September 7, 2011 New Software put into action to file 549D quarterly report

<DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">FERC order 735A revised the 549 form to require additional information to cover storage and transportation transactions and changed that the form be filed quarterly.&nbsp; This order mandates that all intrastate natural gas pipeline companies, who provide interstate service, file this new quarterly report.</SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">Systrends has developed an easy-to-use program called eFile549 which will convert spreadsheets, XML or PDF containing the required form information into the FERC fillable 549D PDF form for eFiling.&nbsp; The software will also generate XML from any spreadsheet which will be the basis for upcoming changes to EQR by FERC.&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">eFile549 has an automated process to complete the multi-page PDF form, eliminating the lengthy process of finalizing multiple forms for each contract.&nbsp; In addition this application will validate the data, reducing the possibility of filing errors and generate a variety of reports based on the filings created by the software.&nbsp; The first filing using eFile549 has recently been generated and accepted by FERC.</SPAN></SPAN></DIV> <DIV><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">About Systrends<BR>Systrends is a leader in developing software solutions based on FERC and other standards.&nbsp; In 2009 eTariffManager was created which helped the energy industry file their tariffs with FERC.&nbsp; Soon after, Systrends continued to expand it development with eTariffLoader, an application that uploads tariffs filed with FERC into eTariffManager;&nbsp; eTariffApp, an iPad application to search and view tariff from FERC eTariff Viewer;&nbsp; eTariffWeb, a system that automatically transfers tariff documents from eTariffManager to a company content management system or public website; eTariffCompliance , software that provides a full-featured Governance Risk Compliance system for impact analysis; and in the development stages, eFileEQR, a system to file FERC Electric Quarterly Reports in XML format.&nbsp; More information about all of Systrends products is located at </SPAN></SPAN><A href="http://www.systrends.com"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">www.systrends.com</SPAN></SPAN></A><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: small"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">.<BR></SPAN></SPAN></DIV>