Pipelines

TransCanada Names New Executive Team

TransCanada PipeLines, led by interim CEO Doug Baldwin, unveileda new organizational structure Friday, aimed at “building greatervalue for shareholders from its pipeline, power generation,midstream and marketing infrastructure across Canada and thenorthern tier of the United States.”

July 26, 1999

TransCanada Names New Executive Team

TransCanada PipeLines, led by interim CEO Doug Baldwin, unveiled a new organizational structure Friday, aimed at “building greater value for shareholders from its pipeline, power generation, midstream and marketing infrastructure across Canada and the northern tier of the United States.”

July 26, 1999

Majors Say Oil Dumping Charge Lacks Merit

Following in the footsteps of gas pipelines, major producershave asked the federal government to reject an independentproducer-backed petition that seeks to have tariffs imposed oncrude oil imports from four foreign countries accused of illegaldumping.

July 22, 1999

Gas Pipelines Oppose Antidumping Petition

A major gas pipeline group has asked the federal government toreject a producer petition that seeks to have tariffs imposed oncrude oil imports from four foreign countries accused of illegaldumping.

July 13, 1999

Telecom Cable Following Pipeline Rights of Way

Not content to converge just with electricity, the gas industryis turning to telecommunications. Specifically, pipelines arefinding their rights of way make sense for the routing offiber-optic telecommunications cable.

June 21, 1999

U.S. Companies Get Tariff Break From Mexico

A Mexican government decision to eliminate a tariff on naturalgas imports July 1 was heralded as good news for U.S. pipelines andMexican consumers. Currently 4%, the tariff on U.S. gas imports,was to be eliminated in 2003 following annual reductions of 1%. Thetariff went into effect at 10% with the signing of the NorthAmerican Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The tariff’s elimination isintended to boost gas availability to Mexico’s northern region asthe country turns more and more to gas-fired power generation.

May 25, 1999

TransCanada Selling LA Liquids Businesses

TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. has put its U.S. Gulf coast midstreamfacilities andpetroleum and products marketing and tradingbusinesses on the block, continuing to slim down assets to its coretransmission holdings.

April 19, 1999

TransCanada Selling LA Liquids Businesses

TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. has put its Gulf Coast midstreamfacilities and its U.S. petroleum and products marketing andtrading businesses on the block, continuing to slim down to itscore transmission holdings.

April 19, 1999

Columbia Selling Gathering, Storage

Columbia Gas Transmission said it opened a data room to provideinformation on 545 miles of small-diameter gas gathering pipelines,called the CHEWP system, and the Holbrook Storage Field, which has1.5 Bcf of total capacity in northern West Virginia andsouthwestern Pennsylvania. Anyone interested in the assets shouldmake an appointment to visit the data room in Charleston, WVA, bycalling (304) 357-2282.

April 12, 1999

Industry Briefs

TransCanada PipeLines subsidiary NOVA Gas Transmission (NGTL)filed its new pricing structure proposal with the Alberta Energyand Utilities Board (AEUB) yesterday. The gas transportation tollson TransCanada’s Alberta system are consistent with the memorandumof understanding (MOU) reached recently with the CanadianAssociation of Petroleum Producers. Announced March 24, the MOUdetails a new distance- and quantity-based pricing structure toreplace the current postage-stamp pricing regime for tolls on theAlberta system. The application also reflects input gathered duringan extensive stakeholder consultation process that began in late1996. The filing replaces an application NGTL put forth to the AEUBin April 1998.

April 8, 1999