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Underground Gas Storage Industry Outlook in North America, 2011 Details of All Operating and Planned Gas Storage Sites to 2014

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Published Date : Mar 2011

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GlobalDatas energy offering, Underground Gas Storage Industry Outlook in North America, 2011 Details of All Operating and Planned Gas Storage Sites to 2014 is the essential source for industry data and information relating to the gas storage industry in North America. It provides asset level information relating to active and planned gas storage facilities in North America. The profiles of major companies operating in the North American underground gas storage industry are included in the report. The latest news and deals relating to the sector are also provided and analyzed. 

Scope
  • Updated information relating to all active and planned underground gas storage sites
  • Provides information on gas storage specifications like type of gas storage site, Working gas Capacity, Total Storage Capacity and maximum Withdrawal Rate
  • Provides operator information for all active and planned underground gas storage sites 
  • Identifies key trends and issues in the gas storage industry
  • Information on the top companies in the sector including business description, strategic analysis. Key companies covered are NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage, Union Gas Limited and Consumers Energy Company
  • Strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity investments and IPOs.
Reasons to buy
  • Obtain the most up to date information available on all active and planned gas storage sites in North America
  • Identify growth segments and opportunities in the global underground gas storage industry
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of latest capacity data 
  • Assess your competitors gas storage sites and their capacity
  • Understand and respond to your competitors business structure, strategy and prospects.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events. 
  • Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
  • Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in North America.
Table Of Content

1 Table Of Contents
1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 9

2 Introduction 10
2.1 What Is This Report About? 10
2.2 How to Use This Report 10
2.3 Market Definition 10

3 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry 11
3.1 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Snapshot 11
3.1.1 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Key Data 11
3.1.2 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity by Type, March 2011 12
3.1.3 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity of Countries, March 2011 13
3.1.4 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (Aquifer Type) of Countries, March 2011 14
3.1.5 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (Depleted Oil and Gas field Type) of Countries, March 2011 14
3.1.6 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (Salt Cavern Type) of Countries, March 2011 15
3.2 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Market Share Analysis by Key Companies 17
3.2.1 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 17
3.2.2 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (Aquifer Type) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 18
3.2.3 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (Depleted Oil and Gas field Type) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 19
3.2.4 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (Salt Cavern Type) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 20
3.3 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Planned Gas Storage Sites, March 2011 21
3.4 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry: Key Trends and Issues 22
3.4.1 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry: Major Trends 22
3.4.2 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry: Issues 22
3.5 Underground Gas Storage Industry in North America, The United States 23
3.5.1 Underground Gas Storage Industry in The United States, Storage Capacity Share of Top 3 Storage Areas, March 2011 23
3.5.2 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Alabama 24
3.5.3 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Alaska 24
3.5.4 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Arkansas 25
3.5.5 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in California 25
3.5.6 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Colorado 26
3.5.7 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Illinois 27
3.5.8 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Indiana 29
3.5.9 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Iowa 30
3.5.10 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Kansas 31
3.5.11 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Kentucky 32
3.5.12 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Louisiana 33
3.5.13 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Maryland 34
3.5.14 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Michigan 34
3.5.15 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Minnesota 37
3.5.16 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Mississippi 38
3.5.17 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Missouri 38
3.5.18 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Montana 39
3.5.19 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Nebraska 39
3.5.20 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in New Mexico 40
3.5.21 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in New York 40
3.5.22 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Ohio 42
3.5.23 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Oklahoma 43
3.5.24 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Oregon 44
3.5.25 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Pennsylvania 44
3.5.26 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Tennessee 47
3.5.27 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Texas 47
3.5.28 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Utah 49
3.5.29 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Virginia 49
3.5.30 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Washington 50
3.5.31 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in West Virginia 50
3.5.32 The United States, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Wyoming 52
3.6 Underground Gas Storage Industry in North America, Canada 52
3.6.1 Underground Gas Storage Industry in Canada, Storage Capacity Share of Top 3 Storage Areas, March 2011 53
3.6.2 Canada, Underground Gas Storage Capacity 54

4 Profile of NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage 57
4.1 NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage, Key Information 57
4.2 NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage, Company Overview 57
4.3 NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage, Business Description 57
4.3.1 Business Overview 57

5 Profile of Union Gas Limited 59
5.1 Union Gas Limited, Key Information 59
5.2 Union Gas Limited, Company Overview 59
5.3 Union Gas Limited, Business Description 59
5.3.1 Business Overview 59
5.3.2 Gas Sales and Distribution 59
5.3.3 Storage and Transportation 60
5.4 Union Gas Limited, SWOT Analysis 61
5.4.1 Overview 61
5.4.2 Union Gas Limited Strengths 62
5.4.3 Union Gas Limited Weaknesses 63
5.4.4 Union Gas Limited Opportunities 63
5.4.5 Union Gas Limited Threats 64

