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Today’s Gas Marketplace
A Brief History of Natural Gas
SECTION TWO: WHAT IS NATURAL GAS AND WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?
How Did Natural Gas Develop?
Resources
Reserves
Gas Supply Regions
Gas Supply in the United States
Exploration, Drilling and Completion, and Production
Exploration
Drilling and Completion
Production
SECTION THREE: END USERS
Residential Customers
Commercial Customers
Industrial Customers
Electric Generation Customers
Natural Gas Vehicles
SECTION FOUR: THE PHYSICAL SYSTEM
Gathering and Processing
Transmission
Distribution
Storage
SECTION FIVE: GAS SYSTEM OPERATIONS
Gas Planning
Pipeline Operations
Gas Scheduling – Pipeline
Pipeline Allocation
LDC Operations
Gas Scheduling – LDC
Curtailments and Flow Orders
Gas Control
Pipeline Maintenance
Balancing
The Evolving Role of Operations
SECTION SIX: MARKET PARTICIPANTS IN THE DELIVERY CHAIN
Upstream Participants
Producers
Gathering Pipelines
Aggregators
Financial Services Companies
Midstream Participants
Marketers
Brokers
Shippers
Interstate Pipelines
Storage Providers
Hub Operators
Electronic Trading Exchanges
Downstream Participants
Local Distribution Companies (LDCs)
Retail Marketers
End Users
SECTION SEVEN: SERVICE OPTIONS
Upstream Services
Gathering
Processing
Supply
Midstream Services
Exchanges and Title Transfers
Electronic Trading and Price Discovery
Parking
Lending
Downstream
Storage and Hub Services
Behind-the-Meter Services
Contracts
Supply Contracts
Transportation Contracts
SECTION EIGHT: REGULATION IN THE GAS INDUSTRY
Why Regulate the Gas Industry?
The Historical Basis for Regulation
Who Regulates What?
The Federal Power Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
State Regulation of the Gas Industry
The Regulatory Process
The Initial Filing
Preliminary Procedures
Hearings
The Draft Decision
The Final Decision
Review of Decisions
Settlements
Tariffs
Setting Rates through a Traditional Ratecase
Determining the Authorized Rate of Return
Forecasting Usage
Determining a Revenue Requirement
DETERMINING A REVENUE REQUIREMENT
Allocating Revenue to Customer Classes
Determining Rate Design
Allocating Revenue to Charge Types
The Future of Regulation
SECTION NINE: DEREGULATION
Recent Evolution of Gas Regulation
Federal Deregulation
State Deregulation
Market Evolution under Deregulation
MARKET EVOLUTION UNDER DEREGULATION
Regulation
Deregulation
Commoditization
Value-Added Services
The Regulated and Competitive Delivery Chain
SECTION TEN: MARKET DYNAMICS
Supply and Demand
Pricing
Indexes
Price Volatility
Netback and Netforward Calculations
The Wholesale Market
The Retail Market
SECTION ELEVEN: MAKING MONEY & MANAGING RISK
How Market Participants Create Profits
How a Utility/Pipeline Makes Money – Cost-of-service Method
How a Utility/Pipeline Makes Money – Performance-based Methods
How Unregulated Market Participants Make Money
Risk Management
Choices for Managing Risks
Physical Risk Management
Financial Risk Management
Speculation versus Hedging
Hedging Techniques
Value at Risk
SECTION TWELVE: THE FUTURE OF THE GAS BUSINESS
A Review of Market Changes
The Future of the Upstream Sector
A Sustainable Energy Future?
APPENDIX A: GLOSSARY
APPENDIX B: UNITS AND CONVERSIONS
APPENDIX C: ACRONYMS
APPENDIX D: INDEX
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