UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY








HPL RESOURCES COMPANY

(Formerly Natural Gas Marketing & Storage Company)

FE DOCKET NO. 91-107-NG







ORDER AMENDING BLANKET AUTHORIZATION

TO EXPORT NATURAL GAS TO MEXICO












DOE/FE ORDER NO. 595-A












On March 16, 1992, the Department of Energy (DOE) granted Natural Gas Marketing & Storage Company (NGMSC) blanket authorization to export up to 275 Bcf of natural gas to Mexico. See DOE/FE Opinion and Order No. 595 (Order 595), 1 FE ¶ 70,554. The term of the authorization would be for two years beginning on the date of first delivery. No export has commenced under this order.

On January 9, 1998, the Office of Natural Gas & Petroleum Import and Export Activities was notified that effective July 27, 1994, the name of NGMSC was changed to HPL Resources Company (HPL). HPL requests that the authorization granted by Order 595 be amended to reflect this change.

Accordingly, pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act, the export authorization granted by Order 595 is amended to substitute HPL Resources Company for Natural Gas Marketing & Storage Company as the exporter of natural gas. All terms and conditions in Order 595 remain in full force and effect.

Issued in Washington, D.C., on February 10, 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