FERC last week reaffirmed “almost without exception” all of the”basic policy calls” that it made in its landmark Order 2000, whichseeks to have regional transmission organizations (RTOs) up andrunning in every region of the nation by the end of 2001.
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FERC earlier this week reaffirmed “almost without exception” allof the “basic policy calls” that it made in its landmark Order2000, which seeks to have regional electric transmissionorganizations (RTOs) up and running in every region of the nationby the end of 2001.
The $2.08-10 level has been a magnet for November futures pricesthis week, and yesterday was no exception when buyer and sellersmatched up just about evenly to produce a $2.095 settle. Sourcessaid strong selling above $2.10 was enough to thwart the earlymomentum produced from follow-through buying carried over from theWednesday evening Access session. Despite the relatively narrow8-cent trading range, estimated volume registered a hefty 62,079.
With the exception of Western and Rockies delivery points,natural gas prices began the new week flat or leaning downward acouple of cents. There was support resulting from supplyconstraints in the San Juan Basin and forecasts for above normaltemperatures in the Rockies. However, cash prices for the rest ofthe country appeared to be held back by a weakening Nymex futuresscreen and moderate temperatures in major northeastern markets,sources said.