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Natural gas & LNG

Executive Summary February 2018

Regional analysis & forecasts
Market overview

Market developments

  • Strong seasonal demand at the start of 2018 supported LNG prices in Northeast Asia as requirements from China helped to boost prices. Further weather-related support for spot LNG prices is anticipated before the end of the winter. Spot prices in the region are likely to average around $10/MMBtu in February.
  • The NBP month-ahead was around 55-56 p/th in the middle of February after heating-related demand boosted prices. Further seasonal support for prices before the end of the peak winter season will be be seen over...