Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas contracts with SchlumbergerSema for information technology services

Norcross, GA, July 30, 2001 – SchlumbergerSema announced today it has executed a 15-year agreement to provide information technology services to Milwaukee, WI-based Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas.

SchlumbergerSema will provide real-time energy consumption data and advanced information analysis services to Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas by connecting 650,000 of the company’s electric and gas consumers to the SchlumbergerSema wireless fixed network. Rollout is set to begin in Q1 2002.

As part of the agreement, SchlumbergerSema will provide Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas with daily and monthly energy consumption data and advanced information analysis services for billing and customer information management purposes.

Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas is part of a growing network of utilities that are using real-time data to close information gaps between consumers and suppliers to manage the nation’s available energy more efficiently.

The choice of the SchlumbergerSema network lays the foundation for Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas to take advantage of a host of additional services that benefit both the utility and its customers. Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas will be prepared to introduce new energy services to help its consumers use energy more efficiently, such as time-of-day pricing, facility benchmarking, and real-time energy usage analysis.

About SchlumbergerSema

SchlumbergerSema is a information technology services company providing – consulting, systems integration, managed services, products and IP network security solutions serving the oil and gas, telecommunications, utility, finance, transport and public sector markets.

Schlumberger Limited acquired Sema plc in April 2001. Additional information is available at www.slb.com.

About Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas

Wisconsin Electric-Wisconsin Gas, the principal utility subsidiary of Wisconsin Energy Corp., serves more than one million electric customers and more than 960,000 natural gas customers throughout Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Visit the company’s Web site at www.WE-WG.com.

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