Capstone Energy Services


NYMEX and Brent Crude Oil Futures Prices Converging Again

June 21st, 2013

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – The large premium in price that Brent crude oil has commanded for more than two years appears to be evaporating. The price differential has stayed consistently below $10 per barrel since April of this year, suggesting that the Brent premium may be returning to a closer parity with NYMEX crude, […]

EIA: Shale Fields May Hold 10% of World’s Crude Oil, 32% of Gas Resources

June 11th, 2013

NEW YORK (DowJones) – Ten percent of the world’s recoverable crude-oil resources and nearly one-third of natural-gas resources may be held in shale formations in the U.S. and in dozens of other countries where exploitation of resources trapped in the rock is in the early stages, according to a report released by the U.S. government […]

Nuclear Power’s Future May Hinge on Georgia Project

June 11th, 2013

WAYNESBORO, GA (New York Times) — The two nuclear reactors rising out of the red Georgia clay here, twin behemoths of concrete and steel, make up one of the largest construction projects in the United States and represent a giant bet that their cost – in the range of $14 billion – will be cheaper […]

Some Crude Oil Market Insights

June 7th, 2013

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – This last week, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners cancelled the proposed $2 Billion Freedom Pipeline project that was intended to move crude oil from West Texas to California refineries. There are two major reasons for the cancellation: 1) difficulty in successfully initiating and executing major large-scale pipeline projects and 2) the […]

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