UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY








CXY ENERGY MARKETING (U.S.A.) INC.

(Formerly Wascana Energy Marketing (U.S.) Inc.)

FE DOCKET NO. 96-92-NG





ORDER AMENDING AUTHORIZATION TO IMPORT

AND EXPORT NATURAL GAS FROM AND TO CANADA AND MEXICO












DOE/FE ORDER NO. 1228-A














In DOE/FE Order No. 1228 (Order 1228), issued December 23, 1996, the Department of Energy FE/DOE granted Wascana Energy Marketing (U.S.) Inc. (WEM) blanket authority to import and export from and to Canada and Mexico up to a combined total of 200 Bcf of natural gas over a two-year term beginning on the date of initial import or export after December 31, 1996. See 1 FE ¶71,342. Initial deliveries under this authorization occurred on January 1, 1997; therefore, this authorization will expire on December 31, 1998.

On February 27, 1998, CXY Energy Marketing (U.S.A.) Inc. (CXY Energy) filed an application advising that WEM has been merged with and into CXY Energy effective October 29, 1997. CXY Energy requests that the name of the permit holder in FE Docket No. 96-92-NG be changed to CXY Energy, effective January 1, 1998. Accordingly, pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act, Order 1228 is amended to substitute CXY Energy Marketing (U.S.A.) Inc. for Wascana Energy Marketing (U.S.) Inc. as the importer and exporter of the natural gas.

Issued in Washington, D.C., on March 6, 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