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Propane shortage adds to winter woes

January 22nd, 2014

(NBC News) – As meteorologists on Monday added up to 10 inches of snow to their frigid forecasts for the Northeast and Midwest this week, the regions are struggling with a lack of the essential resources residents need to keep warm. While the cold won’t be quite as unbearable as the Polar Vortex system earlier […]

Natural Gas and Electricity – Reluctant Partners

January 22nd, 2014

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) plans for 2014 include addressing some of the problems that exist in the interrelationship of the natural gas and electric industries. Natural gas has become the fuel of choice for new electric generation capacity, as environmental considerations require utilities to abandon old coal plants […]

Natural Gas 2014 – A Look Forward

January 16th, 2014

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – The average NYMEX Last Day Settlement price in 2013 was $3.652 per MMbtu up 31% from the 2012 low of $2.789 per MMbtu. The increase was caused, in part, by a surge of late winter cold weather that reduced April 1 storage inventories 800 Bcf below the previous year. Prices […]

Lessons from the Cold

January 16th, 2014

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – The cold weather that has gripped the eastern two-thirds of the country this last week has been the coldest in the last 10-20 years. It was the second major cold spell of this winter season pulling down storage inventories and creating massive price volatility in markets threatened with limited supplies. […]

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.
 

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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