PORT HURON, Mich., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY is
asking customers to carefully clear icicles and other large amounts of ice
from their roofs and around gas meters as a safety precaution.
Falling ice, as well as heavy ice buildups on meters and pipes, can cause
stress that may lead to gas leaks.
Customers also are asked to remember that blowing or shoveling snow onto
meters can have the same result. Additionally, built-up snow and ice can
hinder quick access to a shut-off valve in an emergency.
SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY, a division of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. (NYSE: SEN),
distributes natural gas to more than 250,000 residential, commercial and
industrial customers in Michigan. The Alaska division, ENSTAR Natural Gas
Company, distributes natural gas to more than 100,000 customers in Anchorage
and surrounding areas. The Company also owns and operates businesses involved
in natural gas engineering and quality assurance services, pipeline
construction services, propane distribution, intrastate pipeline and natural
gas storage in various regions of the United States. In addition, it provides
information technology and outsourcing services, specializing in the mid-range
SOURCE SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY
Web site: http: //www.semcoenergy.com
CONTACT: Francis Lieder of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc., 810-987-2200, ext. 4186, or fax, 810-989-4098