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FBR: Market Can Handle Marcellus Growth

The growth of the Marcellus Shale likely won’t be constrained by market demand, despite a projected seven-fold increase in production from the play over the next 15 years, according to FBR Capital Markets.

September 27, 2011

Idaho PUC Likes Avista Plan to Decrease Coal, Boost Gas

As another sign of the growing carbon-constrained times facing energy providers, the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Tuesday approved the latest version of Avista Utilities’ long-range integrated resource plan (IRP) that calls for deemphasizing coal-fired generation in favor of more natural gas and renewable-powered generation. Avista’s IRP serves as its road map for how it will meet customer growth in the next 10 years.

March 27, 2008

Industry Briefs

Williams’ Northwest Pipeline has received authorization from FERC to place its 30-inch Parachute Lateral Pipeline project in the capacity-constrained Piceance Basin of Colorado into service. The 37.6-mile pipeline and related facilities will provide 450,000 Dth/d from Williams’ production facilities in Garfield County, CO, to the Greasewood Hub. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the pipeline project last year (see NGI, Aug. 21, 2006). Affiliate Williams Power also executed a precedent agreement to provide secure transportation service on the lateral for a 15-year term.

May 21, 2007

Parachute Lateral Pipe Begins Service in Piceance Basin

Williams’ Northwest Pipeline has received authorization from FERC to place its 30-inch Parachute Lateral Pipeline project in the capacity-constrained Piceance Basin of Colorado into service.

May 17, 2007

North America’s Reliance on LNG Expected to Grow

North America’s natural gas markets will continue to be supply-constrained for the next several years, which should result in strong prices for exploration growth and growing dependence on liquefied natural gas (LNG), an El Paso Corp. executive said last week.

February 26, 2007

North America’s Reliance on LNG Expected to Grow

North America’s natural gas markets will continue to be supply-constrained for the next several years, which should result in strong prices for exploration growth and growing dependence on liquefied natural gas (LNG), an El Paso Corp. executive said Wednesday.

February 22, 2007

S&P Expects E&Ps to Benefit as Strong Oil, Gas Prices Continue

Constrained production capacity, combined with continued strong demand growth, signal a continuation of oil and natural gas prices “well above” historical norms, according to a report by Standard & Poor’s (S&P).

April 18, 2005

S&P Expects E&Ps to Benefit as Strong Oil, Gas Prices Continue

Constrained production capacity, combined with continued strong demand growth, signal a continuation of oil and natural gas prices “well above” historical norms, according to a report by Standard & Poor’s (S&P).

April 15, 2005

EnCana: Storage Capacity May Be Reaching Constrained Conditions

Working gas levels in storage currently are more than 3.2 Tcf and should enter the heating season at record highs, but pricing differentials indicate that storage capacity may be becoming inadequate to handle a colder-than-normal winter, EnCana Corp. told FERC last week.

October 25, 2004

EnCana: Storage Capacity May Be Reaching Constrained Conditions

Gas storage levels could enter the winter heating season at record highs, but EnCana Corp. told FERC this week that high price differentials between injection and withdrawal season months show that the gas market is demanding that even more storage capacity be added to the marketplace. There are indications that storage capacity may be becoming inadequate to handle a colder-than-normal winter, EnCana said.

October 20, 2004