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Feb 12, 2014
Eric Bober
Ethane from natural gas has become the feedstock of choice for ethylene in the U.S., displacing C5+ liquids. High margins have inspired six firms, including ExxonMobil and Chevron, to consider building crackers -- with a total 7.7 million tons of capacity. That would constitute a cracker explosion
Feb 6, 2014
Matt Gibbs
As utility DSM program and portfolio managers face the dual challenges of increased savings goals and reduced administrative budgets, they increasingly look to trade allies for assistance. The results are often mixed as they grapple with the work of recruiting and managing a diverse set of service providers with motivations often different from the utility itself.
Feb 5, 2014
Nexant Product Marketing
A major challenge facing most utilities is that they still rely on painful spreadsheets, ineffective additions to their CIS Systems, or archaic home-grown custom solutions where their DSM program data is only partially captured, disconnected, and difficult to manage with poor visibility.
Sep 17, 2013
Roger Treinen
This newsletter reports on (i) the results of the August 2013 Primary and Variation FTR auctions and (ii) the Provisional FTR Hedge Values for the FTR Period of August 2013. Nexant hopes that market...
Sep 29, 2014
Justin S. Miller
In late-September 2014, the Foreign Ministers of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras (the “Northern Triangle”) presented to United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and US Secretary of State...