6 Profile of Consumers Energy Company 66
6.1 Consumers Energy Company, Key Information 66
6.2 Consumers Energy Company, Company Overview 66
6.3 Consumers Energy Company, Business Description 66
6.3.1 Business Overview 66
6.4 Consumers Energy Company, SWOT Analysis 67
6.4.1 Overview 67
6.4.2 Consumers Energy Company Strengths 68
6.4.3 Consumers Energy Company Weaknesses 69
6.4.4 Consumers Energy Company Opportunities 70
6.4.5 Consumers Energy Company Threats 72

7 Financial Deals Landscape 73
7.1 Detailed Deal Summary 73
7.1.1 Merger 73
7.1.2 Acquisition 79
7.1.3 Private Equity 84
7.1.4 Venture Financing 86
7.1.5 Equity Offerings 87
7.1.6 Debt Offerings 94
7.1.7 Asset Transactions 97

8 Recent Developments 102
8.1 Strategy and Business Expansion 102
8.1.1 Feb 02, 2011: Iberdrola Allocates EUR130 Million To R&D Innovation In 2010 102
8.1.2 Jan 04, 2011: DCP Updates On Appalachian NGL Joint Venture 103
8.1.3 Dec 14, 2010: Regency Energy Announces Plans To Expand Midstream Assets In Eagle Ford Shale, South Texas 103
8.1.4 Jun 30, 2010: JISH Files Permit Application To Expand Natural Gas Storage Facility In Louisiana 104
8.1.5 Jun 29, 2010: Enterprise Products Partners To Expand Eagle Ford Shale Capabilities With New Construction Projects 105
8.1.6 Jun 14, 2010: Questar Board Approves Spin-Off Of QEP 106
8.1.7 Apr 28, 2010: CEFS Expands Base Gathering And Treating Facilities In Haynesville Shale By 200 Mmcfpd 107
8.1.8 Apr 21, 2010: Questar Considers Spin-Off Of Exploration And Production Business 108
8.1.9 Apr 19, 2010: Dominion Announces Marcellus 404 Natural Gas Gathering, Processing And Transportation Project 108
8.2 Other Significant Developments 109
8.2.1 Feb 16, 2011: Penn Virginia Resource Announces Start Of Service On Second Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Gathering System 109
8.2.2 Feb 16, 2011: Atmos Energy Promotes Daniel Meziere To Vice President And Treasurer 110
8.2.3 Feb 09, 2011: Inergy Announces Non-Binding Open Season For Tres Palacios Expansion Capacity 110
8.2.4 Feb 09, 2011: NorTex Gas Storage Starts Open Season For North Texas Facilities 111
8.2.5 Feb 09, 2011: Targa Resources Updates On Assets At Mont Belvieu, Texas 111
8.2.6 Feb 09, 2011: Atmos Energy Announces Retirement Of Two Directors 112
8.2.7 Feb 07, 2011: NorTex Gas Storage Appoints Robert Foss As President And CEO 112
8.3 New Contracts Announcements 113
8.3.1 Sep 01, 2010: Enterprise Products Partners Signs Long-Term Agreements With EOG To Provide Crude Oil And Natural Gas Midstream Services 113
8.3.2 Aug 13, 2010: Nordic Energy Services Wins City Of Chicago Contract 114
8.3.3 May 19, 2010: ENGlobal To Perform FEED For Colorado Gas Storage Project 114

9 Appendix 116
9.1 Methodology 116
9.1.1 Coverage 116
9.1.2 Secondary Research 116
9.1.3 Primary Research 117
9.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 117
9.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 117
9.2 Contact Us 118
9.3 About GlobalData 118
9.4 Disclaimer 118

