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December 2017 Edition

Editor: Brendan Tierney, 978-717-6144


  • The capacity release deals for the month of November saw a decrease of about 50% .
  • The decrease in the annualized equivalent quantities was significant with just over 76% reduction.
  • Spot market deals this month saw the most significant change with a decrease of over 82%.
  • The long term deals also saw decreases of approximately 23% for monthly deals and 75% for year or longer deals.
  • 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 2017 Capacity Releases for Top 10 Pipelines


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Awarded Capacity in Annualized Equiv BCF/d


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Industry News

Save our daily spreadsheets to create your own capacity database.  These are just two of the reports you can run with just a few clicks of the mouse.

Report Name: Producer Report
Purpose: View all producers at a specific receipt point.
Description: Sort the spreadsheet by “Producer” as primary and “Receipt Point” as secondary sort.  Your report will be grouped by producers at a specific receipt point.

Report Name: Prearranged Shipper
Purpose: View listing of all prearranged shippers.
Description: Sort the spreadsheet by “Prearranged Shipper” as primary and “Quantity” (high to low) as secondary to view a listing of prearranged shippers by volume.

Report Name: Large Volume Transactions
Purpose: View storage and other large transactions.
Description: Sort spreadsheet by “Quantity” (high to low) as primary and “Pipeline” as secondary.  Your large quantity transactions (Inventory transfers, etc.) will be listed at the top of spreadsheet.

We can generate these reports for you in as little as 1 hour for a small fee if you are in a time crunch.

The information listed above and many other types of reports can be created utilizing the informational database.  Please contact Brendan Tierney at 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 2017.

Texas Eastern Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      327
Spot transactions:        20
Month/multi-month transactions:      303
Twelve months or longer transactions:       4

Columbia Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:       716
Spot transactions:       144
Monthly/multi-month transactions:       571
Twelve months or longer transactions:      1

Tennessee Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      543
Spot transactions:      60
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      468
Twelve months or longer transactions:      15

Dominion Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      393
Spot transactions:      35
Month/multi-month transactions:      352
Twelve months or longer transactions:      6

Transcontinental Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      608
Spot transactions:      80
Month/multi-month transactions:      528
Twelve months or longer transactions:      0



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