Agricultural District Cooperative Business

Facility Details

  1. Multiple locations with very specific yearly process timing 

  2. Agri-business that focuses on grain drying utilizing high heat loading through November - January

  3. Looking to minimize costs as well as create savings without committing to a long term contract

Solution

  • Equal Billing with
    cost averaging
    throughout the year

  • Partially fixed pricing to ensure
    capitalization on market positions as
    well as protection from
    pricing swings.

  • Proactive gas
    balancing to optimize
    on market conditions

 

Results

  Month Consumed
Volume (Gj)
Union Gas
Cost ($/Gj)
Union Total
Cost ($)
CESi Monthly
Volume (Gj)
CESi Commodity
Cost ($/Gj)
CESi Total
Cost ($)
 
  May-17 3,408 $4.66 $15,886.25 12,772 $4.6276 $59,103.36  
  Jun-17 4,667 $4.66 $21,754.15 12,360 $4.4783 $55,352.40  
  Jul-17 5,147 $5.14 $26,448.75 12,772 $4.2725 $54,568.68  
  Aug-17 7,326 $5.14 $37,650.46 12,772 $4.0890 $52,225.08  
  Sep-17 4,491 $5.14  $23,082.08 12,360 $3.9450 $48,759.60  
  Oct-17 5,027 $4.59  $23,085.62 12,772 $4.0358 $51,545.56  
  Nov-17 64,625 $4.59 $296,760.47 12,360 $4.3188 $53,380.80  
  Dec-17 41,457 $4.59 $190,371.91 12,772  $3.2867 $41,978.34  
  Jan-18 27,267 $4.25 $115,956.48 12,772 $4.2694 $54,529.00  
  Feb-18 10,369 $4.25 $44,094.74 11.536 $4.4026 $50,788.64  
  Mar-18 7,878 $4.25 $33,503.40 12,772 $4.3075 $55,015.08  
  Apr-18 11,753 $3.73 $43,808.60 12,360 $4.1063 $50,754.00  
                 
      $4.5834 YTD Average $4.1783    
                 
  Balancing            
  January Block A     5,000 $4.1100 $20,550.00  
  January Block B     5,000 $4.2900 $21,450.00  
  February Block A     14,000 $4.3100 $60,340.00  
  February Block B     8,000 $4.2100 $33,680.00  
  February Block C     4,500 $3.8800 $17,460.00  
  February Block D     350 $3.8200 $1,337.00  
  April Block A     4,440 $3.5800 $15,895.00  
               
  Average Selling Price       $4.0286    
                 
  Totals         YTD  
  Total Union Cost         $872,402.92  
  Total CESi Cost         $798,712.54  
  Difference           $73,690.38  
                 

 

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