Automated

Automation, Expanded LNG Use in Transportation On Horizon

Fully automated drilling operations, autonomous pipeline inspections and the expanded use of natural gas to fuel trucks and railways are likely to be at the forefront by 2025 as technology makes gains in the upstream industry, industry consultant DNV GL said.

April 6, 2016

Trading System Dodges FERC Oversight

E-commerce services provider Automated Power Exchange Inc. (APX)said its new electronic power trading platform does not fall underthe FERC’s jurisdiction because it uses no price-settingmechanisms. The company challenged FERC over its jurisdiction ofelectronic power trading and said the recent denial of its courtpetition will have little impact on the Santa Clara, CA-basedcompany.

March 20, 2000

Trading System Dodges FERC Oversight

E-commerce services provider Automated Power Exchange Inc. (APX)said its new electronic power trading platform does not fall underthe FERC’s jurisdiction because it uses no price-settingmechanisms. The company challenged the FERC over its jurisdictionof power trading and said the recent denial of its petition willhave little impact on the Santa Clara, CA-based company.

March 14, 2000

APX Expands Power Market Services

California-based Automated Power Exchange (APX) announced lastweek that it has developed new Internet-based, real-timeelectricity market products that will allow it to provide combinedpower exchange and regional transmission operator (RTO) services inother states, regions and countries that open their electricitymarkets to competition. One feature of what APX is calling “Market2000” will allow end-users to trade power to buffer the negativeimpact of summer price spikes.

March 13, 2000

APX Expands Power Market Services

California-based Automated Power Exchange (APX) announced thisweek that it has developed new Internet-based, real-timeelectricity market products that will allow it to provide combinedpower exchange and regional transmission operator (RTO) services inother states, regions and countries that open their electricitymarkets to competition. One feature of what APX is calling “Market2000” will allow end-users to trade power to buffer the negativeimpact of summer price spikes.

March 9, 2000

Industry Briefs

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) launched its newestversion of GasSelect, an automated gas scheduling and energymanagement system. The e-commerce application is available tosubscribers through www.gasselect.com for real-time submission ofgas nominations, trading gas delivery imbalances in a secondarymarket, and for gas consumption information from electronic metersinstalled at customer sites. GasSelect is used to manage thedelivery of 1 Tcf into Southern California for both SoCalGas andSan Diego Gas & Electric.

August 6, 1999

Automated Marketing Tool Gets Ohio Licensee

Large Ohio wholesale natural gas provider Beldenergy haslicensed Prosper NRG Marketing’s “Direct to Market” service toprovide marketers targeting Columbus, OH, with the capability ofgiving prospective customers “Instant Savings Analysis.”

January 14, 1999