Energy Supply, Demand, and Markets – November 2011
Portfolio Diversity and the Nation’s Power Supply: Are We About to Be Imbalanced Again?
Continued low natural gas prices and the promise of a shale gas boom have altered the landscape both for gas and power and their markets. The shale gas boom is spurring pipeline expansion, although long-time geographic flow patterns are likely to change. Cheap gas also poses the potential to move the power generation industry into another major gas “build-out,” although industry veterans continue to be aware of the benefits of fuel diversity. Read more below.
- Natural Gas Prices Are Projected to Remain Low Near Tern; The Extended Outlook is Less Predictable
- Shale Gas: Especially Marcellus, Continues to Have Competitive Breakeven Costs
- For New Natural Gas Resources; A Need for New Pipeline Capacity
- Capacity Markets Stir Continued Debate
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- Viewpoint: Generation Mix Trends
- Viewpoint: Resource Planning – Engaging Stakeholders in the Process
- Case Study: Identification & Screening of Potential M&A Candidates
- Case Study: Risk Management Plan Development
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