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November Chill, Low NatGas Storage Stocks Boost Forward Prices
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More Volatility as Natural Gas Futures Rally on Long-Range Cold Risks, Storage Fears

Natural gas futures rallied Friday to close out a wild week, with forecasters pointing to long-range cold risks that served to exacerbate storage fears. In the spot market, a number of Northeast points gained on a wintry forecast as most regions sold off heading into the weekend; the NGI Spot Gas National Avg. fell 67.0 to $4.350/MMBtu.
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November Chill, Low NatGas Storage Stocks Boost Forward Prices

Bone-chilling cold that caught off guard a natural gas market plagued by historically low storage inventories sent Nymex futures...

Trump Plans to Nominate Wheeler as EPA Administrator

President Trump said he wants Andrew Wheeler, who currently serves as acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, to become the agency's official leader, and will send Wheeler's name to the Senate for confirmation.

EIS Planned for Potential Beaufort Oil, Gas Lease Sale

The Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said it plans to prepare an environmental impact statement for a proposed offshore oil and gas lease sale to be held next year for tracts offshore Alaska.
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U.S. Drops One Natural Gas Rig; Oil Drilling Sees Small Increase

The U.S. natural gas rig count fell by one to 194 for the week ended Friday (Nov. 16) while an uptick in oil activity drove a small increase in the overall domestic count, according to data from Baker Hughes, a GE Company.

FERC's OE Remained Focused on Fraud, Market Manipulation in FY2018

FERC's Office of Enforcement remained focused "on the significant threat posed by fraud and market manipulation in wholesale energy markets" in fiscal year 2018, and continued ongoing investigative, audit, surveillance and market oversight responsibilities, according to the 2018 Report on Enforcement released Thursday.

California Natural Gas Utilities, Regulators Investigating Devastating Wildfires North and South

California regulators late Thursday doubled down on the wildfires impacting each end of the state and the potential role by the two major utilities, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and Southern California Edison.

Forecasters Watching for Signs of Early December Cold as Natural Gas Futures Called Higher

December natural gas futures were trading 8.4 cents higher at $4.122/MMBtu shortly before 9 a.m. ET Friday, with forecasters pointing to milder medium-range trends and a long-range pattern that presents risks for more cold weather beginning later this month.
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‘Irrational’ NatGas Futures Reverse on Milder Trends, Plump Storage Build; Big Price Spikes Out West

Milder forecast trends and a larger-than-expected injection from the Energy Information Administration's...

Senate Democrats Call For FERC Nominee McNamee to Recuse Himself on Resiliency Issues

Senate Democrats took aim at FERC nominee Bernard McNamee over his involvement in crafting a controversial Department of Energy proposal to subsidize coal and nuclear power, but the energy sector attorney pledged to serve as an "independent arbiter" of grid resiliency and reliability issues that come before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Columbia’s 1.3 Bcf/d WB XPress Enters Full Service

TransCanada Corp. said Thursday the remainder of the Columbia Gas Transmission LLC WB XPress project has entered service, allowing another 1.3 Bcf/d of Appalachian natural gas to move to Mid-Atlantic markets.

Catastrophic Financial Impacts Facing PG&E from Wildfires

With its stock price chopped in half and the prospects of credit ratings dropping below investment grade, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. on Thursday was teetering financially as it focused on cleaning up amidst one of the worst wildfires in California's history.

FERC Follows Up on Tax Rate Changes With NOPR, Policy Statement

In an effort to ensure that ratepayers receive the benefit of tax reductions from reform legislation adopted by the Trump administration last year, FERC on Thursday issued a notice of proposed rulemaking and associated policy statement.

