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1998 News Releases

January

01/05/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORP. DECLARES DIVIDEND
01/06/1998  DUKE ENERGY AND WESTCOAST ENERGY
01/13/1998  DUKE ENERGY JOINS ALLIANCE PIPELINE PROJECT
01/16/1998  TEPPCO ELECTS MILTON CARROLL AND RUTH SHAW TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
01/16/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. REPORTS RECORD FOURTH-QUARTER AND ANNUAL 1997 EARNINGS
01/16/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P.DECLARES INCREASE IN QUARTERLY DISTRIBUTION
01/21/1998  HISTORIC YEAR FOR DUKE ENERGY; REPORTS 1997 EARNINGS OF $2.51 PER SHARE
01/22/1998  TEPPCO PRICES DEBT OFFERING
01/23/1998  DUKE ENERGY POWER SERVICES: WILLIAM F. HALL NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF CALIFORNIA OPERATIONS
01/23/1998  ENERGY COMPANIES FORM JOINT VENTURETO DEVELOP CROSS BAY PIPELINE TO SERVE NEW YORK
01/26/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION, BIJENAVENTIJRA AND MOSBACHER BEGAN DRILLING PERUVIAN WELL
01/27/1998  TEPPCO REFINANCES DEBT

February

02/02/1998  MARITIMES & NORTHEAST PIPELINE RECEIVES DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR PHASE H
02/04/1998  SURVEY SAYS: DUKE POWER TOPS IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTIONFOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR
02/04/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORP. CONCLUDES TENDER OFFERS FOR PREFERRED STOCK ISSUES
02/16/1998  DUKE ENERGY AND FLUOR DANIEL WIN CONTRACT TO BUILD TEXAS POWER PLANT
02/16/1998  DUKE ENERGY WINS LONE STAR AWARD FROM TEXAS PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATION
02/19/1998  JAMES W. HART, JR. TO RETIRE FROM DUKE ENERGY
02/24/1998  DUKE ENERGY ACQUIRES STAKEIN ECUADOR POWER COMPANY
02/26/1998  DUKE ENERGY: KEITH G. BUTLER NAMED SENIOR VP AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER OF GLOBAL ASSET DEVELOPMENT

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March

03/05/1998  DUKE ENERGY INTERNATIONAL
03/05/1998  DUKE ENERGY INTERNATIONAL MAKES DONATION TO AID PERU FLOOD VICTIMS
03/09/1998  DUKE POWER: STEVE K. YOUNG NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF RATES & REGULATORY AFFAIRS
03/18/1998  DUKE ENGINEERING & AFRICAN RESIDENTSSERVICES WINS CONTRACT TO BRING ENERGY TO SOUTH AFRICAN RESIDENTS
03/25/1998  DUKE POWER WINS EDISON ELECTRIC INSTITUTE'S 1998 NATIONAL LAND MANAGEMENT AWARD
03/26/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION NAMES ROBERT B. EVANS PRESIDENT OF NORTHEAST GAS PIPELINES
03/31/1998  ALGONQUIN GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY ANNOUNCES ALGONQUIN'S HUBLINE EXPANSION
03/31/1998  TEPPCO PURCHASES FRACTIONATORS IN WELD COUNTY, COLORADO

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April

04/02/1998  PUGET SOUND ENERGY AND DUKE ENERGY TO COORDINATE ENERGY TRADING ACTIVITIES
04/07/1998  TEXAS EASTERN TRANSMISSION CORPORATION TEXAS EASTERN TRANSMISSION CORPORATION TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL SERVICE TO PECO AND MOBIL
04/09/1998  DUKE ENERGY: CEO RICHARD PRIORY TO BE HONORED BY CHARLOTTE ENGINEERS CLUB
04/15/1998  DUKE ENERGY JOINS ISO STUDY
04/16/1998  DUKE ENERGY CHAIRMAN SAYS COMPANY IS PULLING AHEAD OF THE PACK IN THE ENERGY FIELD
04/16/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORP. DECLARES DIVIDEND
04/17/1998  DAUPHIN ISLAND GATHERING PARTNERS COMPLETES PHASE I OF EASTERN GULF TRANSMISSION EXPANSION
04/17/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. REPORTS FIRST-QUARTER RESULTS
04/17/1998  DUKE ENERGY MARKETING L.P. ANNOUNCES SABLE GAS CONTRACT WITH IRVING GROUP
04/17/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. DECLARES QUARTERLY DISTRIBUTION
04/20/1998  DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES ACQUIRES SOUTH TEXAS ASSETS
04/20/1998  DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES EXPANDS NORTH LOUISIANA SERVICES
04/20/1998  DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES EXPANDS NORTH LOUISIANA SERVICES
04/22/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION POSTS EARNINGS INCREASE; REPORTS 87 CENTS PER SHARE IN FIRST QUARTER
04/22/1998  DUKE ENERGY LNG SALES BUYS SPOT LNG SHIPMENT
04/22/1998  DUKE ENERGY TRADING AND MARKETING GETS APPROVAL FOR GAS DELIVERIES TO BC GAS
04/29/1998  NATURAL GAS COMPANIES ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR LIGHTHOUSE PIPELINE SYSTEM

