plans for growth across North America," said Andrea Coughlin-Rowley, Vice President, Human Resources, Direct Energy. "Delivering a high level of service to customers in a competitive market is key and we're building on a successful team to hire people with the attitude and skills to drive our business."

Direct Energy began housing operations in Tulsa more than 10 years ago and currently employs around 160 people. Its Tulsa office serves as an operations base for the company's growing residential energy business in Texas, across the Northeast and in Canada.

"This announcement is a terrific opportunity for the Tulsa region, as Direct Energy is committed to growing and adding jobs in the area," said Mike Neal, President and the CEO of Tulsa Metro Chamber. "We are thrilled the company has chosen to expand here," he continued.

Check out Direct Energy's recruitment website at http://www.directyourenergy.com/ for information on all the positions available and to take the chance to apply and take the chance to follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DirectEnergy or Twitter at www.twitter.com/DirectEnergy.

About Direct Energy

Direct Energy is one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers with more than 6 million residential and commercial customer relationships. Direct Energy provides customers with choice and support in managing their energy costs through a portfolio of innovative products and services. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE:CNA), one of the world's leading integrated energy companies, Direct Energy operates in 46 states and 10 provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, visit http://www.directenergy.com/Texas.

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