Capstone Energy Services


Crude Oil Price Divergence Returns

February 17th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – Over the last few weeks, the contract price differential between NYMEX crude oil and NYMEX Brent crude oil increased markedly. After declining to less than $8 barrel at the end of last year, the differential is now back over $18. Several factors lead to the sudden shift: Increased U.S. supplies, […]

Volatility and Market Uncertainty

February 6th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – Market uncertainty directly influences price volatility, particularly when it relates to supply and demand. Several recent events underscore the correlation: Natural Gas: Last week’s announcements by Chesapeake Energy and ConocoPhillips regarding reductions in natural gas production caused an immediate run up in futures prices. Traders became concerned that a barrage […]


February 2nd, 2012

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas output in the Lower 48 U.S. states rose 1.3%, or 0.92 billion cubic feet per day, to a record 72.61 billion cubic feet a day in November, government data released Monday show. The October output figure was revised up to 71.69 billion cubic feet per day from an earlier […]

Energy Facts

Energy Facts

Natural gas can be used as a raw material in a variety of products, including paint, fertilizer, plastics and medicines.

Natural gas produces fewer emissions than other fossil fuels, with less nitrogen, sulfur, carbon and fine particulates.

Texas produces the largest amount of natural gas in the USA.

The biggest consumer of coal in the US is the electric power sector.

There are 17,658 electric utility generators in the USA.

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