UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY








DUKE ENERGY LNG SALES, INC.

(Formerly PanEnergy LNG Sales, Inc.)

FE DOCKET NO. 89-77-LNG







ORDER AMENDING AUTHORIZATION

TO IMPORT LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS FROM ALGERIA










DOE/FE ORDER NO. 453-B












In DOE/FE Opinion and Order No. 453 (Order 453), issued November 23, 1990, , the Office of Fossil Energy of the Department of Energy granted Pan National Gas Sales, Inc. (Pan National) authorization to import up to 30,400,000 MMBtu per year of Algerian liquefied natural gas (LNG) (see 1 FE 70,382). The term of the authorization is for fifteen years which began on September 1, 1990.

In DOE/FE Order No. 453-A, issued October 31, 1996, Order 453 was amended to substitute PanEnergy LNG Sales, Inc. for Pan National as the importer of the LNG.

On September 4, 1997, Duke Energy LNG Sales, Inc. filed an application to amend Order 453, as amended by Order 453-A, to reflect a name change resulting from an a Certificate of Amendment, effective August 4, 1997. Accordingly, pursuant to section 3 of the NGA, Order 453, as amended by Order 453-A, is amended to substitute Duke Energy LNG Sales, Inc. for PanEnergy LNG Sales, Inc. as the importer of the liquefied natural gas.

Issued in Washington, D.C., on September 15, 1997.

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