FERC’s Draft EIS for Gulf LNG Moves Mississippi Export Project Forward

A plan to turn Kinder Morgan Inc.’s natural gas import facility in Mississippi into an export terminal could have some adverse environmental impacts, but they could be avoided or reduced to less-than-significant levels with mitigation, FERC staff said Thursday.
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White House Taking Two-Pronged Approach to Boost LNG Exports to Europe

The Trump administration looked to advance Lower 48 liquefied natural gas exports to Europe along two fronts Tuesday, with one official saying the White House wants to help facilitate U.S. exports to the continent and another urging European allies not to participate in a pair of pipeline projects backed by Russia.

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NGI's Bidweek Alert Day 5 - October 31th for November 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 -- -0.0900 to -0.0900
Texas Eastern S. TX -- 0.0400 to 0.0800
Transco Zone 1 -- -0.0650 to -0.0650
East Texas
Carthage -- -0.1400 to -0.1300
Houston Ship Channel 3.350 to 3.350 --
Katy -- --
NGPL TexOk -- -0.1250 to -0.1025
Tennessee Zone 0 North -- --
Texas Eastern E. TX -- --
Transco Zone 2 -- --
West Texas/SE New Mexico
El Paso Permian 1.610 to 2.100 --
El Paso - Keystone Pool 1.610 to 1.730 --
El Paso - Plains Pool 2.100 to 2.100 --
El Paso - Waha Pool 1.690 to 1.720 --
Transwestern 1.610 to 1.760 --
Transwestern - Central -- --
Transwestern - W. TX 1.610 to 1.760 --
Waha 1.350 to 1.720 --
Midwest
Alliance -- --
ANR ML7 -- --
Chicago Citygate 3.410 to 3.560 --
Chicago - Nicor Gas 3.525 to 3.540 --
Chicago - NIPSCO 3.410 to 3.560 --
Chicago - North Shore -- --
Chicago - Peoples 3.510 to 3.510 --
Consumers Energy -- 0.1200 to 0.1800
Dawn 3.300 to 3.450 0.2200 to 0.3200
Emerson -- 0.1800 to 0.2800
Joliet -- --
Lebanon -- -0.1000 to -0.0900
Michigan Consolidated 3.225 to 3.280 0.0800 to 0.1300
NGPL Amarillo Mainline -- --
Parkway/Union 3.370 to 3.445 0.3050 to 0.3550
REX Zone 3 Delivered -- -0.0900 to -0.0850
REX into ANR - Shelby -- -0.0850 to -0.0850
REX into MGT - Edgar -- --
REX into NGPL - Moultrie -- --
REX into PEPL - Putnam -- -0.0900 to -0.0900
REX into Trunk - Douglas -- --
Midcontinent
ANR SW 2.800 to 2.855 -0.3250 to -0.3000
Enable East -- -0.2450 to -0.2300
Enable West -- --
NGPL Midcontinent 2.530 to 2.720 -0.4800 to -0.4800
Northern Border Ventura 3.340 to 3.395 --
Northern Natural Demarc 3.255 to 3.455 --
Northern Natural Ventura 3.295 to 3.575 --
OGT 1.900 to 1.900 -1.2900 to -1.2700
Panhandle Eastern 2.670 to 2.890 -0.4400 to -0.3500
Southern Star -- --
North Louisiana/Arkansas
Perryville -- --
Texas Eastern, M1, 24 -- --
Texas Gas Zone 1 -- -0.1325 to -0.1150
Trunkline Zone 1A -- -0.1300 to -0.1175
South Louisiana
ANR SE -- -0.1300 to -0.1000
Columbia Gulf Mainline -- -0.1450 to -0.1350
Columbia Gulf onshore -- --
Florida Gas Zone 2 -- --
