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US Gas Future Settle 2.9% Higher at $3.812 per MMbtu

August 31st, 2010

(Dow Jones ) – Natural-gas futures jumped Monday as ongoing risks from hurricane season and a government report showing productions declines in June boosted prices. Gas for October delivery rose 10.7 cents, or 2.9%, to settle at $3.812/MMBtu on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The gains Monday ended an eight-day selloff in gas futures, which […]

US Gas Futures Fall On Weak Demand View; Off 11.3% On Week

August 30th, 2010

(Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures settled lower Friday as traders bet that remaining summer demand won’t be enough to support prices in a well-supplied U.S. market. Gas for September delivery fell 16.6 cents, or 4.4%, to settle at $3.651/MMBtu on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the lowest price for a benchmark contract since September 2009. […]

US Gas Futures Hit 11-Month Low On Storage Build, Weak Demand

August 27th, 2010

(Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures fell to their lowest level in 11 months Thursday on a larger-than-expected increase in U.S. gas storage as summer weather comes to an end. Natural gas for September delivery settled down 5.4 cents, or 1.4%, at $3.817 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the […]

US GAS Futures End At Lowest Price Since March On Weak US Data

August 26th, 2010

(Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures slid to their lowest levels since March, falling more than 4% Wednesday on weak U.S. economic data and a calm weather outlook for offshore production areas. Natural gas for September delivery settled down 16.8 cents, or 4.16%, at $3.871 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile […]

US GAS Futures End Lower On Waning Storm Threat, Ample Supplies

August 24th, 2010

(Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended lower Monday, as concerns waned about a tropical storm in the Atlantic and as ample gas supplies and anticipation of milder weather weighed on prices. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled down 5.1 cents, or 1.24%, at $4.066 a million British thermal […]

US Gas Futures End Lower On Storm, Mild Temperature Outlook

August 23rd, 2010

(Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures ended lower Friday amid a lack of immediate storm threats in the Atlantic Basin and expectations for milder weather next week. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled down 5.4 cents, or 1.29%, at $4.117 a million British thermal units, the lowest since May 25. […]

US Gas Futures Fall As Strong Supply Trumps Hurricane Concern

August 19th, 2010

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural gas prices slipped Wednesday as strong supplies trumped concerns over potential production outages as the heart of hurricane season arrives. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 2.8 cents, or 0.66%, lower, at $4.239 a million British thermal units. The contract swung between negative […]

Futures End Slightly Higher On Storm Concerns

August 18th, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended slightly higher Tuesday as a tropical disturbance looming in the Atlantic Basin raised the specter of hurricanes. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 3.9 cents, or 0.92%, higher, at $4.267 a million British thermal units. The front-month contract fell to a […]

Drilling Frenzy To Hold Acreage May Slow In 2011

August 17th, 2010

(Investopedia) – The manic pace of natural gas development in many of the onshore, unconventional natural gas basins in the United States has been motivated not by the economics of the plays, but by a need to drill to convert leases from term to held-by-production status. This has led to a large amount of irrational […]

Futures End Lower On Weather View, Ample Supplies

August 17th, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures finished down Monday, after sinking to their lowest level since May, on a more moderate weather outlook and ample supplies of the fuel in storage. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 10 cents, or 2.31%, lower, at $4.228 a million British thermal […]

Glossary Terms

Glossary Terms

Nominated Volume

The physical quantity of gas requested, typically in MMBtu/day, for a specific contract or for all contracts at a specific point.

Marketing Affiliate

A marketing company that has corporate ties to an interstate pipeline, an intrastate pipeline, or a local distribution company.

Energy Only Providers

Power marketers or other electricity vendors who provide and bill for only the energy component of the electricity consumed by the end-use customer.

Therm

A unit of heating value equivalent to 100,000 British thermal units (Btu).

Real Power

The component of electric power that performs work, typically measured in kilowatts (kW) or megawatts (MW)--sometimes referred to as Active Power.

Injection (Storage)

The process of delivering natural gas into a storage field for future delivery and use.

Price Ceiling

Statutory maximum lawful prices for various categories of natural gas, including gas destined for both the intrastate and interstate markets.

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Energy Delivery Chains

Energy Delivery Chains

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Energy & the Environment

Energy & the Environment

How we assist clients in responding to national environmental concerns.

  • Initiate and manage a "Green" energy procurement program
  • Evaluate national legislative and regulatory initiatives
  • Research state and local energy efficiency programs and incentives
  • Track energy use and related emissions estimate