PORT HURON, Mich, Oct. 14 /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 Corporation as follows:
* Quarterly dividend No. 84 of $.578125 per share on the outstanding
$2.3125, Series A, Convertible Cumulative Preferred Stock of the Corporation.
* Quarterly dividend No. 89 of $.205 per share on the Common Stock of the
All dividends are payable on the 15th day of November 1999, to
shareholders of record at the close of business on November 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 in Michigan's Upper and
SEMCO ENERGY VENTURES acquires and operates businesses involved in
engineering and quality assurance services, pipeline construction services,
propane distribution, intrastate pipelines and natural gas storage in various
regions of the United States.
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, Inc.