News Release
Aug. 14, 2002

DUKE ENERGY CEO AND CFO CERTIFY FINANCIAL REPORTS FOR SEC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --   Richard B. Priory, Duke Energy chairman, chief executive officer and president, and Robert P. Brace, executive vice president and chief financial officer, today complied with the Securities and Exchange Commission's June 27, 2002 order requiring submission of sworn statements relating to the accuracy and completeness of Duke Energy’s 2001 Form 10-K and subsequently filed reports.

 

Duke Energy is a diversified multinational energy company with an integrated network of energy assets and expertise. The company manages a dynamic portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery and trading businesses – meeting the energy needs of customers throughout North America and in key markets around the world. Duke Energy, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is a Fortune 100 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available on the Internet at: www.duke-energy.com.

 

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