The client, a food production company with 70+ facilities and 1,400 retail locations throughout the United States was experiencing natural gas service interruptions and penalties during extreme cold weather conditions. This impacted production capabilities.
Stark’s Intelligence business unit conducted a robust analysis of the client’s natural gas footprint.
A firm capacity strategy was designed to ensure redundancy of production during pipeline constrained conditions. Implementation resulted in slightly higher overall costs, but significantly reduced interruptions and utility penalties.