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California Regulators Ease PX Control

Looking beyond rate freezes and charges for strandedinvestments, California regulators Thursday opened the door forgreater retail electric price fluctuations in a decision allowingthe state’s three major investor-owned electric utilities to buyand sell some of their power outside the state-mandated nonprofitpower exchange (Cal-PX).

June 9, 2000

FERC, Kinder Morgan Have Showdown on Order 497 Issues

Top FERC officials will meet in a closed-door session today todiscuss the results of its investigation into whether Kinder MorganInterstate Gas Transmission has properly implemented theCommission-ordered operational restructuring in compliance with themarketing-affiliate standards of Order 497.

March 29, 2000

Shut The Door! It’s Cold

Anyone who was complaining about a lack of winter likely hasshut up by now, and for good reason. Right on top of the first one,the eastern United States last week was bracing for its second coldsnap of the year.

January 31, 2000

Prime Gas Storage Site for Sale

Bath Petroleum Storage, Inc. (BPSI), a company operating in aprime Northeast salt cavern storage location, is up for sale.

August 4, 1999

Colorado Sets Voluntary Retail Unbundling

Gov. Bill Owens recently signed Colorado’s gas deregulationbill, SB99-153, opening the door for voluntary unbundling by thestate’s gas utilities. The question now is how many utilities willwalk through the opening?

June 7, 1999

Colorado Set for Retail Deregulation

Gov. Bill Owens signed SB99-153 last week, opening the door forvoluntary unbundling by Colorado’s gas utilities. The bill had beenpassed by the state’s House of Representatives then presented tothe Governor May 17.

June 2, 1999

Small Storage Withdrawal Opens Trap Door on April

The surprisingly small storage withdrawal last week of 69 Bcf,as reported late Wednesday by the American Gas Association, tookthe blame for a 12.1-cent tumble in the April Henry Hub futurescontract yesterday. Most observers were expecting about 110 Bcf tobe withdrawn, so the AGA report was enough to trigger along-awaited correction. Heavy selling sent the front-month Nymexgas futures contract cascading down throughout the day to a low of$1.810 before closing at $1.820.

March 12, 1999

AGA Moves Headquarters Next Door to Capitol

In an effort to strengthen its ties with regulators, nationalpolicy makers and member companies, the American Gas Association(AGA) announced plans last week to move its headquarters next Marchfrom Arlington, VA, to downtown Washington, D.C. The associationwill take up residence on the fourth floor of the Hall of the Statebuilding’s south tower at 400 N. Capitol Street, which is twoblocks away from the Capitol building and four blocks from FERC.

October 5, 1998

Gas Reliability Looking Good Compared to Electricity

The recent price spikes and generation outages in the Midwestpower market have opened the door wide for the natural gas industryto capture a greater share of the industrial energy market, says asenior economist.

August 6, 1998
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