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Credit Considerations for Gas Gatherers and Processors May 00 Product Image

Credit Considerations for Gas Gatherers and Processors May 00

  • Published: May 2000
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • DCP Midstream LLC
  • El Paso CGP Co
  • ExxonMobil Corp.
  • Koch Industries Inc.
  • ONEOK Inc.
  • The Williams Cos. Inc.
  • MORE

Abstract
The credit quality of businesses engaging in gas gathering and processing and the subsequent transportation and sale of natural gas liquids (NGL) is usually evaluated in the larger context of their affiliation with a major oil company, large gas pipeline company, or extensive gas distribution company. However, increasingly, these businesses are being evaluated as stand-alone, debt-issuing entities. Some are structured as independent subsidiaries of a larger corporation. Others have been spun off and are owned independently. All provide product for energy trading companies, whether affiliated or third party. The business is expanding rapidly, in line with the expected growth of natural gas production and consumption worldwide. However, it is a risky business. The ability to manage commodity price risk is...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- El Paso CGP Co
- ConocoPhillips Holding Co.
- Kinder Morgan Inc.
- ONEOK Inc.
- Texaco Inc.
- The Williams Cos. Inc.
- Koch Industries Inc.
- BP Corp. North America Inc.
- Enable Oklahoma Intrastate Transmission, LLC
- Western Gas Resources Inc.
- Transok Inc.
- El Paso LLC
- OGE Energy READ MORE >

- El Paso CGP Co
- ConocoPhillips Holding Co.
- Kinder Morgan Inc.
- ONEOK Inc.
- Texaco Inc.
- The Williams Cos. Inc.
- Koch Industries Inc.
- BP Corp. North America Inc.
- Enable Oklahoma Intrastate Transmission, LLC
- Western Gas Resources Inc.
- Transok Inc.
- El Paso LLC
- OGE Energy Corp.
- Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
- ExxonMobil Corp.
- Dynegy Inc.
- DCP Midstream LLC

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