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Underground Gas Storage in North America - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2016

Abstract

Underground Gas Storage in North America - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2016

Summary

"Underground Gas Storage in North America - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2016", is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists, which analyzes the underground gas storage industry in the North American region. The report provides information about North America's underground gas storage market, with forecasts until 2016, and gives information on the key gas storage sites and companies in the region. The report also provides details of the key drivers and issues in the gas storage industry. The report is compiled using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalData's team of industry experts.

Scope

This report provides detailed analysis of the underground gas storage in North America, as well as details of the key companies, trends and issues in the industry forecast until 2016. The report primarily focuses on the following -

  • The underground gas storage market in North America.
  • Key underground gas storage sites in North American market.
  • Key companies in the North American underground gas storage market.
  • Key issues and trends in the underground gas storage market in North America.
  • The competitive landscape of the North American underground gas storage market.

Reasons to buy

This report will enhance your decision-making capabilities in a rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to -

  • Identify opportunities and challenges in the North America underground gas storage market
  • Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about the gas storage market in North America.
  • Increase future financial metrics based on future opportunities and critical success factors in the North America underground gas storage market
  • Understand the market positioning of the underground gas storage companies in North America
  • Identify business opportunities with the help of comprehensive knowledge about upcoming underground gas storage additions in North America.

Keywords

Underground gas storage North America, the US, Canada, depleted oil and gas field, aquifer, salt cavern, working gas

TOC

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 3

  • 1.1 List of Tables 5
  • 1.2 List of Figures 7

2 Introduction 8

  • 2.1 Overview 8
  • 2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 8

3 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry 9

  • 3.1 Overview of the North America Underground Gas Storage Industry 9
    • 3.1.1 Underground Gas Storage Capacity in The US and Canada 11
  • 3.2 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity of Top Five Companies, 2011 11
    • 3.2.1 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity of Top Five Companies by the Depleted Oil and Gas Field Type, 2011 13
    • 3.2.2 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity of the Top Five Companies by the Salt Cavern Type, 2011 15
    • 3.2.3 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Working Gas Capacity of the Top Five Companies by the Aquifer Type, 2011 16

4 Underground Gas Storage Industry in North America: Key Trends and Issues 17

  • 4.1 The US will Drive Underground Gas Storage Capacity Growth in North America During the 2012-2016 Period 17
  • 4.2 Underground Gas Storage Levels have Remained Strong in The US During the 2009-2011 period 18
  • 4.3 The Importance of Salt Cavern Type Underground Gas Storage Sites is Growing in The US 20
  • 4.4 Utilization of Gas Storage Capacity in The US has Increased During the 2007-2011 Period 21
  • 4.5 High Natural Gas Inventories in The US can Affect the Natural Gas Producers 23
  • 4.6 The Depleted Oil and Gas Field Type Storage Sites are Not Suitable for the Emerging Need of Fast Withdrawals of Natural Gas from the Storage Sites 24
  • 4.7 Underground Gas Storage Carries Risk of Methane Gas Leakage into Environment and Can Attract Government Regulations 25

5 Analysis of Underground Gas Storage Markets in North America 26

  • 5.1 Overview of the US Underground Gas Storage Industry 26
    • 5.1.1 Underground Gas Storage Sites in The US 27
  • 5.2 Overview of the Canada Underground Gas Storage Industry 34
    • 5.2.1 Underground Gas Storage Sites in Canada, 2011 36

6 Underground Gas Storage Industry in North America, Planned Working Gas Capacity Additions 41

  • 6.1 Planned Working Gas Capacity Additions in North America, 2012-2016 41
    • 6.1.1 Top 10 Planned Underground Gas Storage Sites in the US and Canada, 2012-2016 43
  • 6.2 Underground Gas Storage Industry in North America, Planned Working Gas Capacity Additions in the US 47
    • 6.2.1 Planned Working Gas Capacity Additions in the US, 2012-2016 47
  • 6.3 Underground Gas Storage Industry in North America, Planned Working Gas Capacity Additions in Canada 51
    • 6.3.1 Planned Working Gas Capacity Additions in Canada, 2012-2016 51

