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NG Market Notes - Shale Gas and Oil: Economy-Wide Game Changers (August 2012)
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
In the August 2012 issue of NG Market Notes, Navigant Economics Managing Director George Schink and Director Julie Carey discuss the economic impacts of the shale gas and oil production boom. Besides moderating natural gas prices and strengthening supply, the expansion in production activities is expected to lead to an increase in capital investments in a variety of industries including manufacturing, transportation, and electricity generation.
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Directors Gordon Pickering and Richard Bass discuss the new paradigm of plentiful natural gas supply, and how LNG export opportunities are a positive development all around—they'll help balance supply and demand of natural gas not only in North America, but globally.
NOTE: The basis of this article was published in byline format on Forbes.com on June 12, 2012
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In the May 2012 issue of NG Market Notes, Director Rick Smead discusses the fundamentals underlining today’s natural gas environment, indicating a healthy natural gas market outlook with ample supplies at stable prices.
In the June 2012 issue of NG Market Notes, Associate Director Bob Gibb discusses the hidden benefits of mergers, acquisitions and even company failures in the energy industry.
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Gordon B. Pickering
Mr. Pickering is a director in the Energy practice, with a strong background in energy pricing, price forecasting and risk management. He is the editor of NG Market Notes, a monthly publication providing perspective on natural gas industry issues.
Richard G. Smead
Mr. Smead is a Director in the Energy practice, specializing in upstream and midstream natural gas issues. He has more than 33 years' experience in the natural gas business, including as a senior executive for several pipeline companies.
Robert J. Gibb
Mr. Gibb is an Assoc. Director in the Energy practice bringing 35+ years of experience in drilling, reservoir management, marketing, regulatory and dispute management, in the gas industry and gas pipeline sector.
Julie M. Carey
Ms. Carey is a Director and Principal at Navigant Economics. She is an economist who focuses on energy and regulatory economics and antitrust analyses involving electricity, renewable, natural gas, crude oil, coal, and railroad industries for expert testimony in litigation and regulation.
George R. Schink, Ph.D.
Mr. Schink is a managing director and principal with Navigant Economics. His areas of expertise include energy economics, regulatory economics, financial economics related to the cost of service for regulated entities.