PORT HURON, Mich., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of SEMCO
ENERGY, Inc. (NYSE: SEN) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.21 per
share on the outstanding Common Stock of the Corporation.
Dividend No. 92 is payable on the 15th day of August 2000 to shareholders
of record at the close of business on August 4, 2000.
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. is a diversified energy and infrastructure services
company that distributes natural gas to more than 350,000 customers in
Michigan and Alaska combined. The Company has two subsidiaries. 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. Aretech Information Services, Inc. is a southeastern Michigan-based
information technology company specializing in outsourcing to the mid-range
SOURCE SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.
Web site: http: //www.semcoenergy.com
CONTACT: Francis R. Lieder of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc., 810-987-2200, ext. 4186, fax, 810-989-4098