IS TEMPERATURE THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR IN how gas storage is used? Or are other variables involved? Can we answer these questions - and verify the results?
Since FERC Order 636...
though, the blame does not necessarily lie with the DOE. "A lot of that is not a DOE call because it's embodied in the legislation."
Meanwhile, residential gas consumption continues to fall, says GRI's Hemphill. "I don't know why that is," he adds, but he is obviously concerned. "I would think that the Department of Energy would have some answers to why [that is] happening."
How would the A.G.A. feel about ditching the site vs. source debate and going to cost analysis? That, says Charlie Fritts, would be far preferable to the current state of affairs. "If they went to cost, and only cost, we'd be a lot happier organization."
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