UtiliCorp United announced that Dwayne L. Hart will join the company Sept. 1 as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Hart was previously vice president and controller of Enron Capital & Trade Resources Corp.

KeySpan Energy named Coleen A. Ceriello to the position of vice president of strategic planning. Ceriello joined KeySpan predecessor Brooklyn Union in 1980 as a management trainee in corporate planning, where she rose to the position of director of economic analysis.

FPL Group, Inc. announced that Lewis Hay III has been elected chief financial officer. Hay previously served as CFO of U.S. Foodservice.

Phillips Petroleum approved several management changes, effective Aug. 1. Jim Gallogly was elected senior vice president, chemicals/plastics, replacing Jack Howe, who is retiring after 31 years of service. John Lowe was named vice president, planning and strategic transactions.

John P. McGinnis has joined Nuevo Energy as vice president of exploration and will be responsible for managing all of Nuevo's domestic and international exploration activities and overseeing the company's scientific information technology (IT) program. McGinnis comes to Nuevo from Amerada Hess, most recently as a division explorationist for the Central Gulf of Mexico.

Transportation Notes

PG&E still had a system-wide OFO in effect yesterday with a 3% tolerance with a Stage I non-compliance charge of $1.00/Dth due to high inventory.

From Sept. 7 through 30, ANR will upgrade the E.G. Hill Compressor Station. For the first 10 days of work, no horsepower will be available, which will result in zero volumes for GPM's Sherman Plant. For the period Sept. 17 through 30, capacity will be limited to only six out of 11 engines available of which three can pump volumes from GPM's Sherman Plant and three can pump volumes from Gageby Creek.

From Sept. 7 through 30, ANR will work on the Southwest Mainline. ANR's compressor station at Greensburg, KS, will be off line as will the Havensville, KS, station. Mainline work could result in flow reductions of 25 to 50 MMcf/d, which should only impact interruptible/secondary nominations.

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