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Q&A with Eduardo Campirano on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development
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Q&A with Eduardo Campirano on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

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January 17, 2020

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Q&A with Eduardo Campirano on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

This 22nd Q&A in the series is with Eduardo A. Campirano, Port Director and CEO of the Port of Brownsville, the only deepwater port on the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Bullish EIA Storage Print No Match For Weaker Weather as Natural Gas Futures Fall

  • February Nymex futures down 4.3 cents to $2.077/MMBtu; March off 3.7 cents to $2.046
  • “Colder air is still favored by the European model to return into the northern United States Jan. 28-30, but the amount of cold air and how far into the United States it pushes has backed off considerably”: NatGasWeather
  • Valley Crossing maintenance leading to uptick in reroutes onto Los Ramones: Genscape
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BP Exec Says Impressed By Progress Made in Mexico Natural Gas Market

BP Energy Co. CEO Orlando Alvarez stressed the importance of continuing the process toward a transparent, competitive natural gas market in Mexico at the 3rd Mexico Infrastructure Projects Forum in Monterrey, Mexico on Wednesday.
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Natural Gas Futures Tumble as January Cold Fails to Impress

  • BREAKING: EIA reports 109 Bcf withdrawal for the week ended Jan. 10, versus estimates ~93-95 Bcf
  • February Nymex futures down 6.7 cents to $2.120/MMBtu; March down 6.8 cents to $2.083
  • “It’s hard to be a bull in natural gas,” says Powerhouse’s Levin
  • High latitude pattern “does not look supportive of notable colder intrusions into the United States”: Bespoke
  • Valley Crossing maintenance to impact South Texas-to-Mexico flows: Genscape
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Mexico Industrial Chamber Rebukes AMLO Energy Policies, Cites Importance of Natural Gas Supply

Mexico industrial chamber Canacintra on Monday issued a rebuke of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s state-first energy policies, calling for the return of oil and gas bid rounds, stressing the vital importance of natural gas and electricity to the economy and warning against regulatory changes that favor Mexico’s state-owned energy companies over their private sector competitors.

Milder Euro Model Cuts Natural Gas Futures Rally Short

  • February Nymex futures up 0.5 cents to $2.187/MMBtu; March off 0.7 cents to $2.151
  • “Clearly, the natural gas markets are disappointed to see this milder trend”: NatGasWeather
  • “Beyond the milder-than-normal weather over much of the U.S. since the start of the year, strong year/year production growth continues to constrain withdrawals”: Energy Aspects
  • Gulf Coast spot prices steady amid mild temps, light demand

Natural Gas Futures Fall Despite Consistency on Modeled Cold Shift

  • February Nymex futures off 2.0 cents to $2.182/MMBtu; March down 1.0 cent to $2.158

  • “We struggle to find reasons to sell here, as midday model runs still show consistency on a new pattern,” says Bespoke

  • “Looking forward, rallies will need to break above the $2.258-2.297 range to force the large short interest to start covering positions”: Enverus

