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November 2017 Edition

Editor: Brendan Tierney, 978-717-6144


  • All of the metrics for the month of October saw significant increases over last month’s values.
  • The capacity release deals for the month of October saw an increase of  129%.
  • There was an increase in the annualized equivalent quantities of deals at just over 208%.
  • Compared to last month, the largest change has been in the spot market deals.  Spot market deals this month saw increases of 598%.
  • The long term deals also saw increases of approximately 51% for monthly deals and 306% 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

October 2017 Capacity Releases for Top 10 Pipelines


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Industry News

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.

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

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 October 2017.

Tennessee Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      1015
Spot transactions:        400
Month/multi-month transactions:      576
Twelve months or longer transactions:       39

Texas Eastern Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:       1022
Spot transactions:       313
Monthly/multi-month transactions:       692
Twelve months or longer transactions:      17

Transcontinental Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      1313
Spot transactions:      610
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      677
Twelve months or longer transactions:      26

Dominion Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      786
Spot transactions:      468
Month/multi-month transactions:      313
Twelve months or longer transactions:      5

Algonquin Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      497
Spot transactions:      76
Month/multi-month transactions:      415
Twelve months or longer transactions:      6