Abhishek Kumar

Senior energy & modelling analyst

Abhishek Kumar has several years of analytical experience within the financial markets and elsewhere. He joined Interfax in June 2012, working with Chief Energy Analyst Peter Stewart to launch Global Gas Analytics in October of that year. Before that, he was a financial analyst at Schneider Trading, where he covered a wide range of asset classes - including commodities, equities, fixed income, and foreign exchange. Abhishek has worked on a number of analytical publications, many of which he helped launch. He has previously worked as a business analyst for Procter & Gamble and as an aerospace researcher for the University of Leicester and the Group for Aeronautical Research and Technology in Europe.

Email: abhishek.kumar@interfax.co.ukPhone: +44 (0)20 3004 6212
Oman is trying to boost its non-associated gas production as the sultanate strives to maintain its position as an LNG exporter. (Oman LNG)

Oman pins hopes on non-associated gas

Oman is trying to boost its non-associated gas production as the sultanate strives to meet its rising gas demand and maintain its position as an LNG exporter.

17 February 2017

Mild weather pushes Henry Hub below $3/MMBtu

Mild weather will limit gains in Henry Hub front-month futures and spot prices during February, but the prices will still be high year on year.

15 February 2017

US gas storage drawdowns to remain high in February

The growing popularity of gas in the US and Canada will keep gas-drawdown rates high in the two countries during February.

8 February 2017
Argentina and Brazil are not buying LNG even at the peak of the southern hemisphere summer. (Argentine Ministry of Energy)

Argentine and Brazilian LNG demand dries up

Argentina and Brazil are not buying LNG even at the peak of the southern hemisphere summer, and supplying the fuel to the two markets is set to become even tougher in 2017.

2 February 2017

Mild US weather weighs on Henry Hub prices

Henry Hub gas prices are expected to remain bearish at the start of February, but they will receive support as cold weather returns in the second half of the month.

1 February 2017

US SCR storage drawdowns support Henry Hub

Persistently high gas drawdown rates in the South Central Region of the US will support Henry Hub prices in the coming weeks.

25 January 2017
Sabine Pass LNG (Cheniere)

US LNG targets Asian markets

US LNG is arriving in Asia as demand for the fuel falters in Latin America, but the challenges faced by US exporters will get tougher in 2017.

20 January 2017
Overemphasis on shale gas production in the US could derail prospects for cheap gas in the country. (Encana)

US reliance on shale gas a risky strategy

Overemphasis on shale gas production in the US could derail prospects for cheap gas in the country by boosting Henry Hub prices over the coming years.

18 January 2017

Canadian gas prices rise as glut dissipates

Gas prices are expected to climb higher in Canada over the coming weeks as the country increases its storage withdrawal rate.

18 January 2017

Henry Hub looks ahead to a frigid February

Cold weather is set to return to the US and Canada in February, increasing withdrawal rates in both countries.

11 January 2017

Henry Hub starts 2017 on a bearish note

Forecasts for mild temperatures in the US are weighing on the Henry Hub front-month futures price, but regional prices in the country’s northeast remain volatile.

4 January 2017

Price volatility to persist in northeast US

Regional gas prices in the New England and Middle Atlantic regions of the US will remain volatile in the coming weeks despite recent pipeline capacity additions.

21 December 2016
Growing gas-to-power demand in the MEA region is boosting the popularity of floating LNG import technology. (Höegh LNG)

Middle East and Africa’s reliance on FSRUs to deepen

Growing gas-to-power demand in the MEA region is boosting the popularity of floating LNG import technology, but they may not be a long-term solution.

20 December 2016
Marmara Ereglisi LNG terminal, Turkey (Botas)

FSRU to diversify Turkey’s gas supply options

Turkey’s first FSRU will further diversify the country’s sources of gas supply and will also encourage greater participation of portfolio players in Turkey’s LNG market.

15 December 2016

Canadian gas prices rise despite glut

A cold start to the winter in Canada has supported regional gas prices so far in December despite the country being in a gas glut.

14 December 2016

Henry Hub surges towards $4/MMBtu as cold bites

The Henry Hub front-month futures price is expected to reach $4/MMBtu by the end of December as the US has had a cold start to the winter.

7 December 2016
Ghana is moving ahead with two FSRU projects at the Port of Tema as the country diversifies its power-generation portfolio. (Jonathan Ernst, World Bank)

Ghana leads sub-Saharan Africa’s FSRU race

Ghana is moving ahead with two FSRU projects at the Port of Tema as the country diversifies its power-generation portfolio.

2 December 2016

Residential and commercial demand support Henry Hub

Increasing gas demand from the residential and commercial sectors in the US will support exchange-traded and regional gas prices in the coming weeks.

30 November 2016
Mexico's reliance on pipeline gas imports from the US is set to rise until 2018. (Gazprom)

Mexico’s gas output resurgent in the long term

Mexico intends to eventually become self-sufficient in gas production, but its reliance on pipeline gas imports from the US is set to rise until 2018.

17 November 2016

US northeast set for frigid weather

The New England and Middle Atlantic regions of the US are preparing for the arrival of cold weather fronts in the coming weeks, which will support regional prices.

16 November 2016

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