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October 15, 2018

Natural Gas Winter Prices Rally as Current Cold Snap to Linger Through October

For the second weekend in a row, a bullish turn in the weather outlooks led to a sharp rally in core winter natural gas contracts to start the week, elevating November natural gas prices on Monday by 8.1 cents to $3.242. Spot gas prices also strengthened as the early-season cold snap drove up demand across much of the United States. The NGI National Spot Gas Avg. rose 17 cents to $3.135.

Rio Grande LNG in South Texas Gets Positive DEIS From FERC

FERC staff has issued a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for NextDecade Corp.'s Rio Grande LNG project, a proposed 27 million metric ton/year (mmty) liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal, which would be sited at the Port of Brownsville in South Texas, along with an associated 136-mile pipeline system from the Agua Dulce hub.

California Eyes $483M Clean Fuel Truck, Bus Incentives; Includes NatGas Engines

The California Air Resources Board (CARB), the state's lead agency on climate change programs, will consider a $483 million funding plan for clean transportation incentives, including natural gas heavy duty engine technologies.
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PJM CEO Touts Fuel Security Study Due Out Nov. 1

Questions about fuel security during potential emergency situations are legitimate, but any federal government action to prop up coal-fired or nuclear generation should wait at least until...

Peoples Launches Field Trial for Fuel Cells Using NatGas to Power Homes

Pittsburgh-based Peoples Gas has installed one of the nation’s first residential fuel cell systems at a home in Western Pennsylvania, where the unit will use natural gas to generate on-demand electricity.

California OKs Natural Gas Utility Methane Reduction Program

California regulators on Thursday approved a $314 million methane emissions mitigation program for natural gas utilities, with the bulk of the funds allocated to Sempra Energy's Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas).

Weather Dominates, Sending November Natural Gas 10 Cents Higher at Open

A bullish turn in the latest weather outlooks that is keeping cold weather trapped across major natural gas demand centers for the next couple of weeks sent November natural gas prices up more than 10cents to $3.266just before 9 a.m. ET Monday.

What Rally? Gains Erased as November NatGas Slips Another 6 Cents; Rockies Spot Gas Up

What is usually a quiet day of trading was anything but on Friday as November natural gas prices swung in a nearly 15-cent range before settling 6.1 cents lower at $3.161. Despite bullish weather forecasts that remained intact, lower demand because of former Hurricane Michael and recovering production following the storm helped market bears regain the upper hand after an early-morning rally.
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U.S. Adds Four Natural Gas Rigs, but Oil Drilling Leads Gains

The U.S. natural gas patch added four rigs for the week ended Friday (Oct. 12) to reach its highest level since June, according to data from Baker Hughes, a GE Company.
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Natural Gas Forward Prices Jump Oct. 4-10 on Cold Snap

A pre-winter cold snap that caught off guard a market already facing low storage inventories sent November natural gas forward prices up an average 18 cents from Oct. 4-10, according to NGI’s Forward Look.

California Investigation Finds 2017 Cascade Wildfire Caused by PG&E Power Lines

Sagging power lines owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. caused a massive wildfire in Northern California last year that killed four people and injured a firefighter, an investigation by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has determined.
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Pemex’s Shallow Water E&P Portfolio Grows on Two New Oil-Rich Discoveries

Mexico national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos on Tuesday reported it has discovered two shallow water oilfields off the coast of Tabasco state in the Gulf of Mexico.

Merrimack Valley Gas Pipeline Contractors Lacked Necessary Replacement Info, Says NTSB

A series of natural gas explosions and fires that rocked three Massachusetts communities in September killing one man and damaging 131 structures may have been caused by gaps in construction work orders for the old system that were prepared by NiSource Inc. subsidiary Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
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Service, Prices ‘Stabilized’ in BC, Western U.S. Following Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture

Natural gas distributors resumed service Thursday in British Columbia and Washington state after...

November Natural Gas Steady Amid Slight Cooler Trends, Michael Demand Destruction

November natural gas futures were trading close to even at $3.227/MMBtu a little after 8 a.m. ET Friday as traders were left to weigh slight cooler trends in overnight forecasts against estimates of some hefty demand destruction in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic from former Hurricane Michael.

