natural gas exports

NGI’s Hub & Flow Assesses Outlook in Wake of North American Natural Gas Marketers Ranking

NGI’s Hub & Flow Assesses Outlook in Wake of North American Natural Gas Marketers Ranking

Click here to listen to the latest episode of NGI’s Hub & Flow podcast in which the fundamentals impacting the North American natural gas market are explored. Leading natural gas marketers collectively lost ground with sales volumes in the first quarter, continuing a two-year trend of year/year declines, according to NGI’s Top North American Natural…

July 1, 2021
South America LNG Demand Rising Amid Mix of Drought, Market Factors

South America LNG Demand Rising Amid Mix of Drought, Market Factors

After two years of slumping liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand in South America’s major economies, the tide this year has shifted. Even as the first ever cargo of LNG is arriving this week in Mexico’s Baja California Sur, the country in fact has seen a sharp slowdown in LNG imports at its Manzanillo and Altamira…

June 22, 2021
July Natural Gas Futures, Cash Prices Post Gains Despite Storage Report Confusion

July Natural Gas Futures, Cash Prices Post Gains Despite Storage Report Confusion

Natural gas futures finally found their footing in the final hour of trading Thursday after an unusual government inventory report that left traders scratching their heads. Lower export levels and forecasts pointing to less heat next week also weighed on prices, but outlooks for strong demand next month on both fronts provided a late boost.…

June 18, 2021
Natural Gas Forwards Climb Amid Further Gains at Henry Hub; Western Basis Eases Despite Heat

Natural Gas Forwards Climb Amid Further Gains at Henry Hub; Western Basis Eases Despite Heat

Aside from moderating premiums in western markets, natural gas forwards marched higher during the June 10-16 trading period. Supply risks served to push July Nymex prices higher, while technical factors and a somewhat cooler look to the weather picture toward the back half of June helped limit gains. July fixed prices at Henry Hub surged…

June 17, 2021
July Natural Gas Futures Eke Out Gain Following ‘Funky’ Storage Report; Cash Prices Advance

July Natural Gas Futures Eke Out Gain Following ‘Funky’ Storage Report; Cash Prices Advance

Natural gas futures finally found their footing in the final hour of trading Thursday after an unusual government inventory report that left traders scratching their heads. Lower export levels and forecasts pointing to less heat next week also weighed on prices, but outlooks for strong demand next month on both fronts provided a late boost.…

June 17, 2021
July Natural Gas Prices Bounce on Day/Day Changes to Supply/Demand Balances

July Natural Gas Prices Bounce on Day/Day Changes to Supply/Demand Balances

Another change in the weather data, this time more supportive for gas demand, sparked a rebound in natural gas futures on Tuesday. Strong cash prices and a large dip in production aided in the rally, which resulted in the July Nymex futures contract jumping 5.8 cents to settle at $3.128. August climbed 5.1 cents to…

June 8, 2021
Tellurian Lands Another LNG Supply Deal with Vitol

Tellurian Lands Another LNG Supply Deal with Vitol

Tellurian Inc. on Thursday said it has signed a sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with Vitol Inc. to supply 3 million metric tons/year (mmty) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its proposed Driftwood export terminal in Louisiana. The announcement came a week after Tellurian announced a similar deal with Gunvor Group Ltd., another leading global…

June 3, 2021
Sempra Looking to Add Second LNG Project on Mexico’s West Coast

Sempra Looking to Add Second LNG Project on Mexico’s West Coast

California’s Sempra Energy is looking to develop a second liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Mexico called Vista Pacifico at Topolobampo in Sinaloa state.  Sempra LNG regional vice president Brian Lloyd said last week the project would import natural gas from U.S. shale basins for re-export as LNG. Vista Pacifico would have an export capacity…

June 1, 2021
Tellurian Cuts SPA to Supply Gunvor in Potential Step Forward for Driftwood LNG

Tellurian Cuts SPA to Supply Gunvor in Potential Step Forward for Driftwood LNG

Tellurian Inc. said Thursday it has signed a deal to supply a subsidiary of global commodities trader Gunvor Group Ltd. with 3 million metric tons/year (mmty) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the proposed Driftwood LNG export terminal in Louisiana.  The announcement was a major step forward for the 27.6 mmty facility proposed near Lake…

May 27, 2021
U.S. Waiving Some Nord Stream Natural Gas Pipeline Sanctions, but Still Opposes European Project

U.S. Waiving Some Nord Stream Natural Gas Pipeline Sanctions, but Still Opposes European Project

The State Department this week waived fresh sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 AG (NS2) consortium that is building the natural gas pipeline from Russia to Europe as the Biden administration looks to strengthen relationships in the region. The 745-mile, 5.3 Bcf/d line as designed would traverse the Baltic Sea from Russia, to Greifswald, Germany.…

May 20, 2021