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Kevin Dobbs joined the staff of NGI in April 2020. Prior to that, he worked as a financial reporter and editor for S&P Global Market Intelligence, covering financial companies and markets. Earlier in his career, he served as an enterprise reporter for the Des Moines Register. He has a bachelor's degree in English from South Dakota State University.

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Associate Editor, Markets | Sioux Falls, SD

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email kevin.dobbs@naturalgasintel.com

With Light Storage Injection Expected and Mexican Exports Strong, August Natural Gas Futures Extend Upward March

With Light Storage Injection Expected and Mexican Exports Strong, August Natural Gas Futures Extend Upward March

BREAKING: U.S. EIA reports injection of 26 Bcf into storage for week ending July 24, slightly above expectations U.S. pipeline supply to Mexico reached record highs in July August natural gas futures climbed higher for a second consecutive day as storage capacity concerns eased and traders adjusted positions ahead of the September contract becoming the…

July 30, 2020
September Natural Gas Futures in the Red After Higher-Than-Expected Storage Injection

September Natural Gas Futures in the Red After Higher-Than-Expected Storage Injection

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported an injection of 26 Bcf into storage for the week ending July 24, a print that came in slightly above the average of major polls and pushed Nymex natural gas futures lower. The result implies that demand, lifted by summer heat and strong energy use for cooling, is…

July 30, 2020
August Natural Gas Futures Continue Rally After Forecasts for Below-Average Storage Injection

August Natural Gas Futures Continue Rally After Forecasts for Below-Average Storage Injection

August natural gas futures climbed higher for a second consecutive day as storage capacity concerns eased and traders adjusted positions ahead of the September contract becoming the front month on Thursday. The August Nymex contract settled at $1.854/MMBtu, up 5.4 cents day/day. After the close, the August contract rolled off the board. September climbed 6.6…

July 29, 2020
August Natural Gas Futures Rebound Following Reports of Record Mexican Demand for U.S. Exports

August Natural Gas Futures Rebound Following Reports of Record Mexican Demand for U.S. Exports

U.S. pipeline supply to Mexico surging to record highs During the July 20-24 period, the United States exported nearly 6.4 Bcf/d to Mexico Spot prices advanced, led by jumps in California and West Texas August natural gas futures rebounded Tuesday amid news of continued robust exports to Mexico and a varied weather outlook that anticipates…

July 29, 2020
August Natural Gas Futures Bounce Back Despite Mixed Views on Weather, Export Demand

August Natural Gas Futures Bounce Back Despite Mixed Views on Weather, Export Demand

August natural gas futures rebounded Tuesday amid news of continued robust exports to Mexico and a varied weather outlook that anticipates cooler near-term conditions but potential for heat to intensify in coming weeks. Analysts cautioned trading would be choppy ahead of the September contract becoming the front month on Thursday. The August Nymex contract rose…

July 28, 2020
August Natural Gas Futures Dive Lower on Cooler Outlook

August Natural Gas Futures Dive Lower on Cooler Outlook

Natural gas futures lost momentum as national forecasts shifted cooler Storm activity in the Gulf of Mexico also ushered in milder temperatures through parts of the central United States Cash prices moved higher, led by surges in California August natural gas futures lost momentum on Monday, as storm activity in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM)…

July 28, 2020
Storm, Cooler Forecasts Chill August Natural Gas Futures

Storm, Cooler Forecasts Chill August Natural Gas Futures

August natural gas futures lost momentum on Monday, as storm activity in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) ushered in milder temperatures through parts of the central United States and national forecasts shifted cooler. The August Nymex contract fell 7.4 cents day/day and settled at $1.734/MMBtu. September declined 8.1 cents to $1.786. NGI’s Spot Gas National…

July 27, 2020
Signs of LNG Recovery, Cooling Demand Lengthen Positive Run for August Natural Gas Futures

Signs of LNG Recovery, Cooling Demand Lengthen Positive Run for August Natural Gas Futures

Pricing momentum gathered after signs of an improving liquefied natural gas export environment Storage capacity concerns eased and robust power burns pointed to continued strong summer demand Spot prices advanced, led by gains in the Northeast region August natural gas futures on Friday continued a rally ignited a day earlier as storage capacity concerns eased…

July 27, 2020
Weekly Natural Gas Prices Struggle to Find Momentum

Weekly Natural Gas Prices Struggle to Find Momentum

Spot prices stumbled during the past week, with demand easing in Texas and markets in the West as temperatures moderated from the prior week amid bouts of rain and a slightly cooler weather pattern nationally. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. lost 6.5 cents to $1.620 for the July 20-24 period. Increased spread of the…

July 24, 2020
August Natural Gas Futures Extend Rally as Demand Picture Brightens

August Natural Gas Futures Extend Rally as Demand Picture Brightens

August natural gas futures on Friday continued a rally ignited a day earlier as storage capacity concerns eased and robust power burns pointed to continued strong summer demand. The August Nymex contract gained 2.3 cents day/day and settled at $1.808/MMBtu Friday. That followed a double-digit advance on Thursday, which pushed futures to a two-week high.…

July 24, 2020