Uncertain

Regulator Seeks More Data from California Nuke Operator

The fate of one of two major nuclear power plants in California remained uncertain at year-end as federal regulators are prodding the operator of the idle 2,200 MW San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (Songs) for more analysis of the steam generator tubing problems that have kept Songs’ two units shut down for nearly a year.

December 28, 2012

Natural Gas Said to Dethrone Coal

After hundreds of years of being the dominant source for electrical power generation, commodity analysts said the coal industry faces an uncertain future as natural gas prices remain low and utilities build new power plants fueled by natural gas.

July 23, 2012

Halliburton Sees Challenges in Move from Gas to Liquids Plays

A combination of fit-for-purpose technology with solid execution in drilling horizontal wells using hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is giving Halliburton Co. confidence that it can deliver on its “frack-of-the-future” strategic initiatives, a company executive said Monday.

January 25, 2012

Time Running Out on Pennsylvania Impact Fee

The Pennsylvania Senate approved its version of an impact fee on natural gas by a narrow vote last Wednesday night, but it’s still uncertain whether Pennsylvanians will get a revenue boost or the proverbial lump of coal for Christmas.

December 19, 2011

PA Senate Passes Impact Fee; Time Running Out for House Vote

The Pennsylvania Senate approved its version of an impact fee on natural gas by a narrow vote Wednesday night, but it’s still uncertain whether Pennsylvanians will get a revenue boost or the proverbial lump of coal for Christmas.

December 16, 2011

Analysts Mull Noncommittal Market; January Gains

January natural gas crept higher Tuesday as medium-term weather outlooks called for an uncertain cold spell and analysts admitted difficulty discerning natural gas’ next move. At the close January had added 2.6 cents to $3.487 and February had gained 3.3 cents to $3.523. January crude oil rose 29 cents to $101.28/bbl.

December 7, 2011

Energy Utility Execs Cool Toward M&A Activity

In today’s uncertain economic and public policy environment, senior executives are leery of Wall Street’s ready appetite for mergers and acquisitions (M&A), according to a panel of three executives discussing growing rate base Tuesday at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Power and Gas Leaders Conference in New York City.

September 22, 2011

LNG? Make Mine a Marcellus, Say Analysts

The current spread between U.S. and European/Asian natural gas prices supports export of liquefied domestic gas from the Lower 48, but it’s likely too uncertain to support the long-term, billion-dollar commitment needed to bring large-scale liquefaction to the U.S. Gulf Coast, according to an analysis by Pan EurAsian Enterprises Inc. released last week.

September 19, 2011

LNG Could Be a Marcellus Market, Say Analysts

The current spread between U.S. and European/Asian natural gas prices supports export of liquefied domestic gas from the Lower 48, but it’s likely too uncertain to support the long-term, billion-dollar commitment needed to bring large-scale liquefaction to the U.S. Gulf Coast, according to an analysis by Pan EurAsian Enterprises Inc. released Monday.

September 14, 2011

LNG? Make Mine a Marcellus, Say Analysts

The current spread between U.S. and European/Asian natural gas prices supports export of liquefied domestic gas from the Lower 48, but it’s likely too uncertain to support the long-term, billion-dollar commitment needed to bring large-scale liquefaction to the U.S. Gulf Coast, according to an analysis by Pan EurAsian Enterprises Inc. released Monday.

September 14, 2011
‹ Previous 1 2 3 7