US ENERGY COMPANY TO SELL EUROPEAN NATURAL GAS BUSINESS

BY KEITH NUTHALL
Duke Energy Corp, a diversified US energy company based in Charlotte, is in discussions with "several potential buyers" for its European natural gas business, the company has announced. It gave no details of the possible buyers or price. Duke's natural gas business in Europe is centred on the Dutch market which it entered in mid-2000, since when it has doubled sales. It now has about 10 per cent of the liberalised Dutch gas market - the sector in which large and mid-sized companies can choose their own gas provider.

Duke announced ...


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