NATURAL GAS WEEKLY UPDATE (Week Ending 01-07-22)

NATURAL GAS WEEKLY UPDATE (Week Ending 01-07-22)

In the News (EIA):

Highlights of 2021 U.S. natural gas

U.S. natural gas production, consumption, and exports increased in 2021, while net storage injections were lower than average.

EIA estimates that U.S. dry natural gas production averaged 93.4 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2021, exceeding the pre-pandemic high of 92.9 Bcf/d in 2019, according to our December Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO). Growth in 2021 was led by increased natural gas production in the Appalachia, Permian, and Haynesville regions, and was the result of a variety of factors, including record levels of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, relatively higher natural gas prices, increased pipeline takeaway capacity, and reduced flaring. Annual growth in production occurred despite major interruptions, including the largest monthly decline in natural gas production on record in mid-February as a result of extremely cold weather, and a hurricane-related interruption in late August and early September. Freezing weather in February led to widespread well freeze-offs in producing regions, particularly in Texas. U.S. natural gas consumption increased in 2021 compared with 2020, but it remained below the 2019 level. Natural gas consumption averaged 83.5 Bcf/d in 2021, up from 83.3 Bcf/d in 2020 but below the 2019 average of 85.3 Bcf/d, according to our December STEO. Consumption growth mainly occurred in the residential and commercial sectors (3.7% year-over-year increase in 2021) as a result of well-below-normal temperatures in the second half of the 2020–21 heating season. Industrial sector consumption of natural gas grew by 1.5% year over year, the result of increased industrial activity. Consumption of natural gas in the electric power sector declined by 3.3% compared with 2020, as a result of switching from natural gas to coal and competition from renewables as natural gas prices spiked in February and remained elevated for much of the year. Natural gas storage inventories entered the 2021–22 winter heating season at the lowest level since 2018. At the end of March, traditionally considered the end of the heating season, natural gas inventories were 11% lower than in the same period in 2020. Strong natural gas demand during the 2020–21 heating season, combined with a reduction in natural gas production during this period, contributed to net withdrawals from storage exceeding the five-year average by 10.6%. With demand growth outpacing the growth in natural gas supply during the 2021 storage refill season (April through October), net injections of natural gas into storage in 2021 were 4% below the five-year average and 3% below the 2020 refill season. For the third year in a row, U.S. natural gas gross exports reached new highs in 2021, driven primarily by growth in LNG exports. Both pipeline exports and LNG exports have been steadily increasing since 2015, and were higher in 2021 compared with 2020. Pipeline exports set a new monthly record in June, driven by increased exports to Mexico. Strong natural gas demand recovery in Asia (particularly in China), low natural gas storage levels in Europe, and high international natural gas prices supported record levels of U.S. LNG exports in 2021. We expect that growth in LNG exports will continue this year with additional export capacity expansions being placed in service between December 2021 and fall 2022, and by the end of 2022 U.S. LNG export capacity will exceed that of Australia and Qatar, the two largest LNG exporters currently.


