Supply

Transportation Notes

A 270 MMcf/d reduction in San Juan Basin supply persisted intothe weekend-and possibly beyond-as El Paso reported it had founddamage to internal rotating components in its Blanco Plant’s “D”turbine that would require removal and inspection. The plant hadbeen scheduled to resume full operation Thursday. If the parts canbe repaired and reused, the turbine should return to service May31, El Paso said. But if the parts must be replaced, the projectedreturn date is June 5.

June 1, 1999

NGSA Drops Charges Against Canadian Woman in Fraud Case

The Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) in a completeabout-face last week withdrew the civil fraud charges against aformer Canadian Embassy aide less than a month after bringing them.The reason given for the action was to encourage negotiationsbetween the two sides, but some took it as a sign that the chargesmay have been weak.

May 24, 1999

Expert Says Fraud is Usually a One-Man Job

The Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) has dropped the civilfraud charges against a former Canadian Embassy aide pending theoutcome of negotiations between her and her attorney and theproducer group.

May 20, 1999

GRI Predicts Technology to Boost Supply

Major improvements in well productivity from new technology andhigher success rates in gas drilling will help producers meetanticipated robust growth in U.S. gas demand over the next twodecades, according to a Gas Research Institute study.

May 4, 1999

NGSA Fraud Probe Uncovers ‘Canadian’ Connection

An attorney for the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA)revealed Friday that the civil investigation into the allegedembezzlement activities of the group’s ousted president, NicholasJ. Bush, has spread to Canada.

May 3, 1999

NGSA Fraud Probe Uncovers ‘Canadian’ Connection

An attorney for the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA)revealed Friday that the civil investigation into the allegedembezzlement activities of the group’s ousted president, NicholasJ. Bush, has spread to Canada.

May 3, 1999

NGSA Names Execs; Still Missing a President

The Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) shuffled its executive organization last week, yet its hunt for a new president continues. The NGSA said it still does not have a timeline for an appointment to the presidency post, but it hopes to get the job filled quickly. Sources indicated, however, the search may take longer than initially anticipated.

April 5, 1999

NGSA Names Execs; Still Missing a President

The Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) shuffled its executiveorganization Tuesday, yet its hunt for a new president continues.The NGSA said it still does not have a timeline for an appointmentto the presidency post, but it hopes to get the job filled quickly.

March 31, 1999

Washington Lawyer Eyed To Lead Producer Group

Washington attorney Katherine B. Edwards is among the candidatesbeing eyed by the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) to succeedformer President Nicholas J. Bush, who departed the trade grouplast month amid allegations that he defrauded it of more than $2.4million, sources say.

March 22, 1999

Tax Notice Leads to Fraud Investigation

The investigation that led the Natural Gas Supply Association(NGSA), to accuse its president of misappropriating funds wassparked by a bill from the Internal Revenue Service, requiring aconsultant to pay taxes on income he never received for services henever provided to NGSA.

February 22, 1999