Buildout

Gulfport Reaffirms Commitment to Utica Drilling

Gulfport Reaffirms Commitment to Utica Drilling

Gulfport Energy Corp. officials have reaffirmed the company’s commitment to the Utica Shale, unveiling details of an accelerated, but cheaper, drilling plan coordinated with the construction of much-needed infrastructure in the play.

March 4, 2013

Flaring Will Remain Part of Bakken, Analyst Says

Even with a multi-billion-dollar natural gas gathering and processing infrastructure buildout ongoing, North Dakota is not likely to greatly reduce the volumes of gas being flared as an offshoot of its accelerated oil boom, according to an analysis released Thursday by RBN Energy LLC.

September 10, 2012

Eagle Ford, Rockies Liquids Spur Mont Belvieu Expansion

The buildout of infrastructure to serve growing liquids-rich natural gas production from shale plays is continuing. Driven by natural gas liquids (NGL) production out of the Rockies and the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas, Enterprise Products Partners LP plans to construct two more NGL fractionators at its Mont Belvieu, TX, facility. These would provide 150,000 b/d of incremental capacity. Pipeline construction also is under way.

March 21, 2012

Natural Gas Accepted for Transportation, LNG Leads, Fueling CEO Says

While it is currently straining its balance sheet to accelerate infrastructure buildout, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. likes its strategic positioning to take advantage of what it considers now widespread acceptance of natural gas as the alternative fuel of choice for large trucks and a new national network of fueling stations it expects to be in place by next year, CEO Andrew Littlefair told financial analysts on an earnings call reporting more red ink for the Seal Beach, CA-based firm.

March 14, 2012

Economist: Utility Hedging Rethink in Order

The unfolding story of Lower 48 shale gas supply and the buildout of the nation’s natural gas pipeline grid have done a lot to beat down gas prices and minimize volatility. So much so that one academic suggests in a new paper that some utilities and their regulators are out of step with the latest in price-risk hedging strategies.

May 23, 2011

Economist: Utility Hedging Rethink in Order

The unfolding story of Lower 48 shale gas supply and the buildout of the nation’s natural gas pipeline grid have done a lot to beat down gas prices and minimize volatility. So much so that one academic suggests in a new paper that some utilities and their regulators are out of step with the latest in price-risk hedging strategies.

May 17, 2011

Economist: Shales Rewrite Hedging Playbook

The unfolding story of Lower 48 shale gas supply and the buildout of the nation’s natural gas pipeline grid have done a lot to beat down gas prices and minimize volatility. So much so that one academic suggests in a new paper that some utilities and their regulators are out of step with the latest in price-risk hedging strategies.

May 17, 2011

Bentek: Don’t Count on Fuel-Switching

Anyone counting on stricter air emissions rules to drive a gas-fired power generation buildout and put a higher floor under natural gas prices is going to be disappointed — or at least is going to have to wait a while, according to Bentek Energy LLC.

August 9, 2010

Bentek: Don’t Count on Fuel-Switching, Really

Anyone counting on stricter air emissions rules to drive a gas-fired power generation buildout and put a higher floor under natural gas prices is going to be disappointed — or at least is going to have to wait a while, according to Bentek Energy LLC.

August 9, 2010

As LNG Market Evolves, Gas Cartel Mumbling Continues

With the first phase of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) global infrastructure buildout well under way, LNG is becoming a global commodity whose price is subject to multiple factors, the vagaries of international politics among them. Now and in the future, U.S.-based gas players might do well to remember one thing in particular:

February 19, 2007
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