Natural gas spot prices rose at most locations this report week (Wednesday, December 29, to Wednesday, January 5). The Henry Hub spot price rose from $3.40 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) last Wednesday to $3.79/MMBtu yesterday. International natural gas prices fell this report week. Bloomberg Finance L.P. reports that swap prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargos in East Asia for the balance of the month (January) fell $10.47 to a weekly average of $32.79/MMBtu, after setting a new weekly average price record high of $43.26/MMBtu in the previous week. At the Title Transfer Facility (TTF) in the Netherlands, the most liquid natural gas spot market in Europe, the day-ahead price declined for the second week in a row to a weekly average of $26.51/MMBtu. Weekly average prices at TTF set an all-time record high two weeks ago, reaching $51.18/MMBtu—the highest weekly average on record going back to September 2007. Daily prices that week set even higher records, reaching $60.29/MMBtu on December 21. In the same week last year (week ending January 6, 2021), prices in East Asia and at TTF were $14.24/MMBtu and $6.69/MMBtu, respectively. The price of the February 2022 NYMEX contract decreased 14.2 cents, from $4.024/MMBtu last Wednesday to $3.882/MMBtu yesterday. The price of the 12-month strip averaging February 2022 through January 2023 futures contracts climbed 2.9 cents to $3.839/MMBtu. The front end of the strip, comprising the remaining two months of the current winter, fell 14.1 cents, whereas futures contracts for delivery during the first five months of the 2022–23 winter rose 6.8 cents to an average of $4.018/MMBtu. The net withdrawals from working gas totaled 31 billion cubic feet (Bcf) for the week ending December 31. Working natural gas stocks totaled 3,195 Bcf, which is 5% lower than the year-ago level and 3% more than the five-year (2016–2020) average for this week. The natural gas plant liquids composite price at Mont Belvieu, Texas, rose by 18 cents/MMBtu, averaging $10.14/MMBtu for the week ending January 5. Natural gasoline prices fell 3%. Ethane prices rose 2%, while natural gas at the Houston Ship Channel rose 14%, narrowing the premium of ethane to natural gas by 16% for the week ending January 5. Propane prices rose 1% following a 1% increase in Brent crude oil prices. The propane discount to crude oil increased by 9 cents/MMBtu, widening the price spread by 7%, for the week ending January 5. Normal butane and isobutane prices rose 9% due to increased use of butanes for motor gasoline blending, which primarily occurs during the winter months when finished motor gasoline has a higher allowable vapor pressure. According to Baker Hughes, for the week ending Tuesday, December 28, the natural gas rig count was flat from a week ago at 106. From the last week of November to this report week, the natural gas rig count was up four rigs. The Eagle Ford gained one rig since then and the Haynesville added three rigs. The number of oil-directed rigs was also flat this week at 480, but is 13 rigs higher than in the last week of November. The largest change in the number of oil-directed rigs from the end of November was in the Permian Basin, where 13 rigs have been added in the last month. The total rig count now stands at 586, the highest level since April 9, 2020.


