Consensus

Obama Says He Will Meet Republicans Halfway on Energy Issues

In a White House session with congressional leaders Tuesday to form consensus on key legislative issues, President Obama said he would be willing to meet Republicans halfway on energy issues. He further said Democrats and Republicans need to come together on legislation that promotes both clean and traditional sources of energy.

February 11, 2010

Obama Says He Will Meet Republicans Halfway on Energy Issues

In a White House session with congressional leaders Tuesday to form consensus on key legislative issues, President Obama said he would be willing to meet Republicans halfway on energy issues. He further said Democrats and Republicans need to come together on legislation that promotes both clean and traditional sources of energy.

February 11, 2010

WSI Still Sees Chilly Winter Ahead for Eastern States

Adding weight to the near-consensus winter forecast, Andover, MA-based WSI Corp. said the next three months will bring cooler-than-normal temperatures to the East and South Central United States, with above-normal temperatures dominating the West and North Central regions. Based on its forecast and population-weighting algorithms, WSI said it expects gas and electricity demand this winter to be about the same as last year.

November 30, 2009

WSI Still Sees Chilly Winter Ahead for Eastern States

Adding weight to the near-consensus winter forecast, Andover, MA-based WSI Corp. said the next three months will bring cooler-than-normal temperatures to the East and South Central United States, with above-normal temperatures dominating the West and North Central regions. Based on its forecast and population-weighting algorithms, WSI said it expects gas and electricity demand this winter to be about the same as last year.

November 24, 2009

WSI Sees Chilly Winter Across Eastern U.S.

The growing consensus among weather forecasters is that much of the East will experience colder-than-normal temperatures this winter, with Andover, MA-based WSI Corp. saying it expects the November-January period to average cooler than normal across both the eastern and south-central United States, with above-normal temperatures dominating the western and north-central regions.

October 26, 2009

Forecast: Chilly Winter Across Eastern U.S.

The growing consensus among weather forecasters is that much of the East will experience colder-than-normal temperatures this winter, with Andover, MA-based WSI Corp. on Monday saying it expects the November-January period to average cooler than normal across both the eastern and south-central United States, with above-normal temperatures dominating the western and north-central regions.

October 20, 2009

Barclays: Mild Summer Weather Could Stifle Demand

While the consensus seems to be that the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season will be relatively mild and temperatures across much of the country will be slightly cooler this summer than in recent years, the weather’s effect on natural gas consumption is not so easy to predict, according to analysts at Barclays Capital.

June 4, 2009

GasMart 2009: Market Experts Say Lock in Gas Prices NOW!

While market experts at GasMart 2009 in Chicago could not come to a consensus on when natural gas prices would move higher in a meaningful way, they did agree that when they do, the market will rocket higher and buyers would be longing for the days when they could have locked in supply in the $3.50-4.50/MMBtu range.

May 25, 2009

Market Experts Urge GasMart Attendees to Lock in Gas Prices NOW!

While market experts at GasMart 2009 in Chicago could not come to a consensus on when natural gas prices would move higher in a meaningful way, they did agree that when they do, the market will rocket higher and buyers would be longing for the days when they could have locked in supply in the $3.50-4.50/MMBtu range.

May 22, 2009

Moderate Dems Try to Tone Down Climate Change Bill

As President Obama last week encouraged Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce to reach a consensus on climate change legislation, Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) remained mum on the potential changes that were being negotiated with moderate Democrats and when markup of the measure would occur. He is expected to unveil a new compromise approach this week.

May 11, 2009