Fort Chicago announces the appointment of Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer


    Trading Symbol: FCE.UN
    Exchange: TSX

    CALGARY, Sept. 2 /CNW/ - Fort Chicago Energy Partners L.P. ("Fort
Chicago") today announced that Mr. Richard Weech has been appointed Vice
President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Fort Chicago Energy
Management Ltd., the general partner of Fort Chicago. Mr. Weech is a native of
Alberta, a Canadian Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mr. Weech has most recently worked in the financial transactions area of the
reinsurance sector in Bermuda and also has worked in the past for the Chevron
Group and Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). Theresa Jang, who
has served as Acting Chief Financial Officer of Fort Chicago since February of
this year will remain as Vice President, Controller. Mr. Weech will oversee
all financing activities for Fort Chicago, while Ms. Jang will continue to
oversee accounting and financial reporting matters. Mr. Stephen White,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Fort Chicago stated "I am delighted
to have Richard Weech join the executive team at Fort Chicago. Richard brings
to us over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector and I am
confident his experience in strategic planning, business development,
financial control, transaction structuring and capital optimization will be of
great benefit to Fort Chicago. I also would like to thank Theresa Jang for her
contributions as Acting Chief Financial Officer over the past number of

    Fort Chicago

    Fort Chicago is a publicly traded limited partnership based in Calgary,
Alberta, that owns and operates energy infrastructure assets across North
America. Its Class A Units are listed on the TSX under the symbol FCE.UN. Fort
Chicago is engaged in three principal businesses: a pipeline transportation
business comprised of interests in two pipeline systems, the Alliance Pipeline
and the Alberta Ethane Gathering System; an NGL extraction business which
includes a significant interest in a world-class extraction facility near
Chicago; and a power business with power facilities in Ontario, Colorado and
California, district energy systems in Ontario and Prince Edward Island, and
waste heat power facilities along the Alliance Pipeline. Fort Chicago and its
businesses are also actively developing a number of greenfield investment
opportunities that will be a key source of future growth, including LNG and
pipeline facilities on the U.S. west coast, Alberta-based ethane and NGL
extraction facilities, repowering and expansion opportunities at the
California power facilities and Nova Scotia-based underground natural gas
storage and pipeline facilities.

                     Class A Unit Ownership Restrictions

    Fort Chicago is organized in accordance with the terms and conditions of
a limited partnership agreement which provides that no Class A Units may be
held by or transferred to, among other things, a person who is a
"non-resident" of Canada, a person in which an interest would be a "tax
shelter investment" or a partnership which is not a "Canadian partnership" for
purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada).

For further information:

For further information: Stephen H. White, President and C.E.O., Fort
Chicago Energy Partners L.P., Livingston Place, Suite 440, 222 - 3rd Avenue
S.W., Calgary, AB, T2P 0B4, Phone: (403) 296-0140, Fax: (403) 213-3648,

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