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Natural Gas Supply and Demand – Longer Term

August 23rd, 2013

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – A report issued this week indicated that oil and gas producers and foreign interests have begun to reduce and write down the value of acreage positions in U.S. shale production regions. This is an important development as it indicates that the land rush in these areas is beginning to decline. […]

US Becoming ‘Refiner to the World’ As Diesel Demand Grows

August 7th, 2013

(CNBC.com) – U.S. refineries are expanding their diesel-production capacity, not so much for truckers in the U.S., but for drivers in places like Mexico City and Santiago, Chile. Already running at their highest levels in six years, U.S. refineries are finding strong demand for diesel fuel, used widely in cars outside of the United States, […]

The Risks in Complacency

August 7th, 2013

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – Natural gas prices declined significantly during the last three months, closing this Monday at $3.319, off $1.08 or nearly 25% from this high of $4.40 this spring and off nearly $.50 or 13% since July peak of $3.812. The National Weather Service predicts normal to cooler than normal weather to […]

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