California Lieutenant Governor Holds Key Position for Blocking LNG

In an interview with a knowledgeable syndicated public affairs columnist who understands energy issues, California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, who has long coveted the governor’s office, made it clear that he thinks California will not need a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal following the recent state approval of the 80-mile North Baja Pipeline expansion to allow gas supplies to flow from a soon-to-open LNG terminal in Mexico.

August 22, 2007

Centrica Completes Acquisition of Energy America

British-based energy and home services company Centrica plccompleted its acquisition of coveted Energy America LLC this week,announcing it will take full ownership and management control ofthe gas and electricity marketer that serves nearly 400,000 U.S.residential and small business customers. Centrica, which claimedits first stake last summer, picked up the outstanding 73.5% stakeheld by Sempra Energy for $56 million in cash.

December 13, 2000