Prices along the Gulf Coast rise in response to a sudden drop in temperatures and increasing demand for space heating. This report week (Wednesday, December 29, to Wednesday, January 5), the Henry Hub spot price rose 39 cents from a weekly low of $3.40/MMBtu last Wednesday to a weekly high of $3.79/MMBtu yesterday. Prices at the Houston Ship Channel also rose this report week, up 54 cents from $3.21/MMBtu last Wednesday to $3.75/MMBtu yesterday. Temperatures throughout the South declined rapidly this week. In Dallas/Fort Worth, the daily high fell from 73°F on Saturday (17°F above normal) to 40°F (16°F below normal) on Sunday. The rapid drop in temperatures resulted in natural gas demand in the region rising week over week. IHS Markit estimates for average weekly natural gas consumption in Texas rose by 1.9 Bcf/d (19%) this report week, led by a 1.1 Bcf/d increase in the residential and commercial sector. Production in inland Texas fell as a result of the low temperatures and well freeze-offs. IHS Markit estimates weekly average production in the Permian Basin in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico fell by 0.8 Bcf/d (5%) week over week. Lower feed gas deliveries to Gulf Coast LNG terminals offset some of the rise in regional demand. After reaching an all-time high in the report week ending December 22, averaging 11.3 Bcf/d, feed gas deliveries to Gulf Coast LNG export terminals fell to 11.2 Bcf/d in the last report week of December and to 10.7 Bcf/d this report week as a result of dense fog along the Gulf Coast, which reduced shipping activity in ports as far apart as Corpus Christi in Texas and the Sabine/Neches waterway in Louisiana. A cold front across the Midwest this report week resulted in significantly higher natural gas consumption and rising prices throughout the region. At the Chicago Citygate, the natural gas price increased 93 cents from $3.50/MMBtu last Wednesday to a weekly high of $4.43/MMBtu yesterday. The price at Oneok Gas Transmission, the main delivery point for Oklahoma consumers, rose $1.47 from $3.20/MMBtu last Wednesday to $4.67/MMBtu yesterday. Temperatures in the region fell rapidly this report week. In the Chicago area, the daily average temperature rose to 38°F (11°F above normal) on Friday, December 31, and fell to 16°F (11°F below normal) on Monday, January 3. Daily average temperatures in Oklahoma City rose to nearly 53°F (15°F above normal) on Friday and then fell just shy of 21°F (17°F below normal) on Sunday. IHS Markit estimates for weekly average consumption in the Midcontinent rose by 5.5 Bcf/d, or approximately 28% week over week, to 25.0 Bcf/d, led by an increase in the residential and commercial sector, which rose by more than 4.3 Bcf/d. As in the South, production in the Midcontinent also fell, by approximately 0.5 Bcf/d, or 5%, with most of the losses coming from Oklahoma, where average weekly production declined by more than 0.3 Bcf/d as a result of well freeze-offs. Prices in the West fall as a sustained cold spell ends and demand falls as a result of normal- to above-normal temperatures. The price at PG&E Citygate in Northern California fell $1.47, down from $6.84/MMBtu last Wednesday to $5.37/MMBtu yesterday, after dropping to a weekly low of $5.26/MMBtu on Tuesday. The price at SoCal Citygate in Southern California decreased $1.45 from $7.40/MMBtu last Wednesday to a weekly low of $5.95/MMBtu yesterday. After two weeks of sustained below-normal temperatures, temperatures across the West rose to above-average levels this report week. In Riverside, California, inland from Los Angeles, a prolonged cold spell came to an end yesterday, when temperatures averaged 56°F (1°F above normal), the first time temperatures rose above normal since December 22. IHS Markit estimates consumption in California fell slightly by 30 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) on average this week, as a result of less consumption in the electric power sector and in the residential and commercial sector. Recent heavy precipitation in the region replenished reservoirs, allowing for the restart of power generation at the Hyatt Power Plant on Lake Oroville in California, which stopped generating electricity in August as a result of record-low reservoir levels behind the dam. Total natural gas consumption in the Pacific Northwest also fell, by approximately 130 MMcf/d week over week. Supply into Southern California remains impaired by a continuing outage on the El Paso Natural Gas (EPNG) pipeline. In its latest Maintenance Update for EPNG, Kinder Morgan, operator of the pipeline, reports flows on Line 2000 through the Cimarron compressor station will remain at zero through the end of January, compared with segment capacity of 600 MMcf/d. Prices in the Northeast rise as a result of pipeline constraints and high space heating demand. At the Algonquin Citygate, which serves Boston-area consumers, the price went up $7.78 from $3.78/MMBtu last Wednesday to a weekly high of $11.56/MMBtu yesterday. At the Transcontinental Pipeline Zone 6 trading point for New York City, the price increased $5.16 from $2.50/MMBtu last Wednesday to a weekly high $7.66/MMBtu yesterday. Winter weather swept through the Northeast starting on New Year’s Day, and temperatures across New England ranged from averages of 11°F to 30°F on the two coldest days, January 3 and 4. Total Northeast natural gas consumption reached a heating-season high of 30.6 Bcf/d on January 3, according to IHS Markit. Imports from Canada were also up, reaching 1.4 Bcf/d on January 3. Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) completed an emergency repair at Station 325 near Liberty, New Jersey, (Notice ID No. 381406) on January 2. TGP estimated the impact of the repair to be about 180 MMcf/d, and the issue was resolved the next day. Prices in the Appalachia production region rise in response to higher demand in the Midwest and Northeast, and a slight fall in production. The Tennessee Zone 4 Marcellus spot price increased 90 cents from $2.42/MMBtu last Wednesday to $3.32/MMBtu yesterday. The price at Eastern Gas South in southwest Pennsylvania rose $1.06 from $2.32/MMBtu last Wednesday to $3.38/MMBtu yesterday. Natural gas production in the Appalachia region is down 0.6 Bcf/d this report week at 34.6 Bcf/d from 35.2 Bcf/d last week. The price discount in the Permian Basin production region relative to the Henry Hub price declines this report week as a result of lower production in the region. The price at the Waha Hub in West Texas, which is located near Permian Basin production activities, rose 81 cents this report week, from $2.95/MMBtu last Wednesday to $3.76/MMBtu yesterday. The Waha Hub traded 3 cents below the Henry Hub price yesterday, compared with last Wednesday when it traded 45 cents below the Henry Hub price. Low temperatures in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico resulted in well freeze-offs, reducing production in the region by approximately 5% week over week (see Gulf Coast section for more detail). U.S. total natural gas supply falls week-over-week with a decrease in dry natural gas production. According to data from IHS Markit, the average total supply of natural gas fell by 1.5% (1.5 Bcf/d) from a week ago. Dry natural gas production decreased by 2.7% (2.6 Bcf/d), but the decline in total supply was partially offset by average net imports from Canada increasing by 28.5% (1.1 Bcf/d) across the same time period. U.S. consumption of natural gas substantially increases this report week across all sectors. U.S. residential and commercial sector consumption increased by 21.8% (7.6 Bcf/d) as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports widespread, below-average temperatures across the central and western United States. As a result, total U.S. consumption of natural gas increased by 13.3% (11.1 Bcf/d) week over week, according to data from IHS Markit. Natural gas consumption by the electric power and industrial sectors also increased significantly, rising respectively by 9.6% (2.4 Bcf/d) and 4.5% (1.1 Bcf/d), week over week. Natural gas exports to Mexico increased 2.3% (0.1 Bcf/d), while natural gas deliveries to U.S. LNG export facilities (LNG pipeline receipts) declined, averaging 11.9 Bcf/d, or 0.5 Bcf/d lower than last week. U.S. LNG exports increased by three vessels this week from last week. Twenty-four LNG vessels (seven from Sabine Pass, five each from Corpus Christi and Freeport, four from Cameron, two from Cove Point, and one from Elba Island) with a combined LNG-carrying capacity of 88 Bcf departed the United States between December 30, 2021, and January 5, 2022, according to shipping data provided by Bloomberg Finance L.P.


