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February 2018 Edition    

Editor: Brendan Tierney, 978-717-6144


  • Most of the capacity volumetric trends for the month of January have seen some form of decrease over last month.
  • The January spot capacity transactions were an outlier in the trend with a significant jump and increase of 370% over the values from last month.
  • Monthly capacity release transactions remained unchanged over last month.
  • For our special subscription for up to the minute biddable offers report and many more offerings, please visit or call or email Brendan.
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Monthly Pipeline Capacity Trends
Top 10 Pipelines

January 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

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: 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.

Report Name: Large Volume Transactions
Purpose: View storage and other large transactions.
Description: Sort spreadsheet by “Quantity” (high to low) as primary and “Pipeline” as secondary.  Your large quantity transactions (Inventory transfers, etc.) will be listed at the top of spreadsheet.

We can generate these reports for you in as little as 1 hour for a small fee if you are in a time crunch.

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 January2018.

Texas Eastern Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      358
Spot transactions:       290
Month/multi-month transactions:      68
Twelve months or longer transactions:       0

Northwest Pipeline Corporation
Total capacity release transactions:      41
Spot transactions:      4
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      37
Twelve months or longer transactions:      0

Natural Gas Pipeline Company
Total capacity release transactions:      8
Spot transactions:      5
Monthly/multi-month transactions:      2
Twelve months or longer transactions:      1

Columbia Gas Transmission
Total capacity release transactions:      579
Spot transactions:      532
Month/multi-month transactions:      44
Twelve months or longer transactions:      3

Gulf South Pipeline
Total capacity release transactions:      31
Spot transactions:      28
Month/multi-month transactions:      0
Twelve months or longer transactions:      3

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