Scarcity

Geology’s There, but Overseas Shale Gas Still Nowhere

There appears to be no scarcity of global shale gas opportunities, but it may be two years — or longer — before drilling progresses to commercial success, according to Raymond James & Associates Inc.

May 7, 2013

Ethane’s Glass: Is it Full or Really Full?

U.S. ethane presents a “wall of worry” to gas producers and processors (which fear margin collapse), pipelines (which fret over volumes) and consumers (which fear scarcity and high prices), an industry analyst said in Houston last week. There is always something to worry about, but there’s always something on which to disagree, too.

October 1, 2012

Ethane’s Glass: Is it Full or Really Full?

U.S. Ethane presents a “wall of worry” to gas producers and processors (which fear margin collapse), pipelines (which fret over volumes) and consumers (which fear scarcity and high prices), an industry analyst said in Houston Monday. There is always something to worry about, but there’s always something on which to disagree, too.

September 28, 2012

Ethane: Too Much, But for How Long?

U.S. Ethane presents a “wall of worry” to gas producers and processors (which fear margin collapse), pipelines (which fret over volumes) and consumers (which fear scarcity and high prices), an industry analyst said in Houston Monday. There is always something to worry about, but there’s always something on which to disagree, too.

September 28, 2012

Energy Sector at ‘Cusp’ of Structural Shift

The U.S. energy sector is “at the cusp” of a structural shift, boosted by abundant shale gas and liquids, developing scarcity in domestic coal and the never-ending quest for oil, FBR Capital analysts said in a report.

January 3, 2011

Energy Sector at ‘Cusp’ of Structural Shift

The U.S. energy sector is “at the cusp” of a structural shift, boosted by abundant shale gas and liquids, developing scarcity in domestic coal and the never-ending quest for oil, FBR Capital analysts said in a new report.

December 22, 2010

El Paso Gets NGA Waiver to Conduct Testing for New Storage Project in Arizona

Citing the scarcity of natural gas storage in the Southwest, FERC on Friday gave El Paso Natural Gas a waiver of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) certificate requirements to carry out drilling and testing activities to determine the feasibility of developing new storage facilities in south-central Arizona.

April 4, 2006