Top 20 North American Gas Marketers Ranking by 1998 Sales Volume

Top 20 North American Gas Marketers
Ranking by 1998 Sales Volume*
(Bcf/d)

 

Rank    Company**          1998      1997    Change (Bcf)  Change (%)

1      Enron (1)         11.13     10.08        1.05          10% 

2      Aquila (5)         9.60      6.80        2.80          41% 

3      PG&E (3)           9.37      7.20        2.17          30% 

4      Duke (6)           8.40      7.30        1.10          15% 

5      Dynegy (2)         8.20      8.00        0.20           3% 

6      Coral (7)          8.10      6.70        1.40          21% 

7      Engage (4)         7.00      6.93        0.07           1% 

8      TransCanada (10)   5.56      5.03        0.53          11% 

9      Southern (13)      5.30      4.20        1.10          26% 

10     Koch (9)           5.15      5.30       -0.15          -3% 

11     Reliant*** (20)    4.70      4.00        0.70          18% 

12     Vitol (NR)****     4.45      5.68       -1.23         -22% 

13     Columbia (NR)      4.33      2.43        1.90          78% 

14     Sempra (14)        4.24      3.20        1.04          33% 

15     KN Energy (NR)     4.20      1.40        2.80         200% 

16     Texaco (12)        3.87      3.58        0.29           8% 

17     El Paso (11)       3.77      4.27       -0.50         -12% 

18     Williams (16)      3.50      3.20        0.30           9% 

19     Sonat (15)         3.40      3.50       -0.10          -3% 

20     Enserch (NR)       3.05      1.41        1.64         116% 

       Total            117.32    100.21       17.11          17% 

*Volumes represent North American physical gas sales and exclude financial transactions. Sales volumes were provided by company officials. **Number in ( ) indicates 1997 ranking. ***Formerly HI Wholesale Energy. ****NR = Not Ranked.