natural gas outlook

U.S. E&Ps Said on Verge of ‘Energy Super Cycle’ Heading into New Year

U.S. E&Ps Said on Verge of ‘Energy Super Cycle’ Heading into New Year

The U.S. exploration sector delivered its fourth straight quarter of outperformance in 3Q2021, setting the sector up for what should be solid growth in 2022, according to energy prognosticators. Solid cash flow by the domestic exploration and production (E&P) companies was accelerated by the high commodity prices. However, the three-month period also represented a “stabilized…

November 24, 2021
FERC Projects $5.63 Henry Hub Natural Gas Price for Winter

FERC Projects $5.63 Henry Hub Natural Gas Price for Winter

Despite projecting higher-than-average temperatures across much of the United States this winter that would typically dampen gas-fired power demand, FERC last week predicted rising natural gas prices for the period. A newly released Federal Energy Regulatory Commission report, “2021-2022 Winter Energy Market and Reliability Assessment,” anticipates an average Henry Hub futures price of $5.63/MMBtu for…

October 26, 2021
Raymond James Sees More Upside for Natural Gas Prices in 2022, Raises Projections

Raymond James Sees More Upside for Natural Gas Prices in 2022, Raises Projections

With limited global supplies and robust demand entering the peak winter season, Raymond James analysts on Monday boosted their already bullish natural gas price forecasts for this year and 2022. Analysts J.R. Weston and John Freeman said they raised their full-year 2021 Henry Hub average price forecast 6% to $3.70/MMBtu and their expectation for next…

October 26, 2021
Poor Americans Said Likely to Bear Brunt of Transition from Natural Gas to Renewables

Poor Americans Said Likely to Bear Brunt of Transition from Natural Gas to Renewables

Campaigns to shift consumers away from natural gas and toward renewables such as solar and wind are directed at substantial environmental benefits. However, the process could exact a punishing financial toll on poor Americans, a new study found. Research co-authored by Catherine Hausman, an associate professor at the University of Michigan, and economist Lucas Davis…

August 10, 2021