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86-1084-GA-COI

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Case Title: INVESTIGATION OF MB OPERATING CO
Status: AR-Archived
Industry Code: GA-GAS
Purpose Code: COI-Commission inquiry
Date Opened: 6/24/1986
Date Closed: 9/24/1992
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12/01/1992Final submission of evidence of implementaion of settle- ment filed on behalf of MB Operation Co. by S. Taft.0
09/24/1992Entry approving the stipulation and agreement filed on 8/4/92.0
09/04/1992Completion of filings for settlement, filed on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc. by S. Taft.0
08/24/1992Transcript filed for hearing held 8/4/92, (SD), 4 pgs., Con't.0
08/12/1992Copy of letter to the Attorney Examiner S. Deerwester, PUCO staff, stating that the staff will not oppose the Commission adopting the Stipulation and resolving this proceeding based upon the terms therein, filed on behalf of the PUCO staff by S. Nourse.0
08/07/1992Proof of Publication filed. (Summit County)0
08/04/1992Stipulation and agreement executed by MB Operating Co.; duplicate copy of stipulation and agreement executed by David Kutik, attorney for East Ohio Gas; two copies of a voting trust agreement, one signed by MB and its affiliate, JR Operating Co., Inc., and the other executed by Brian Robinson, corporate assistant secretary of The Northeast Ohio Operating Companies, Inc., filed by S. Taft.0
08/03/1992Proof of Publication filed. (Holmes County)0
07/31/1992Proof of Publication filed (Portage)0
07/31/1992Proof of Publication filed (Carroll)0
07/30/1992Proof of Publication filed (Carroll)0
07/24/1992Proof of Publication filed. (Tuscarawas County)0
07/14/1992Proof of Publication filed. (Stark County)0
07/14/1992Proof of Publication filed. (Wayne County)0
07/14/1992Proof of Publication filed. (Coshocton County)0
07/08/1992Proof of Publication filed. (Medina County)0
07/02/1992Entry denying MB Operating and JR Operating's motion to quash and motion for protective order. (AE)0
07/01/1992Response to motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. and JR Operating Co., Inc. to quash and for protective order, filed on behalf of East Ohio Gas Co. by D. Kutik.0
06/26/1992Answer filed on behalf of applicant by G. Weber.0
06/26/1992Motion to quash and motion for protective order filed on behalf of MB Operating Company and JR Operating Company by S. Taft.0
06/25/1992Entry denying Northeast Ohio Operating Company's motion to quash; ordering that East Ohio Gas and Operating Company jointly appoint and compensate one independent viewer to review the records requested pursuant to the subpoena and submit a report to East Ohio Gas no later than 5:00 p.m. on 7/7/92. (AE)0
06/23/1992Legal notice sent to Free Press (Carroll), Coshocton Tribune (Coshocton), Holmes County Farmer (Holmes), The Gazette (Medina), Record Courier (Portage), Canton Repository (Stark), Akron Beacon Journal (Summit), Times-Reporter (Tuscarawas), and Daily Record (Wayne).0
06/22/1992Memorandum in opposition to motion to quash and for protective order, filed on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company by D. Kutik.0
06/18/1992Motion to quash and for a protective order filed on behalf of The Northeast Ohio Operating Companies, Inc. by G. Weber.0
06/02/1992Motion for subpoenas duces tecum and for an expedited ruling and memorandum in support filed on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company by D. Kutik.0
05/15/1992Entry scheduing the prehearing conference on June 2, 1992, and the hearing on August 4, 1992 at 10:00 a.m. at the office of the Commission. (AE)0
03/11/1992Prehearing conference statement of respondent, MB Operating Co., Inc., filed by S. Taft.0
02/14/1992Entry scheduling a prehearing conference at 10:00 a.m. on 3/12/92 at the Commission offices. (AE)0
02/16/1989Entry schedluling hearing for April 5, 1989 at 9:00 a.m. at the office of the Commission. (AE)0
02/13/1989Motion for continuance filed by D. Kutik on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company.0
01/18/1989Entry ordering a second conference on this matter should take place on 2/15/89, at 9:00 a.m., at the offices of the Commission. (AE)0
12/28/1988Entry ordering a conference be held at 10:00 a.m. on 1/17/89 to discuss Supreme Court decision.0
11/25/1988Returned from Supreme Court. Vols. I-IV0
08/03/1987Supreme Court transmittal papers. (Supreme Court No. 87-1125)0
07/02/1987Notice of Appeal filed by H. Liebman on behalf of East Ohio Gas Co.0
05/06/1987Entry denying application for rehearing filed by East Ohio Gas Company.0
04/24/1987Memorandum Contra of MB Operating Co., Inc. to application for rehearing of the East Ohio Gas Company by S. Taft.0
04/16/1987Application of the East Ohio Gas Company for rehearing filed by D. Kutik.0
