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October 2017 Edition

Editor: Brendan Tierney, 978-717-6144


  • The number of capacity release deals for the month of September saw a nominal increase at slightly over 9%.
  • There was a larger increase in the annualized equivalent quantities of those deals at just over 74%.
  • Compared to last month, there has been a shift from the spot market deals in favor of the longer term monthly and yearly market deals.  Long term deals this month saw increases of 866% for monthly and 173% for yearly.
  • The spot market deals saw a reduction of approximately 82% over last month’s 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

August 2017 Capacity Releases for Top 10 Pipelines


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Industry News

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.  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: Regional Market Report
Purpose: View the asset management activity, short and long term release strategies, winning bid rates, and much more.
Description: This report is broken out by pipelines located in four geographic regions; East, Midwest, South, and West.  Report is available on a monthly and annual basis.

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 September 2017.

Texas Eastern Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      328
Spot transactions:        47
Month/multi-month transactions:      274
Twelve months or longer transactions:       7

ANR Pipeline Company
Total capacity release transactions:       58
Spot transactions:       0
Monthly/multi-month transactions:       58
Twelve months or longer transactions:      0

Transcontinental Gas Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      543
Spot transactions:      34
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      508
Twelve months or longer transactions:      1

Dominion Cove Point
Total capacity release transactions:      3
Spot transactions:      0
Month/multi-month transactions:      3
Twelve months or longer transactions:      0

Columbia Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      655
Spot transactions:      132
Month/multi-month transactions:      516
Twelve months or longer transactions:      7



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