PORT HURON, Mich., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of SEMCO
ENERGY, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMGS) has today declared its regular quarterly cash
dividends on the outstanding stock of the Company as follows:
Quarterly dividend No. 83 of $.578125 per share on the outstanding
$2.3125, Series A, Convertible Cumulative Preferred Stock of the Company.
Quarterly dividend No. 88 of $.205 per share on the Common Stock of the
Both dividends are payable on the 15th day of August 1999, to shareholders
of record at the close of business on August 5, 1999.
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. is a diversified energy services and infrastructure
company organized into two major segments: Natural gas distribution and
SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY distributes natural gas to 250,000 residential,
industrial and commercial customers in 24 counties of Michigan's Upper and
SEMCO ENERGY VENTURES acquires and operates businesses involved in gas
engineering and quality assurance services, pipeline construction services,
propane distribution, intrastate pipelines and natural gas storage in Iowa,
Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.
SOURCE SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.
CONTACT: Media: Francis R. Lieder Jr., 810-987-2200 ext. 4186, or fax, 810-989-4098, or Analysts: Edric R. Mason, Jr., 810-989-4104, or fax, 810-989-4098, both of SEMCO ENERGY