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Natural gas & LNG

Executive Summary April 2018

Regional analysis & forecasts
Market overview

Market developments

  • Northeast Asian spot LNG prices are coming under pressure but are not expected to see dramatic drops over the coming weeks. Spot LNG prices in the region are expected to average around $6.9/MMBtu in Q3.
  • The NBP month-ahead was around 50 p/th by the middle of April. European hub prices are expected to ease during the summer, but the high volume of gas required for reinjections before next winter will help provide a floor to prices. The NBP month-ahead is forecast to average around 43...