Midstream Business | October 2015 | Volume 5 | Issue 09
Table of Contents
05 | Editor’s Note
Analysts are adjusting their midstream forecasts, and some suggest that weaker prices present a buying opportunity.
07 | Finance Matters
An equity market rally indicates investors still believe in the energy industry.
09 | NGL Frac Spread
“Winter is coming” may be a positive for NGL producers.
11 | Alerian Index
MLPs’ performance are weighed down by decreased production but distribution growth is stable.
13 | Transaction Line
Energy Transfer positioned for fourth-quarter deal making.
15 | Midstream Facts And Figures
Energy sees ‘a changing of the guard’.
17 | News Flow
China’s economic woes could impact LNG demand.
82 | Industry Briefs
Phillips 66, Spectra give DCP Midstream a boost.
89 | Events Calendar
Your guide to midstream conferences.
Topics of Highlight
32 | State Of The Midstream
Larger-than-life tales of Texas triumphs.
42 | New Name, Experienced Team
Thomas F. Karam is chairman and CEO of PennTex Midstream Partners LLC and PennTex Midstream Partners LP.
50 | NGL Rankings: Making The Best Of A Bad Situation
In the midst of a downcycle, the sector sees both growth and stability in our eighth annual industry rankings.
59 | The Alerian Rebalancing And You
You could reproduce the regular rebalancing of Alerian’s indexes on your own—but it wouldn’t be easy.
64 | Fast Changes
American Midstream Partners focuses on solid growth at a quick pace.
71 | Get Ready
Remote British Columbia seaports are making infrastructure changes now to handle a projected rise in LNG and crude oil shipments.
75 | Managing Data During Growth And Change
Midstream managers need to be aware of three data management missteps during M&A and corporate transformation plans.
079 | Impact Investing
Call it what you will, some investors seek more than just financial returns.