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Leticia Gonzales

Leticia Gonzales joined the NGI staff as a markets contributor in October 2014. Prior to joining NGI, Leticia spent nine years at Platts, covering both daily and forwards markets for natural gas and electricity. During her time there, she was a regular on the speaking circuit as well on Platts Energy Week TV. Leticia holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Houston.

Markets Ho-Hum Amid Springlike Temps, Returning Production

Markets Ho-Hum Amid Springlike Temps, Returning Production

It was yet another quiet week for natural gas forwards basis markets as seasonal temperatures ranging from the 60s to 80s are forecast for most of the U.S. over the next couple of weeks.

March 20, 2015
Natural Gas Basis Falls Into Shoulder-Season Doldrums

Natural Gas Basis Falls Into Shoulder-Season Doldrums

Natural gas basis markets remained in a lull for the second week of March, with prompt-month prices shifting less than five cents at most market hubs, amid forecasts for mostly mild weather across the United States.

March 17, 2015

Shoulder-Season Fundamentals Grip Natural Gas Basis

Natural gas basis markets remained in a lull for the second week of March, with prompt-month prices shifting less than five cents at most market hubs, amid forecasts for mostly mild weather across the United States.

March 16, 2015
Winter Waning, But Lingering Cold Propped Up Northeast Natural Gas Forwards Values Last Week

Winter Waning, But Lingering Cold Propped Up Northeast Natural Gas Forwards Values Last Week

Natural gas forwards basis markets were generally lower the first week of March as forecasts for warmer weather trumped strength in Nymex gas futures.

March 9, 2015
Lingering Cold Keeps Hold on Northeast; Weak Hydro Boosts California

Lingering Cold Keeps Hold on Northeast; Weak Hydro Boosts California

Natural gas forwards basis markets were generally lower the first week of March as forecasts for warmer weather trumped strength in Nymex gas futures.

March 6, 2015
Party’s Over: Natgas Basis Turns Quiet As End of Winter Looms

Party’s Over: Natgas Basis Turns Quiet As End of Winter Looms

Natural gas forwards basis markets saw March quietly roll off the board and April take its prompt-month position on a light note as market players appear convinced that significantly cold weather will likely come to an end in the next week or so.

February 27, 2015
Last Week’s Brutal Eastern Cold Failed to Bolster NatGas Forwards Prices

Last Week’s Brutal Eastern Cold Failed to Bolster NatGas Forwards Prices

Even as much of the central and eastern U.S. continues to experience what some have dubbed the “snowpocalypse,” only a handful of affected natural gas forwards markets saw any significant price action from Feb. 13-19.

February 23, 2015
NatGas Forwards Mixed as Cold Likely to Stick Around Through Early March

NatGas Forwards Mixed as Cold Likely to Stick Around Through Early March

Even as much of the central and eastern U.S. continues to experience what some have dubbed the “snowpocalypse,” only a handful of affected natural gas forwards markets saw any significant price action from Feb. 13-19.

February 20, 2015
Frigid Cold Boosts Northeast, Midwest Natural Gas Forwards Basis

Frigid Cold Boosts Northeast, Midwest Natural Gas Forwards Basis

Natural gas forwards basis markets were up across the board from Friday, Feb. 6, to Wednesday, Feb. 11, with the strongest gains seen in the high-demand regions of the U.S. Midwest and Northeast as forecasts showed plummeting temperatures and more snowfall over the next week, and longer-range outlooks were more convincing the cold would stick around.

February 13, 2015
Northeast, Midwest Basis Surge Amid Unrelenting Bitter Cold

Northeast, Midwest Basis Surge Amid Unrelenting Bitter Cold

Natural gas forwards basis markets were up across the board this week, with the strongest gains seen in the high-demand regions of the U.S. Midwest and Northeast as forecasts show plummeting temperatures and more snowfall over the next week, and longer-range outlooks now are more convincing the cold will stick around.

February 12, 2015