Services


Tenaska offers supply chain management services across the natural gas spectrum, including reliable fuel supply, market and logistical services, asset management and financial services. Tenaska sells/manages over 10.6 Bcf per day of natural gas.

Tenaska’s solid reputation for integrity and long-term financial stability, along with its teams of energy professionals with unparalleled expertise, make the company a leader in providing customers with innovative solutions and personalized strategies.

Tenaska has the ability to handle large transactions with the availability of up to $1.5 billion through its revolving credit facility, in addition to maintaining a strong approximate $1.9 billion balance sheet, to guarantee credit obligations.

Purchase and Sale of Natural Gas

Tenaska purchases and sells natural gas for a broad customer portfolio that includes producers, gas utilities, power generators, large industrials and LNG exporters.

In 2018, Tenaska sold or managed 3.9 Tcf of natural gas, a volume representing about 10 percent of total natural gas consumption in the United States and Canada. In addition, it has consistently ranked among the top five natural gas marketers in North America since 2013.

Acquisition, Management and Optimization of Capacity

Tenaska serves customers’ needs with acquisition, management and optimization of natural gas transportation and storage capacity. In 2018, it had 118 Bcf of natural gas storage capacity and 13 Bcf per day of transportation capacity contracted or managed for customers. TMV utilized 134 pipelines to transport natural gas in 2018.

Tenaska has ranked first as a natural gas pipeline capacity release trader, as measured by CapacityCenter.com since 2009. Being an active capacity trader allows Tenaska to deliver reliable, responsive services for its customers. In 2018, Tenaska engaged in 7.7 Bcf per day of capacity release trading.

Volume Swing Management

Tenaska’s supply and demand volume swing management services assist customers in meeting their changing volume needs with an array of flexible services, including adjustments to next day purchase volumes, intraday gas purchases/sales, parking, lending, operating balancing agreement management or storage management. Tenaska manages fuel supply, including swing supply, for over 25,000 megawatts of power generation assets, which typically have greater need for swing management services.

Risk Management and Hedging

Tenaska provides energy risk management and financial and physical hedging services for customers to help manage financial risk. Tenaska develops physical supply and arbitrage strategies to help control exposure and optimize assets.

Trading and Scheduling Operations

Tenaska offers seven-day-a-week trading and scheduling operations. The trading team trades with more than 700 counterparties in over 190,000 transactions per year as it focuses on the physical aspects of the natural gas business. There are 56 traders with an average of 20 years of industry experience.

Approximately 2,700 nominations on 130 pipelines are handled daily by 34 scheduling analysts with 13 years of industry experience on average. Tenaska has developed its own in-house, fully integrated software system providing customers accurate, real-time information, error-free transactions and optimal controls.

Mid- and Back-Office Operations

The mid-office team ensures accurate deal entry into the in-house gas management system and manages reporting obligations for Dodd-Frank regulations. Customized accounting, settlement, invoicing and reporting are handled by the back-office team. The client engagement team implements and administers services strategic to customers’ business needs and success measures.

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