7 North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, Competitive Landscape 52

  • 7.1 Dominion Transmission Inc, Underground Gas Storage Operations 53
    • 7.1.1 Dominion Transmission Inc., Underground Gas Storage Operations, Key Active Sites, 2011 56
  • 7.2 Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, LLC Underground Gas Storage Operations 57
    • 7.2.1 Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, Underground Gas Storage Operations, Key Active Sites, 2011 58
  • 7.3 NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage, Underground Gas Storage Operations 60
    • 7.3.1 NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage, Underground Gas Storage Operations, Key Active Sites, 2011 61
  • 7.4 Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Company, Underground Gas Storage Operations 63
    • 7.4.1 Proximity to Gas Production Basins and Interconnections with Pipelines are Key Strengths of Williston's Gas Storage Operations 63
  • 7.5 Niska Gas Storage Canada ULC, Underground Gas Storage Operations 64
    • 7.5.1 Niska Gas Storage Canada ULC, Underground Gas Storage Operations, Key Active Site, 2011 64

8 Appendix 66

  • 8.1 Market Definition 66
  • 8.2 Abbreviations 66
  • 8.3 Sources 66
  • 8.4 Methodology 67
    • 8.4.1 Coverage 67
    • 8.4.2 Secondary Research 67
    • 8.4.3 Primary Research 68
    • 8.4.4 Expert Panel Validation 68
  • 8.5 Contact Us 68
  • 8.6 Disclaimer 68

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables

  • Table 1: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Key Data, 2011 10
  • Table 2: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacities and Shares of The US and Canada by the Storage Site Type, 2011 11
  • Table 3: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacity of Top Five Companies, MMcf, 2011 11
  • Table 4: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacities of the Top Five Companies by the Depleted Oil And Gas Field Type, MMcf, 2011 13
  • Table 5: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacities of the Top Five Companies by the Salt Cavern Type, MMcf, 2011 15
  • Table 6: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacity of the Top Five Companies by the Aquifer Type, MMcf, 2011 16
  • Table 7: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Typical Composition of Natural Gas, %, 2011 25
  • Table 8: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Methane Emission Factors for Underground Gas Storage in The US, 2009 25
  • Table 9: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Key Data, 2011 27
  • Table 10: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Top 10 Underground Gas Storage Sites, MMcf, 2011 28
  • Table 11: Underground Gas Storage Industry, US, Snapshot of the Baker Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 29
  • Table 12: Underground Gas Storage Industry, US, Snapshot of the Ameren Rough Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 29
  • Table 13: Underground Gas Storage Industry, US, Snapshot of the West Clear Lake Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 30
  • Table 14: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Top 10 Aquifer Type Underground Gas Storage Sites, MMcf, 2011 30
  • Table 15: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Snapshot of the Ancona-Garfield Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 31
  • Table 16: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Snapshot of the Troy Grove Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 31
  • Table 17: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Snapshot of the Redfield Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 32
  • Table 18: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Top 10 Salt Cavern Type Underground Gas Storage Sites, MMcf, 2011 32
  • Table 19: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Snapshot of the Leaf River Energy Center Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 33
  • Table 20: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Snapshot of the Tres Palacios Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 33
  • Table 21: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Snapshot of the Evangeline Parish Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 34
  • Table 22: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Key Data, 2011 34
  • Table 23: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Top 10 Underground Gas Storage Sites, MMcf, 2011 36
  • Table 24: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Snapshot of the AECO HUB Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 36
  • Table 25: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Snapshot of the Aitken Creek Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 37
  • Table 26: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Snapshot of the CrossAlta Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 37
  • Table 27: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Salt Cavern Type Underground Gas Storage Sites, MMcf, 2011 38
  • Table 28: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Snapshot of the Prud'homme Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 39
  • Table 29: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Snapshot of the Aitken Creek Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 39
  • Table 30: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Snapshot of the Regina North Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 40
  • Table 31: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacity Additions, MMcf, 2012-2016 41
  • Table 32: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Planned Working Gas Capacities of The US and Canada by the Type of the Storage Site, 2012-2016 42
  • Table 33: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Top 10 Planned Underground Gas Storage Sites in The US and Canada, 2012-2016 43
  • Table 34: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Windy Hill Underground Gas Storage Site, 2013 44
  • Table 35: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Black Warrior Storage Project Underground Gas Storage Site, 2012 45
  • Table 36: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of LA Storage Development Underground Gas Storage Site, 2012 45
  • Table 37: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Arizona Natural Gas Storage Project Underground Gas Storage Site, 2012 46
  • Table 38: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Port Barre Expansion Underground Gas Storage Site, 2013 47
  • Table 39: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Working Gas Capacity Additions, MMcf, 2012-2016 47
  • Table 40: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Planned Working Gas Capacities by Salt Cavern Site Type, MMcf, 2012-2016 49
  • Table 41: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Planned Working Gas Capacities by Depleted Oil and Gas Field Type, MMcf, 2012-2016 49
  • Table 42: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Key Data of Wabash Gas Storage, 2013 51
  • Table 43: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Planned Underground Gas Storage Sites, 2012-2016 51
  • Table 44: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Planned Working Gas Capacities by Site Type, 2012-2016 51
  • Table 45: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Dominion Transmission Inc's Underground Gas Storage Operations, Key Data, 2011 53
  • Table 46: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Dominion's Top 10 Underground Gas Storage Sites, 2011 53
  • Table 47: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Stark-Summit Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 56
  • Table 48: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Oakford Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 56
  • Table 49: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Greenlick Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 57
  • Table 50: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America's Underground Gas Storage Operations, Key Data, 2011 57
  • Table 51: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, NGPL's Underground Gas Storage Sites, 2011 58
  • Table 52: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of North Lansing Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 58
  • Table 53: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Sayre Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 59
  • Table 54: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Loudon Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 59
  • Table 55: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage's Underground Gas Storage Operations, Key Data, 2011 60
  • Table 56: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, NiSource Gas's Top 10 Underground Gas Storage Sites, 2011 60
  • Table 57: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Crawford Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 61
  • Table 58: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Lucas Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 62
  • Table 59: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of Pavonia Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 62
  • Table 60: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Company's Underground Gas Storage Operations, Key Data, 2011 63
  • Table 61: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Niska Gas Storage Canada ULC's Underground Gas Storage Operations, Key Data, 2011 64
  • Table 62: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Snapshot of AECO HUB Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 64

