The collapse of wholesale markets has utilities once again making the purchasing decisions, and taking all the risks.
If a common theme is emerging from the various...
The Interstate Natural Gas Association has appointed Terry D. Boss v.p. of environment, safety, and operations. Boss replaces Theodore L. Kinne, who has retired.
R. Paul Grady has resigned as v.p. of corporate development with UGI Corp., a holding company with utility and propane marketing subsidiaries, to become v.p. of sales and operations at its wholly-owned subsidiary AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
Western Fuels Association, Inc. has reelected the following board members: Robert L. McPhail, president; Christian Hauck, v.p.; Pierre J. Heroux, secretary-treasurer; and Brian Rivet, vice secretary-treasurer.
Michael J. McGuire has resigned as executive director of the Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition for personal reasons. NGVC has initiated a search for a successor.
James W. Gustafson, senior v.p. at Washington Energy Co., will retire in December. Timothy J. Hogan has been appointed to executive v.p. and COO, James P. Torgerson to executive v.p. and CAO. Both appointments are to utility subsidiary Washington Natural Gas as well.
Debbie Kuraspediani, formerly of Gerber Advertising Agency in Portland, OR, has been appointed advertising manager for Northwest Public Power Association.
Louis E. Buck, Jr., most recently v.p. of finance at the North Carolina Electric Membership Corp., is joining Entergy Corp. as v.p. and CAO.
Toward Utility Rate Normalization has appointed former Consumers Union attorney Nettie Hoge executive director.
Betty Jo Christian has been installed as president of the Association for Transportation Law, Logistics, and Policy, succeeding Washington, DC, attorney Michael F. McBride, who remains on the executive committee. Christian, a former member of the Interstate Commerce Commission, is the first woman to serve as president in the Association's 66-year history.
United Cities Gas Co. has promoted
V. Dwayne Bonser to manager-technical training. Gerald W. Pickens, formerly
manager-technical training and safety, assumes new responsibilities as assistant director-corporate operations technical services.
The Telecommunications Industry Association has named Austin Levine
accounting manager. Susan Hoyler has been promoted to manager of technical/
regulatory affairs. Kathryn von Forell has been promoted to manager, Europe & NIS.
Consolidated Natural Gas Co. has named Harold Patrick Riley president of CNG Producing Co., the company's New Orleans-based exploration and production subsidiary. Riley, formerly v.p. of producing operations at Quintana Petroleum Corp., succeeds David P. Hunt, who is retiring.
Commissioner Henry M. Duque of the California Public Utilities Commission has been appointed to serve on the Water Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Commissioners.
William C. Weeden, previously associate director at the Securities and Exchange Commission, has joined the Washington, DC, law office of Reid & Priest. Former SEC assistant director Joanne C. Rutkowski also joins the firm as counsel.
The board of directors of the Electric Council of New England has elected Frank A. Swierz executive director.
Enron Capital & Trade Resources Corp., a subsidiary of Enron Corp., has named Lou L. Pai president and COO.
Robert J. Kale has joined American National Power as director of power marketing. ANP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Power PLC, the leading power generator in the United Kingdom.
Philip T. Ashton has resigned as chairman of Yankee Energy Systems, Inc. A successor has not yet been named.