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Column: Mexico’s Electricity Reform Would Lead to More, Not Less, Reliance on NatGas Imports

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. The year 2022 is littered with risk for economic activity in Mexico. The persistence of an inflationary environment, the expectation of meager…

Furious February Natural Gas Futures Rally Finally Fizzles

The price of natural gas for delivery next month nosedived on Thursday as traders took profits after a massive four-day rally. The February Nymex gas futures contract settled at $4.270/MMBtu, down 58.7 cents day/day. March dropped 32.2 cents to $4.005. NGI’s Spot Gas National Avg., in contrast, continued to climb, gaining 89.0 cents to $6.450on…

January 14, 2022

Impending Cold Blast in Texas Spelling Natural Gas Volatility – Mexico Spotlight

With freezing weather on the horizon throughout much of the United States, including Texas, February natural gas prices at hubs key to Mexico shot up this week. The Henry Hub February contract closed at $4.857/MMBtu on Wednesday, up 60.8 cents on the day and more than  $1 from one week ago. Agua Dulce was up…

January 13, 2022

Anticipated Deep Freeze Sends February Natural Gas Futures to Fresh 2022 High

Natural gas futures surged on Wednesday, extending the first lengthy rally of 2022 to four straight days as forecasts for bitter cold temperatures and lofty heating demand intensified. The February Nymex gas futures contract soared 60.8 cents day/day and settled at $4.857. March jumped 35.9 cents to $4.327. At A Glance: BREAKING: U.S. EIA reported…

January 13, 2022

Latin America’s Importance in Energy Transition Expected to Grow, Says Yergin

The transition to lower carbon-emitting fuel resources may give Latin America a new economic edge, according to energy expert Daniel Yergin. In a conversation with NGI earlier this month, the vice chairman of IHS Markit and chair of CERAWeek said Latin America may see its fortunes rise as “enormous” amounts of copper and other earth…

January 12, 2022