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Warm Weather Sinks Natural Gas Futures for Fifth Session

December 13th, 2012

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures dropped for a fifth day Wednesday, as traders expect the impact of demand-sapping warm Eastern U.S. temperatures to be evident in lofty weekly gas inventory data. “This market is suffering from unsupportive weather and is hunting for a bottom,” said Gene McGillian, a broker and analyst at Tradition […]

Lagging Oil and Gas Infrastructure

December 12th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – New onshore shale production is providing rapidly increasing domestic supplies of low cost crude oil and natural gas. Since 2010 U.S. onshore crude oil production has climbed by 438 million barrels per year, increasing from 38% to 45% of total consumption. Similarly domestic natural gas production has increased by 1,200 […]

The Effect of Natural Gas Generation on End User Electricity Costs

December 6th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – Natural gas prices have increased significantly over the last nine months. The May 2012 NYMEX natural gas settlement price was $2.036 per MMbtu compared to $3.696 per MMbtu in December, an 82% increase. These cost increases will directly affect consumer electricity prices in varying degrees throughout the country. Daily wholesale […]

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