Natural Gas Futures Flop Following Stout Storage Print; Cash Prices Follow Suit

Natural gas futures fell for the third time this week after the latest government inventory data showed the biggest boost to underground storage this year, reflecting waning demand and robust production. The October Nymex gas futures contract dropped 69.0 cents day/day and settled at $7.089/MMBtu. November fell 63.4 cents to $7.193. NGI’s Spot Gas National…

Slump Endures for Natural Gas Futures, Cash Prices Amid Strengthening Supply

Natural gas futures on Friday concluded a fifth consecutive weekly decline, led lower by abating cooling demand, increasing production and mounting storage. The October Nymex gas futures contract settled at $6.828/MMBtu to close the week’s final session, down 26.1 cents day/day. November fell 20.1 cents to $6.992. At A Glance: Futures slip below $7 handle…

September 23, 2022

Natural Gas Drilling Eases Lower as Numbers Grow in Oil Patch

The U.S. natural gas rig count fell two units to 160 for the week ended Friday (Sept. 23), while a three-rig increase in the oil patch pushed the combined domestic tally one unit higher overall to 764, according to updated numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). The combined 764 active U.S. rigs as of Friday…

September 23, 2022

Asian Spot LNG Price Starts to Firm as Winter Nears

SINGAPORE (ICIS) --The ICIS East Asia Index (EAX) firmed on 22 September on early TTF trades and tender information, resulting in a spot value of $41.00/MMBtu, $2/MMBtu higher than the previous day’s close.

September 23, 2022

Natural Gas Forward Prices Plummet as Supply Growth Seen Improving Storage Outlook

Dragged lower by an upward swing in production, moderating weather and an ongoing curtailment of feed gas deliveries to the Freeport LNG facility, natural gas forward prices crumbled during the trading period from Sept. 15 to Sept. 21. Steep declines of more than 70 cents extended from the October contract through the winter season (November-March),…

September 23, 2022