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NatGas Production to Remain Near Current Level This Year, Analyst Says

NatGas Production to Remain Near Current Level This Year, Analyst Says

The horizontal natural gas drilling boom drove a long production growth period, but that boom topped out in September 2011, and overall monthly production has remained basically flat since then, analysts at Stephen Smith Energy Associates said in their most recent Monthly Energy Outlook. And while the number of horizontal gas rigs has fallen about 70% from its peak, several effects have worked to maintain the 18-month production plateau, they said.

June 10, 2013

NatGas Output to Remain Near Flat Levels, Says Analyst

The horizontal natural gas drilling boom drove a long production growth period, but that boom topped out in September 2011, and overall monthly production has remained basically flat since then, analysts at Stephen Smith Energy Associates said in their most recent Monthly Energy Outlook. And while the number of horizontal gas rigs has fallen about 70% from its peak, several effects have worked to maintain the 18-month production plateau, they said.

June 10, 2013

Barclays Lifts Natural Gas Price Projections for 2013

Wintry weather boosted natural gas consumption and has lifted prices, but the trajectory of U.S. supplies largely has remained unchanged, and that means gas prices may “hunt” this year for the right level of gas-to-coal displacement to keep the market balanced, according to an analysis by Barclays Capital.

April 4, 2013

Regulator Seeks More Data from California Nuke Operator

The fate of one of two major nuclear power plants in California remained uncertain at year-end as federal regulators are prodding the operator of the idle 2,200 MW San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (Songs) for more analysis of the steam generator tubing problems that have kept Songs’ two units shut down for nearly a year.

December 28, 2012

NGV Funding, Enthusiasm Still in High Gear

Interest in building a natural gas vehicle (NGV) market in the United States remained in high gear last week with federal and state grant money dispersed for new projects and one operator using a unique three-day free “ride-and-drive” approach to draw new participants.

July 16, 2012

EIA: Pennsylvania Drilling Map Redrawn by Marcellus Shale

The expanded use of horizontal drilling and the advent of hydraulic fracturing helped Pennsylvania more than quadruple its natural gas production between 2009 and 2011, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

May 25, 2012

North Dakota Oil Production Surpasses California’s

Preliminary data released indicates that North Dakota oil and gas production continued to soar in January and the state now ranks third nationally in average daily oil production, surpassing California and following only Texas and Alaska. With the Bakken formation, North Dakota continues to ride the shale boom.

March 14, 2012

California PUC Chief Says State ‘Failed’ on Gas Pipeline Safety

California regulators on Thursday remained focused on utility infrastructure safety for natural gas and electric transmission systems to lower the risks of pipeline tragedies in recent years.

January 13, 2012

Nearly All Points Fall Again Despite Some Cold

Nearly all of the cash market remained in a downhill slide Monday as mild to cool weather dominated the overall outlook, and cold conditions returning in a couple of regions proved unable to generate enough heating load at their associated pricing points. The restoration of industrial demand from its normal weekend hiatus had essentially no bullish impact.

November 15, 2011

Mixed Pricing Sees Little Change from Flat

Most points remained on the slightly firmer side in ranging from flat to about a nickel higher. Losses of up to nearly a dime were most prevalent at Northeast citygates.

August 11, 2011
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