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NGI's Bidweek Alert Day 5 - September 28th for October 2018
For more detailed information please download the Excel data file
FIXED RANGE BASIS RANGE
South Texas
Agua Dulce -- --
Florida Gas Zone 1 -- --
NGPL S. TX -- --
Tennessee Zone 0 South -- -0.1450 to -0.1150
Texas Eastern S. TX -- 0.0400 to 0.0500
Transco Zone 1 -- -0.0550 to -0.0400
East Texas
Carthage -- -0.2000 to -0.1625
Houston Ship Channel 3.160 to 3.200 0.1200 to 0.1200
Katy -- --
NGPL TexOk 2.880 to 2.880 -0.2050 to -0.1675
Tennessee Zone 0 North -- --
Texas Eastern E. TX -- --
Transco Zone 2 -- --
West Texas/SE New Mexico
El Paso Permian 1.170 to 1.290 --
Transwestern 1.200 to 1.215 --
Waha 1.190 to 1.220 --
Midwest
Alliance -- --
ANR ML7 -- --
Chicago Citygate 2.895 to 2.950 --
Chicago - Nicor Gas 2.900 to 2.950 --
Chicago - NIPSCO -- --
Chicago - North Shore -- --
Chicago - Peoples 2.895 to 2.910 --
Consumers Energy -- -0.1250 to -0.0800
Dawn 2.940 to 2.965 -0.1400 to -0.0925
Emerson -- -0.2300 to -0.2000
Joliet -- --
Lebanon -- -0.2700 to -0.2300
Michigan Consolidated 2.940 to 2.940 -0.1350 to -0.0900
NGPL Amarillo Mainline -- --
Parkway/Union -- --
REX into ANR - Shelby -- -0.2250 to -0.2125
REX into MGT - Edgar -- -0.2000 to -0.1925
REX into NGPL - Moultrie -- -0.1875 to -0.1850
REX into PEPL - Putnam -- -0.2300 to -0.2200
REX into Trunk - Douglas -- --
Midcontinent
ANR SW 2.205 to 2.240 -0.8600 to -0.8100
Enable East 2.730 to 2.730 -0.3050 to -0.3000
Enable West -- --
NGPL Midcontinent -- -0.9850 to -0.9500
Northern Border Ventura 2.780 to 2.860 --
Northern Natural Demarc 2.720 to 2.800 --
Northern Natural Ventura 2.835 to 2.870 --
OGT 1.650 to 1.710 -1.4800 to -1.3800
Panhandle Eastern 2.090 to 2.150 -0.9250 to -0.8750
Southern Star -- --
North Louisiana/Arkansas
Perryville -- -0.1300 to -0.1300
Texas Eastern, M1, 24 -- --
Texas Gas Zone 1 -- -0.1850 to -0.1550
Trunkline Zone 1A -- -0.2400 to -0.2075
South Louisiana
ANR SE -- -0.2125 to -0.1675
Columbia Gulf Mainline -- -0.1875 to -0.1700
Columbia Gulf onshore -- -0.1300 to -0.1150
Florida Gas Zone 2 -- --
Henry Hub -- --
Southern Natural -- -0.0600 to -0.0525
Tennessee Line 500 -- -0.0575 to -0.0550
Tennessee Line 800 -- -0.1150 to -0.0975
Texas Eastern E. LA -- -0.1900 to -0.1100
Texas Eastern W. LA 2.960 to 2.960 -0.1100 to -0.0750
Texas Gas Zone SL -- --
Transco Zone 3 -- -0.0750 to -0.0500
Trunkline E. LA -- --
Trunkline W. LA -- --
Southeast
FGT Citygate -- --
Florida Gas Zone 3 -- --
Texas Eastern M-1, 30 -- -0.1100 to -0.1100
Transco Zone 4 -- -0.0625 to -0.0425
Transco Zone 5 -- 0.0150 to 0.0300
Transco Zone 5 North -- --
Transco Zone 5 South -- 0.0150 to 0.0300
Appalachia
Columbia Gas -- -0.3500 to -0.2650
Dominion North -- -0.6000 to -0.6000
Dominion South -- -0.7150 to -0.4500
Leidy Hub -- --
Millennium East Pool -- -0.7400 to -0.5600
Tenn Zone 4 200L -- -0.2300 to -0.1950
Tennessee Zn 4 313 Pool -- -0.2800 to -0.2800
Tennessee Zn 4 Marcellus -- -0.7800 to -0.6100
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Delivery -- --
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Receipt -- -0.7400 to -0.5100
Texas Eastern M-3, Delivery -- -0.6000 to -0.3600
Texas Eastern M-3, Receipt -- --
Transco-Leidy Line -- -0.6500 to -0.4400
Northeast
Algonquin Citygate -- 0.3500 to 0.4700
Algonquin Citygate (non-G) -- 0.3500 to 0.4700
Algonquin Receipts -- --
Iroquois Zone 2 -- 0.0750 to 0.1700
Iroquois, Waddington -- 0.0400 to 0.1100
Niagara -- -0.1600 to -0.1300
Tenn Zone 5 200L -- --
Tenn Zone 5 300L -- --
Tenn Zone 6 200L -- 0.4000 to 0.4200
Tenn Zone 6 300L -- --
Transco Zone 6 non-NY -- -0.4300 to -0.3000
Transco Zone 6 non-NY North -- -0.4300 to -0.3000
Transco Zone 6 non-NY South -- --
Transco Zone 6 NY -- -0.3800 to -0.3500
Rocky Mountains
Cheyenne Hub 2.150 to 2.150 --
CIG 2.065 to 2.080 --
CIG DJ Basin 1.500 to 1.500 --
El Paso Bondad -- --
El Paso non-Bondad 1.860 to 1.970 --
Kern River 2.280 to 2.350 --
Kingsgate 2.050 to 2.050 --
Northwest S. of Green River 2.200 to 2.200 --
Northwest Sumas 2.000 to 2.315 --
Northwest Wyoming Pool 2.200 to 2.270 --
Opal 2.270 to 2.355 --
Questar -- --
Stanfield -- --
Transwestern San Juan 1.900 to 2.000 --
White River Hub 2.150 to 2.150 --
Arizona/Nevada
El Paso S. Mainline/N. Baja -- --
Kern Delivery 2.600 to 2.750 --
California
Malin 2.250 to 2.420 --
PG&E Citygate 3.250 to 3.305 --
SoCal Citygate 3.500 to 3.980 --
Southern Border, PG&E 2.000 to 2.180 --
Southern Border, SoCal 2.200 to 2.730 --
SoCal Border Avg. 2.200 to 2.730 --
Canada
Empress 3.055 to 3.055 --
NOVA/AECO C 1.260 to 1.690 --
Westcoast Station 2 1.420 to 1.680 --
NOTE: Both the buy and the sell side of transactions are counted in this table, as they are in NGI’s daily, weekly and bidweek natural gas price tables, a standard practice which supports consistency and uniformity across products as explained in our price methodology.