Enbridge Inc.

Enbridge Inc.

March 24, 2005 17:50 ET

David Arledge Selected as Next Chair of Enbridge Board of Directors




MARCH 24, 2005 - 17:50 ET

David Arledge Selected as Next Chair of Enbridge Board
of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 24, 2005) - Enbridge Inc.
announced today that effective May 5, 2005, David A. Arledge will become
Chair of the Enbridge Board of Directors, subject to re-election to the
Board at the May 5 annual and special meeting of shareholders. He
succeeds Donald J. Taylor who is retiring as Chair after nine years in
the position and 26 years as a Director of Enbridge.

Mr. Arledge joined the Enbridge Board in 2002 and is a member of the
Audit, Finance & Risk Committee and Human Resources & Compensation

He served in a variety of executive positions in finance at Coastal
Corporation from 1983 to 1993, and in senior executive and operating
positions at Coastal until he retired as Chairman, President & Chief
Executive Officer in early 2001. He also served as Vice-Chairman of the
Board of Directors of El Paso Corporation following the merger of El
Paso and Coastal in early 2001, leaving there in November 2001.

"Mr. Arledge brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position
of Board Chair," said Enbridge President & Chief Executive Officer
Patrick D. Daniel. "His extensive background in finance, energy and
energy delivery makes him an excellent choice to succeed Mr. Taylor, who
has served Enbridge and its shareholders so well for so long."

Enbridge Inc. is a leader in energy transportation and distribution in
North America and internationally. As a transporter of energy, Enbridge
operates, in Canada and the U.S., the world's longest crude oil and
liquids transportation system. The Company also has international
operations and a growing involvement in the natural gas transmission and
midstream businesses. As a distributor of energy, Enbridge owns and
operates Canada's largest natural gas distribution company, and provides
distribution services in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and New York
State. Enbridge employs approximately 4,000 people, primarily in Canada,
the U.S. and South America. Enbridge's common shares trade on the
Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada and on the New York Stock Exchange in
the U.S. under the symbol ENB. Information about Enbridge is available
on the Company's web site at www.enbridge.com.


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