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February 2017 Edition

Editor: Brendan Tierney, 978-717-6144


  • Most of the quantitative capacity trend metrics for the month of January have seen modest to significant increases.
  • The January monthly capacity releases saw the only reductions with 79.6% this month.
  • Spot capacity release transactions saw the highest capacity increases with 766% this month.
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Monthly Pipeline Capacity Trends
Top 10 Pipelines

January 2017 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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Top 5 Pipelines
Capacity Release Details

The following list is based on Annualized Equivalent Dth/day during the month of January 2017.

Tennessee Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      451
Spot transactions:        306
Month/multi-month transactions:      121
Twelve months or longer transactions:      24

Columbia Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:       575
Spot transactions:       450
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      91
Twelve months or longer transactions:      26

Texas Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      11
Spot transactions:      7
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      2
Twelve months or longer transactions:      2

Texas Eastern Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      325
Spot transactions:      266
Month/multi-month transactions:      59
Twelve months or longer transactions:      0

Algonquin Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      284
Spot transactions:      138
Month/multi-month transactions:      143
Twelve months or longer transactions:      3



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