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Price Drivers

KEVR to decide on Bulgarian price cut

Bulgaria’s Energy and Water Regulatory Commission will decide this month whether to decrease the price of gas by 2.3% in 2016.

23 December 2015
Market Trading

Chinese inventories grow as snow stops deliveries

Producers in northern China continued to build inventories as snow prevented trucked deliveries last week, while ex-works LNG prices from Chinese plants dropped by 1.43%.

23 December 2015
Fundamentals

Court case caps Russia’s year of discord

Russia’s Gazprom is unlikely to find 2016 any easier than 2015, as key disputes over supply infrastructure and gas contracts are likely to fester.

22 December 2015
Fundamentals

China’s gas demand crunch is cause for concern

China’s unexpectedly soft gas demand has changed the dynamics of the global gas market this year, and its potential as a future growth-driver is uncertain.

22 December 2015
Policy & Politics

Slowly does it for African LNG projects in 2015

There may have been little progress on the headline LNG export projects in Mozambique and Tanzania this year, but small FLNG and FSRU projects across sub-Saharan Africa are gaining traction.

22 December 2015
Fundamentals

US production sky high while prices hit bottom

It was a year of extremes in North America, with record-breaking gas output and rock-bottom prices coupled with massive job losses.

22 December 2015
Fundamentals

Latin America’s clouds have a silver lining

Although most of Latin America had a fairly disappointing year, there were nevertheless one or two reasons to be cheerful.

22 December 2015
Fundamentals

Iran nuclear deal paves way for IOCs

The lifting of sanctions on Iran, Israel’s new gas market framework and regional unrest were the main developments in the Middle East this year.

21 December 2015
Fundamentals

Falling production is Europe’s biggest problem

Although demand for gas is up in Europe, declining domestic production and flagging shale gas hopes pose a major question: where will the region’s supply come from?

21 December 2015
Fundamentals

Aussie LNG threatens to swamp Asian buyers

Australian LNG projects could swamp Asia with LNG if demand does not pick up next year.

21 December 2015
Market Trading

US spot prices hit 16-year low

United States spot gas prices hit a 16-year low this week, with the Henry Hub spot price settling at $1.65/MMBtu on Tuesday.

18 December 2015
Fundamentals

Coal losing market share to gas in power sector

Coal is losing market share to gas in power generation across the world and the trend looks set to continue, research shows.

16 December 2015
Price Drivers

CNOOC joins pipeline gas traders on the SHPGX

Ex-works LNG prices from Chinese plants fell by 2.21% last week, dragged down by surplus inventories.

16 December 2015
Price Drivers

US gas futures fall to 14-year low

United States gas futures fell to a 14-year low on Monday as unusually warm December weather saw limited demand for heating fuel.

15 December 2015
Policy & Politics

Brussels scrap looms over Nord Stream 2

Nord Stream 2 has been forced onto the agenda at the EU leaders’ summit this week, with a decisive split between east and west taking shape.

15 December 2015
Companies

Old plants have edge over new – NLNG exec

Nigeria LNG is optimistic about the future of the industry and will have an advantage in the new competitive market, external relations manager Kudo Eresia-Eke tells Interfax.

15 December 2015
Fundamentals

Wildcat’s Pick of the Week

Wildcat gives you a head-start on the week and a round-up of what mattered last week.

14 December 2015
Policy & Politics

Indonesia moving away from nuclear power

Indonesia will not use new nuclear energy to meet is power generation targets, the country’s energy minister has said, according to the Jakarta Globe.

14 December 2015
Policy & Politics

Obama hoping to overturn fracking injunction

President Barack Obama’s administration hopes to reverse an injunction by Wyoming’s district court blocking the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) proposed fracking regulations on public and Indian lands.

14 December 2015
Fundamentals

Lithuanian electricity link inaugurated

Two new electricity interconnections linking Lithuania to Poland and Sweden were officially inaugurated on Monday, the European Commission has said.

14 December 2015

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