SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
August 28, 2008 (June 30, 2008)
SPECTRA ENERGY CORP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|| |
|5400 Westheimer Court, Houston, Texas||77056|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code 713-627-5400
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
As previously reported on June 30, 2008, the Board of Directors of Spectra Energy Corp appointed Gregory L. Ebel to succeed Fred J. Fowler as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2009.
On August 26, 2008, in light of his new role, the Board of Directors of Spectra Energy approved a grant to Mr. Ebel of phantom stock units with a value of $1,000,000 as of the grant date of October 1, 2008. The number of units will be determined based on the value of Spectra Energys common stock on the grant date. The units will be granted under the Spectra Energy Corp 2007 Long-Term Incentive Plan and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the companys form of Phantom Stock Award Agreement, a copy of which is filed as an exhibit to Spectra Energys Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2008.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SPECTRA ENERGY CORP|
William S. Garner, Jr.
Group Executive, General
|Date: August 28, 2008|