The Petroleum Finance Company Changes Name to PFC Energy

Jan 27, 2003, 00:00 ET from PFC Energy

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Petroleum Finance Company (PFC), a
 leading strategic advisory firm in global energy, announced today that it has
 changed its name to PFC Energy.
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     The change reflects the continued growth of the firm's services in the
 energy business, which incorporates natural gas and power into its historical
 focus on oil.  Commenting on the decision, Chairman J. Robinson West stated,
 "PFC Energy has grown from a niche consulting firm focused on the oil business
 to a global firm providing expert advice to many of the world's largest energy
 companies, governments and financial institutions."
     About PFC Energy
     PFC Energy is an acknowledged leader in providing strategic advice on the
 competitive, commercial, economic, and political aspects of the global energy
 business.  PFC Energy advises companies, governments and financial
 institutions on business development opportunities, upstream and downstream
 strategies, international gas and LNG strategies, power strategies, oil market
 and petroleum sector risk, and effective investor relations programs.  PFC
 Energy delivers a broad range of market, strategic and competitive analysis
 and advice through a series of online subscription services, on-site workshops
 tailored to a client's specific needs, and customized consulting projects.
 For more information, visit PFC Energy's web site at: