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SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY Appoints Ebrahim (Abby) Moradian Vice President of Marketing

PORT HURON, Mich., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ebrahim (Abby) Moradian has been appointed Vice President of Marketing of SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY. Moradian succeeds Robert Stone, who has been named to the new position of President of SEMCO ENERGY VENTURES.

Moradian will report directly to Jon Kosht, President of SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY. "Abby has extensive experience in field operations, marketing, technical engineering, and risk management. His management experience in various areas of the regulated and unregulated energy industry show he has the skills and talent needed to help guide this organization toward our goal of becoming one of the leading gas utilities in the energy industry," Kosht said.

Moradian joined SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY after working more than 20 years at MCN Energy Group holding various management positions in the areas of marketing, operations, engineering services, corporate construction, risk management and exploration and construction.

Since joining the company in December 1998, Moradian held the positions of Manager of Industrial Marketing and Director of Field Services.

Moradian has a Master's of Mechanical Engineering degree which he obtained from Michigan State University.

He is a member of the Engineering Society of Detroit, the Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Institute of Gas Technology, with which he has worked for more than a decade. His other affiliations include the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

He lives with his wife and two children in Washington Township, MI.

SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY distributes natural gas to more than 250,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in 24 counties of Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas. It is one of two subsidiaries of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. The diversified energy services and infrastructure company also owns SEMCO ENERGY VENTURES, which acquires and operates companies involved in gas engineering and quality assurance services, pipeline construction services, propane distribution, intrastate pipeline and natural gas storage.
CONTACT: Francis R. Lieder, Jr. of SEMCO, 810-987-2200, ext. 4186, or fax, 810-989-4098

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding SEMCO Energy's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.

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