Sound bites from state and federal regulators.
Natural Gas Briefs
Gas Marketing Affiliates. Indiana finds no jurisdiction to regulate Proliance Energy, LLC, a brokering and energy services affiliate of Indiana Gas Co., Inc. and Citizens Gas and Coke Utility, but says it will regulate the utilities in their transactions with Proliance. Case No. 40437, Sept. 27, 1996 (Ind.U.R.C.).
Gas Regulatory Reform. Ohio proposes alternative regulatory procedures for natural gas local distribution companies. Case No. 96-700-GA-ORD, Sept. 26, 1996 (Ohio P.U.C.).
Employee Incentives. State regulators say Indiana Natural Gas Corp. cannot boost rates to recover costs of employee profit-sharing plan, as plan was not needed to recruit and retain qualified employees, and utility might never pay the bonus to employees. Case No. 40382, Oct. 2, 1996 (Ind.U.R.C.).