Hedging

CFTC Moves to Protect Energy End-Users From ‘Unintended Consequences’ of Dodd-Frank

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has taken action on three issues that Chairman Mark Wetjen said will have a lasting impact on energy-end users that may have fallen victim to “negative, unintended consequences” of the Dodd Frank Financial Reform Act.

May 27, 2014

Energy Firms to Fed: Don’t Exclude Banks from Commodities Markets

“If counterparties, such as banks…begin to disappear, our ability to manage our risk would be seriously impeded,” energy companies told Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

October 7, 2013

Utility Gas Hedging Programs Under More Scrutiny

In the midst of mostly stable U.S. natural gas prices and a steady boom in domestic supplies, utility gas hedging programs have come under increasing scrutiny, with regulators and consumer advocates questioning the overall costs of hedging in recent years.

August 20, 2013
Southwestern Hitting ‘Full Stride’ in Marcellus

Southwestern Hitting ‘Full Stride’ in Marcellus

Southwestern Energy Co. is producing about 400 MMcf/d in the Marcellus Shale and doesn’t foresee any constraints in moving natural gas to markets north or south for the next couple of years, executives said Friday.

May 7, 2013

E&Ps Cutting Capex Heading into 2013

Exploration and production (E&P) companies have cut their capital spending and are hedging their bets going into 2013, according to a review of 3Q2012 by energy analysts.

November 19, 2012

E&Ps Cutting Capex Heading into 2013

Exploration and production (E&P) companies have cut their capital spending and are hedging their bets going into 2013, according to a review of 3Q2012 by energy analysts.

November 19, 2012

Permian Lifts Devon’s Production Numbers

Onshore unconventional powerhouse Devon Energy Corp. plans to spend “significantly less” on exploration in 2013, but exploration activity still will remain at 2012 levels, CEO John Richels said Wednesday.

November 9, 2012

Range Beats 3Q Production Forecast, Writes Off Barnett

Boosted by activity in the Marcellus Shale and Mississippian Lime, Range Resources Inc. said Thursday it has beaten its 3Q2012 forecast for natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) production, with output up 47% year/year (y/y) and 10% sequentially.

October 12, 2012

Comstock Stepping Up in Oil, Stepping Back from Gas

Frisco, TX-based Comstock Resources Inc. has joined the ranks of producers that are pulling back from natural gas drilling to direct more resources to oil.

January 31, 2012

Eagle Ford Is Centerpiece of Rosetta Spending

Rosetta Resources Inc. will be dropping more than 90% of its $640 million 2012 capital budget in the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas, the Houston-based company said last week.

December 19, 2011