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Administration Quietly Removes Some Energy Regulatory Barriers

April 20th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – During the last few weeks, the Obama Administration has undertaken a number of regulatory initiatives that should be benefit the efficiency of oil and natural gas exploration, production and delivery: Keystone XL Pipeline, Cushing to the Gulf of Mexico – After initially vetoing the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada […]

Natural Gas Futures drops below $2.00 to a Ten Year Low. Is a Fall Storage Crisis Coming with Even Lower Prices?

April 13th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – The May natural gas futures contract daily settlement this Wednesday was $1.984 per MMbtu, the lowest daily closing price since January 26th, 2002. In the simplest economic terms, supply has been increasing much faster than demand, creating a large and increasing supply surplus. From 2010 to 2011 U.S. natural gas […]

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