electric

July Natural Gas Futures Down Slightly Following In-Line Storage Injection

July Natural Gas Futures Down Slightly Following In-Line Storage Injection

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported an injection of 85 Bcf natural gas storage for the week ending June 12, a reading that was in line with the averages of major polls.

June 18, 2020
Pennsylvania Impact Fee Collections Slip on Lower Natural Gas Prices

Pennsylvania Impact Fee Collections Slip on Lower Natural Gas Prices

The impact fees paid by Pennsylvania’s unconventional natural gas producers in 2019 declined by 20% year/year to about $200.4 million, a drop that was primarily because of lower prices, according to the state Public Utility Commision (PUC).

June 18, 2020
With Lower Storage Injection Expected, Natural Gas Futures Advance, End Three-Day Skid

With Lower Storage Injection Expected, Natural Gas Futures Advance, End Three-Day Skid

Forecasts for modestly increasing heat and a lower inventory build report offset enduring uncertainty about liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand, helping natural gas futures post gains Wednesday and ending a drubbing that cost the July contract nearly 20 cents over the prior three trading sessions.

June 18, 2020
Weak Natural Gas Cash Prices Bleed into Forward Curves; Weather Seen Key to Near-Term Direction

Weak Natural Gas Cash Prices Bleed into Forward Curves; Weather Seen Key to Near-Term Direction

With much of the supply/demand background fairly stable, weak natural gas cash pricing drove a deep dive lower for forward markets during the June 11-17 period, NGI’s Forward Look data show. Double-digit decreases extended across North America through the rest of summer, though smaller losses were seen further out the curve.

June 18, 2020
PG&E Pleads Involuntary Manslaughter for 84 Deaths in Camp Fire, Agrees to $4M in Penalties

PG&E Pleads Involuntary Manslaughter for 84 Deaths in Camp Fire, Agrees to $4M in Penalties

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) on Tuesday pleaded guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of starting a fire for its role in the 2018 Camp Fire that destroyed the town of Paradise, CA.

June 17, 2020
Weather Worries and Weak Cash Weigh Down Natural Gas Futures

Weather Worries and Weak Cash Weigh Down Natural Gas Futures

Cooler temperatures and soft demand in the natural gas cash market, along with ongoing liquefied natural gas (LNG) woes, weighed down futures again Tuesday, with prices hitting a new daily low in June for a third consecutive trading day.

June 17, 2020
IEA Forecasts Flat Mexico Oil Output Through 2021; Global Production Set to Fall 7.2 Million b/d in 2020

IEA Forecasts Flat Mexico Oil Output Through 2021; Global Production Set to Fall 7.2 Million b/d in 2020

Mexico oil production is likely to stay near April levels through 2021, with the natural decline of legacy fields operated by national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) offsetting any production gains at the firm’s so-called priority fields, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Tuesday.

June 17, 2020
Natural Gas Futures Continue Downward Spiral on Weak Cash Demand, Uncertain Outlook for Weather, LNG

Natural Gas Futures Continue Downward Spiral on Weak Cash Demand, Uncertain Outlook for Weather, LNG

Cooler temperatures and soft demand in the natural gas cash market, along with ongoing liquefied natural gas (LNG) woes, weighed down futures again Tuesday, with prices hitting a new daily low in June for a third consecutive trading day.

June 16, 2020
Range Resources Resolves Environmental Charges in Pennsylvania Investigation; Cabot Charged

Range Resources Resolves Environmental Charges in Pennsylvania Investigation; Cabot Charged

Range Resources Corp. on Friday pleaded no contest to charges brought by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s (AG) Office and a statewide grand jury as part of a two-year criminal investigation into unconventional oil and natural gas development.

June 16, 2020
Colorado Heavyweight Extraction Files for Chapter 11 as Covid, Low Prices Continue to Ravage Lower 48

Colorado Heavyweight Extraction Files for Chapter 11 as Covid, Low Prices Continue to Ravage Lower 48

Denver-based Extraction Oil & Gas Inc. announced Sunday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the District of Delaware, citing the impacts of Covid-19 and low commodity prices on its business.

June 16, 2020