Henry Hub -- 0.0050 to 0.0100
Southern Natural -- -0.0375 to -0.0300
Tennessee Line 500 -- -0.0450 to -0.0300
Tennessee Line 800 -- -0.0700 to -0.0650
Texas Eastern E. LA -- -0.1250 to -0.1250
Texas Eastern W. LA -- -0.0500 to -0.0500
Texas Gas Zone SL -- --
Transco Zone 3 -- -0.0300 to -0.0150
Trunkline E. LA -- --
Trunkline W. LA -- --
Southeast
FGT Citygate -- --
Florida Gas Zone 3 -- 0.0500 to 0.0500
Texas Eastern M-1, 30 -- -0.0900 to -0.0900
Transco Zone 4 -- -0.0250 to -0.0100
Transco Zone 5 -- 0.1550 to 0.1600
Transco Zone 5 North -- --
Transco Zone 5 South -- 0.1550 to 0.1600
Appalachia
Columbia Gas -- -0.2475 to -0.2275
Dominion North -- --
Dominion South -- -0.4550 to -0.3800
Leidy Hub -- --
Millennium East Pool -- -0.3600 to -0.3000
Tenn Zone 4 200L -- -0.1650 to -0.1300
Tennessee Zn 4 313 Pool -- --
Tennessee Zn 4 Marcellus -- -0.3800 to -0.3000
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Delivery -- --
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Receipt -- -0.4300 to -0.3800
Texas Eastern M-3, Delivery -- -0.1800 to -0.1500
Texas Eastern M-3, Receipt -- --
Transco-Leidy Line -- -0.3200 to -0.2900
Northeast
Algonquin Citygate -- 0.3500 to 0.6000
Algonquin Citygate (non-G) -- 0.3500 to 0.6000
Algonquin Receipts -- --
Iroquois Zone 2 -- 0.5000 to 0.5300
Iroquois, Waddington -- 0.4000 to 0.4800
Niagara -- 0.1200 to 0.1500
Tenn Zone 5 200L -- --
Tenn Zone 5 200L East -- --
Tenn Zone 5 200L West -- --
Tenn Zone 5 300L -- --
Tenn Zone 6 200L -- 0.5500 to 1.6000
Tenn Zone 6 200L North -- 1.5500 to 1.6000
Tenn Zone 6 200L South -- 0.5500 to 0.5700
Tenn Zone 6 300L -- --
Transco Zone 6 non-NY -- -0.1200 to -0.0350
Transco Zone 6 non-NY North -- -0.1200 to -0.0350
Transco Zone 6 non-NY South -- --
Transco Zone 6 NY -- -0.0500 to 0.0400
Rocky Mountains
Cheyenne Hub 2.950 to 3.140 --
CIG 2.950 to 3.140 --
CIG DJ Basin -- --
El Paso Bondad -- --
El Paso San Juan 1.920 to 2.360 --
Kern River 3.220 to 3.250 --
Kingsgate -- --
Northwest S. of Green River -- --
Northwest Sumas 12.000 to 15.250 --
Northwest Wyoming Pool -- --
Opal 3.155 to 3.280 --
Questar -- --
Stanfield 3.440 to 3.750 --
Transwestern San Juan -- --
White River Hub -- --
Arizona/Nevada
El Paso S. Mainline/N. Baja -- --
Kern Delivery 3.675 to 3.960 --
California
Malin 3.295 to 3.390 --
PG&E Citygate 3.750 to 4.200 --
SoCal Citygate 5.610 to 5.905 --
Southern Border, PG&E 2.400 to 2.420 --
Southern Border, SoCal 2.270 to 4.000 --
SoCal Border Avg. 2.270 to 4.000 --
SoCal Border - Blythe -- --
SoCal Border - Ehrenberg 2.355 to 2.910 --
SoCal Border - Kern River Station -- --
SoCal Border - Kramer 3.950 to 4.000 --
SoCal Border - Needles 2.270 to 2.270 --
SoCal Border - Topock -- --
SoCal Border - Wheeler Ridge 3.850 to 3.850 --
Canada
Alliance (APC) - ATP 1.950 to 1.975 --
Empress 3.495 to 3.680 --
NOVA/AECO C 1.650 to 1.825 --
Westcoast Station 2 0.570 to 0.895 --
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.