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Alliance, M&NP Increase Canadian Export Totals

While geologists, engineers and regulators continue to study how much more there can be, producers and exporters are showing that western Canadian natural gas supplies are still growing.

April 9, 2001

Iowa Board Investigating High Gas Bills

The Iowa Utilities Board has begun an emergency investigation tostudy the adequacy of payment options available to natural gascustomers following the record-high energy bills this winter. Theboard is holding a workshop today in Des Moines, and has invitedall regulated natural gas utilities serving the state toparticipate.

March 28, 2001

FERC Asked to Probe SoCal Border Basis

Sen. Pete Domenici (R-NM) yesterday called on FERC to conduct astudy into why there is such a huge differential between prices fornatural gas in the supply basin and prices for the gas delivered tothe Southern California border.

March 16, 2001

CAL PX Study Finds No Market Gaming

The state-chartered, nonprofit California wholesale spot powermarket (Cal-PX) concluded this week that the state’s market isflawed but has not been gamed. The power exchange intends to makeits results public Nov. 1 in a filing to the Federal EnergyRegulatory Commission, a Cal-PX spokesperson said Tuesday.

October 30, 2000

CAL PX Study Finds No Market Gaming

The state-chartered, nonprofit California wholesale spot powermarket (Cal-PX) concluded this week that the state’s market isflawed but has not been gamed. The power exchange intends to makeits results public Nov. 1 in a filing to the Federal EnergyRegulatory Commission, a Cal-PX spokesperson said Tuesday.

October 26, 2000

INGAA Warns of the Costs of Not Using Gas

A new study by the INGAA Foundation on gas infrastructurerequirements warns that the government’s current environmentalgoals may not be reached if regulators and legislators don’t startmaking more of an effort to ensure the required gas infrastructurecan be built to serve a 30 Tcf market by 2010.

September 21, 2000

Chicago, Austin Ideal for Distributed Generation

A new study of seven cities done by the Interstate Natural GasAssociation of America (INGAA) Foundation found that Chicago, andAustin, TX, reflected “desirable attributes of a metropolitan area”that could likely benefit from a high deployment of distributedgeneration.

August 16, 2000

Review of New England Pipe Market Under Way

Interstate pipelines will want to be on the look-out for a majorstudy that will review the potential of the New England pipelineinfrastructure to supply the “enormous” increase in the demand fornatural gas by power generators in the region.

July 19, 2000

MMS Mulls Future of Gulf Supply

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) released results of astudy evaluating the role of the federal Outer Continental Shelf(OCS) in supplying future U.S. gas demand. Results were presentedat an industry symposium held in Houston yesterday.

April 26, 2000

DOE Studies Need for NE Pipes

If a new study under way by the Department of Energy (DOE) showsmore natural gas pipelines are needed to the Northeast, SecretaryBill Richardson said he will go to Congress to promote the pipes tohelp reduce the region’s historic dependence on higher-pricedheating oil.

February 21, 2000