03/17/1987Opinion and Order issued adopting the Revised Stipulation and Recomomendation entered into between the Commission's Staff and MB Operating Co., EB Operating Co., Inc. and all non-regulated affiliates of either. East Ohio Gas Co.'s objection to the stipulation arer overruled and case closed. Dissenting Opinion of Commissioner Gaylord.0
02/23/1987Revised Pre-Hearing Brief of the East Ohio Gas Company by P.Ruxin andD. Kutik.0
02/23/1987Post Hearing Brief of the East Ohio Gas Company by P. Ruxin and D.Kutik.0
02/23/1987Post-Hearing Brief of MB Operating Company, Inc., filed by M. Mengel.0
02/23/1987Post-Hearing Brief of the PUCO staff, submitted by K. Ganther.0
02/10/1987Letter filed by K. Ganther, Assistant Attorney General, PUCO, to R. Gooden, AE, Relative to requesting an extension until 2/23/87 to file post-hearing briefs.0
02/06/1987Pre-Hearing Brief of The East Ohio Gas Company, filed by D. Kutik. (filed 1/8/87 under protective order - now released)0
02/06/1987Deposition of Marshall Barber Belden, Sr., on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company. (filed 1/9/87 under protective order - now released)0
02/06/1987Deposition of Stanley A. Cmich on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company. (filed 1/9/87 under protective order - now released)0
02/06/1987Deposition of William Blace Smith on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company. (filed 1/9/87 under protective order - now released)0
02/06/1987Notice of Filing Depositions, filed by D. Kutik on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company. (filed 1/9/87, under protec- tive order - now released)0
02/02/1987Transcript for hearing held on January 15, 1987, (RG) Vol II, 120 pages, Submitted.0
01/29/1987Transcript for hearing held on January 14, 1987,(RG) 217 pages Continued.0
01/27/1987Letter filed by M. Mengel on behalf of applicant, Relative to waiving the Protective Agreement .0
01/14/1987Request of Northeast Ohio Natural Gas Corporation to make public statement to correct the record filed by T. Booth.0
01/13/1987Prefiled, Direct Sworn, Rebuttal Testimony of Wm. Blace Smith on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc. filed by S. Taft.0
01/13/1987Rebuttal Hearing Brief of MB Operating Co., Inc. filed by S. Taft.0
01/12/1987Stipulated Protective Order filed by all parties in this case.0
01/09/1987Testimony of Louis A. Houser filed on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company.0
01/09/1987Reply of MB Operating Co., Inc. to East Ohio Motion for Subpoenas filed by S. Taft.0
01/09/1987Prefiled, Direct, Sworn Testimony of Wm. Blace Smith on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc. filed by S. Taft.0
01/09/1987Prehearing Brief of MB Operating Co., Inc. filed by S. Taft.0
01/09/1987Prepared Testimony of Bradford S. Hopkins on behalf of the PUCO staff.0
01/09/1987Notice of Filing Depositions of M. Barber, S. Cmich and W. Smith filed on behalf the intervenor, The East Ohio Gas Company by P. Ruxin.0
01/08/1987Motion for Subpoenas; M. Belden, Sr.; M. Belden, Jr.; Wm. Smith; S. Cmich; and J. Teeple filed by D. Kutik on behalf The East Ohio Gas Company.0
12/29/1986Entry scheduling hearing to be held on January 14, 1987, at 10:00 a.m., at the offices of the Commission for the purpose of determining the reasonableness of the stipula- tion; further any party wishing to file a pre-hearing brief shall do so by January 9, 1987; Ordering the parties shall prefile all direct, sworn testimony to be submitted in this hearing and serve such prefiled testimony on all parties of record on 1/9/87. (AE)0
12/24/1986Memorandum of the East Ohio Gas company in response to motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. for record hearing on stipulation and request for expedited ruling filed by D. Kutik.0
12/22/1986Affidavit of Counsel filed by S. Taft on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc.0
12/22/1986MB Operating Co., Inc., response to East Ohio motion, motion for record hearing on stipulation, and request for expedited ruling, filed by S. Taft.0
12/16/1986Motion of The East Ohio Gas Company for leave to file memorandum in opposition to revised stipulation and recommendation filed by P. Ruxin.0
12/12/1986Revised Stipulation and Recommendation filed by K. Ganther and S. Taft on behalf of the PUCO staff.0
10/22/1986Entry ordering the deposition of M.B. Belden, Jr., William Blace Smith and Stanley A. Cmich be taken, and that all discovery matters be-concluded within 30 days from the date of this Entry; Ordering stipulation be filed within two weeks from date that discovery is concluded. (AE)0
09/24/1986Entry scheduling a conference in this matter to be scheduled for Thursday, October 9, 1986 at 10:00 a.m., at the offices of the Commission. (AE)0
