Natural gas futures

Natural Gas Futures Climb Early Amid Production Decline, Warmer Forecast Trends

Natural Gas Futures Climb Early Amid Production Decline, Warmer Forecast Trends

A combination of lower production estimates and hotter overnight forecast trends helped lift natural gas futures in early trading Wednesday. The August Nymex contract was up 14.5 cents to $5.668/MMBtu as of around 8:50 a.m. ET. A day/day drop in production estimates of around 1.6-1.9 Bcf/d was “providing fundamental cover” for higher prices as of…

July 6, 2022
August Natural Gas Futures Flounder as Forecasts Call for Easing Heat; Cash Prices Climb

August Natural Gas Futures Flounder as Forecasts Call for Easing Heat; Cash Prices Climb

Natural gas futures slipped lower Tuesday, extending the extensive sell-off from a week earlier. A mid-July reprieve from oppressively hot weather patterns and the potential for another stout storage print weighed on prices. The August Nymex gas futures contract settled at $5.523/MMBtu, down 20.7 cents day/day. September fell 22.5 cents to $5.487. With heat scorching…

July 5, 2022
Mexico Touts Multi-Billion Dollar Public-Private Natural Gas Projects

Mexico Touts Multi-Billion Dollar Public-Private Natural Gas Projects

Amid a global energy crunch, Mexico is set to go all in on natural gas with numerous public-private projects announced over the past week. Speaking at the launch of the Olmeca refinery in Dos Bocas, Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CRE) head Manuel Bartlett said the utility would partner with the local subsidiary of Canada’s TC…

July 5, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Recover Some Losses, but Further Downside Possible

Natural Gas Futures Recover Some Losses, but Further Downside Possible

In the aftermath of last week’s heavy sell-off, natural gas futures were trading lower early Tuesday as forecasts shed cooling demand over the weekend. The August Nymex contract was off 35.5 cents to $5.375/MMBtu as of around 8:45 a.m. ET. After a brutal slashing, natural gas bulls licked their wounds and managed to churn out…

July 5, 2022
Moderating Heat by Mid-July Helps Pressure Natural Gas Futures Lower in Early Trading

Moderating Heat by Mid-July Helps Pressure Natural Gas Futures Lower in Early Trading

In the aftermath of last week’s heavy sell-off, natural gas futures were trading lower early Tuesday as forecasts shed cooling demand over the weekend. The August Nymex contract was off 35.5 cents to $5.375/MMBtu as of around 8:45 a.m. ET. The outlook for the natural gas market was “surprisingly stable” over the extended Fourth of…

July 5, 2022
Wounded Bulls Eke Out 30-Cent Gain for Natural Gas Futures, but Cash Dragged Lower

Wounded Bulls Eke Out 30-Cent Gain for Natural Gas Futures, but Cash Dragged Lower

After a brutal slashing, natural gas bulls licked their wounds and managed to churn out a respectable rebound along the natural gas futures curve to close out the week. The August Nymex futures contract settled Friday at $5.730/MMBtu, up 30.6 cents on the day. September futures climbed 32.0 cents to $5.712. At A Glance: Market…

July 1, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Take Beating, Drop $1-Plus on Storage, Freeport News

Natural Gas Futures Take Beating, Drop $1-Plus on Storage, Freeport News

Natural gas futures took one (actually two) on the chin Thursday as a larger-than-expected storage injection and an update regarding the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) outage sent prices tumbling to levels not seen in months. The August Nymex futures contract plummeted $1.074 to $5.424/MMBtu. September lost $1.101 cents to land at $5.392. Spot gas…

July 1, 2022
Volatility Amid Freeport LNG Outage Concerns Sees Natural Gas Futures Pare Losses

Volatility Amid Freeport LNG Outage Concerns Sees Natural Gas Futures Pare Losses

Coming off a huge sell-off in the previous session, natural gas futures recovered some of their losses in early trading Friday as the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal outage continued to roil the market ahead of the extended July Fourth holiday weekend. After plummeting $1.074 on Thursday, the August Nymex contract was up 45.9…

July 1, 2022
In Historic Bloodbath, Natural Gas Futures Drop $1-Plus on Storage, Freeport News

In Historic Bloodbath, Natural Gas Futures Drop $1-Plus on Storage, Freeport News

Natural gas futures took one (actually two) on the chin Thursday as a larger-than-expected storage injection and an update regarding the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) outage sent prices tumbling to levels not seen in months. The August Nymex futures contract plummeted $1.074 to $5.424/MMBtu. September lost $1.101 cents to land at $5.392. Spot gas…

June 30, 2022
North American Natural Gas Prices Continue Slide; Traders Uncertain on New Rules – Mexico Spotlight

North American Natural Gas Prices Continue Slide; Traders Uncertain on New Rules – Mexico Spotlight

North American natural gas prices lost more than three dollars in June after an explosion at the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant early in the month knocked the facility offline. August took over as the front month contract for New York Mercantile Exchange futures this week and prices continued to be pressured downwards. On…

June 30, 2022
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