UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY








DYNEGY MARKETING AND TRADE

(Formerly Natural Gas Clearinghouse)

FE DOCKET NO. 97-78-NG







ORDER AMENDING AUTHORIZATION TO IMPORT

AND EXPORT NATURAL GAS FROM CANADA AND MEXICO

AND TO EXPORT NATURAL GAS TO CANADA AND MEXICO










DOE/FE ORDER NO. 1316-A














On October 24, 1997, the Department of Energy (DOE) granted blanket authorization to Natural Gas Clearinghouse (NGC) in DOE/FE Order No. 1316 (Order 1316)(1) to import up to an aggregate of 600 billion cubic feet(Bcf) of natural gas from Canada and Mexico and to export up to an aggregate of 330 Bcf of natural gas to Canada and Mexico. The two-year term of this authorization began on October 31, 1997 and therefore will expire on October 30, 1999. On October 26, 1998, Dynegy Marketing and Trade filed an application to amend Order 1316 to reflect a name change from Natural Gas Clearinghouse to Dynegy Marketing and Trade.

Accordingly, pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act, Order 1316 is amended to substitute Dynegy Marketing and Trade for Natural Gas Clearinghouse as the importer and exporter of natural gas, effective the date of this Order. All terms and conditions in Order 1316 remain in full force and effect.

Issued in Washington, D.C. on October 27, 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

1. 1/ 1 FE ¶ 71,470.