Noco Energy Corp.

Friday, August 1, 2003

TONAWANDA, NEW YORK NOCO Energy Corp. has contracted with Long Island based EC Infosystems to provide NOCO with electronic business transaction processing services for the distribution of natural gas. EC Infosystems supports Phase I tes ting and certification with the New York State Public Service Commission and Phase III certification with local distribution companies (LDCs). NOCO Energy Corp. is licensed by the New York State Public Service Commission to market natural gas.

EC Infosystems will help us provide the best service with a cost effective approach for all of our natural gas customers, James D. Newman, President, NOCO Energy Corporation said.  After a detailed assessment, we recognized EC Infosystems capabilities to efficiently and successfully serve us as their products and services match our specific requirements and needs as a natural gas marketer.

EC Infosystems is a market leader for EDI /EC Professional Services in the deregulated  New York utility market, serving over 30 ESCOs. For several years EC Infosystems has been the provider of reliable, high-quality services assisting over 70 marketers in 12 deregulated states.

Noco has been a dominant force in the North East energy market, said Senior VP Mohan Wanchoo We are extremely pleased to be working with them to achieve their goals in a cost-effective and timely fashion.

About Noco Energy Corp.
Celebrating seventy years of service, NOCO   Energy Corp. based in Tonawanda, New York is a leading provider of industrial   and residential fuels, industrial and commercial lubricants and engine motor   oils including biodiesel, heating and cooling services. NOCO Energy Corp. also   owns and operates gasoline convenience stores throughout Western New York and   Rochester.  For more information on NOCO Energy Corporation: www.noco.com.