“The more people think things are going to stay the same, the more surprising it will be when they change,” might be an apt revision of an old proverb for today’s shale gas industry.
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Elected officials from a wealthy Pittsburgh suburb are urging their constituents to vote against a controversial referendum on the Nov. 8 ballot that would ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) over fears that its passage would put the suburb in the crosshairs for lawsuits and undermine its drilling ordinance.
No snowstorms are expected except for possibly in some mountainous areas of the West, but quite a few folks may be getting a reminder Tuesday that the winter season isn’t all that long departed. The chillier forecasts, aided slightly by the return of industrial load from its weekend decline, resulted in flat to higher prices at a large majority of trading points Monday.
While petroleum futures decisively explored lower on Tuesday following the Labor Day Holiday weekend, October natural gas was a little more undecided as traders began to monitor Tropical Depression 16 (TD 16) off the coast of Florida. After venturing both higher and lower during the course of the day, prompt month natural gas ended up settling 3.4 cents lower for the session at $11.657.
While the folks in Boston will remember the bone-chilling cold in mid-January that produced new gas demand records, this winter (December-February) will go down in history as being pretty average overall across the entire nation, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
While the folks in Boston will remember the bone-chilling cold in mid-January that produced new gas demand records, this winter (December-February) will go down in history as being pretty average overall across the entire nation, according to a report Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Most of the folks in the Lower 48 states apparently won’t be reaching for their flip-flops and suntan lotion anytime soon. Salomon Smith Barney meteorologist Jon Davis warned the “WINTER IS NOT OVER!” last week and a number of other weather forecasters agreed.
The folks over at CMS Energy, Reliant Energy and Williams EnergyTrading apparently are the best around at smiling and saying “thankyou.” They came out on top of a new customer satisfaction rankingby Mastio & Co. that evaluates the largest gas marketingcompanies based on the results of 1,200 interviews with industrialcompanies, LDCs, power producers and other marketers.