The net withdrawals from storage totaled 31 Bcf for the week ending December 31, compared with the five-year (2016–2020) average net withdrawals of 108 Bcf and last year’s net withdrawals of 127 Bcf during the same week. Working natural gas stocks totaled 3,195 Bcf, which is 96 Bcf more than the five-year average and 154 Bcf lower than last year at this time. According to The Desk survey of natural gas analysts, estimates of the weekly net change to working natural gas stocks ranged from net withdrawals of 27 Bcf to 74 Bcf, with a median estimate of 49 Bcf.

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Under California Civil Code Sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice identifying the categories of personal information which we share with our affiliates and/or third parties for marketing purposes, and providing contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties.  If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to:

International Transfer of Information Collected

We are a global company, with customers around the world and it is important to note that the Services, and the Website, may be operated via servers situated in the United States and elsewhere. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any information which you supply to Pipe Exchange (including, without limitation, personal information (e.g., your name, phone number, email address, etc.) may be transferred to, processed, and used in the United States and elsewhere. To provide you with the Services, you irrevocably and unconditionally consent that we may store, use, process, transfer and transmit such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy in the United States and locations around the world – including those outside your country which may provide different rules, regulations, and protections regarding privacy. Information may also be stored locally on the devices used to access the Services, which may be mobile.

