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Production Cuts: Marcellus Didn’t Get the Memo

Last year saw an increase in domestic gas production of 4.3 Bcf/d, or 7.5%, over 2010, marking the largest year-over-year production jump in the last 25 years, according to Bentek Energy LLC.

March 15, 2012

Bakken Shale: Oil Play with Big Potential, Report Says

It is becoming impossible to ignore the Bakken Shale in North Dakota as an oil play that may be at the center of a domestic upswing in U.S. production, according to a report released Wednesday by the Washington, DC-based Energy Policy Research Foundation Inc. (EPRINC).

August 8, 2011

GasMart 2010: Throw Out Forecasts, Says ConocoPhillips Exec

Trying to figure out where the North American natural gas markets are headed over the next decade — or even the next five years — is a nearly impossible task, a panel of executives said last week at GasMart 2010 in Chicago.

May 17, 2010

Throw Out Forecasts, ConocoPhillips Exec Tells GasMart Audience

Trying to figure out where the North American natural gas markets are headed over the next decade — or even the next five years — is a nearly impossible task, a panel of executives said Tuesday at GasMart 2010 in Chicago.

May 12, 2010

Sempra CFO Sees Baja LNG Terminal Impacting Price, Competition

It may be nearly impossible for a second West Coast liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal to pencil out economically compared to expansion of the 1 Bcf/d Costa Azul facility Sempra Energy plans to open along the Pacific Coast of North Baja California in the first quarter of next year, Sempra’s CFO Mark Snell told the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference last Thursday in New York City.

September 10, 2007

Second Western LNG Site Faces Economic Hurdles, Sempra CFO Says

It may be nearly impossible for a second West Coast liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal to pencil out economically compared to expansion of the 1 Bcf Costa Azul facility Sempra Energy plans to open along the Pacific Coast of North Baja California in the first quarter of next year, Sempra’s CFO Mark Snell told the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference Thursday in New York City.

September 7, 2007

RI Bill May Throw Another Monkey-Wrench in Plans for Weaver’s Cove Terminal

A House committee of the Rhode Island Legislature voted out a bill Wednesday that “essentially would make it impossible” for tankers laden with liquefied natural gas (LNG) to navigate the Narragansett Bay and Sakonnet River on their way to the proposed Weaver’s Cove LNG import terminal in Fall River, MA, a spokeswoman for the bill’s sponsor said.

April 17, 2006

Weekend Prices Fall on Lack of Weather, Softer Futures

Cash traders found it impossible to ignore that there wasvirtually no weather-related load left for the weekend, andprobably felt that Wednesday’s and Thursday’s price reactions tostorage news and to a super-surge in energy futures related toMiddle East violence had been at least a little overhyped. Thusthey sent prices lower by double digits Friday at virtually everypoint.

October 16, 2000

Industry Opposition to Auctions Nearly Unanimous

It’s nearly impossible to get the various gas industry sectorsto agree on anything, but some already are putting out signals they might band together to send FERC the clear and unmistakablemessage they don’t like its capacity-auction proposal.

November 2, 1998

FERC Rejects Trailblazer Settlement Contested by Amoco

Amoco’s objections and its standing as a major customer ofTrailblazer Pipeline have made it impossible for the Federal EnergyRegulatory Commission to approve a settlement on new rates, FERCsaid in dumping the dilemma back in the lap of an administrativelaw judge.

October 19, 1998