UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY








SEMPRA ENERGY TRADING CORP.

(Formerly AIG Trading Corporation)

FE DOCKET NO. 95-38-NG







ORDER AMENDING AUTHORIZATION

TO IMPORT AND EXPORT NATURAL GAS












DOE/FE ORDER NO. 1070-A














On July 10, 1995, the Department of Energy (DOE) granted authorization to AIG Trading Corporation (AIGTC)in DOE/FE Order No. 1070 (Order 1070) (1 FE ¶ 71,142) to import up to 100 Bcf of natural gas per year and to export up to 100 Bcf of natural gas per year from and to Canada, for a period of ten years beginning on the date of first import or export delivery. Deliveries of natural gas began on July 10, 1995.

On January 7, 1998, AIGTC notified the Office of Fossil Energy of DOE of an imminent change in its ownership and requested DOE to amend Order 1070 effective the close of business on December 31, 1997, to reflect the change in AIGTC's name to Sempra Energy Trading Corp. Accordingly, pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act, Order 1070 is amended to substitute Sempra Energy Trading Corp. for AIG Trading Corporation as the importer and exporter of natural gas, effective December 31, 1997. All terms and conditions in Order 1070 remain in full force and effect.

Issued in Washington, D.C. on January 22, 1998.





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John W. Glynn

Manager, Natural Gas Regulation

Office of Natural Gas & Petroleum

Import and Export Activities

Office of Fossil Energy