capacity cushion

capacity cushion

the amount of capacity commonly available within a working period. See CAPACITY UTILIZATION.
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We expect it to be able to maintain that capacity cushion through the five year forecast horizon.
Increased capacity cushion controls that reduce field adjustment errors and maximize life.
Under pressure to make up for supply losses from Libya, Iran, Nigeria and Yemen over the past few years and to meet growing domestic demand, Aramco is investing heavily to preserve the world's largest spare oil production capacity cushion at more than two million bpd.
SAUDI Aramco plans use a record number of rigs this year, more than 170, to search for unconventional gas while drilling for oil needed to maintain the world's biggest spare capacity cushion, three industry sources in Saudi Arabia say.
Sources told Reuters that Saudi Arabia, which has the largest spare capacity cushion in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, had trimmed production by around 500,000 barrels per day to around 8.
RBC Capital Markets analyst Kurt Hallead believes that Saudi Arabia is "looking to increase oil production capacity in an effort to offset lost production in Libya, create a larger spare capacity cushion and stem a spike in global oil prices.
The kingdom has the largest spare capacity cushion it has held for years, so it can burn more crude at home with no impact on its supplies to international markets.
The lift trucks are available in 3,000- to 8,000-pound capacity cushion tired models and also in 3,000-, 3,500-, 4,000-, and 5,000-pound pneumatic models.
We believe oil markets may have entered the early stages of what we have referred to as a 'super spike' period--a multiyear trading band of oil prices high enough to meaningfully reduce energy consumption and recreate a spare capacity cushion only after which will lower energy prices return," said company analysts.
This will result in a multi-year trading band of oil prices high enough to meaningfully reduce energy consumption and recreate a spare capacity cushion only after which will lower prices return.
We're going to have a very strong price environment until the steam is taken out of demand or until investment catches up and restores a spare capacity cushion to production and refining.
Cat Lift Trucks recently launched a new series of 3,000-6,500 lb capacity cushion tire lift trucks that offer the traditional Cat[R] lift truck benefits of enhanced productivity, dependable quality, and a solid return on investment.

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