Leaders

California Power Deals Remain Unsigned

Despite numerous press conferences and a lot of hype from political leaders, the bulk of the nearly 10,000 MW in California’s long-term electricity deals still have not been nailed down in formal signed contracts. The agreements are suppose to provide up to 7,000 MW this year and up to 10,000 MW over next 10 years.

April 5, 2001

CA Spikes Lead Market Up, But Softness Seen Today

Triple-digit spikes at the Southern California border andPG&E citygate were the standout leaders of a strongly risingoverall swing market Wednesday. Virtually all non-California pointswere up between about a nickel and a quarter, with the smallestincreases tending to cluster in the Rockies.

March 29, 2001

Energy Leaders Seek Answers for Western Power Crisis

The effects of the western power crisis will prevail throughthis year and beyond — with the possibility of much more severeproblems and concurrent economic consequences this summer than havebeen seen so far — according to a western energy summit Friday,which included western state governors, top federal energyofficials, and the CEOs of energy producers and industrialconsumers.

February 5, 2001

Energy Leaders Seek Answers for Western Power Crisis

The effects of the western power crisis will prevail throughthis year and beyond — with the possibility of much more severeproblems and concurrent economic consequences this summer than havebeen seen so far — according to a western energy summit Friday,which included western state governors, top federal energyofficials, and the CEOs of energy producers and industrialconsumers.

February 5, 2001

Senate Republicans to Unveil Energy Bill Soon

With the nation’s attention squarely focused on energy, SenateRepublican leaders are expected to introduce comprehensive energylegislation very soon to tackle the price and supply problems thatare gripping the country.

January 29, 2001

Senate Republicans to Unveil Energy Bill Soon

With the nation’s attention squarely focused on energy, topSenate Republican leaders are expected to introduce comprehensiveenergy legislation very soon to tackle the price and supplyproblems that are gripping the country.

January 26, 2001

Enterprise Buys Conoco’s Interest in Dixie Pipe

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and its subsidiaries, leadersin the midstream liquids business, have upped their ownershipinterest in the Dixie Pipeline Co. to 20% with the purchase ofConoco’s 8.3% interest.

October 10, 2000

Mewbourne: Independents Leading Natural Gas

The North American natural gas market’s success is in the handsof the independents, and some of the leaders — private companiesnot driven by the need for outside investment — will be names notwidely recognized.

October 4, 2000

Electric Bill Dies; Senate Settles for Reliability

Unable to end a stalemate over two key issues, Republican and Democrat leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee sent up a white flag last week, conceding defeat in their struggle to pass comprehensive electric restructuring legislation this year.

June 26, 2000

Senate Calls It Quits on Electric Bill This Year

Unable to end a stalemate over two key issues, Republican andDemocrat leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural ResourcesCommittee sent up a white flag yesterday conceding defeat in theirstruggle to pass comprehensive electricity restructuringlegislation this year. But to show that their efforts weren’tentirely in vain, they voted out a stripped-down reliability bill,which supporters say will provide relief to the bulk power marketas early as this summer.

June 22, 2000