NatGas Marketers Report 4% 4Q2012 Volume Tumble; Full Year 2012 Flat

Increased natural gas sales by BP plc weren't enough to overcome mild winter-sparked decreases reported by several other big name companies, resulting in a 4% (5.86 Bcf/d) decline in gas sales transactions in 4Q2012 (135.01 Bcf/d) compared with 4Q2011 (140.87 Bcf/d)... read more

Top North American Gas Marketers (Bcf/d)

 

Company

4Q2012

4Q2011

Change

1.

BP

24.30

23.90

2%

2.

ConocoPhillips

15.69

16.10

-3%

3.

Shell Energy NA

12.20

13.80

-12%

4.

Macquarie Energy*

9.40

10.82

-13%

5.

EDF Trading NA

6.69

7.22

-7%

6.

Tenaska

6.50

6.00

8%

7.

JP Morgan

6.01

6.21

-3%

8.

Sequent

5.96

5.44

10%

9.

Chevron

5.73

6.42

-11%

10.

Louis Dreyfus

5.35

7.20

-26%

11.

J. Aron & Co.***

4.32

3.56

21%

12.

ExxonMobil **

4.09

4.41

-7%

13.

Chesapeake**

3.04

2.96

3%

14.

Encana**

2.95

3.46

-15%

15.

Hess

2.88

2.01

43%

16.

Anadarko

2.52

2.33

8%

17.

Devon**

2.50

2.66

-6%

18.

Citigroup

2.30

3.40

-32%

19.

ONEOK

1.95

2.24

-13%

20.

Southwestern Energy Co

1.93

1.75

10%

21.

CenterPoint Energy

1.58

1.64

-4%

22.

Gavilon

1.53

1.41

9%

23.

Apache**

1.44

1.49

-3%

24.

BOA Merrill Lynch

1.26

1.13

12%

25.

Canadian Natural

1.13

1.28

-12%

26.

Atmos

0.92

0.99

-7%

27.

Gazprom

0.84

1.04

-19%

 

Total

135.01

140.87

-4%

Source: Quarterly financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or if necessary, statements signed by company officials and provided to NGI. Some previous-year data has been updated by the companies since it was originally reported.

Companies providing data directly to NGI include Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BP, Chevron, Citigroup, ConocoPhillips, EDF Trading NA, Gavilon, Gazprom, J. Aron & Co., JP Morgan, Louis Dreyfus, Macquarie Energy, Shell Energy and Tenaska. *Macquarie Energy data reflects Macquarie Energy LLC's transactions in the United States and Macquarie Energy Canada's transactions in Canada. **The gas volume figures for Apache, Chesapeake, Devon, Encana and ExxonMobil represent the amount of North American gas produced in the quarter. Those companies may be marketing more third-party gas for sale. ***J. Aron & Co. is the commodity trading subsidiary of Goldman Sachs.