Chapter 43. Reducing Utility Expenditures Through Purchase of Spot Market Natural Gas

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr.
  1. Kevin S. Songer

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470313275.ch43

Proceedings of the 52nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 52nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Songer, K. S. (1991) Reducing Utility Expenditures Through Purchase of Spot Market Natural Gas, in Proceedings of the 52nd Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 12, Issue 5/6 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470313275.ch43

Author Information

  1. Arc-NRG Company P.O. Box 866 McMinnville, TN 37110

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375075

Online ISBN: 9780470313275

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Keywords:

  • open market utility procurement;
  • local utilities;
  • margin markups;
  • transportation rates;
  • natural gas

Summary

Benef its of a prudent natural gas acquisition program are set forth. Factors to be addressed are identified; these include: market sensitive pricing, future hedging projects, balancing transportation, and contracts structure.