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Effects of this Winter’s Natural Gas Price Volatility

March 17th, 2014

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – This winter will have lasting effects on the natural gas costs for the rest of this year. Daily spot price volatility, particularly in the eastern two-thirds of the country has been record setting and, at times, reverberated into all areas of the country, even regions not experiencing extreme cold weather […]

A Critical Look at Natural Gas Storage

March 3rd, 2014

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – One of the driving forces in the chaotic natural gas market this winter has been the rapidly depleting storage caused by the relentless cold weather in the Midwest and the East. At the beginning of the withdrawal season in November, inventories exceeded 3,800 Bcf, 80 Bcf below the previous year, […]

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