FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. (NYSE: SEN) today announced that Brad W. Olson has been
named Vice President of Operations for the Company's construction unit, Sub-
Surface Resources, Inc., effective immediately. Marcus Jackson, Chairman,
President and Chief Executive Officer of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc., made the
"Brad Olson has a proven set of management skills that will be a strong
strategic benefit to the success of the Sub-Surface group," Mr. Jackson said.
Mr. Olson will oversee field operations for all Sub-Surface Resources
companies, with his responsibilities ranging from safety and company
profitability to operations quality.
Sub-Surface Resources, Inc. includes Sub-Surface Construction Co. in
Michigan, Flint Construction Co. in Georgia, Iowa Pipeline Associates, Inc. in
Iowa and Long's Underground Technologies, Inc. in Texas.
Mr. Olson most recently was Senior Vice President of Operations for MASTEC
in Shevlin, MN, where his responsibilities included managing the company's
electric, telephone and pipeline construction business.
He previously was President of Mueller Energy Services of Lorain, Ohio.
He has more than 20 years experience in the underground construction business
ranging from equipment operations to executive positions.
Mr. Olson attended Marquette University. His professional associations
have included the Distribution Contractors Association and the National
Underground Contractors Association.
His initial focus will be on operations at Sub-Surface Construction Co. in
Comstock Park, MI.
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. distributes natural gas to more than 367,000 customers
combined in Michigan, as SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY, and in Alaska, as ENSTAR
Natural Gas Company. It owns and operates businesses involved in natural gas
pipeline construction services, propane distribution, intrastate pipelines 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 computer market.
SOURCE SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.