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May

05/01/1998  DUKE POWER MAKES EARLY REDUCTIONS OF AIR EMISSIONS
05/12/1998  DUKESOLUTIONS WINS KRAFT FOODS INC. ACCOUNT
05/13/1998  DUKE ENERGY TRANSPORT AND TRADING COMPANY PURCHASES MESA PIPELINE COMPANY
05/14/1998  DUKE ENERGY SELECTED FOR MAJOR NATURAL GAS PROJECT IN AUSTRALIAN STATE OF TASMANIA
05/20/1998  DUKE ENERGY, NIPSCO INDUSTRIES SUBSIDIARIES TO OFFER ENERGY GENERATION TO INDUSTRIAL CUSTOMERS IN ALABAMA, LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI
05/21/1998  1998 MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED
05/22/1998  DUKE ENGINEERING & SERVICES TO ACQUIRE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING FIRM
05/27/1998  DUKE ENERGY AND CRESCENT RESOURCES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON SALE OF WILDERNESS PROPERTY TO NORTH CAROLINA
05/29/1998  DAN HENNIG ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT; JIM PRUETT NAMED VICE PRESIDENT

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June

06/01/1998  DUKE ENERGY VOLUNTEERS STOCK STONE SOUP
06/04/1998  DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY AWARDS CONTRACT TO DUKESOLUTIONS
06/08/1998  DUKE ENERGY AWARDS BOYLE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE W.G. MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP
06/08/1998  DUKE ENERGY AWARDS MASSAC COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE W.G. MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP
06/08/1998  DUKE ENERGY AWARDS WILLIAM P. CLEMENTS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE W.G. MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP
06/08/1998  DUKE ENERGY FILES DAMAGES CLAIM AGAINST DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
06/08/1998  DUKE ENERGY AWARDS BOYLE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE W.G. MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP
06/11/1998  DUKE ENERGY AWARDS WINDFERN HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE W.G. MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP
06/11/1998  DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES PURCHASES LOUISIANA GAS PLANTS
06/12/1998  DUKE ENERGY AWARDS CYPRESS FALLS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE W.G. MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP
06/17/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORP. ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE CHANGES; HAUSER, NORRIS AND MCMEEKIN ASSUME NEW ROLES
06/17/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORP. ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND ACTIONS
06/19/1998  MARITIMES & NORTHEAST PIPELINE, L.L.C. RECEIVES FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR PHASE II
06/23/1998  DUKE ENERGY AWARDS LIBERAL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE W.G. MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP
06/24/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORP. TO ACQUIRE AUSTRALIAN ASSETS FROM PG&E CORP.
06/24/1998  TEPPCO ANNOUNCES NEW SERVICE AT HELENA, ARKANSAS
06/25/1998  DUKE ENERGY AWARDS THE WOODLANDS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE W.G. MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP
06/25/1998  DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES OPENS NEW SOUTHEAST TEXAS PROCESSING PLANT
06/26/1998  DUKE ENERGY AWARDS HUMBLE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE W.G. MAGUIRE SCHOLARSHIP
06/30/1998  DUKE ENERGY AND CRESCENT RESOURCES ANNOUNCE CLOSING ON SALE OF WILDERNESS PROPERTY TO SOUTH CAROLINA
06/30/1998  TRUNKLINE GAS COMPANY FILES WITH FERC TO REMOVE ONE OF THREE PIPELINES FROM SERVICE

