News Release
Jan. 10, 2003

MEDIA ADVISORY: DUKE ENERGY TO PROVIDE OUTLOOK FOR 2003 AND PREVIEW FOURTH QUARTER 2002

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Duke Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard B. Priory, President and Chief Operating Officer Fred J. Fowler and Chief Financial Officer Robert P. Brace will provide information regarding the company's view of energy markets and management’s outlook for 2003 as well as preview the company’s fourth quarter results. The webcast will be held on Monday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m. ET.

 

Investors and other interested persons may listen into the conference by dialing 800/479-9001, confirmation code 406537. International callers should use 719/457-2618. Please dial in 5-10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. In addition, interested parties may see slides and listen to the audio of the conference call by accessing the investors' section  of the company’s Web site, at: www.duke-energy.com. A replay of the conference call will be available through Jan. 22. The replay number is 888/203-1112, confirmation code 406537. The international replay number is 719/457-0820, confirmation code 406537.

 

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: Randy Wheeless
Phone: 704/382-8379
24 Hour Phone: 704/382-8333
Email: crwheele@duke-energy.com