Cooler Weather Helps Drag Down Natural Gas Futures as Production Keeping Bears in Control

Natural gas futures continued their recent slide Tuesday as strong production and cooler weather trends conspired to help drag down prices. In the spot market, more volatility in Southern California and retreating prices in the Northeast headlined a day of generally small adjustments; the NGI National Spot Gas Average gave back a penny to finish at $2.74/MMBtu. Read More

Developing Asian LNG Benchmark No Simple Task, Say Panelists

Even as a majority of global liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand is focused in Asia, developing a transparent price index -- or multiple indexes -- to reflect the region’s supply and demand dynamics remains a significant challenge, according to a group of panelists at last month’s 2018 World Gas Conference in Washington, DC. Read More