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July

07/01/1998  DUKE ENERGY COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF 2,645 MEGAWATTS IN CALIFORNIA
07/06/1998  DUKE POWER ANNOUNCES OCONEE NUCLEAR STATION APPLICATION FOR LICENSE RENEWAL
07/07/1998  UNIT 1 AT MCGUIRE NUCLEAR SITE ESTABLISHES NEW DUKE POWER REFUELING OUTAGE RECORD
07/10/1998  DUKE ENERGY TRADING AND MARKETING SIGNS NATURAL GAS AGREEMENT WITH UNITED GAS MANAGEMENT
07/20/1998  DUKE ENERGY TO PURCHASE U.S. CRUDE OIL TRANSPORTATION AND TRADING OPERATIONS FROM DYNEGY INC.
07/21/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. DECLARES TWO-FOR-ONE UNIT SPLIT
07/21/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. REPORTS SECOND-QUARTER RESULTS
07/21/1998  DUKE ENERGY SIGNS PERUVIAN EXPLORATION LEASE AGREEMENT
07/22/1998  DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION POSTS EARNINGS INCREASE; REPORTS 76 CENTS PER SHARE IN SECOND QUARTER
07/24/1998  DUKE CREATES SUBSIDIARY TO MARKET TO WIRELESS INDUSTRY
07/27/1998  DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES BUYS DYNEGY'S INTEREST IN TEXAS GAS PLANT
07/28/1998  DUKE ENERGY AND KOCH FINALIZE AGREEMENT TO SWAP CERTAIN NATURAL GAS GATHERING SYSTEMS

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August

08/03/1998  MARITIMES & NORTHEAST PIPELINE RECEIVES FINAL FEDERAL APPROVAL FOR PHASE II
08/04/1998  DUKE ENERGY TRADING AND MARKETING NAMES BRAD KARP PRESIDENT
08/06/1998  DUKE ENERGY DONATES $25,000 TO HEAT RELIEF DRIVE
08/07/1998  DUKESOLUTIONS AWARDED FEDERAL ENERGY SERVICES CONTRACTS
08/12/1998  DUKESOLUTIONS AND PILLOWTEX ANNOUNCE ENERGY ALLIANCE
08/13/1998  DUKE ENERGY POWER SERVICES' BRIDGEPORT FACILITY PRODUCING ELECTRICITY FOR NEW ENGLAND
08/13/1998  MARITIMES & NORTHEAST PIPELINE APPLIES TO SERVE GORHAM MAINE POWER PLANT
08/17/1998  DUKE ENERGY TRADING AND MARKETING TO PROVIDE GAS SUPPLY FOR HAMILTON, OHIO
08/17/1998  DUKE ENERGY'S GAS TRANSMISSION DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT CHANGES
08/19/1998  DUKE ENERGY POWER SERVICES, UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEW SMYRNA BEACH FILE TO BUILD 500-MEGAWATT POWER PLANT IN FLORIDA

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September

09/03/1998  TEXAS EASTERN TRANSMISSION CORPORATION RECEIVES FERC APPROVAL FOR RATE REDUCTION PLAN
09/03/1998  DUKE ENERGY POWER SERVICES NAMES DUSZYNSKI AND DONNELL EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENTS
09/04/1998  DUKE POWER NUCLEAR STATIONS PART OF NUCLEAR FUEL PROPOSAL TO DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
09/04/1998  TEAM OF INDUSTRY LEADERS RESPONDS TO DOE PLUTONIUM DISPOSITION MISSION
09/08/1998  DUKE ENERGY INTERNATIONAL NAMES MCDANOLD, WILT AND DILL TO KEY POSITIONS
09/15/1998  DAUPHIN ISLAND GATHERING PARTNERS SIGN GATHERING AGREEMENTS
09/17/1998  DUKE ENERGY BUSINESS UNIT TO ACQUIRE CANADIAN ENERGY SERVICES FIRM
09/18/1998  DUKE ENERGY POWER SERVICES NAMES DAVID REHN PRESIDENT AND CEO
09/22/1998  DUKE ENERGY BUSINESS UNIT NAMES GEORGIA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TEAM
09/22/1998  DUKE ENERGY BUSINESS UNIT NAMES NORTH CAROLINA & SOUTH CAROLINA REGIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TEAM
09/28/1998  DUKE ENERGY POWER SERVICES NAMES RUFUS KELLAM MAINE INDEPENDENCE STATION PROJECT DIRECTOR

