UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY








EPEM MARKETING COMPANY

(Formerly Tenneco Energy Marketing Company)

FE DOCKET NO. 95-122-NG






ORDER AMENDING BLANKET AUTHORIZATION

TO IMPORT NATURAL GAS










DOE/FE ORDER NO. 1138-A














On December 27, 1995, the Department of Energy (DOE) granted blanket authorization to Tenneco Gas Marketing Company,(1) (Tenneco) in DOE/FE Order No. 1138 (Order 1138) (1 FE ¶ 71,223) to import up to 200 Bcf of natural gas from Canada. The term of the import is for a period of two years beginning on the date of first delivery after December 31, 1995. Deliveries of natural gas began on January 1, 1996.

On January 30, 1997, EPEM Marketing Company filed an application to amend Order No. 1138 to reflect the name change from Tenneco Energy Marketing Company to EPEM Marketing Company that became effective January 27, 1997.

Accordingly, pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act, Order No. 1138 is amended to substitute EPEM Marketing Company for Tenneco Energy Marketing Company as the importer of natural gas. All terms and conditions in Order 1138 remain in full force and effect.

Issued in Washington, D.C. on February 13, 1997.


___________________________
Wayne E. Peters
Manager, Natural Gas Regulation
Office of Natural Gas & Petroleum
Import and Export Activities
Office of Fossil Energy

1. / In DOE/FE Order No. 1203, the authorization was amended to substitute Tenneco Energy Marketing Company for Tenneco Gas Marketing Company (May 23, 1996).