We have taken appropriate safeguards to ensure that your personal data will remain protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy, whether your personal data is within our control or has been entrusted to our third party service providers and partners.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

From time to time, Pipe Exchange may change the terms of this Privacy Policy. Changes will take effect once they are posted online and by accessing and/or using the Website or Services after we make any such changes to this Privacy Policy, you are deemed to have accepted such changes.  If you do not agree with any of the amended terms, you must avoid any further use of the Website and/or Services offered by Pipe Exchange.


Inquiries or Concerns?

You may contact Pipe Exchange by emailing us at and we will do our best to provide a prompt response to your question.


Last updated: August 2019

Welcome to Exchange (the “Website”). The Website is owned and operated by Pipe Exchange LLCPipe ExchangePipe Exchange including its related companies, affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively “Pipe Exchange,” “we,” “us,” “our”). We make the Website available to you, subject to the following Terms of Use (these “Terms of Use”). PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE. By using the Website, you agree to these Terms of Use and agree they create a legally binding agreement between you and Pipe Exchange. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not use the Website. These Terms of Use are effective unless and until terminated by Pipe Exchange.

Minors are not authorized to access or use the Website for any purpose.


Pipe Exchange reserves the right, at any time, to modify, amend, alter or update these Terms of Use. These changes will be effective as of the date we post the revised version. By continuing to use the Website following such modifications, amendments, alterations or updates, you agree to be bound by such modifications, amendments, alterations or updates. Therefore, you should periodically visit this page to review our most current Terms of Use.

You may access the current version of these Terms of Use at any time by clicking on the link marked “Terms of Use” at the bottom of each page of the Website.


In the course of your use of the Website, you may be asked to provide certain personalized information to us (such information referred to hereinafter as “User Information”).  Our information collection and use policies with respect to the privacy of such User Information are set forth in the Website’s Privacy Policy which is incorporated herein by reference for all purposes.  You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of User Information, and you agree to keep it up to date. 


Pipe Exchange respects the intellectual property rights of others. As between you and Pipe Exchange, and except any User Information which you provide, all rights, title and interests in the Website, including all the content (including, for example, audio, photographs, illustrations, graphics, other visuals, video, copy, software, etc.), code, data and materials thereon, the look and feel, design and organization of the Website, and the compilation of the content, code, data and materials on the Website, including but not limited to any copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, database rights, moral rights, sui generis rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights therein (collectively the “Content”) are owned by Pipe Exchange or by third parties who have licensed or provided their Content to us. The Website is protected under Trademarks (as defined below), copyright, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property rights laws, and your use of the Website does not grant to you ownership of any Content you may access on the Website. You are prohibited from using the Website to infringe or violate any intellectual property rights. Pipe Exchange may terminate your right to access the Website if it believes you are using the Website in a manner that infringes the copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights of another.

We may investigate occurrences that may involve violations of the security of the Services or of the law and we may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

The trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Website or on content available through the Website are registered and unregistered Trademarks of ours and others and may not be used unless authorized by the trademark owner.  All Trademarks not owned by us that appear on the Website or on or through the Website’s services, if any, are the property of their respective owners.  Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Website without our written permission or that of the third-party rights holder.  Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Website is strictly prohibited.  Pipe Exchange will aggressively enforce its Trademark rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.


The Website and the Content are intended for your personal use.  You may access and view the content on the Website via your computer or other internet compatible device, and make single copies or prints of the content on the Website for your personal, internal use only.   The Website and the services offered on or through the Website, including Pipe Exchange’s e-publication and any other content and materials thereon, are only for your personal, non-commercial use. Except as otherwise provided on the Website, you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, sell, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Website. Use of the Website to sell a product or service, or to increase traffic to your website for commercial reasons, such as advertising sales is expressly forbidden.


