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Gas Pipe Capacity Players See Trading Soar

U.S. natural gas pipeline capacity traded in the first nine months of 2010 jumped by 143% year/year to more than 8.3 Bcf/d, according to Capacity Center, which tracks activity on every domestic interstate pipeline.

November 15, 2010

Top Gas Pipe Capacity Players See Trading Soar

U.S. natural gas pipeline capacity traded in the first nine months of 2010 jumped by 143% year/year to more than 8.3 Bcf/d, according to Capacity Center, which tracks activity on every domestic interstate pipeline.

November 11, 2010

Anadarko’s Shale Plays ‘Achieving Critical Mass’

Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s sales volumes of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGL) and oil jumped 6% in the second quarter from a year ago and are tracking to be as much as 7% higher than in 2009, boosted by strong production gains in the Marcellus, Eagle Ford and Haynesville shales, the company said last week.

August 9, 2010

ExxonMobil Accelerates North American Gas Output

Irving, TX-based super major ExxonMobil Corp. delivered the goods in 2Q2010, reporting that its net profits jumped 85% and production rose 8% from the year-ago period. Excluding one-time charges, ExxonMobil earned $7.56 billion ($1.60/share), compared with $3.95 billion (85 cents) in 2Q2009.

August 2, 2010

ExxonMobil Accelerates North American Gas Output

Irving, TX-based super major ExxonMobil Corp. delivered the goods on Thursday, reporting that its 2Q2010 net profits jumped 85% and production was up by 8% from the year-ago period. Excluding one-time charges, ExxonMobil earned $7.56 billion ($1.60/share), compared with $3.95 billion (85 cents) in 2Q2009.

July 30, 2010

Quicksilver, Reliance Said to Be in Talks

Quicksilver Resources Inc.’s share price jumped Monday on reports that India’s Reliance Industries Ltd. is contemplating a joint venture or even a takeover.

July 20, 2010

June Expires Higher Despite Shaky Fundamentals

The June natural gas futures contract finished its run on Wednesday with a bullish short-covering bang, but not as bullish as some had expected for the contract’s last day on the board. June jumped to a high of $4.245 before backing off to expire at $4.155, up 10.4 cents from Tuesday’s close. July futures climbed 6.5 cents to close at $4.179.

May 27, 2010

U.S. Gas, Oil M&A Tops Global Buys

Global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity among natural gas and oil companies in the first three months of the year jumped to its second highest dollar volume in two years, PLS Inc. said last week.

May 10, 2010

U.S. M&A Activity Leads World in First Quarter

Global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity among oil and gas companies in the first three months of the year jumped to its second highest dollar volume in two years, PLS Inc. said this week.

May 7, 2010

Oxy’s Proven Reserves Grow in California, Permian Basin

Occidental Petroleum Corp. (Oxy) said Wednesday that its year-end 2009 worldwide proved reserves jumped to 3.23 billion boe from 2.98 billion boe at the end of 2008.

February 5, 2010