News & Analysis - Natural Gas
May 27, 2015
The UK is expecting a referendum by 2017 to decide whether there should be a British exit from the EU, but how would it impact the electricity and gas market?
May 22, 2015
Pope Francis is set to weigh in on the climate change debate in what has already caused a considerable buzz, even before the message has been released.
May 22, 2015
International weather agencies are now identifying the signs of the first El Niño conditions since 2010.
Pipeline maintenance and an uptick in gas-fired power generation are supporting price movements in North American spot and forwards natural gas markets. The tension between US coal producers and fuel buyers was evident at a recent conference, where the coal industry asked for help but utilities are tempted by cheap natural gas for power generation. Examining the implications for the UK's oil sector of the Conservatives' victory in the UK general election, the rise of the SNP and what might happen next in the UK North Sea. Indonesian gas projects face delays because their operators do not know if their production-sharing contracts are to be extended: only this month did Total learn the fate of its contract to produce gas from the Mahakam field.
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Spot natural gas prices in the US Gulf Coast made small moves in either direction Monday on cooler-than-normal weather forecasts around the country and weakness in the NYMEX February futures contract. The cash price at Henry Hub edged a couple of cents lower to average around $2.90/MMBtu on IntercontinentalExchange. New Orleans is forecast to see highs in the mid-50s Jan 13, about 7 degrees below normal.