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June 2018 Edition    

Editor: Brendan Tierney, 978-717-6144


  • While most of the capacity volumes saw reductions this month, the spot deals saw a nearly tenfold increase over last month.
  • The May monthly capacity transactions saw the most significant reductions at just over 85% below the values from last month.
  • The yearly capacity transactions also saw a notable decrease of 50% this month.
  • Check out our LinkedIn and Twitter feeds below for more content.

Monthly Pipeline Capacity Trends
Top 10 Pipelines

May 2018 Capacity Releases for 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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Industry News

May has seen a general decrease in the number of deals across the board.  However, the capacity volumes have remained relatively consistent during same period.  Ensure your organization is poised to remain competitive in the marketplace with timely information regarding pipeline transactions.

Save our daily spreadsheets to create your own capacity database.  Below are some examples of 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.

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.

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 May 2018.

Rover Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      27
Spot transactions:       5
Month/multi-month transactions:      18
Twelve months or longer transactions:      4

Tennessee Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      519
Spot transactions:      348
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      165
Twelve months or longer transactions:      6

Columbia Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      799
Spot transactions:      745
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      47
Twelve months or longer transactions:      7

Transcontinental Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      611
Spot transactions:      598
Month/multi-month transactions:      13
Twelve months or longer transactions:      0

Texas Eastern Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      385
Spot transactions:      341
Month/multi-month transactions:      44
Twelve months or longer transactions:      0

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