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US Gas Futures Inch Down; 2-Day Rally Runs Out Of Steam

October 18th, 2011

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended two days of gains, settling lower Monday as analysts said a rally driven by traders covering short positions lost momentum. Natural gas for November delivery settled down 1.5 cents, or 0.4%, to $3.688 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices turned […]

US Gas Futures Rise Despite Bearish Data, Defying Expectations

October 14th, 2011

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures defied expectations and settled higher Thursday, despite a weekly U.S. government report that showed inventories growing much more than expected. Analysts had been expecting a steep selloff and high market volatility if the inventory data proved bearish, as it did. Instead, they said the market move appeared to […]

Natural Gas Pricing Dips to Autumn Lows

October 13th, 2011

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – The intense summer heat has subsided. The hurricane season is drawing to a close with very little impact on U.S. energy markets. Natural gas storage has moved above the five year average and continues to rise in relation to both last year and the five year average. U.S gas production […]

US Gas Futures Settle Higher With Cooler Weather Ahead

October 12th, 2011

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures rose Tuesday as forecasts called for cooler temperatures across the U.S., increasing gas-fired heating demand. Natural gas for November delivery settled 7.5 cents, or 2.1%, higher at $3.616 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. After a warmer-than-normal start to October, forecasters are […]

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