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Spectra Energy Named a Top Houston Workplace

Monday, November 07, 2011

Spectra Energy Named a Top Houston Workplace08:30 EST Monday, November 07, 2011Second Consecutive Year on Houston Chronicle ListHOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) has again been recognized as one of Houston's top workplaces in a survey conducted by the Houston Chronicle, this year ranking 10th in the Large Company category. This is the second consecutive year the company has been included in the ranking.(Logo: )The Houston Chronicle's survey measured employee satisfaction in a number of areas, including company leadership, career opportunities, workplace flexibility, and pay and benefits. In total, about 55,000 employees from 234 companies throughout the greater Houston area participated in the survey."We're honored to be recognized as an employer of choice in the Houston area," said Greg Ebel, president and chief executive officer, Spectra Energy Corp. "Spectra Energy is a great place to work because of its employees. Their dedication to the job, camaraderie and willingness to give back to the communities where we work and live make our company a truly exceptional workplace."Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America's premier natural gas infrastructure companies serving three key links in the natural gas value chain: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution. For more than a century, Spectra Energy and its predecessor companies have developed critically important pipelines and related infrastructure connecting natural gas supply sources to premium markets. Based in Houston, Texas, the company's operations in the United States and Canada include more than 19,000 miles of transmission pipeline, over 305 billion cubic feet of storage, as well as natural gas gathering and processing, natural gas liquids operations and local distribution assets. The company also has a 50 percent ownership in DCP Midstream, one of the largest natural gas gatherers and processors in the United States. Spectra Energy is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes and the U.S. S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Project's Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. For more information, visit Spectra Energy CorpFor further information: Wendy Olson, +1-713-627-4072, +1-713-627-4747 (24-hour media line)