List of Figures

1.2 List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Underground Gas Storage in the Depleted Oil and Gas Field Type Site, 2011 10
  • Figure 2: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacity Shares of the Top Five Companies, %, 2011 12
  • Figure 3: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacity Shares of the Top Five Companies by the Depleted Oil And Gas Field Type, %, 2011 14
  • Figure 4: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacity Shares the Top Five Companies by the Salt Cavern Type, %, 2011 15
  • Figure 5: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Working Gas Capacity Shares of the Top Five Companies by the Aquifer Type, %, 2011 16
  • Figure 6: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Comparison of The US and the North America Underground Gas Storage Industry, MMcf, 2011-2016 17
  • Figure 7: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Monthly Working Gas Levels of Underground Gas Storage Sites in The US, MMcf, 2009-2011 18
  • Figure 8: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Planned Electricity Generation Capacity Additions in the US by Fuel Type, GW, 2011 19
  • Figure 9: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Growth of Salt Cavern Type Site Storage in The US, 2005, 2011 and 2016 20
  • Figure 10: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Creation of Salt Cavern Type Underground Storage Sites, 2011 21
  • Figure 11: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Peak Working Natural Gas Storage Capacity in The US , 2007-2011* 22
  • Figure 12: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Monthly Consumption of Natural Gas in the US , MMcf, 2009-2011 23
  • Figure 13: Underground Gas Storage Industry, US, Comparison of Maximum Daily Deliverability and Working Gas Capacity of Storage Sites by Type, %, 2011 24
  • Figure 14: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Distribution of Underground Gas Storage Sites, 2010* 26
  • Figure 15: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Distribution of Underground Gas Storage Sites, 2011* 35
  • Figure 16: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Location of the CrossAlta Underground Gas Storage Site, 2011 38
  • Figure 17: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Location of the Black Warrior Storage Project, 2011 44
  • Figure 18: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Location of the Arizona Natural Gas Storage Project, 2011 46
  • Figure 19: Underground Gas Storage Industry, the US, Working Gas Capacity, MMcf, 2011 and 2016 48
  • Figure 20: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Location of the Wabash Gas Storage Site, 2011 50
  • Figure 21: Underground Gas Storage Industry, North America, Comparison of Select Companies on Key Parameters, 2011 52
  • Figure 22: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Dominion's Planned Facilities as part of the Allegheny Storage Project, 2011 54
  • Figure 23: Underground Gas Storage Industry, The US, Dominion's Planned Facilities as part of the Appalachian Gateway Project, 2011 55
  • Figure 24: Underground Gas Storage Industry, Canada, Location of the AECO HUB Storage Site, 2011 65
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