News Release
Nov. 08, 2002

DUKE ENERGY WILL RESPOND TO GOVERNMENT INQUIRY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy announced it received a subpoena today for information related to its activities in the California energy markets.

 

Duke Energy received the subpoena from the San Francisco office of the U.S. Attorney as part of a grand jury investigation.  Duke Energy will cooperate with the U.S. Attorney, as it has with other government organizations inquiring into similar issues.

 

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 500 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.

 

Contact: Pat Mullen
Phone: 805/595-5597
24 Hour Phone: 704/382-8333
Email: pwmullen@duke-energy.com
Contact: Peter Sheffield
Phone: 704/373-4503
24 Hour Phone: 704/382-8333
Email: pvsheffield@duke-energy.com