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Gulf Coast Slow to Recover from Ike

Damaged offshore natural gas pipelines, platforms and rigs, flooded onshore gas processing facilities and a lack of power hampered a quick return to normal operations last week for Gulf Coast facilities after Hurricane Ike made landfall in Galveston, TX, in the pre-dawn hours of Sept. 13.

September 22, 2008

Latest Arctic Blast Lifts Prices at All Points

The most recent of an extended series of quick-hitting blasts of arctic air that has made a shambles of forecasts for a warmer-than-normal February created abundant heating load for Wednesday in northern market areas. The result was cash price gains across the board Tuesday. The return of industrial load from a holiday weekend absence also was a bullish factor.

February 20, 2008

Sheridan Production CEO Clearly Not the Odd Woman Out

Quick. Name a female CEO in charge of an oil and gas company in the United States. There may be a handful, but in a business dominated by men, Lisa Stewart stands out.

August 13, 2007

Ozark Gets OK to Uprate System Capacity for Fayetteville Volumes

Ozark Gas Transmission received FERC authorization last Thursday to make a quick fix to its system to increase its maximum capacity from 330 MMcf/d to 400 MMcf/d to handle increased gas volumes coming from the Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas near the eastern end of the Ozark system (CP07-381).

August 13, 2007

Ozark Gets OK to Uprate System Capacity for Fayetteville Volumes

FERC Thursday approved a certificate amendment authorizing Ozark Gas Transmission to make a quick fix to increase its maximum capacity from 330 MMcf/d to 400 MMcf/d to handle increased gas volumes coming from the Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas near the eastern end of the Ozark system (CP07-381).

August 10, 2007

Sheridan Production CEO Clearly Not the Odd Woman Out

Quick. Name three female CEOs in charge of oil and gas companies in the United States. Two? In the energy business, Lisa Stewart may be one in at least a thousand.

August 9, 2007

CA Officials See Adequate ’07 Summer Power Supplies

With some interim, quick-fix measures to add peaking plant capacity and demand response programs on a crash basis, California should have more than adequate power supplies to meet expected peak demand next summer, energy officials were told last week. The assessment was provided by state energy officials during a joint meeting of the state’s major energy agencies in San Francisco.

December 18, 2006

Southwestern Relishing its Fayetteville Head Start

The checkbook will always be a quick and handy tool for growing reserves, and big M&A deals will always garner headlines. But it’s organic growth through the drillbit that keeps the whole thing going. An example would be what Southwestern Energy has cooking in the Fayetteville Shale, an up and coming unconventional gas play the company pioneered.

June 28, 2006

Enterprise Exec: Industry Needs to Prevent Drifting Rigs During Hurricanes

The industry desperately needs a quick solution to the problem of drilling rigs drifting around the Gulf of Mexico during hurricanes, toppling platforms and cutting gashes into underwater pipelines with their anchors or broken steel legs, said Doug Krenz, vice president of transportation for Enterprise Products Partners, in an interview with NGI.

October 13, 2005

Stakeholders Struggle to Get Mackenzie Project Back on Track

A national effort has begun across Canada to save the C$7-billion (US$5.6-billion) Mackenzie Gas Project, amid signs that the rescue operation will not be quick or easy.

May 9, 2005