Capstone Energy Services


Evolving Crude Oil Markets

May 29th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – Crude oil prices are finally declining, reflecting lower demand and abundant supplies, but the crude oil market remains volatile and continues to reflect the precarious supply stability in an unstable world. Last week the NYMEX crude oil contract price dropped back to $90 per barrel, the lowest prices since last […]

Natural Gas Market Maintains Price Strength

May 17th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – Natural gas prices have continued to rise over the last week, spurred on by reports of an unexpected rise in electric power generation and more producers announcing reductions in dry natural gas production. In addition, storage inventories began to lose some ground compared to last year and the five year […]

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.


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