BEFORE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI

 

In the Matter of the Joint Application of Southern††††††† )

Union Company d/b/a Missouri Gas Energy,†††††††††††††† )

The Laclede Group, Inc., and Laclede Gas†††††††††††††† )

Company for an Order Authorizing the Sale,†††††††††††††††††††††††† )†††††††† File No.GM-2013-0254

Transfer, and Assignment of Certain Assets and†††††††† )

Liabilities from Southern Union Company to †††††††††††††† )

Laclede Gas Company and, in Connection††††††††††††††††† )

Therewith, Certain other Related Transactions††††††††††† )

 

ORDER SCHEDULING AN ON-THE-RECORD PROCEEDING REGARDING THE STIPULATION AND AGREEMENT FILED BY THE PARTIES

 

Issue Date:July 3, 2013 †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Effective Date:July 3, 2013

 

Southern Union Company, d/b/a Missouri Gas Energy, The Laclede Group, Inc., and Laclede Gas Company, have filed an application asking the Commission to approve a sale in which Laclede Gas Company would acquire the entire franchise, works, and system of Southern Unionís Missouri Gas Energy operating division.On July 2, 2013, various parties filed a stipulation and agreement that purports to resolve all outstanding issues regarding the proposed sale.

The Commission would like to question the parties about the stipulation and agreement and will schedule an on-the-record proceeding for that purpose.

THE COMMISSION ORDERS THAT:

1.               An on-the-record proceeding for the purpose of questioning the parties about the proposed stipulation and agreement is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on July 10, 2013, at the Commissionís office at the Governor Office Building, Room 310, 200 Madison Street, Jefferson City, Missouri.This building meets accessibility standards required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.If you need additional accommodations to participate in this proceeding, please call the Public Service Commissionís Hotline at 1-800-392-4211 (voice) or Relay Missouri at 711 before the proceeding.

2.               This order shall become effective upon issuance.

 

BY THE COMMISSION

 

 

 

Morris L. Woodruff

Secretary

 

 

Morris L. Woodruff, Chief Regulatory

Law Judge, by delegation of authority

pursuant to Section 386.240, RSMo 2000.

 

Dated at Jefferson City, Missouri,

on this 3rd day of July, 2013.