Category Archives: Natural Gas

When Will the U.S. Natural Gas Market Turn?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Natural gas prices in North America are closely watched by industrial corporations, electric generators, marketers, gas utilities, and now even international marketers and consumers of natural gas. These prices have remained historically low … Continue reading

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Basics of Natural Gas Market Participants

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor From time to time in our blog posts, we like to go ‘back to basics’ for those readers new to the industry or those who have spent time in one sector and need … Continue reading

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What Do Growing LNG Exports Mean for the U.S.?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator In our latest blog post on LNG we explained what LNG is and how it is produced.  We then noted that LNG exports by the U.S. have grown substantially in the last year: … Continue reading

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How the LNG Delivery System Works and What LNG Means for the U.S.

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator The winter of 2016/2017 was the first winter season with liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the continental U.S. Historically the U.S. exported small amounts of LNG from a facility in Alaska, … Continue reading

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Storage in Design of Gas and Electric Systems

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator “Building networks to accommodate peak demand — or lulls in supply — requires overbuilding of infrastructure that leads to extra costs and system inefficiencies.” ~ Sam Wilkinson, IHS [1] A key to efficient … Continue reading

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The Composition of Produced Natural Gas and Why It Matters

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Typical natural gas composition Natural gas composition refers to the amount of various constituents that make up a stream of natural gas. Though natural gas is mostly methane, there are many other … Continue reading

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Will U.S. Natural Gas Pipelines Get a Piece of the Government’s $1 Trillion Pie?

by Christina Nagy-McKenna, Enerdynamics Facilitator The Trump administration has sounded the horn: It wants to strengthen United States’ infrastructure to the tune of $1 trillion. Highway projects, bridge projects, water and energy infrastructure projects — the list of needs is long and … Continue reading

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