BRIEF-Duke Energy updates on Crystal River nuclear plant report

Oct 1 (Reuters) - Duke Energy Corp :

* Progress energy Florida issues statement regarding filing of crystal river

nuclear plant engineering report

* Says have not made a final decision on whether to repair or retire cr3

* Says zapata report estimated the repair cost at approximately $1.49 billion

* Says progress energy's prior assessment indicated expected repair cost of

$900 million to $1.3 billion

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