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October

10/01/1998  DUKE BREAKS GROUND ON MAINE INDEPENDENCE STATION
10/01/1998  TEXAS EASTERN TRANSMISSION CORPORATION RESOLVES GAS SUPPLY REALIGNMENT COSTS ISSUE
10/02/1998  DUKE ENERGY: LILIEN TO SUCCEED RANSON AS HEAD OF DIVERSIFIED OPERATIONS
10/02/1998  MARITIMES & NORTHEAST PIPELINE, L.L.C. APPLIES TO SERVE VEAZIE, MAINE, POWER FACILITY
10/06/1998  DUKE ENERGY INTERNATIONAL BUYS LNG SHIPMENT FROM QATARGAS
10/13/1998  TEXAS EASTERN TRANSMISSION CORPORATION TO LEASE NEW CAPACITY TO DAUPHIN ISLAND GATHERING PARTNERS
10/14/1998  CROSS BAYSM PIPELINE ANNOUNCES OPEN SEASON
10/14/1998  MARITIMES & NORTHEAST PIPELINE RECEIVES APPROVAL FROM MAINE BOARD OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
10/16/1998  DUKE ENERGY SELLS TRANSPORT AND TRADING COMPANY TO TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P.
10/16/1998  TEPPCO ELECTS RICHARD OSBORNE TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
10/16/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. DECLARES QUARTERLY DISTRIBUTION
10/16/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. REPORTS RECORD THIRD-QUARTER RESULTS
10/16/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. TO ACQUIRE DUKE ENERGY TRANSPORT AND TRADING COMPANY
10/20/1998  DUKE ENERGY: EARNINGS UP 42 PERCENT; REPORTS $1.18 PER SHARE
10/16/1998  DUKE POWER: SUCCESS STORIES HIGHLIGHT POWER PARTNER AWARDS
10/23/1998  DUKE ENERGY MARKETING L.P. ANNOUNCES TWO CONTRACTS WITH NOVA SCOTIA INDUSTRIAL CUSTOMERS
10/27/1998  DUKE ENERGY DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
10/29/1998  DUKE ENERGY: LARA SIMMONS NICHOLS NAMED COUNSEL

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November

11/02/1998  DUKE ENERGY SELLS PANHANDLE EASTERN AND TRUNKLINE PIPELINES TO CMS ENERGY
11/04/1998  DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES BUYS TEXAS GAS PLANT
11/05/1998  DUKE ENERGY BUYS SEVERAL GAS PLANTS AND GATHERING SYSTEMS FROM ONEOK
11/06/1998  DUKE ENERGY: BRENT BAILEY NAMED ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL
11/09/1998  DUKE ENERGY LOCAL SPONSOR OF PBS DOCUMENTARY ON FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
11/12/1998  DUKE ENERGY NAMES LOCAL EMPLOYEES AS VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR
11/16/1998  TWO DUKE POWER COAL-FIRED STATIONS LEAD NATION IN EFFICIENCY
11/17/1998  DUKE ENERGY: HARVEY J. PADEWER NAMED GROUP PRESIDENT OF ENERGY SERVICES
11/20/1998  TEPPCO ELECTS FRED FOWLER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
11/22/1998  DUKE ENERGY BUYS GATHERING, PROCESSING AND MARKETING BUSINESS OF UNION PACIFIC RESOURCES
11/24/1998  DUKE ENERGY: CAROL GRAEBNER TO SERVE AS GENERAL COUNSEL FOR DUKE ENERGY INTERNATIONAL
11/30/1998  TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. ACQUIRES DUKE ENERGY TRANSPORT AND TRADING COMPANY

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December

12/02/1998  DUKE ENERGY TO REDEEM BONDS
12/04/1998  MARITIMES & NORTHEAST PIPELINE RECEIVE KEY APPROVALS
12/09/1998  DUKE ENERGY ANNOUNCES PLANT MODERNIZATION PROGRAMS IN MOSS LANDING AND MORRO BAY, CALIFORNIA
12/10/1998  DUKE ENERGY NAMED THE WORLD'S MOST RESPECTED UTILITY IN SURVEY BY FINANCIAL TIMES NEWSPAPER
12/17/1998  DUKE ENERGY TO BUY BHP POWER BUSINESS
12/17/1998  DUKE POWER'S MOUNTAIN ISLAND HYDRO STATION CELEBRATES 75 YEARS OF SERVICE
12/17/1998  SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS PLAN ADOPTED AT DUKE ENERGY
12/21/1998  DUKE ENERGY'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS TODAY ADOPTED A SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS PLAN, WHICH IS SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY THE NORTH CAROLINA UTILITIES COMMISSION AND THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF SOUTH CAROLINA. $270 MILLION PIPELINE IN AUSTRALIA
12/21/1998  DUKE ENERGY TRADING AND MARKETING PURCHASES NP ENERGY
12/21/1998  DUKE ENERGY TO BUILD $270 MILLION PIPELINE IN AUSTRALIA
12/29/1998  DUKE ENERGY NAMED UTILITY OF THE YEAR BY ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER MAGAZINE