  • West Texas prices rally, although NGPL restricting northbound flows

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NGI's Bidweek Alert Day 5 - December 31st for January 2020
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 -- -0.1575 to -0.1525
Texas Eastern S. TX -- --
Transco Zone 1 -- -0.0850 to -0.0850
East Texas
Carthage -- --
Houston Ship Channel -- --
Katy -- --
NGPL TexOk -- -0.1900 to -0.1800
Tennessee Zone 0 North -- -0.1800 to -0.1700
Texas Eastern E. TX -- --
Transco Zone 2 -- --
West Texas/SE New Mexico
El Paso Permian 0.850 to 1.570 --
El Paso - Keystone Pool 0.950 to 1.300 --
El Paso - Plains Pool 1.450 to 1.570 --
El Paso - Waha Pool 0.850 to 1.300 --
Transwestern 1.050 to 1.200 --
Transwestern - Central 1.050 to 1.200 --
Transwestern - W. TX 1.050 to 1.200 --
Waha 0.850 to 1.300 --
Midwest
Alliance -- --
ANR ML7 -- --
Chicago Citygate 2.265 to 2.355 --
Chicago - Nicor Gas 2.270 to 2.350 --
Chicago - NIPSCO 2.265 to 2.355 --
Chicago - North Shore -- --
Chicago - Peoples 2.275 to 2.275 --
Consumers Energy -- -0.0400 to -0.0100
Dawn 2.070 to 2.270 0.0100 to 0.0400
Defiance -- --
Rover-ANR -- --
Rover-Panhandle -- --
Emerson -- 0.0250 to 0.0800
Joliet -- --
Lebanon -- -0.1000 to -0.1000
Michigan Consolidated 2.040 to 2.045 -0.1400 to -0.1250
NGPL Amarillo Mainline -- --
Parkway/Union 2.135 to 2.330 0.1500 to 0.1500
REX Zone 3 Delivered -- -0.1200 to -0.0525
REX into ANR - Shelby -- -0.1200 to -0.0525
REX into MGT - Edgar -- --
REX into NGPL - Moultrie -- -0.0650 to -0.0650
REX into PEPL - Putnam -- -0.0900 to -0.0900
REX into Trunk - Douglas -- --
Midcontinent
ANR SW -- -0.2700 to -0.2000
Enable East -- -0.2050 to -0.1700
NGPL Midcontinent 1.350 to 1.555 -0.9000 to -0.6000
Northern Border Ventura -- --
Northern Natural Demarc 2.300 to 2.380 --
Northern Natural Ventura 2.385 to 2.480 --
OGT 1.630 to 1.630 -0.6100 to -0.6000
Panhandle Eastern 1.590 to 1.725 -0.5400 to -0.3975
Southern Star -- -0.2000 to -0.2000
North Louisiana/Arkansas
Perryville -- --
Texas Eastern, M1, 24 -- --
Texas Gas Zone 1 -- -0.1675 to -0.1475
Trunkline Zone 1A -- -0.1675 to -0.1425
South Louisiana
ANR SE -- --
Columbia Gulf Mainline -- -0.1800 to -0.1700
Columbia Gulf onshore -- -0.0900 to -0.0900
Florida Gas Zone 2 -- --
Henry Hub -- -0.0050 to 0.0000
Southern Natural -- -0.0600 to -0.0500
Tennessee Line 500 -- -0.0800 to -0.0650
Tennessee Line 800 -- -0.1250 to -0.1200
Texas Eastern E. LA -- -0.1200 to -0.0975
Texas Eastern W. LA -- -0.0800 to -0.0800
Texas Gas Zone SL -- --
Transco Zone 3 -- -0.0500 to -0.0400
Trunkline E. LA -- --
Trunkline W. LA -- --
Southeast
FGT Citygate -- --
Florida Gas Zone 3 -- -0.0050 to 0.0100
Texas Eastern M-1, 30 -- --
Transco Zone 4 -- -0.0400 to -0.0150
Transco Zone 5 -- 0.9700 to 1.4000
Transco Zone 5 North -- 1.0000 to 1.1900
Transco Zone 5 South -- 0.9700 to 1.4000
Appalachia
Columbia Gas -- -0.3500 to -0.3225
Dominion North -- -0.4150 to -0.4100
Dominion South -- -0.4400 to -0.4125
Leidy Hub -- --
Millennium East Pool -- --
Tenn Zone 4 200L -- -0.1800 to -0.1600
Tennessee Zn 4 313 Pool -- -0.4000 to -0.3400
Tennessee Zn 4 Marcellus -- -0.4525 to -0.4200
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Delivery -- --
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Receipt -- -0.4450 to -0.3850
Texas Eastern M-3, Delivery -- 0.9700 to 1.6100
Texas Eastern M-3, Receipt -- --
Transco-Leidy Line -- -0.4250 to -0.3975
Northeast
Algonquin Citygate -- 3.5000 to 4.8500
Algonquin Citygate (non-G) -- 3.5000 to 4.8500
Algonquin Receipts -- --
Iroquois Zone 2 -- 4.2000 to 4.9500
Iroquois, Waddington -- 1.1500 to 1.4200
Niagara -- 0.1000 to 0.1800
Tenn Zone 5 200L -- --
Tenn Zone 5 200L East -- --
Tenn Zone 5 200L West -- --
Tenn Zone 5 300L -- --
Tenn Zone 6 200L -- 4.4500 to 5.2500
Tenn Zone 6 200L North -- 4.4500 to 5.2500
Tenn Zone 6 200L South -- --
Tenn Zone 6 300L -- --
Transco Zone 6 non-NY -- 0.9200 to 1.3000
Transco Zone 6 non-NY North -- 0.9200 to 1.3000
Transco Zone 6 non-NY South -- --
Transco Zone 6 NY -- 1.7500 to 2.2500
Rocky Mountains
Cheyenne Hub 1.820 to 1.880 --
CIG 1.830 to 1.870 --
CIG DJ Basin -- --
El Paso Bondad 2.290 to 2.410 --
El Paso San Juan 2.380 to 2.520 --
Kern River 3.100 to 3.230 --
Kingsgate -- --
Northwest Rockies 3.250 to 3.250 --
Northwest S. of Green River -- --
Northwest Sumas 3.550 to 3.850 --
Northwest Wyoming Pool 3.250 to 3.250 --
Opal 3.000 to 3.300 --
Questar -- --
Stanfield -- --
Transwestern San Juan 2.470 to 2.480 --
White River Hub 2.400 to 2.400 --
Arizona/Nevada
El Paso S. Mainline/N. Baja -- --
Kern Delivery 3.800 to 3.950 --
California
Malin 3.125 to 3.320 --
PG&E Citygate 3.450 to 3.610 --
SoCal Citygate 5.800 to 5.950 --
Southern Border, PG&E 2.600 to 2.640 --
Southern Border, SoCal 2.635 to 3.500 --
SoCal Border Avg. 2.635 to 3.500 --
SoCal Border - Blythe -- --
SoCal Border - Ehrenberg 3.500 to 3.500 --
SoCal Border - Kern River Station -- --
SoCal Border - Kramer -- --
SoCal Border - Needles 2.750 to 2.750 --
SoCal Border - Topock 2.635 to 2.635 --
SoCal Border - Wheeler Ridge -- --
Canada
Alliance (APC) - ATP -- --
Empress 2.315 to 2.365 --
NOVA/AECO C 2.180 to 2.280 --
Westcoast Station 2 2.060 to 2.205 --
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.