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FERC Says LNG Export Growth Key Factor in Higher Summer Natural Gas, Electric Prices

Driven in part by liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, demand growth will outpace supply gains this summer, leading to higher prices year/year, FERC said in its 2022 outlook on summer energy markets. Compared with summer 2021 levels, total domestic dry natural gas production is expected to increase 3.4% this summer, while total consumption is projected…

Natural Gas Futures Fall Second Day, but Finish Ahead For Week

Natural gas futures gave up ground Friday as buyers moved to the sidelines after a furious rally earlier in the week. The June Nymex gas futures contract declined 22.5 cents day/day and settled at $8.083/MMBtu. Still, it gained 5.5% for the week. July shed 22.2 cents on Friday to $8.178. At A Glance: Futures tumble…

May 20, 2022

Natural Gas Drilling Steady in U.S. as Texas Leads Surge in Oil Patch

The U.S. natural gas rig count climbed one unit to 150 for the week ended Friday (May 20), while Texas led a surge in oil drilling that lifted the combined U.S. tally 14 units higher to 728, according to the latest figures from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Alongside the one natural gas-directed rig, 13 oil-directed…

May 20, 2022

Russia Halts Natural Gas Shipments to Finland

Finland’s state-owned energy company Gasum said Friday that Russia would soon cut off the country’s main source of natural gas supplies, forcing it to find alternatives. Russia’s Gazprom PJSC informed the company that it would stop delivering natural gas supplies to Finland beginning Saturday (May 21). Gazprom said it was halting exports to the country…

May 20, 2022

Asia Spot LNG Prices Drop, Prompt Shipping Rates Rise

HOUSTON (ICIS) — Asian LNG spot prices have fallen this week, with the July ICIS East Asia Index (EAX) down more than 12% on 19 May from one week ago. The softness in prices, compared with levels seen just a month ago, could attract additional buyers into the market. New demand will be weather dependent…

May 20, 2022