REPRESENTATIVES OF THE OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION,
transmission, and distribution industries are joining a technical program established by EPRI, Palo Alto, Calif., to gather data related to the Y2K problem.
EPRI, a scientific and technological organization for the energy industry, says it established its Y2K technical information-sharing program in response to prompting from electric-industry leaders. "It didn't take long," says EPRI Y2K program manager Charlie Siebenthal, "for gas and electric industry leaders to see that joining forces would be a cost-effective way to address the embedded system issue."
The program's Gary Green, whom EPRI hired for his 18 years'...