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Strange Times: Natural Gas Storage Level – Remastered

September 14, 2022 - Amstutz Energy Management Solution Natural Gas Strategic Procurement Weather

By Chris Amstutz No Spoilers The fall season inherently breeds uncertainty. Questions like, will the weather be 80 degrees and sunny, or 50 and rainy? Is the Stranger Things cast too old to be believable anymore? Or the most important, troubling question of them all, will natural gas storage levels be at unsustainably low levels […]

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ERCOT Disaster: MythBusters

February 25, 2021 - Amstutz Electricity Ercot Natural Gas Nuclear Power Politics Strategic Procurement Weather

By: Chris Amstutz The winter storm of the century in the energy capital of the world has frozen all preconceived notions of the Electric “Reliability” Council of Texas. As the snow melts and the plumbing repairs begin, the analysts at Choice! Energy Management find solace in aiding Texans through these difficult times. With any natural […]

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Strange Times: Natural Gas Storage Level

October 16, 2018 - Amstutz Natural Gas Weather

By: Chris Amstutz The fall season inherently breeds uncertainty. Questions like, will the weather be 80 degrees and sunny, or 50 and rainy? Should I pay money to have someone scare me, or just sit at home and let the evening news do it? Or the most important, troubling question of them all, will natural […]

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ERCOT Madness

March 13, 2018 - Amstutz Electricity Natural Gas Weather

By: Chris Amstutz It’s that wild time of the year when work productivity tanks as people across America secretly watch their favorite college basketball team compete for glory in the NCAA Tournament. This sacred month for sports fans will be a roller coaster of expectations and emotions, just like this summer will be in the […]

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Did You See Those Prices?

January 8, 2018 - Amstutz Mattingly Natural Gas Weather

By: Matthew Mattingly & Chris Amstutz The Arcticgeddon, Snowmageddon, Bomb Cyclone Blizzard, or whatever you want to call it, just brought harsh winter weather to the Eastern Seaboard. This storm boasted 60+ mph blizzard winds and serves as the exclamation point for a wild two weeks of record low temperatures for the region and the […]

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