The National Energy Board has started preparing a reportentitled Canadian Energy Supply and Demand 1998-2025, which isscheduled to be published in 1999. It will provide an analysis ofenergy trends, issues and developments impacting Canada over thenext quarter century. The Board will be taking public comments toobtain the views of interested parties. Written comments or papersmust be received no later than May 12. The first round of publicconsultations will take place in informal workshops in April invarious cities across the country. The Board has identified thefollowing tentative dates and locations for these publicconsultations: Calgary (April 8), Toronto (April 15), Montreal(April 17), Halifax (April 20), Ottawa (April 22) and Vancouver(April 28). Specific dates and locations will be finalizedfollowing the receipt of responses by interested parties. Fordetails see NEB’s website at, or contactLorna Patterson at (403) 299-3987. Registration to participate inpublic discussion groups must be received no later than March 20

Gothic Energy has hired the investment banking firm ofDonaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette to act as financial advisor in itsplanned recapitalization, which is designed to restructure debt andpreferred stock used to finance the acquisition of certainproducing oil and gas properties from Amoco Production. With thecompletion of the acquisition from Amoco, the company has provedreserves of 387 Bcfe primarily in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins inOklahoma. Current net daily production is 90 MMcfe.

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