TITLE

Some natural gas deals aren't what they used to be

AUTHOR(S)
Karchmer, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;03/03/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30590, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the impact of the trend among municipalities in the United States to band together and create utility consortiums to finance bulk purchases of natural gas. Market participants' need to become more educated about the new natural gas financing; Analysts' difficulty in scrutinizing deals by comparing them to one another; Prepayment gas transactions; Rating of the deals.
ACCESSION #
1619686

 

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