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May 2018 Edition    

Editor: Brendan Tierney, 978-717-6144


  • While most of the capacity volumes saw reductions this month, the monthly term deals saw over 150% increase over last month.
  • The April spot capacity transactions saw the most significant reductions at nearly 90% below the values from last month.
  • The volumetric awarded capacity in annualized equivalency also saw a notable decrease of 65% this month.
  • Don’t forget to check out our NEW LinkedIn and Twitter links below.

Monthly Pipeline Capacity Trends
Top 10 Pipelines

April 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

The last month has seen a general decrease in capacity release volumes across the board.  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 April 2018.

Gulf South Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      66
Spot transactions:       37
Month/multi-month transactions:      26
Twelve months or longer transactions:      2

Transcontinental Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      1,041
Spot transactions:      46
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      994
Twelve months or longer transactions:      1

Tennessee Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      669
Spot transactions:      47
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      598
Twelve months or longer transactions:      24

Columbia Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      769
Spot transactions:      77
Month/multi-month transactions:      687
Twelve months or longer transactions:      5

Elba Express Company
Total capacity release transactions:      3
Spot transactions:      0
Month/multi-month transactions:      2
Twelve months or longer transactions:      1

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