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Natural Gas Storage Evaluation

October 25th, 2013

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – The Energy Information Administration issued two Natural Gas Storage Reports this week, because of the Government shut-down last week. Both reports showed increases that exceeded analyst expectations and once again exceeded both last year and the five year average. At the end of this last winter heating season, inventories were […]

Another View on the Long Term Natural Gas Market

October 4th, 2013

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – A recent Capstone commentary discussed the potential risks inherent in the natural gas market transformation that will be occurring over the next five years and beyond. Last week, Bentek, an energy market analytics company owned by Platts, presented a comprehensive forecast for the same time period. The conclusion of the […]

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