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Supplier, End-User Disconnect Centers on Price, GasMart Panel Says

It’s the price, stupid! At least that seemed to be the underlying theme and tension for a supplier/marketer/end-users discussion of demand-side issues facing gas purchasers at GasMart 2008 in Chicago last Wednesday.

May 26, 2008

Disconnect Between Suppliers, End-Users Centers on Price, GasMart Panel Says

It’s the price, stupid! At least that seemed to be the underlying theme and tension for a supplier/marketer/end-users discussion of demand-side issues facing gas purchasers at GasMart 2008 in Chicago Wednesday.

May 22, 2008

‘Greening’ at Sempra as Trading, Utilities Grow, LNG Slows

It’s the green thing, stupid! That was part of the underlying message at Sempra Energy’s annual analyst conference in San Diego Thursday. Senior executives indicated they see new investment in the push to slow down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But they also are counting on substantial growth and profits in both their energy trading and California utility businesses, and acknowledged a slowing of proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal expansion because of the global pause in added liquefaction capacity.

April 2, 2007

CEC: California Needs Infrastructure Upgrades to Meet Demand

In a state increasingly dependent on energy imports, “it’s the infrastructure, stupid,” according to the California Energy Commission (CEC) Integrated Energy Policy Report, which was approved on Monday by the five-member commission. It will now go to the governor and state legislature as the state’s key energy planning document, stressing that without critical upgrades state infrastructure may not be able to keep up with growing energy demand in the near future.

November 23, 2005

Gas Supplies, Prices at Center of CA Debates

“It’s the natural gas, stupid!” That is a refrain–spoken or implied–that ran throughout California’s ongoing electricity debates in both the legislature and among regulators as state officials scrambled last week to pave the way for bringing stability back to the state electricity industry.

July 23, 2001

Gas Supplies, Prices at Center of CA Debates

“It’s the natural gas, stupid!” That is a refrain–spoken or implied–that ran throughout California’s ongoing electricity debates in both the legislature and among regulators as state officials scrambled Thursday to pave the way for bringing stability back to the state electricity industry.

July 20, 2001

Cal-ISO: ‘It’s the Natural Gas Prices, Stupid!’

Ongoing power price spikes in the California market are directlyrelated to natural gas prices running $60 to $75/MMBtu, accordingto Kellan Fluckiger, COO of the Cal-ISO, who announced another day,Tuesday, of Stage One and Two power alerts.

December 13, 2000

CA Utilities Report Good Results Despite Struggle

It’s the “market volatility,” stupid!

October 27, 2000

It’s Not the Prices, Stupid! It’s Supply

Where once producers’ biggest worry was whether they would get adecent price for their gas, the concern now is whether they canproduce enough to meet market demands.

August 14, 2000

It’s Not the Prices, Stupid! It’s Supply

Where once producers’ biggest worry was whether they would get adecent price for their gas, the concern now is whether they canproduce enough to meet market demands.

August 9, 2000