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Kathleen Curry

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Natural gas purchasing

Synopsis 

A predicted doubling in natural gas prices due to a shift to international parity pricing presents challenges to agricultural facilities that rely on gas for production processes. The impacts of gas pricing can be managed by negotiating more favourable contracts, switching some or all equipment to other energy sources, and implementing efficiency measures that reduce energy usage. Shorter term contracts should be considered while the potential for demand reduction and energy substitution is being evaluated.

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