FERC announced it will sponsor a technical conference next monthon the issue of Y2K readiness in the energy industry. It will beheld Feb. 18 at 9 a.m. at the Commission’s Washington headquarters.

The conference is being held as an outreach for the President’sCouncil on Year 2000 Conversion, which has designated theCommission as the lead agency for the oil and gas sector of itsEnergy Working Group. The conference will be hosted by the NaturalGas Council and the American Petroleum Institute.

The second report in a series of quarterly assessments on Y2Kreadiness efforts will be presented by the industry associationsthat are part of the President’s Council oil and gas sector. Forfurther information on the conference, contact Donna La May at(202) 501-2341.

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