KeySpan vows there'll be no shortages of gas for heat
The head of New England's biggest natural gas utility promised yesterday that homes and businesses across the region will face no shortage of gas for heating this winter.
December 3, 2005
by Peter J. Howe, Globe Staff
in The Boston Globe
For weeks, regional energy officials have been expressing concern about the possibility of gas shortages this winter leading to rolling blackouts if gas-fired electric plants fail to get fuel or opt to shut down because gas is too expensive. But Nick Stavropoulos, chief executive of KeySpan Energy Delivery New England, said that issue is completely separate from the issue of whether KeySpan's 800,000 customers can count on fuel supplies.
Speaking at an energy forum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Stavropoulos stressed that unlike power plants, gas utilities have rock-solid contracts to get all the gas they need... [continue via Web link]