PUGET SOUND ENERGY, INC.
(Formerly Washington Natural Gas Company)
FE DOCKET NO. 90-68-NG
Washington Natural Gas Company (Washington Natural) is currently authorized by DOE/FE Opinion and Order No. 444(1) (Order 444) to import 15,000 MMBtu per day (14,452 Mcf /d) of natural gas from Mobil Oil Canada, Ltd., (now Duke Energy Marketing L.P.) in accordance with a long-term gas sales agreement (the Agreement). The term of the Agreement expires October 31, 2003.
On August 25, 1998, Puget Sound Energy, Inc.(2) (PSE) notified the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy that Washington Natural and Puget Sound Power and Light had merged to form PSE, and requested OFE to transfer Washington Natural's import authority to PSE.
Accordingly, pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act, the authorization to import natural gas granted to Washington Natural in Order 444 is amended to substitute Puget Sound Energy, Inc. as the importer of natural gas.
Issued in Washington, D.C., on September 03, 1998.
John W. Glynn
Manager, Natural Gas Regulation
Office of Natural Gas & Petroleum
Import and Export Activities
Office of Fossil Energy
1. 1/ 1 FE ¶ 70,421 (November 9, 1990).
2. 2/ Washington Natural and Puget Sound Power and Light became PSE on February 7, 1997.