Suppliers

Despite Forecasts, Canadian Exporters Making Gains

Canadian natural gas exporters continue to make gains, defying consensus forecasts that their role as suppliers to “continental” North American trading will fade due to shrinking reserves and rising industrial demand in Alberta.

June 17, 2008

High Court Asked to Reverse Ninth Circuit Contract Ruling

The Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA), which represents power suppliers, has filed a “friend of the court” brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to reverse a lower court’s decision that it says, if left standing, could threaten the integrity of privately negotiated energy contracts.

December 3, 2007

Power, Gas Groups Ask High Court to Reverse Contract Review Ruling

The Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA), which represents power suppliers, has filed a “friend of the court” brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to reverse a lower court’s decision that it says, if left standing, could threaten the integrity of privately negotiated energy contracts.

November 30, 2007

Europeans Debate Supply Sourcing Including LNG

As Europe’s natural gas markets unbundle and gas supplies from the North Sea decline, gas company executives from the European Union and its suppliers projected a larger role for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and debated the development of a global gas market at the 22nd annual European Autumn Gas Conference in Dusseldorf earlier this month.

October 22, 2007

Europeans Debate Supply Sourcing Including LNG

As Europe’s natural gas markets unbundle and gas supplies from the North Sea decline, gas company executives from the European Union and its suppliers projected a larger role for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and debated the development of a global gas market at the 22nd annual European Autumn Gas Conference in Dusseldorf earlier this month.

October 22, 2007

IEA: Global Gas Supplies Tight; Henry Hub Is Price to (Easily) Beat

A “very mild winter” in 2006-2007 took a lot of pressure off gas demand in what is becoming a strong suppliers’ market, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), “Natural Gas Market Review 2007.” However, the study also found that the supply-demand balance is still tight.

May 7, 2007

IEA: Global Gas Supplies Tight; Henry Hub Is Price to (Easily) Beat

A “very mild winter” in 2006-2007 took a lot of pressure off gas demand in what is becoming a strong suppliers’ market, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), “Natural Gas Market Review 2007.” However, the study also found that the supply-demand balance is still tight.

May 7, 2007

PA PUC Approves CenterPoint as Commercial Gas Supplier

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has added CenterPoint Energy Services (CES) to its list of approved natural gas suppliers for large commercial, industrial and governmental consumers in several areas of the state.

January 29, 2007

LNG Global Delays ‘Not a Problem,’ Sempra CEO Says

Increasing delays in the development of liquefaction facilities at the source of various global liquefied natural gas (LNG) suppliers are nothing to get alarmed about, and discussions of additional import supplies into the United States are continuing to take place, according to Sempra Energy CEO Donald Felsinger, speaking to analysts on a quarterly earnings conference call. Given the size and complexity of the deals, the delays are “normal and expected,” he said.

November 13, 2006

LNG Global Delays ‘Not a Problem,’ Sempra CEO Says

Increasing delays in the development of liquefaction facilities at the source of various global liquefied natural gas (LNG) suppliers are nothing to get alarmed about, and discussions of additional import supplies into the United States are continuing to take place, according to Sempra Energy CEO Donald Felsinger, speaking to analysts on a quarterly earnings conference call last Friday. Given the size and complexity of the deals, the delays are “normal and expected,” he said.

November 7, 2006