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Ofgem

in Britain
Office of Gas and Electricity Markets: a government body formed in 1999 by the merger of the separate regulatory bodies for gas and electricity; its functions are to promote competition and protect consumers' interests
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The limited effectiveness of attempts by the MMC in 1988,(32) Ofgas and the Office of Fair Trading to reconcile competition with vertical integration--even including the blunt instrument of market share quotas--led the MMC in 1993 to declare that British Gas's dual role as both supplier and transporter "gives rise to an inherent conflict of interest which makes it impossible to provide the necessary conditions for self-sustaining competition.
If you're unhappy about a gas salesman's technique or feel you were rushed into signing, you can complain to OFGAS on 0800 887777.
The disagreement between Ofgas and BG TransCo on the price control from 1997 centred on the level of prices to be allowed; in particular, there was disagreement about the appropriate capital base.
She began her career in 1977 in the Treasury and is possibly best known for her successful five-year tenure as Head of UK Gas Regulator Ofgas, a role she occupied from 1993 to 1998.
Tenders are invited for Supply OfGas And Gas Mixtures With Cylinders
Around pounds 9 billion of shares were put up for grabs on exchanges around the world and regulator Ofgas was formed to protect customers.
After Oftel, Ofgas and Ofgen, the Government balked at the apt Oftrack and copped out with Office of the Rail Regulator, or ORR.
Campaigners say industry watchdog Ofgas must act immediately to force suppliers into cleaning up their acts.
GAS customers switching to Amerada will save pounds 29 a year compared with British Gas if they pay by monthly direct debit, Ofgas figures show.
A good neutral starting point is to contact the relevant regulators, OFFER for electricity, and OFGAS for gas.
In a MORI survey for the NAO and Ofgas, 95 per cent of customers said they were aware that competition had been introduced and 58 per cent considered themselves well informed about it.
We are very conscious that we must demonstrate to shippers, Ofgas (the Regulator) and consumers that they are getting value for money," Ingham said.