SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Year 2001 Annual Shareholders Meeting on the Web

NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with SEMCO ENERGY's Annual Shareholders Meeting in Port Huron, Michigan, you are invited to listen to the meeting that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m. EDT with William Johnson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.

    What:  SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.  Year 2001 Annual Shareholders Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m. EDT


How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above

Contact: Sebastian Coppola

SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. is a diversified energy and infrastructure company that distributes natural gas to more than 350,000 customers combined in Michigan and Alaska. It 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. In addition, it provides information technology and outsourcing services, specializing in the mid-range computer market.

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site .

(Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast: The RealPlayer software, downloadable free from , and at least a 14.4Kbps connection to the Internet. If you experience problems listening to the broadcast, send an email to .)
Web site: http: //
CONTACT: Sebastian Coppola, Chief Financial Officer of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc., 810-987-2200, ext. 4101
Audio: http: //

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding SEMCO Energy's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.