News & Analysis - Natural Gas
Will autumn continue the trend of strong natural gas burn in the power sector but so much gas supply across the US that it weighs on prices? Platts LNG editor Abache Abreu looks at the region's market supply-demand balance as buyers start looking to sell cargoes. The hot weather across parts of the US this summer has slowed natural gas storage injections and quieted forwards and spot markets, except for the Northeast.
October 02, 2015
Chris Pedersen takes a look at how the US compares with other natural gas behemoths to see how the US natural gas industry compares from a few different perspectives.
September 16, 2015
EU energy regulators are about to find out what really goes on in the wholesale gas and electricity markets, as a new trade reporting obligation starts on October 7. This is a huge step toward more transparent markets, but what will regulators do with the data?
September 11, 2015
Heads of state and senior diplomats are set to gather in Paris in Dec to agree for the first time a fully comprehensive global climate protection deal. Why should they succeed this time?
Nigeria's president Buhari has more than lived up to his pledge to clean up the oil sector -- the sweeping changes across state oil firm NNPC in only a few months have been nothing short of staggering.
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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.