Choice

CRE Official Says Mexico Close to Granting More LNG Licenses

With natural gas expected to become Mexico’s fuel of choice by 2011, a Mexican government official revealed that operating licenses could be issued within the next few weeks for as many as two of five liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals now on the table.

August 4, 2003

CRE Official Says Mexico Close to Granting More LNG Licenses

With natural gas expected to become Mexico’s fuel of choice by 2011, a Mexican government official revealed that operating licenses could be issued within the next few weeks for as many as two of five liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals now on the table.

July 31, 2003

Futures Drop Lower as Isidore Fails to Strengthen

The choice over whether to buy or sell natural gas futures was an easy one to make Wednesday morning. Confronted with a tropical storm that had not strengthened as expected overnight, traders elected to sell the market with a vengeance, pushing the October contract to its lowest level since last Tuesday. Creating a whopping 13-cent gap on the daily bar chart, the October contract started its penultimate trading session by opening well into negative territory. After stabilizing briefly during the late morning, the prompt month was hit with another wave of selling in the afternoon. It finished at $3.494, down 24.8 cents for the day.

September 26, 2002

Nicor Gas Readies for Customer Choice on March 1

Continuing to ramp up for a March 1 launch date, Nicor Gas said natural gas marketer participation in its Customer Select program in Illinois is up to 11 suppliers. On March 1 the pilot program becomes permanent and Nicor Gas customers will be able to voluntarily choose their natural gas supplier. Customers who elect not to join the program can stay with Nicor Gas as their supplier.

February 11, 2002

Nicor Gas Readies for Customer Choice on March 1

Continuing to ramp up for a March 1 launch date, Nicor Gas said Wednesday that natural gas marketer participation in its Customer Select® program in Illinois is up to 11 suppliers. On March 1 the pilot program becomes permanent and Nicor Gas customers will be able to voluntarily choose their natural gas supplier. Customers who elect not to join the program can stay with Nicor Gas as their supplier.

February 7, 2002

OCC Warns Against Latest Dominion East Ohio Proposal

Just days after it advised Ohioans to review their gas choice programs because of recent rate reduction requests filed by Columbia Gas of Ohio and Dominion East Ohio, the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel (OCC) warned natural gas customers of Dominion East Ohio that they stand to lose under a proposal currently being considered by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).

October 15, 2001

AGA Says Fuel of Choice Still a Gas

Despite its steep rise in price over the past year, the AmericanGas Association said last week that natural gas still will costless to use this year than any other major home energy source,based on information from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office ofEnergy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Nearly 61% of U.S. homes,about 58 million, have natural gas service.

March 19, 2001

AGA Says Fuel of Choice Still a Gas

Despite its steep rise in price over the past year, the AmericanGas Association said last week that natural gas still will costless to use this year than any other major home energy source,based on information from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office ofEnergy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Nearly 61% of U.S. homes,about 58 million, have natural gas service.

March 19, 2001

AGA Says Fuel of Choice Still a Gas

Despite its steep rise in price over the past year, the AmericanGas Association said last week that natural gas still will costless to use this year than any other major home energy source,based on information from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office ofEnergy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Nearly 61% of U.S. homes,about 58 million, have natural gas service.

March 19, 2001

Industry Briefs

Sources have indicated that President Bush has picked Texasregulator Pat Wood III as his final choice for chairman of theFederal Energy Regulatory Commission, short-circuiting the term ofcurrent Chairman Curt Hebert Jr. “It’s a done deal. The paperwork[for Wood’s nomination] is on the way to the Hill,” a source toldNGI. However, the White House has not formally announced its intentto nominate Wood, and the Senate Energy and Natural ResourcesCommittee still hasn’t received the nomination paperwork.

March 14, 2001