Enterprise

KN Energy Sells Tom Brown Shares for $29M

The recent sale of 1 million shares of Tom Brown Inc. stock toan undisclosed investor garnered Lakewood, CO-based KN Energy about$29 million in cash and should help the company digest itsacquisition of Kinder Morgan Inc.

September 9, 1999

Industry Briefs

A partnership between Sempra Energy International and PublicService Enterprise Group (PSEG) won approval from the board ofdirectors for Chilquinta S.A. to buy Chilquinta Energia, for $830million, Chilquinta announced Tuesday. Chilquinta Energia isChile’s third-largest electricity supplier, serving 405,000customers. Along with Chilean electricity supply, the Sempra – PSEGpartnership would acquire Energas, a Chilean natural gasdistribution company. Energas began service in May of 1998 andplans to reach 50,000 customers by 2003. Both Sempra and PSEG saidthe deal will progress their Latin America growth strategies andlook forward to entering into the Chilean electric market, whichhas grown 8% each year since 1991, compared to 1%-2% in the U.S.The deal is contingent on the buyers’ review and approval ofschedules for the definitive stock purchase agreement. Both Sempraand PSEG expect the purchase to be accretive in 1999. The $830million would net 90% of Chilquinta Energia’s stock for thepartnership. Upon final acquisition, Sempra and PSEG will be ableto make a tender offer to acquire the remaining 10 percent ofChilquinta Energia shares from other shareholders.

April 14, 1999

Partnership Building TX Power Plant

Panda Energy International Inc. and PSEG Americas, part ofPublic Service Enterprise Group, announced 50-50 joint ventureTexas Independent Energy to develop and operate high efficiency,low-cost electric power generating plants in Texas.

April 12, 1999

Partnership Building TX Power Plant

Panda Energy International Inc. and PSEG Americas, part ofPublic Service Enterprise Group, announced 50-50 joint ventureTexas Independent Energy to develop and operate high efficiency,low-cost electric power generating plants in Texas.

April 6, 1999

Chevron, Partners Break Deep-Water Record

Chevron U.S.A. Production and its joint-venture partners – ShellDeepwater Development, EEX Corp. and Enterprise Oil Gulf of Mexico- set a new water-depth world record of 7,718 feet as they begandrilling their initial exploratory test well in the Gulf ofMexico’s Atwater Valley Block 118, about 175 miles southeast of NewOrleans. The Chevron-led team anticipates the well, designatedAtwater Valley 118 #1, will reach target depth of 15,471 feet belowthe seabed in the fourth quarter of this year. The companies areusing the fabled Glomar Explorer drill ship – initially built forU.S. intelligence work – owned by Global Marine to drill the well.Chevron and Texaco plan to alternate into the operator position asthey go forward with plans to drill 20 deepwater wells in the Gulfof Mexico.

August 31, 1998

Enova, Pacific Enterprise Complete Merger

The $6.2 billion merger of Enova Corp. and Pacific Enterprisesfinally became official last week following approval of theSecurities and Exchange Commission. The merger creates SempraEnergy, a new San Diego-based Fortune 500 energy services holdingcompany with 12,000 employees, $10 billion in assets and thelargest regulated utility customer base in the nation.

June 29, 1998

Coral Expands Westward With Two Deals

Coral Energy expanded its gas and power marketing enterprisewith two West Coast acquisitions, which complement its Canadian gassupply position.

April 3, 1998
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