MCN Energy Group Inc. completed the previously announced sale ofits share of the Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership(MCV) in Michigan. Subsidiaries of Coastal bought MCN’s 23% interestin MCV for an undisclosed amount said to be near book value. MCV wasdesignated as a Qualifying Facility (QF) under the federal PublicUtility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, or PURPA. PURPA requiresutilities to purchase power from QFs at the utilities’ avoided cost ofproducing power. MCN is selling its interests in three other QFs inanticipation of its pending merger with DTE Energy Co. (see Daily GPI,Oct. 6).
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Costilla Energy Inc. of Midland, TX, got another reprieve on itsdebt repayment when its bank credit facility was amended providingfor an extension of the $10.2 million principal payment until June18. The payment was due yesterday after a previous extension. Theindependent oil and gas company is in the process of divesting itsRocky Mountain oil and gas properties.