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Pundit: More Energy Density, Less Political Denseness

The beat-down that U.S. natural gas prices have gotten from shale production is “perhaps the best possible news for the U.S. economy,” energy author and lecturer Robert Bryce told a Houston audience recently. The Manhattan Institute fellow predicted that over the next century, natural gas will continue to take more of the energy stage from coal and oil.

June 27, 2011

Pundit: More Energy Density, Less Political Denseness

The beat-down that U.S. natural gas prices have gotten from shale production is “perhaps the best possible news for the U.S. economy,” energy author and lecturer Robert Bryce told a Houston audience last week. The Manhattan Institute fellow predicted that over the next century, natural gas will continue to take more of the energy stage from coal and oil.

June 21, 2011

Here We Go Again; Northeast Soars, Other Points Soft

There was something familiar about the pattern of Wednesday’s cash market. Perhaps it was because exactly two weeks earlier Northeast citygates were also spiking in the face of a approaching winter storm while nearly all other points softened moderately.

January 27, 2011

The Money in the Middle

Continued strong crude oil prices and weak prices for natural gas in 2011 will make for a positive story for natural gas liquids (NGL), perhaps excluding ethane, Copano Energy LLC CEO Bruce Northcutt told financial analysts last Friday.

November 8, 2010

The Money in the Middle

Continued strong crude oil prices and weak prices for natural gas in 2011 will make for a positive story for natural gas liquids (NGL), perhaps excluding ethane, Copano Energy LLC CEO Bruce Northcutt told financial analysts Friday.

November 8, 2010

Market Sees Firmer Quotes at Most Locations

Perhaps due to a little heating load starting to appear in some northern and western market areas, along with moderate warming trends returning in the South, the market found enough weather-based support to see modest gains at a small majority of points Tuesday.

October 6, 2010

Futures Drop a Few Pennies, But ‘Major’ Support Looms

Perhaps pondering its Thursday expiration, the September natural gas futures contract traded in a muted range on Tuesday as fundamentals remained bleak and technical support remained rigid. The prompt-month contract closed out the regular session at $2.882, down 4.1 cents from Monday’s finish.

August 26, 2009

Futures Plummet on Smaller-Than-Expected Storage Pull, Low Liquidity

Perhaps in anticipation of a smaller-than-expected natural gas storage withdrawal report, February natural gas futures on Wednesday morning sunk lower, which was compounded by the noon EST report, which revealed that only 143 Bcf was extracted from underground inventories for the week ended Dec. 26. The contract ended up closing Wednesday’s regular session at $5.622, down 23.7 cents from Tuesday’s close.

January 2, 2009

Another Grim Forecast Issued for U.S. Gas Rigs

The U.S. natural gas rig count has peaked and is now in the early weeks of a downward correction that is likely to extend through all of 2009 and perhaps most of 2010, an energy analyst said last week.

November 3, 2008

Another Grim Forecast Issued for U.S. Gas Rigs

The U.S. natural gas rig count has peaked and is now in the early weeks of a downward correction that is likely to extend through all of 2009 and perhaps most of 2010, an energy analyst said Wednesday.

October 30, 2008