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Natural Gas Futures Rise Further on Strong Export Demand, Cooler Weather

Natural Gas Futures Rise Further on Strong Export Demand, Cooler Weather

Exports to Mexico hit fresh highs Hike because of lower production, strong power burns and industrial demand LNG exports also near record levels Natural gas futures resumed their climb on Monday, buoyed by near-record export demand and the arrival of chilly weather. With the latest forecast extending and intensifying the cooler temperatures, the May Nymex…

April 20, 2021
Natural Gas Futures Ease Lower as Seasonal Temperatures Expected Late Month

Natural Gas Futures Ease Lower as Seasonal Temperatures Expected Late Month

Natural gas futures pared their recent gains in early trading Tuesday as the latest forecasts continued to show a mild seasonal pattern arriving later this month. After climbing 6.9 cents in the previous session, the May Nymex contract was down 2.0 cents to $2.729/MMBtu at around 8:50 a.m. ET. Overnight changes to the forecast data…

April 20, 2021
NGI’s Hub & Flow Delves into the History and Future of North American Gas Market — Listen Now

NGI’s Hub & Flow Delves into the History and Future of North American Gas Market — Listen Now

Click here to listen to a new episode of NGI’s Hub & Flow podcast. NGI’s Christopher Lenton, senior editor for Mexico and Latin America, spoke to Mercuria Energy Co.’s Charles Blanchard in the latest episode. Blanchard, head of North American natural gas research, recently published an exhaustive study on the history of natural gas in…

April 19, 2021
Lifted by Exports, May Natural Gas Futures Finish Strong

Lifted by Exports, May Natural Gas Futures Finish Strong

LNG feed gas volumes hovered close to 2021 highs Pipeline exports to Mexico also held strong Forecasters are calling for below-average temperatures Natural gas futures forged higher on Friday, marking the fourth time during the week the prompt month finished in the green. Robust liquefied natural gas (LNG) volumes, coupled with seasonally strong weather-driven demand,…

April 19, 2021
Chillier Forecast, ‘Elevated’ Exports Send Natural Gas Futures Higher Early

Chillier Forecast, ‘Elevated’ Exports Send Natural Gas Futures Higher Early

Riding momentum from strong export levels and continued colder trends from forecasts over the weekend, natural gas futures probed several cents higher in early trading Monday. The May Nymex contract was up 3.9 cents to $2.719/MMBtu at around 8:40 a.m. ET. In its latest 15-day forecast Monday Bespoke Weather Services added nine gas-weighted degree days…

April 19, 2021
Markets Embrace Storage Result, May Natural Gas Futures Advance

Markets Embrace Storage Result, May Natural Gas Futures Advance

EIA posted a bullish natural gas storage report Demand for U.S. exports held strong Cash prices extended a weeklong rally amid chilly conditions Natural gas futures prices rebounded Thursday as the government’s weekly inventory report proved bullish, and both weather forecasts and demand for U.S. exports remained favorable. The May Nymex contract settled at $2.658/MMBtu,…

April 16, 2021
Euro Model Seen Colder Overnight as May Natural Gas Futures Advance

Euro Model Seen Colder Overnight as May Natural Gas Futures Advance

Colder overnight trends for late April from one of the major weather models saw natural gas futures climb several cents in early trading Friday. The May Nymex contract was up 3.1 cents to $2.689/MMBtu at around 8:50 a.m. ET. The European weather model added 12 heating degree days (HDD) overnight, with colder trends impacting the…

April 16, 2021
Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Grows Amid Lessons from U.S. Experience

Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Grows Amid Lessons from U.S. Experience

Mexico’s natural gas market is still in its early stages and suffers from a lack of competition, but that’s not too far from how things were in the United States when the market started, according to Mercuria Energy Co.’s Charles Blanchard. Blanchard, head of North American natural gas research, recently published an exhaustive study on…

April 15, 2021
May Natural Gas Futures Trade Sideways After Early Gains

May Natural Gas Futures Trade Sideways After Early Gains

BREAKING: U.S. EIA reports an injection of 61 Bcf natural gas storage for the week ended April 9, coming in below median estimates May Nymex contract settled at $2.618/MMBtu on Wednesday, down just one-tenth of a cent day/day Natural gas futures traded in the green much of Wednesday, lifted by colder weather trends that pointed…

April 15, 2021
Natural Gas Futures Slide Early as EIA Report Not Expected to Provide Bullish Momentum

Natural Gas Futures Slide Early as EIA Report Not Expected to Provide Bullish Momentum

With overnight forecasts shedding a small amount of heating demand from the outlook, and with traders preparing to digest updated government inventory data, natural gas futures eased lower in early trading Thursday. The May Nymex contract was down 2.1 cents to $2.597/MMBtu at around 8:45 a.m. ET. For this week’s U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)…

April 15, 2021
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