Themes

Natural Gas for Transport Emerging in ‘Key Markets’

Wood Mackenzie energy and metals analysts collaborated to identify what they believe will be the major themes of 2013 that could materially impact the long-term landscape. Among other things, keep an eye on growth in the natural gas for transportation markets, said analysts.

December 17, 2012

Natural Gas for Transport Gains Momentum, Says Wood Mackenzie

Wood Mackenzie energy and metals analysts collaborated to identify what they believe will be the major themes of 2013 that could materially impact the long-term landscape. Among other things, keep an eye on growth in the natural gas for transportation markets, said analysts.

December 17, 2012

U.S. Gas Price Forecasts Continue Decline

Energy analysts last week continued to pile on the bearish forecasts, and two more sliced their forecasts for 2010 natural gas prices on two recurring themes: an acceleration in gas-directed drilling activity year-to-date, and the anticipated revisions expected to be made beginning this month in Energy Information Administration (EIA) production data.

April 19, 2010

Energy Secretary Calls Shale Gas a ‘Big Deal’

The shale-induced brimming natural gas supply is one of three “major themes” — the other two being world oil prices and climate change policy — that will drive U.S. energy policy in the years ahead, said the head of a Washington, DC-based nonprofit energy and environmental research group last Tuesday. Energy Secretary Steven Chu called shale gas a “big deal” because “gas will be [the] transition fuel as [we] go to renewables.”

April 12, 2010

Energy Secretary Calls Shale Gas a ‘Big Deal’

The bulging natural gas supply is one of the three “major themes” — the other two being world oil prices and climate change policy — that will drive U.S. energy policy in the years ahead, said the head of a Washington, DC-based nonprofit energy and environmental research group Tuesday. Energy Secretary Stephen Chu called shale gas a “big deal” because “gas will be [the] transition fuel as [we] go to renewables.”

April 7, 2010

Energy Secretary Calls Shale Gas a ‘Big Deal’

The bulging natural gas supply is one of the three “major themes” — the other two being world oil prices and climate change policy — that will drive U.S. energy policy in the years ahead, said the head of a Washington, DC-based nonprofit energy and environmental research group Tuesday. Energy Secretary Stephen Chu called shale gas a “big deal” because “gas will be [the] transition fuel as [we] go to renewables.”

April 7, 2010

Directionless Futures Market Results in a Quiet 7-Cent Range

Resting and regrouping appeared to be the themes Wednesday as June natural gas traded a slim 7-cent range before closing out the day at $7.730, up 1.2 cents from Tuesday’s close.

May 3, 2007

Analyst Sees Close Oil/Gas Pricing Relationship Continuing

For the next two to three years, certain oil/natural gas pricing relationships are “likely” to be ongoing themes, energy analyst Stephen Smith noted in his latest monthly report. And, except for extreme cold winter shortfalls, “we don’t expect to see sustained periods when Henry Hub gas prices exceed Gulf Coast distillate prices.”

March 1, 2004

Analyst Sees Close Oil/Gas Pricing Relationship Continuing

For the next two to three years, certain oil/natural gas pricing relationships are “likely” to be ongoing themes, energy analyst Stephen Smith noted in his latest monthly report. And, except for extreme cold winter shortfalls, “we don’t expect to see sustained periods when Henry Hub gas prices exceed Gulf Coast distillate prices.”

February 26, 2004