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December 2016 Edition

Editor: Brendan Tierney, 978-717-6144


  • All of the quantitative capacity trend metrics for the month of November have seen significant reductions.
  • The November capacity reductions are very similar and in line with the values from this time last year.
  • Spot capacity release transactions saw the greatest reduction by 89% in November.
  • For our special subscription for up to the minute biddable offers report and many more offerings, please visit or call or email Brendan.

Monthly Pipeline Capacity Trends
Top 10 Pipelines

November 2016 Capacity Releases for the Top 10 Pipelines


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Awarded Capacity in Annualized Equiv BCF/d


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Spot capacity releases


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Monthly capacity releases


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Capacity releases of one year or longer:


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Stop sifting through your emails to find capacity release biddable offers!  Capacity Center now provides our customers with the ability to view all active biddable deals in a webpage interface.  We receive capacity release biddable offer data from the pipelines as it is posted on the EBB and now that information is available to you, on the spot, through our web-based report.  Over the past few months since April 2016, our biddable offer report has increased in popularity.  Recipients have noted the advantage the report provides them particularly during the bid hour each day.  As offers become available, they are able to bid on them immediately.

All of the same information contained in our email service describing the capacity offer is listed, including:

     Offer Number
     Releasing Party
     Start/End Date
     Bid Due Date
     Receipt/Delivery Point

Get additional information on this service update and view a sample report here

The information listed above and many other types of reports can be created utilizing the informational database.  Please contact Brendan Tierney @ or call (978) 717-6144 for more information.


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Top 5 Pipelines
Capacity Release Details

The following list is based on Annualized Equivalent Dth/day during the month of November 2016.

Columbia Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      584
Spot transactions:        82
Month/multi-month transactions:      495
Twelve months or longer transactions:      7

Dominion Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:       365
Spot transactions:       8
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      351
Twelve months or longer transactions:      6

Algonquin Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      136
Spot transactions:      33
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      103
Twelve months or longer transactions:      0

Transcontinental Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      565
Spot transactions:      62
Month/multi-month transactions:      498
Twelve months or longer transactions:      5

Texas Eastern Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      348
Spot transactions:      12
Month/multi-month transactions:      335
Twelve months or longer transactions:      1



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