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Rockies Activity Picks Up Speed, But Obstacles Still Hinder Rapid Growth

The Rocky Mountain region is seen by many as the supply savior of the U.S. natural gas marketplace, but production growth in the region probably will be lower than many expect for the same reasons that have hindered development historically: pipeline takeaway constraints and the slow regulatory process, particularly drilling permitting, said Stu Wagner, an analyst with Petrie Parkman in Denver.

March 12, 2004

Aboriginal Issues Hinder Mackenzie Pipe Project

The Achilles heel of the Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline project is showing as its sponsors labor at the delicate diplomacy of obtaining consent from the aboriginal population in the Northwest Territories.

December 8, 2003

Aboriginal Issues Hinder Mackenzie Pipe Project

The Achilles heel of the Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline project is showing as its sponsors labor at the delicate diplomacy of obtaining consent from the aboriginal population in the Northwest Territories.

December 2, 2003

Enbridge Gas Exec Says NB Rules Hinder Customer Growth

New Brunswick natural gas distributor Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. has had a difficult time convincing potential customers to switch to natural gas, and the provincial government should consider changes to its provincial rules to ensure its gas program will succeed, a company executive said this week.

March 6, 2003

SSB Meteorologist: El Nino Should Hinder Hurricane Development in 2002

Salomon Smith Barney meteorologist Jon Davis released his 2002 hurricane forecast last week calling for normal to below normal hurricane activity this year based mainly on the growing likelihood of an El Nino weather pattern in the equatorial Pacific. It is well known that in El Nino years Atlantic hurricane activity is hindered by a strong southern jet stream, Davis said. Pacific sea surface temperatures currently are warmer than normal but not quite enough yet to call an El Nino.

July 1, 2002

Price Declines Hinder Burlington’s First Quarter Results

Plummeting gas prices took a toll on Burlington Resources’ first quarter net income, which tumbled to $48 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, compared to $336 million, or $1.56/share in the first quarter of 2001. Despite a 13% production increase to a record of 2,716 MMcfe/d, including volumes from recently acquired properties, natural gas price realizations averaged only $2.88/Mcf compared to $5.71 in the first quarter of 2001.

April 22, 2002

Short Gas Supply Could Hinder Power Plant Construction

With the tight gas supply and demand situation today, some power plants may find themselves stranded unless they’ve already locked up gas supplies — and some of the projected gas-fired generation projects could be delayed, Offshore Technology Conference attendees heard last week. Gas inventories and demand will be tight for two or three years, putting more pressure on the infrastructure to expand.

May 7, 2001

Short Gas Supply Could Hinder Power Plant Construction

With the tight gas supply and demand situation today, some power plants may find themselves stranded unless they’ve already locked up gas supplies — and some of the projected gas-fired generation projects could be delayed, Offshore Technology Conference attendees heard this week. Gas inventories and demand will be tight for two or three years, putting more pressure on the infrastructure to expand.

May 4, 2001

INGAA: Obstacles Hinder Pipeline Expansion

Firing a shot across the bow of local distribution companies(LDCs), INGAA Chairman Stanley C. Horton, CEO of Enron GasTransportation Services Co., said last week the LDCs are standingin the way of desperately needed interstate pipeline capacity.

March 5, 2001

INGAA: Obstacles Hinder Future Pipeline Expansion

Firing a shot across the bow of local distribution companies(LDCs), INGAA Chairman Stanley C. Horton, CEO of Enron GasTransportation Services Co., said yesterday the LDCs are standingin the way of desperately needed interstate pipeline capacity.

February 28, 2001