09/17/1986Stipulation and Recommendation filed by K. Ganther on behalf of the PUCO staff and S. Taft on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc. and EB Operating Co., Inc.0
09/11/1986Trans., for hearing held 9-2-86, (RG) Con't. Vol. I, 1-3 pgs0
09/08/1986Motion for extension of time to file stipulation and recommendation filed by K. Ganther on behalf of the PUCO staff.0
08/24/1986Trans., for hearing held 8-12-86, (CM) Con't. Vol. I, 1-3 pages.0
08/21/1986Subpoena Duces Tecum of Mr. Stanley A. Cmich filed by D. Kutick on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company.0
08/20/1986Motion to suspend proceedings pending stipulation and settlement filed by S. Taft on behalf of applicant.0
08/19/1986Memorandum of MB Operating Co., Inc., in opposition to motion of East Ohio for Leave to file response filed by S. Taft.0
08/18/1986Reply of MB Operating Co., Inc., to PUCO staff's memorandum in opposition to motion filed by S. Taft.0
08/18/1986Motion for leave to file memorandum in response to reply of MB Operating Co., Inc., to East Ohio Memo in Opposition filed by D. Kutik.0
08/12/1986Reply of MB Operating Co., Inc. to East Ohio Memo in Opposition filed by S. Taft.0
08/10/1986Memorandum of the staff of the PUCO in opposition to the motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. to dismiss investigation filed by D. Champion.0
08/09/1986Motion for a Subpoena Duces Tecum and memorandum in support filed on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company by D. Kutik.0
08/05/1986Memorandum of East Ohio Gas Co. in opposition to Motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. to Dismiss Investigation filed by D. Kutik.0
08/04/1986Entry denying MB Operating Co., Inc.'s motion for protective order.0
08/02/1986Proof of Publication filed. (County/Carroll)0
07/30/1986Proof of Publication filed. (County/Coshocton)0
07/29/1986Reply of MB Operating Co., Inc. to July 29 Memorandum of the East Ohio Gas Company, filed by S. Taft.0
07/27/1986Proof of Publication filed (county/Portage).0
07/27/1986Entry rescheduling hearing for September 2, 1986 at 10:00 am at the offices of the Commission; ordering prefiled testimony be filed on or before August 28, 1986.0
07/27/1986Memorandum of The East Ohio Gas Company in opposition to motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. for a protective order, filed by D. Kutik.0
07/26/1986Motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. to dismiss investigation filed by S. Taft.0
07/23/1986Motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. for a protective order filed by S. Taft.0
07/23/1986Proof of Publication filed.(County/Medina)0
07/23/1986Letter filed by S. Taft on behalf of MB Operating Co., Re- lative to requesting a deferral of the previously scheduled hearing in this proceeding from August 12 to September 29, 1986.0
07/21/1986Proof of Publication filed.(County/Stark)0
07/19/1986Proof of Publication filed. (County/Holmes)0
07/19/1986Proof of Publication filed. (County/Summit)0
07/19/1986Proof of Publication filed. (County/Wayne)0
07/19/1986Proof of Publication filed. (County/Tuscarawas)0
07/16/1986Entry granting East Ohio Gas Company intervention; granting motion of East Ohio to regard documents filed in Case No. 85-825-GA-ARJ; granting motion of East Ohio to require prefiled testimony in this proceeding to be filed on or before August 7, 1986.0
07/13/1986Motion of The East Ohio Gas Company regarding treatment of documents filed in Case No. 85-825-GA-ARJ, filed by P. Ruxin.0
07/13/1986Motion of The East Ohio Gas Company to require prefiled testimony filed by P. Ruxin.0
07/13/1986Motion of The East Ohio Gas Company to include EB Operating Company, Inc., filed by P. Ruxin,0
07/09/1986Legal notices sent to Canton Repository (Stark) The Times- Reporter (Tuscarawas) Free Press Standard (Carroll) The Daily Record (Wayne) The Gazette (Medina) Coshocton Tribune (Coshocton) Record Courier (Portage) Holmes County Farmer (Holmes) Akron Beacon Journal (Summit) The Kenton Times (Hardin) and The Lima News (Allen).0
07/07/1986Motion of the East Ohio Gas Company for Leave to Intervene filed by D. Kutik on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company.0
07/05/1986Legal notices sent to Canton Repository (Stark) The Times- Reporter (Tuscarawas) Free Press Standard (Carroll) The Daily Record (Wayne) The Gazette (Medina) Coshocton Tribune (Coshocton) Record Courier (Portage) Holmes County Farmer (Holmes) Akron Beacon Journal (Summit) The Kenton Times (Hardin) The Lima News (Allen).0
06/30/1986Entry initiating investigation and scheduling hearing for 8/12/86 at 10:00 a.m. at the offices of the Commission.0
06/22/1986In the matter of the investigation to determine if MB Operating Company is a public utility subject to Sections 4905.02 and 4905.03 (A) (6) and (7), Revised Code.0