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In The News – Avalon Energy Services, LLC

By Avalon Energy Services | Jan 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

In his year-end review titled, “Gas Industry Looks Optimistically at 2017,” PointLogic author Kevin Adler quotes our COO, Jim McDonnell.  Scroll down to the bottom of the report which you can find here. The Avalon Advantage – Visit our website at www.AvalonEnergy.US, email us at info@avalonenergy.us, or call us at 888-484-8096. Please feel free to share […]

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Peak Oil – A Dramatic Turn of Events

By Avalon Energy Services | Nov 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

In our May 20, 2015 article, we wrote that “Concerns and worry about Peak Oil are overstated and irrelevant.”  The article concluded, “With crude oil supplies increasing and the demand for crude oil slowing, and likely to continue to slow more, demand for crude oil will peak long before dwindling supplies of crude oil become […]

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Separate Paths – Part 2

By Avalon Energy Services | Apr 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Ana Rasmussen, Intern Our last blog post Separate Paths – Part 1 looked at how electricity distribution costs have been rising since 2008 and many of our readers have had questions about just why this is happening.  In order to explore this, and to try to get some answers, I dove in and analyzed seven […]

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Separate Paths – Part 1

By Avalon Energy Services | Mar 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Ana Rasmussen, Intern Since the shale boom began in earnest during 2008, natural gas prices in the US wholesale market have fallen dramatically. Prices have hovered within the 2 to 6 dollar per million Btu (mmBtu) range over the last few years, with the prompt month NYMEX natural gas contract trading at a remarkably […]

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Natural Gas and Electricity Are Parting Ways – Part 2

By Avalon Energy Services | Dec 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

In our last article, Natural Gas and Electricity Are Parting Ways – Part 1, we explored the weakening correlation between wholesale natural gas prices and electricity prices in the Mid-Atlantic.  While natural gas prices have fallen dramatically over the past seven years, and electricity prices have fallen as well, electricity prices have not fallen as […]

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Natural Gas and Electricity Are Parting Ways – Part 1

By Avalon Energy Services | Nov 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

In recent articles, we have explored the dramatic decline in natural gas prices over the past seven years.  See These Are Days To Remember and 10,000 Maniacs Were Right. In the US Mid-Atlantic, natural gas and electricity prices have, over time, tended to move together.  While there has by no means been a perfect correlation between […]

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10,000 Maniacs Were Right

By Avalon Energy Services | Oct 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

The dramatic decline of natural gas prices was the focus of our last article (These Are Days to Remember).  As we noted then, in real dollars, natural gas prices were near all-time lows.  Since then, natural gas prices have continued to fall. Yesterday the November futures contract settled at $2.033 per mmBtu.  The last time […]

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These Are Days To Remember

By Avalon Energy Services | Oct 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Natural gas prices are really, really low in the wholesale market. The graph above shows daily natural gas prices traded at the Henry Hub, in dollars per million British thermal units ($/mmBtu), from January 1997 to today.  Prices on the graph are in nominal dollars, not adjusted for inflation.  Natural gas prices have exhibited a […]

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Peak Oil

By Avalon Energy Services | May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Concerns and worry about Peak Oil are overstated and irrelevant.  Many articles and books have been written on the topic and many lectures given.  Dire predictions have been made and many people have concluded that because of peaking of crude oil production, the future of the human race is bleak. Peak Oil theory seems so […]

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