FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. (NYSE: SEN) today announced the appointment of Eugene N.
Dubay as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of SEMCO ENERGY GAS
COMPANY headquartered in Port Huron, MI.
Dubay will succeed current SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY President Jon Kosht,
who is retiring October 31, 2002.
Marcus Jackson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of SEMCO
ENERGY, Inc. made the announcement saying,
We are fortunate to have an
individual with Gene's vast experience and diverse leadership skills join
SEMCO ENERGY. He has a strong background in gas distribution operations,
business development and finance, all of which will make him a great asset to
Since 1997, Mr. Dubay has served as President of the Kansas Services Gas
Company, a division of ONEOK, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma. He joined that company
in 1996 as Vice President of Corporate Development. ONEOK is a diversified
energy company and the largest natural gas distributor in Kansas and Oklahoma
serving 1.4 million customers.
From 1981 until 1996, Dubay held progressively responsible positions for
the Southern Union Company based in Austin, Texas. During the last two years
of his employment there, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer for Missouri Gas Energy, an autonomous division of Southern
Dubay received an MBA in Accounting at Texas A & M University in 1977 and
earned his BS in Political Science in 1971 at the U.S. Naval Academy in
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. is a diversified energy and infrastructure company that
distributes natural gas to more than 377,000 customers in Michigan and Alaska.
It also owns and operates businesses involved in pipeline construction
services, propane distribution, intrastate pipelines and natural gas storage
in various regions of the United States. In addition, it provides information
technology and outsourcing services, specializing in the mid-range computer
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CO: SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.; SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY; Kansas Services Gas
Company; ONEOK, Inc.
ST: Michigan, Oklahoma, Kansas
IN: OIL UTI
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