Spreading

Some Points Resist Overall Cash Downturn

With futures guidance having turned neutral Tuesday, spreading cold weather not yet getting very severe, and something of a feeling that the cash market spikes of the previous two days might have been overly exuberant, prices fell at most points Wednesday.

October 19, 2006

Coming Heat Relief Brings Softness to Most Points

Prices were mixed but mostly softer Wednesday as some relief from inferno-like heat indexes will be spreading Thursday through the Midwest and arriving later in the Northeast.

August 3, 2006

Spreading Heat, Screen Propel Further Cash Gains

A flat Waha was the sole exception to continued price increases Friday. Eastern quotes especially saw strong gains as spreading hot weather that promises to stick around for a while raised power generation demand at a time when gas is competitively priced against other fuels. A 61.7-cent screen spike on the day before contributed extra support to the cash market.

June 19, 2006

Cooler Weather Trend Helps Raise Prices

With a little help from the previous day’s futures advance, spreading cold weather was able to keep prices on the rise at nearly all points Wednesday. Only flat numbers at a couple of Rockies points prevented gains across the board. Otherwise, upticks ranged from 2 cents to about 35 cents.

February 17, 2005

Transportation Notes

Due to below-zero minimum temperatures spreading to all of its market area zones, Northern Natural Gas is applying a System Overrun Limitation day notice that previously had been confined to Zone E/F to all three zones (ABC, D and E/F) Wednesday.

December 22, 2004

Schwarzenegger Names Five-Member ‘Energy Team’

Spreading appointees throughout the state’s existing energy structure, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Tuesday named a five-member “energy team,” providing regulatory, high-tech, energy efficiency, political and consulting experience.

April 26, 2004

Schwarzenegger Names Five-Member ‘Energy Team’

Spreading appointees throughout the state’s existing energy structure, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Tuesday named a five-member “energy team,” providing regulatory, high-tech, energy efficiency, political and consulting experience.

April 21, 2004

Spreading Cold Lifts All Points; Northeast Spikes Again

With few bastions of relatively mild temperatures left outside the Florida peninsula, South Texas and the southern reaches of Arizona and California, all points were united Tuesday in realizing moderate to large price gains. Transco Zone 6-New York City notched a new weekly peak of $19 in leading most Northeast citygates in triple-digit spikes as the region hunkered down for yet another nor’easter barrage.

January 28, 2004

Coalbed Methane Moves Into the Spotlight in Canada

After decades as a research project, coalbed methane shows signs of spreading north and maturing into production on an industrial scale in Canada as natural-gas producers scramble at least to maintain current supplies.

December 22, 2003

Coalbed Methane Moves Into Canadian Spotlight

After decades as a research project, coalbed methane shows signs of spreading north and maturing into production on an industrial scale in Canada as natural-gas producers scramble at least to maintain current supplies.

December 22, 2003