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U.S. Natural Gas Prices Expected to Rise in 2021, 2022 on Growing Exports

U.S. Natural Gas Prices Expected to Rise in 2021, 2022 on Growing Exports

U.S. natural gas prices are expected to increase in 2021 and 2022 compared to the record lows of last year, driven mainly by a boom in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports and domestic consumption, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA forecast 2021 Henry Hub spot prices to average $3.07/MMBtu this year in…

June 23, 2021
Expectations for Strong Demand Send July Natural Gas Futures Back Into Green

Expectations for Strong Demand Send July Natural Gas Futures Back Into Green

Natural gas futures tumbled early Wednesday, threatening a second day of losses, but prices rebounded in afternoon trading as new data showed production declined, exports climbed and weather forecasts pointed to strong cooling demand in the weeks ahead. The July Nymex contract settled at $3.251/MMBtu, up 1.1 cents day/day. It marked the sixth day of…

June 16, 2021
Hot Forecast Lifts Natural Gas Futures Another Notch Ahead of Expected Triple-Digit Storage Build

Hot Forecast Lifts Natural Gas Futures Another Notch Ahead of Expected Triple-Digit Storage Build

Natural gas futures edged up early Wednesday as traders mulled an increasingly hot June forecast against a projected hefty storage build. Though briefly moving into the red, the July Nymex gas futures contract settled Wednesday at $3.129, up a mere one-tenth of a cent on the day. August climbed four-tenths of a cent to $3.144.…

June 9, 2021
Sizzling June Forecast Boosts Natural Gas Forward Prices; LNG Key to Maintaining Momentum

Sizzling June Forecast Boosts Natural Gas Forward Prices; LNG Key to Maintaining Momentum

Forecasts promising toasty temperatures during the second week of June prompted double-digit gains for natural gas forwards prices at numerous Lower 48 hubs during the trading week ended June 2, according to NGI’s Forward Look. A prominent increase in cooling demand expectations from forecasts over the Memorial Day weekend sent Nymex futures sharply higher in…

June 4, 2021
Warmer Forecasts Push Up Global Natural Gas Prices — LNG Recap

Warmer Forecasts Push Up Global Natural Gas Prices — LNG Recap

Global natural gas prices moved higher Tuesday, recovering losses late last week as a warmer shift in forecasts was seen lifting demand in places like the United States and Asia.  In Europe, where colder spring weather has been driving abnormal heating demand for this time of year, temperatures are heating up. Natural gas prices on…

June 1, 2021
June Natural Gas Futures Inch Higher Ahead of Storage Report; Colonial Restarting Following Cyberattack

June Natural Gas Futures Inch Higher Ahead of Storage Report; Colonial Restarting Following Cyberattack

Natural gas futures advanced for a second straight day on Wednesday as production dipped and all indications pointed to continued strong demand for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG). The June Nymex contract settled at $2.969/MMBtu, up 1.4 cents day/day. July rose 1.9 cents to $3.018. NGI’s Spot Gas National Avg., however, declined 2.0 cents to…

May 12, 2021
Brazil’s Petrobras Giving Customers Option to Price Natural Gas Off Henry Hub

Brazil’s Petrobras Giving Customers Option to Price Natural Gas Off Henry Hub

Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) said on Monday it will allow prices indexed to Henry Hub to be used in the sale of natural gas to distributors. The move is part of an ongoing gas market reform spurred by new legislation opening the midstream and downstream segments to new players. Inspired by the “prospect of a…

May 5, 2021
TTF, JKM Move Higher as Asia, Europe Compete for Natural Gas — LNG Recap

TTF, JKM Move Higher as Asia, Europe Compete for Natural Gas — LNG Recap

European and Asian natural gas prices continued moving higher last week and again finished strong on Monday as the regions competed for supplies.  Lingering cold in Europe, along with a drop in pipeline imports and a rise in the Japan-Korea Marker (JKM) contract, are supporting prices on the continent, where storage inventories remain about 25%…

May 3, 2021
EIA Forecasts Dramatic Increase in 2021 Henry Hub Prices

EIA Forecasts Dramatic Increase in 2021 Henry Hub Prices

Henry Hub natural gas spot prices are set to average $2.73/MMBtu during the second quarter of 2021 and should average $3.04 for the year, a dramatic increase over 2020 prices, according to updated projections from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Spot prices at the national benchmark averaged $2.62 in March, EIA said in the…

April 8, 2021
Global Gas Prices Fall on Declining Demand — LNG Recap

Global Gas Prices Fall on Declining Demand — LNG Recap

Global natural gas prices fell last week on warmer temperatures and declining demand as winter nears an end. Both April spot and futures prices in Asia slipped below the $6.00/MMBtu mark as buying in the region has fallen off. That helped push prices lower in Europe as more liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply has become…

March 2, 2021
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