Americas Price trends
Forward and futures markets
The tightening US gas market will support Henry Hub futures prices during the 2017-2018 withdrawal season.
The US made its first weekly net storage drawdown of the withdrawal season earlier this year than it did in the 2016-2017 withdrawal season. Residential and commercial gas demand is set to rise during the winter, when temperatures are forecast to be below average. Moreover, the country’s gas output is expected to drop during the season. A rise in pipeline gas and LNG exports from the US...