Category: Large Energy Storage Systems handbook


In the past, producers acted as limited participants or nonparticipants in gas storage and marketing, primarily because of the corporate culture that per­vades most major players that categorize their primary business as explora­tion and production (E&P). The E&P cultural issue is compounded by the fact that storage operators rarely earn more than a 15% return […]

Interstate Pipelines

Storage has been a significant organizational function of interstate pipeline com­panies for many years. Open access and the elimination of merchant gas sales and services caused pipeline storage areas to effectively become "warehouse" operations. Order 636 allowed the pipelines to retain only such storage as required for operational integrity. Several major pipeline systems in the […]