Methodology

Shippers Want REX to Go ‘No-Profit’ During Force Majeures

FERC should require Rockies Express Pipeline Co. LLC (REX) to adopt a no-profit reservation charge crediting methodology for curtailments during force majeure events, a group of shippers said in a filing Monday.

August 16, 2012
Marcellus Shale Price Drops Stand Out Among August Bidweek Gains

Marcellus Shale Price Drops Stand Out Among August Bidweek Gains

August natural gas bidweek prices saw stout gains across the board except for a handful of Marcellus Shale trading points as NGI’s National Spot Gas Average came in 28 cents higher than the previous month at $3.00/MMBtu, according to Natural Gas Intelligence (NGI), which has unveiled a number of new market pricing locations with its latest monthly price survey.

August 3, 2012

FRAC Act Wouldn’t Impact Pennsylvania, Official Says

A congressional push to increase regulations on hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) would have little impact on Pennsylvania, according to a regional director of the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

April 1, 2011

Dominion East Ohio Entering Second Phase of Market-Based Rate Plan

Dominion East Ohio has been cleared to begin the second phase of a plan to price residential gas supplies under a market-based methodology through an agreement with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).

June 23, 2008

Dominion East Ohio Entering Second Phase of Market-Based Rate Plan

Dominion East Ohio has been cleared to begin the second phase of a plan to price residential gas supplies under a market-based methodology through an agreement with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).

June 19, 2008

CA Utilities Gain Increases in Returns-on-Equity from CPUC

Although they agreed to review next year the methodology used in calculating authorized profit levels for the energy utilities they oversee, California’s five regulators Thursday unanimously agreed to increase returns-on-equity (ROE) for the three major electric or combination utilities. The action drew a lot of commentary from the five members of the California Public Utilities Commission, which reviews the utilities’ so-called “cost-of-capital” annually at the end of each calendar year.

December 19, 2005