Expert

Despite Uncertainties, Global Gas Market Is Here, Says Consultant

The outlook for global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets and supply is “very uncertain” due to a number of factors, a natural gas economics expert told attendees at a Houston conference last week.

June 25, 2007

Uncertainty, Opportunity Characterize World LNG Development

The outlook for global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets and supply is “very uncertain” due to a number of factors, a natural gas economics expert told attendees at a Houston conference Wednesday.

June 21, 2007

CA Senior Energy Official Urges Congress: ‘Remember Efficiency’

A veteran California Energy Commission (CEC) member and nationally recognized expert told a special meeting of western state energy regulators Friday that energy efficiency programs are the fastest way to address what he considers a worsening greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions problem. And Arthur Rosenfeld, Ph.D., said he wanted to send a message of urgency to the U.S. Congress to wake up and smell the added carbon dioxide (CO2).

December 5, 2006

Michigan AG Would Cut Consumers Energy Rate Increase

Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox announced Tuesday he has filed testimony with state regulators prepared by three expert witnesses who together recommend cutting $68.7 million from a $132.4 million natural gas rate increase proposed by Consumers Energy Co.

February 22, 2006

Alaska, Canada Gas Pipe Proposals Still ‘Horse Race,’ Says Legal Expert

The long-proposed northern natural gas pipeline appears to be a close horse race between the Alaska project and the Canadian Mackenzie Delta project, one long-time observer said Tuesday.

April 21, 2004

Congress Urged to Revisit Offshore Moratoria; Experts Say Tight Market Here to Stay

A University of Houston energy expert told a House panel last Thursday that Congress needs to consider lifting the 20-year-old moratoria on oil and natural as drilling on federal offshore areas as it seeks to avert a potential crisis in the gas markets in the months ahead. The tight gas supplies, expanding demand and above-normal prices are not temporary market aberrations, but are here to stay for a while, lawmakers were warned.

June 23, 2003

Congress Urged to Revisit Offshore Moratoria; Experts Say Tight Market Here to Stay

A University of Houston energy expert told a House panel Thursday that Congress needs to consider lifting the 20-year-old moratoria on oil and gas drilling on federal offshore areas as it seeks to avert a potential crisis in the gas markets in the months ahead. The tight gas supplies, expanding demand and above-normal prices are not temporary market aberrations, but are here to stay for a while, lawmakers were warned.

June 20, 2003

Consultant: High Cost of Base Gas Hinders Storage Development

A lull in gas storage development is occurring because of the current high cost of injected base gas and changes in the way storage is valued, according to storage expert Jay Evans, president of Houston-based Global Gas Group LLC.

February 10, 2003

Consultant: High Cost of Base Gas Hinders Storage Development

A lull in gas storage development is occurring because of the current high cost of injected base gas and changes in the way storage is valued, according to storage expert Jay Evans, president of Houston-based Global Gas Group LLC.

February 7, 2003

Expert Opinions Mixed on Projected Path of Summer Prices

While many observers, including the Energy Information Administration (EIA), expect natural gas spot prices to continue a downward correction in the near term, consultants at Energy Security Analysis Inc. (ESAI) said they believe the production decline combined with above normal temperatures this summer in key demand regions could spell trouble in the form of a tight marketplace and higher gas prices.

June 17, 2002