Any commercial distribution, publishing or exploitation of the Website, or any content, code, data or materials on the Website, is strictly prohibited unless you have received the express prior permission of Pipe Exchange or the applicable rights holder.  You may not otherwise download, display, copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, perform, transfer, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any content, code, data or materials on the Website.  If you make other use of the Website, or the content, code, data or materials thereon, except as otherwise provided above, you may violate copyright and other laws of the United States, other countries, as well as applicable state laws and may be subject to liability for such unauthorized use.  Pipe Exchange will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.


You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate the security of the Website. Any such violations may result in criminal and civil liabilities to you.  You warrant and agree that, while using the Website and the various services and features offered on or through the Website, you shall not: (a) impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity; (b) insert your own or a third party’s advertising, branding or other promotional content into any of the Website’s content, materials or services, or use, redistribute, republish or exploit such content or service for any further commercial or promotional purposes or take any action that would constitute or could be interpreted as an endorsement or sponsorship by Pipe Exchange of any third party site, content, information or other materials, or in any manner that would violate the terms and conditions of any such third party sites; (c) attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network; or (d) attempt to gain unauthorized access to data not intended for you and/or other computer systems through the Website.  You shall not: (i) engage in spidering, “screen scraping,” “database scraping,” harvesting of e-mail addresses, wireless addresses or other contact or personal information, or any other automatic means of accessing, logging-in or registering on the Website or for any services or features offered on or through the Website, or obtaining lists of users or obtaining or accessing other information or features on, from or through the Website or the services offered on or through the Website, including, without limitation, any information residing on any server or database connected to the Website or any services offered on or through the Website; (ii) obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to computer systems, materials, information or any services made available on or through the Website through any means; (iii) use the Website or the services made available on or through the Website in any manner with the intent to interrupt, damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or such services, including, without limitation, sending mass unsolicited messages or “flooding,” “spamming,” or “crashing” any systems; (iv) use the Website or the Website’s services or features in violation of Pipe Exchange’s or any third party’s intellectual property or other proprietary or legal rights; or (v) use the Website or the Website’s services in violation of any applicable law.  You further agree that you may not attempt (or encourage or support anyone else’s attempt) to circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with the Website or the Website’s services, or any content thereof, or make unauthorized use thereof.  You agree that you will not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made publicly available or provided for through the Website. Pipe Exchange will investigate any alleged violations and will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in their investigations.


Some of the information and material available through the Website are provided to Pipe Exchange by third parties (“Third-Party Material”). In some instances, the source of the Third-Party Material is identified. Third-Party Material is provided for your convenience only and Pipe Exchange does not endorse these materials or the parties who supply them to us. Pipe Exchange does not warrant or represent that these Third-Party Materials are current, accurate or reliable.


We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that the people who use the Website do the same.  If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward the following information to Pipe Exchange’s Copyright Agent, designated as such pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(2), named below:

  • Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • A description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
  • For all email submissions please include the subject line: DMCA Takedown Request.


Pipe Exchange has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances, accounts of users of the services or the Website who are deemed to have repeatedly uploaded content that infringes the intellectual property rights of others.


Copyright Agent:

Pipe Exchange Legal

c/o Pipe Exchange LLC

14025 West Road.
Suite #100
Houston, TX 77041

Phone: + (713) 934-9480








Pipe Exchange may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Website or the Website’s services at any time.  Pipe Exchange may restrict, suspend or terminate your access to the Website and/or its services if we believe you are in breach of our terms and conditions or applicable law, or for any other reason without notice or liability.  Pipe Exchange maintains a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of the Website use privileges of users who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights.


If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Website or with any of these Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website.


These Terms of Use and the relationship between you and Pipe Exchange shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Florida without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You hereby irrevocably submit and consent to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Miami-Dade County, Florida and agree that any cause of action that may arise under these Terms of Use and all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Website shall be commenced and be heard in the appropriate court in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The failure of Pipe Exchange to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. 


If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Use, please either:

Send an email to

Write to Pipe Exchange at the following address:

14025 West Road

Suite 100

Houston, TX 77041


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