List of Table


Table 1: North America Underground Gas Storage Key Statistics, March 2011 11
Table 2: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) by Type, March 2011 12
Table 3: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) of Countries, March 2011 13
Table 4: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) (Aquifer Type) of Countries, March 2011 14
Table 5: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) (Depleted Oil and Gas field Type) of Countries, March 2011 14
Table 6: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) (Salt Cavern Type) of Countries, March 2011 15
Table 7: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 17
Table 8: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) (Aquifer Type) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 18
Table 9: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) (Depleted Oil and Gas field Type) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 19
Table 10: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) (Salt Cavern Type) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 20
Table 11: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Planned Gas Storage Sites, March 2011 21
Table 12: The United States, Storage Capacity (MMcf) of Top 3 Storage Areas, March 2011 23
Table 13: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Alabama, March 2011 24
Table 14: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Alaska, March 2011 24
Table 15: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Arkansas, March 2011 25
Table 16: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in California, March 2011 25
Table 17: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Colorado, March 2011 26
Table 18: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Illinois, March 2011 27
Table 19: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Illinois, March 2011 (Contd. 1) 28
Table 20: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Indiana, March 2011 29
Table 21: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Iowa, March 2011 30
Table 22: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Kansas, March 2011 31
Table 23: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Kentucky, March 2011 32
Table 24: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Louisiana, March 2011 33
Table 25: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Maryland, March 2011 34
Table 26: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Michigan, March 2011 34
Table 27: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Michigan, March 2011 (Contd.1) 35
Table 28: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Michigan, March 2011 (Contd.2) 36
Table 29: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Michigan, March 2011 (Contd.3) 37
Table 30: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Minnesota, March 2011 37
Table 31: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Mississippi, March 2011 38
Table 32: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Missouri, March 2011 38
Table 33: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Montana, March 2011 39
Table 34: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Nebraska, March 2011 39
Table 35: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in New Mexico, March 2011 40
Table 36: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in New York, March 2011 40
Table 37: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in New York, March 2011 (Contd.1) 41
Table 38: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Ohio, March 2011 42
Table 39: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Oklahoma, March 2011 43
Table 40: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Oregon, March 2011 44
Table 41: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Pennsylvania, March 2011 44
Table 42: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Pennsylvania, March 2011 (Contd. 1) 45
Table 43: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Pennsylvania, March 2011 (Contd. 2) 46
Table 44: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Tennessee, March 2011 47
Table 45: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Texas, March 2011 47
Table 46: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Texas, March 2011 (Contd. 1) 48
Table 47: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Utah, March 2011 49
Table 48: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Virginia, March 2011 49
Table 49: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Washington, March 2011 50
Table 50: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in West Virginia, March 2011 50
Table 51: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in West Virginia, March 2011 (Contd. 1) 51
Table 52: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Wyoming, March 2011 52
Table 53: Canada, Storage Capacity (MMcf) of Top 3 Storage Areas, March 2011 53
Table 54: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Canada, March 2011 54
Table 55: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Canada, March 2011 (Contd.1) 55
Table 56: North America, Underground Gas Storage Capacity in Canada, March 2011 (Contd.2) 56
Table 57: NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage, Key Facts 57
Table 58: Union Gas Limited, Key Facts 59
Table 59: Union Gas Limited, SWOT Analysis 62
Table 60: Consumers Energy Company, Key Facts 66
Table 61: Consumers Energy Company, SWOT Analysis 68
Table 62: AGL Resources To Merge With Nicor 73
Table 63: Inergy Holdings To Merge With Inergy 75
Table 64: Williams Partners Merges With Williams Pipeline Partners 77
Table 65: PAA Natural Gas Acquires SG Resources 79
Table 66: El Paso Pipeline To Acquire Additional Interest In SLNG, El Paso Elba Express And SNG 80
Table 67: DCP Midstream Partners Acquires 33% Interest In DCP Southeast Texas Joint Venture 81
Table 68: Beacon Head Acquires 14.49% Stake In Tribute Resources 82
Table 69: Inergy Acquires Tres Palacios 83
Table 70: ArcLight Capital Acquires 9.9% Interest In Enogex 84
Table 71: Alinda Capital Partners Acquires NorTex Gas Storage 85
Table 72: Eagle Mountain Energy Secures $0.46 Million Financing 86
Table 73: Targa Resources Prices Public Offering Of $269.4 Million 87
Table 74: PAA Natural Gas Announces Private Placement For $262 Million 89
Table 75: Spectra Energy Prices Common Units Offering For $205.4 Million 90
Table 76: Enterprise Products Partners Completes Common Units Offering For $545.5 Million 92
Table 77: ONEOK Partners Completes 3.25% Senior Unsecured Notes Offering For $650 Million 94
Table 78: ONEOK Partners Completes 6.12% Senior Notes Offering For $650 Million 95
Table 79: Targa Resources Prices Private Placement Of 6.875% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2021 For $325 Million 96
Table 80: PetroChina To Acquire 50% Interest In Cutbank Ridge Business Assets From EnCana 97
Table 81: Thunderbird Energy To Sell Its Interest In Gordon Creek Natural Gas Property For $20 Million 98
Table 82: Chesapeake Midstream Partners To Acquire Springridge Natural Gas Gathering System 99
Table 83: Plains All American Pipeline Acquires Oil Lease Gathering, Pipelines And Storage Assets For $223 Million 100

List of Chart


Figure 1: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (%) by Type, March 2011 12
Figure 2: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (%) of Countries, March 2011 13
Figure 3: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (%) (Depleted Oil and Gas field Type) of Countries, March 2011 15
Figure 4: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (%) (Salt Cavern Type) of Countries, March 2011 16
Figure 5: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 17
Figure 6: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) (Aquifer Type) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 18
Figure 7: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) (Depleted Oil and Gas field Type) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 19
Figure 8: North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity (MMcf) (Salt Cavern Type) of Top 5 Companies, March 2011 20
Figure 9: The United States, Storage Capacity Contribution (%) of Top 3 Storage Areas, March 2011 23
Figure 10: Canada, Storage Capacity Contribution (%) of Top 3 Storage Areas, March 2011 53

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