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Columbia E&P Joins Canadian Maritimes Ventures

Columbia Natural Resources Canada (CNRC) has joined with twosmall Canadian producers targeting onshore Maritimes production tofeed the nearly completed Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline.

August 23, 1999

Columbia E&P Targets Canadian Maritimes

Columbia Natural Resources Canada (CNRC) has joined with twosmall Canadian producers to prove that all the natural gas actionin eastern Canada is not offshore.

August 18, 1999

People

Reliant Energy’s board of directors elected Eddie Meche to thepost of vice president and chief risk control officer for Reliant.Meche joined Reliant in 1997 and most recently served as vicepresident for risk control for the company’s Wholesale Group.

June 28, 1999

Burlington, ECT to Build Wind River Gathering

Burlington Resources has joined forces with Enron Capital &ampTrade Resources Corp. in a gas gathering partnership that willserve the Wind River Basin in Wyoming, where processing andtransportation constraints have held back production in recentyears. The two companies have formed Lost Creek Gathering Co.L.L.C. to build a new 124-mile, 24-inch diameter wet gas gatheringheader from the Madden Field in central Wyoming to a processingplant located near Wamsutter, WY.

March 22, 1999

Burlington, ECT Build Wind River Gathering

Burlington Resources has joined forces with Enron Capital &Trade Resources Corp. in a gas gathering partnership that willserve the Wind River Basin in Wyoming, which has suffered fromprocessing and transportation constraints in recent years.

March 18, 1999

The Merge Surge Continues: UtiliCorp Buys St. Joseph L&P

UtiliCorp joined the merger-mania Friday as it announced plans to acquire St. Joseph Light &Power in Missouri for $190.6 million. The agreement has been approved by the boards of directors for both companies but still needs approval from Light &Power shareholders and state and regulatory officials. Both companies expect the deal to close in 2000.

March 8, 1999

Streamline-QuickTrade Sets Volume Record

The recently joined Altra Energy Technologies and QuickTrade LLCposted record gas trading volumes Jan. 28 when their combinedtrading systems reached 30 Bcf in deals. Previous record volumesfor the stand-alone companies when combined were less than 30 Bcf,said Altra Chairman Rusty Braziel

February 8, 1999

Texaco Joins Ranks of Producer Cost-Cutters

Texaco joined the growing crowd of producers revising downwardcapital expenditures for 1999. The company said its 1999 capexwould total $3.7 billion, including subsidiaries and affiliates,down $600 million from its original $4.3 billion plan. Chevron,Arco and Unocal announced similar reductions last month.

January 11, 1999

Western Joins Powder River Pact

Western Gas Resources has joined the Fort Union Gas GatheringPartnership formed to deliver 450 MMcf/d or more of coal-bedmethane from the Powder River Basin by the end of next year.

January 11, 1999

Florida Power Boosting Gas-Fired Generating Capacity

Florida Power Corp. has joined in the flurry of new energyprojects spurred by this summer’s record-setting heat wave, filingplans with the Florida Public Service Commission to accelerate thebuilding of a second generation unit at its Hines Energy Complex inPolk County. The unit will provide additional capability to meetgrowing demand for electricity well into the next century. Thecompany has offered to absorb construction costs for the plant inits current customer rates.

October 26, 1998