Global Markets

Henry Hub prices under pressure from stronger injections

Depleted gas stocks in the US will remain a concern even though flows into the country’s storage facilities are improving.

By Abhishek Kumar 26 April 2017
Global Markets

Stronger offtake supports European prices

Cooler temperatures across Europe have boosted weather-related gas consumption while storage levels have fallen in the UK.

26 April 2017
Shale gas operation in New England (Nexen) Global Markets

Challenges ahead for Canadian gas

Canada’s struggle to find customers for its gas will persist as growing shale output in the US provides tough competition.

21 April 2017
Gate LNG terminal, Netherlands. (Gate LNG) Global Markets

The LNG supply glut – the role of Europe

The outlook for global LNG supply and demand and Europe’s future as an LNG market is explored in this contributed feature by Mike Fulwood from Nexant.

20 April 2017
A Canadian oilsands refinery. OPEC production cuts and global political issues mean the supply of oil is starting to tighten. (Nexen) Global Markets

The oil and gas risk premium is back

After nearly three years in which geopolitical tensions have barely affected the pulse of the market, the last few weeks have seen a risk premium being built into the oil price. If this trend continues, it will have the potential to boost LNG prices.

19 April 2017
Global Markets

High Henry Hub prices dent US gas-to-power demand

Coal is becoming more competitive than gas in the US power sector as Henry Hub prices remain high.

19 April 2017
Global Markets

Colder weather gives European prices temporary support

Below-average temperatures are forecast for many of the continent’s large markets over the next week, supporting demand.

19 April 2017
Global Markets

Henry Hub prices moderate as injection season sets in

The pace of US gas injections into storage over the coming weeks will determine how low Henry Hub prices fall during the shoulder months.

12 April 2017
Global Markets

European hub prices in decline

Day-ahead prices at Europe’s major hubs have fallen over the past week, with demand weaker despite tighter supply.

12 April 2017
Global Markets

Storage concerns boost Henry Hub prices

Henry Hub prices remain buoyant at the start of the 2017 gas injection season because of concerns surrounding depleted gas stocks in the United States.

5 April 2017
Global Markets

Support for European prices unlikely to last

European hub prices have received support from lower levels of supply and increased demand in some markets, but this trend is not set to last.

5 April 2017
An oil rig in the Permian Basin. US production is offsetting OPEC cuts. (Devon Energy) Global Markets

OPEC should be worried about dollar strength

US oil production and the strength of the dollar could prove a double whammy for OPEC when the oil producers group meets in May.

5 April 2017
Thierry Bros, senior research fellow at the OIES, speaking at Interfax’s seminar. (Interfax) Global Markets

Brexit may harm UK energy security

UK gas supplies may be less secure when the country leaves the EU, Interfax Chief Energy Analyst Peter Stewart told a seminar at the Brussels Press Club hosted by Interfax on Wednesday.

29 March 2017
Global Markets

European hub prices slide under pressure

Hub prices across Europe have fallen below 40 p/th as a result of pressure from supply/demand fundamentals.

29 March 2017
Global Markets

Gas competition intensifies at Canada’s Dawn Hub

Gas from the US will continue to back out gas from western Canada in Ontario’s Dawn market.

29 March 2017
US oil production is rising and a backlog of uncompleted wells raises the risk of further price weakness later in the year. (Stockvault) Global Markets

OPEC cuts fuel US production growth

US oil production is rising and a backlog of uncompleted wells raises the risk of further price weakness later in the year.

22 March 2017
The IEA report says that, by 2050, seven out of 10 new cars will need to be electric. (Tesla) Global Markets

IEA at odds with industry consensus on EV growth

Divergent forecasts of fossil fuel demand over the next 20-30 years reflect sharply different perceptions of how many electric cars will be on the roads.

22 March 2017
Global Markets

Urgency to refill US gas stocks increases

Storage operators in the US and Canada will be under pressure during the 2017 gas injection season to refill gas stocks quickly.

22 March 2017
Global Markets

Cold spell provides support to NBP hub prices

Colder temperatures have provided demand-side support to the NBP day-ahead this week after a drop in prices last week.

22 March 2017
US LNG has inundated Mexico’s Manzanillo terminal since exports started up at Sabine Pass Train 3. (Samsung C&T) Global Markets

US LNG floods Mexico’s Manzanillo terminal

US LNG has inundated Mexico’s Manzanillo terminal since exports started up at Sabine Pass Train 3.

17 March 2017
Global Markets

European supply-side price support will be short-lived

A drop in flows supported a slight rise in the NBP day-ahead price at the start of the week, but the trend is not expected to last.

15 March 2017

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