PORT HURON, Mich., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. (NYSE: SEN)
announced that it began trading today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
under the stock symbol "SEN." William L. Johnson, Company Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, made the announcement. Johnson, along with Sebastian
Coppola, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Edric R.
Mason, Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations, were on the floor of the
NYSE when trading began.
Johnson stated, "We are happy to be here to witness the beginning of our
relationship with the New York Stock Exchange. Trading on the NYSE will
enhance our financial market visibility as we continue with our expansion and
diversification strategy. The NYSE listing will complement our evolution into
a diversified energy and infrastructure company with a national focus."
"We are delighted to welcome SEMCO ENERGY, a growing, diversified energy
company, to the family of NYSE-listed enterprises," said NYSE President and
Chief Operating Officer William R. Johnston.
Before switching to the NYSE, SEMCO ENERGY traded on the Nasdaq exchange
under the symbol SMGS.
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. owns and operates natural gas distribution systems
serving a combined total of more than 350,000 customers in Michigan and
Alaska. Its subsidiary, SEMCO ENERGY VENTURES, owns and operates businesses
involved in gas engineering and quality assurance services, pipeline
construction services, propane distribution, intrastate pipelines and natural
gas storage in various regions of the United States.
The listing requirements of the New York Stock Exchange require that SEMCO
ENERGY disclose that additional information is available upon which the New
York Stock Exchange relied to list the Company, and is included in SEMCO
ENERGY's listing application. Such information is available to the public
SOURCE SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.
CONTACT: Analysts: Edric R. Mason, Jr., 810-989-4104, fax, 810-989-4098, or Media: Francis R. Lieder, Jr., 810-987-2200, ext. 4186, fax, 810-989-4098, both of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.