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GPSC Gives Seniors a Break, Attacks Marketers

Working to find ways to ease the burden on its constituents, theGeorgia Public Service Commission (GPSC) unanimously approved anadditional $50 refund for low-income senior citizens on theirnatural gas bills for March. Low-income seniors are alreadyreceiving $10 refunds on their January, February and March bills,while all consumers are receiving $14 refunds on their February andMarch bills.

February 23, 2001

Reliant Misses 4Q Estimate, But 2000 Earnings Up 65%

Working to set aside enough reserves to cover potential lossesfrom power trading in California, Houston-based Reliant Energy Inc.reported fourth quarter results Friday that fell short of WallStreet expectations. The utility posted a loss of $298.6 million,or $1.04 a diluted share. In fourth quarter 1999, it also lost,posting earnings of $72.7 million or 26 cents a share.

January 29, 2001

Talks on Joint Northern Pipe Under way

It’s not a perfect world yet, but sponsors of the major projectsto tap reserves in the far north are working to avoid mistakes ofthe past by coming up with a joint plan to pipe supplies fromAlaska and the Northwest Territories to market areas in the south.

October 16, 2000

Talks Underway on Joint Northern Pipeline

It’s not a perfect world yet, but sponsors of the major projectsto tap reserves in the far north are working to avoid mistakes ofthe past by coming up with a joint plan to pipe supplies fromAlaska and the Northwest Territories to market areas in the south.

October 16, 2000

Texas, Mexico Begin Work on Bilateral Deal

Texas and Mexico are working on a collaborative agreement thatwould establish a natural gas and liquids pipeline permittingprocess for potential future projects.

September 11, 2000

Texas, Mexico Begin Work on Bilateral Agreement

Texas and Mexico are working on a collaborative agreement thatwould establish a natural gas and liquids pipeline permittingprocess for potential future projects.

September 11, 2000

Requested Relief for Power Export Glitches in NY Denied

Given that the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) isalready working to remedy market flaws in its system, FERC hasrejected the relief sought by Niagara Mohawk Energy Marketing Inc.(NIMO Marketing) in connection with the NYISO’s software-relatedfailure to export power to the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland(PJM) system in early May.

August 7, 2000

Requested Relief for Glitches in NY Denied

Given that the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) isalready working to remedy market flaws in its system, FERC rejectedthe relief sought by Niagara Mohawk Energy Marketing Inc. (NIMOMarketing) in connection with the NYISO’s software-related failureto export power to the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland (PJM)system in early May.

August 3, 2000

Transportation Notes

El Paso has the Laguna #2 compressor down for maintenancethrough Saturday and will be working on the Caprock #2 turbineSaturday through May 3. The two projects reduce San Juan Crossovercapacity by 30 MMcf/d.

April 28, 2000

ISO Trio Adds Fourth to Cooperation Pact

Three independent system operators — ISO New England, The NewYork ISO, and PJM Interconnection — which have been workingtogether to improve power supply reliability, recently addedanother ISO to their cooperation pact.

December 27, 1999