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Entergy, Koch Partnering in Gas, Power Venture

A new giant is set to emerge from a venture of New Orleans-basedEntergy Corp. and privately held Koch Industries Inc. Entergy-KochLP will be a North American and European powerhouse in electricityand gas, gas transmission and weather derivatives and will be owned50% by each of its partners.

April 25, 2000

Energy East CTG Merger Passes State Review

Hungry Northeast utility giant Energy East said ConnecticutDepartment of Public Utility Control approved its merger withConnecticut Natural Gas parent CTG Resources yesterday. Thecompanies are awaiting Securities and Exchange Commission approvalunder the Public Utility Holding Company Act, which is expected byJune 2000. CTG shareholders overwhelmingly approved the merger onOct. 18.

January 20, 2000

Nova Scotia Picks Sempra to Distribute Gas

Taking a giant step toward successfully completing a 10-monthquest, Sempra Energy announced last week that the Nova ScotiaUtility and Review Board (URB) has said it will recommend SempraAtlantic Gas as the province’s first-ever gas distributor. Theprovincial government, which has the final say in the matter, saidit would issue a decision in the next three weeks.

November 22, 1999

Nova Scotia Picks Sempra to Distribute Gas

Taking a giant step toward successfully completing a 10-monthquest, Sempra Energy announced yesterday that the Nova ScotiaUtility and Review Board (URB) has said it will recommend SempraAtlantic Gas as the province’s first ever gas distributor. Theprovincial government, which has the final say in the matter, saidit would issue a decision in the next three weeks.

November 18, 1999

First Gas Tapped and Delivered in Canadian Arctic

Canada’s Far North was the scene Friday (Sept. 10) of anatural-gas industry version of the small step for man but giantleap for mankind on the moon 30 years ago.

September 14, 1999

First Gas Tapped and Delivered in Canadian Arctic

Canada’s Far North was the scene Friday (Sept. 10) of anatural-gas industry version of the small step for man but giantleap for mankind on the moon 30 years ago.

September 13, 1999

Browne Gives BP Amoco State-of-the Union

Sir John Browne, BP Amoco’s CEO, gave a peek into the integratedenergy giant’s future Thursday as he told analysts in London of aworldwide three-year plan to cut $4 billion in costs, sell $10billion in non-core assets, and boost capital expenditures $26billion. The company’s overall goal is to add six percentage pointsto its return on capital by the end of the three-year period.Browne also announced plans for a shareholder meeting Sept. 1, whenthe merger with Arco will go to a vote.

July 16, 1999

NRG Builds Power Giant In Hungry Northeast

While power demand hit record levels throughout the Northeastand power prices rocketed to $850/MWh last week, NRG Energycontinued to position itself as a major generator in thepower-hungry region. The subsidiary of Northern States Power landeda major power generation deal with Connecticut Light & Power ofHartford. NRG is snatching up 2,235 MW of generating capacity fromCL&P for $460 million.

July 12, 1999

NRG Builds Power Giant in Hungry Northeast

While power demand hit record levels throughout the Northeastand power prices rocketed to $850/MWh yesterday, NRG Energycontinued to position itself as a major generator in thepower-hungry region. The subsidiary of Northern States Power landeda major power generation deal with Connecticut Light & Power ofHartford. NRG is snatching up 2,235 MW of generating capacity fromCL&P for $460 million.

July 7, 1999

Range Resources, First Energy Form Appalachian Giant

Range Resources Corp. and FirstEnergy Corp. last week announcedthe formation of a $1 billion exploration and production jointventure in the Appalachian Basin. Each company will own 50% of theyet-to-be-named venture. The deal is expected to close within 60days.

June 28, 1999