UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY







PG&E ENERGY TRADING-GAS CORPORATION

(Formerly PG&E Trading Corporation)

FE DOCKET NO. 93-82-NG






ORDER AMENDING BLANKET AUTHORIZATION

TO IMPORT AND EXPORT NATURAL GAS












DOE/FE ORDER NO. 836-D














In DOE/FE Order No. 836(1) (Order 836), issued in FE Docket No. 93-82-NG on August 17, 1993, as amended on July 22, 1996, in DOE/FE Order No. 836-A(2) , as amended on February 6, 1997, in DOE/FE Order No. 836-B(3), as amended on February 6, 1998, in DOE/FE Order No. 836-C(4), PG&E Energy Trading Corporation (PG&E Energy Trading) was authorized to import up to 100 Bcf of natural gas and to export up to 100 Bcf of natural gas from and to Canada. The term of the authorization is for a period of two years beginning on the date of the first import or export delivery, whichever occurs first. Deliveries of natural gas under Order 836 have not begun.

On December 1, 1998, PG&E Energy Trading filed an application to amend Order 836, as amended, to reflect a corporation name change which became effective February 19, 1998. Accordingly, pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act, the import/export authorization granted in Order 836, as amended, is further amended to substitute PG&E Energy Trading-Gas Corporation for PG&E Energy Trading Corporation as the importer and exporter of natural gas. All terms and conditions in Order 836, as amended, remain in full force and effect.

Issued in Washington, D.C., on December 03, 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 ¶ 70,837.
2. 2/ 1 FE ¶ 71,285.
3. 3/ 1 FE ¶ 71,364.
4. 4/ 1 FE ¶ 71,525.