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Top North American Gas Marketers (Bcf/d)

 

Company

Full Year 2009

Full Year 2008

Change

1.

BP

29.10

30.80

-6%

2.

Shell Energy NA

14.70

14.18

4%

3.

ConocoPhillips

14.30

14.40

-1%

4.

Louis Dreyfus

7.96

7.77

2%

5.

Chevron

6.52

7.22

-10%

6.

RBS Sempra

6.42

7.98

-20%

7.

Tenaska

5.48

5.60

-2%

8.

Nexen

4.90

6.70

-27%

9.

EDF Trading NA

3.33

n/a

n/a

10.

ONEOK

3.03

3.18

-5%

11.

Sequent

2.96

2.60

14%

12.

EnCana*

2.84

2.93

-3%

13.

Devon*

2.65

2.57

3%

14.

XTO*

2.34

1.91

23%

15.

Chesapeake*

2.29

2.12

8%

16.

Anadarko

2.28

2.05

11%

17.

Enserco

1.97

1.87

5%

18.

ExxonMobil*

1.92

1.89

2%

19.

Citigroup

1.87

n/a

n/a

20.

Merrill Lynch

1.59

2.43

-35%

21.

CenterPoint Energy

1.38

1.45

-5%

22.

Canadian Natural

1.32

1.50

-12%

23.

Apache*

1.03

1.03

0%

24.

Atmos

0.95

n/a

n/a

 

Total

123.13

n/a

n/a

Source: Annual and quarterly financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or if necessary, statements signed by company officials and provided to NGI.

Companies providing data directly to NGI include BP, Citigroup, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, EDF Trading NA (formerly Eagle Energy Partners), JP Morgan, Louis Dreyfus, Merrill Lynch, RBS Sempra, Shell Energy and Tenaska. *The gas volume figures for Apache, Chesapeake, Devon, EnCana, ExxonMobil and XTO represent the amount of North American gas produced in the year. Those companies may be marketing more third-party gas for sale.