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Gazprom Keeps Natural Gas Flowing Through Ukraine, Pushing TTF Lower – LNG Recap

Gazprom Keeps Natural Gas Flowing Through Ukraine, Pushing TTF Lower – LNG Recap

European natural gas prices declined on Monday, when supply concerns were eased by Gazprom PJSC, which did not reduce the supplies it’s shipping through Ukraine after warning of cuts last week. The January contract fell by 1% after Gazprom said conditions had been met to keep moving gas at current levels into Ukraine, one of…

November 28, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Extend Rally as Wintry Weather Nears; Spot Prices Surge

Natural Gas Futures Extend Rally as Wintry Weather Nears; Spot Prices Surge

Natural gas futures flew higher on Monday, bolstered by forecasts for substantially colder weather and stronger heating demand. The December Nymex contract gained 54.4 cents day/day to settle at $6.944/MMBtu, adding to a 42.5 cent rally in Friday’s session. January climbed 49.0 cents to $7.244. At A Glance: Forecasts add ‘hefty’ dose of demand Potential…

November 7, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Tumble Below Key $6.50 Threshold on Improving Winter Supply Outlook

Natural Gas Futures Tumble Below Key $6.50 Threshold on Improving Winter Supply Outlook

Could a change in natural gas trading behavior be amiss? Bears on Monday managed to take out a key psychological level of support amid robust supply and a steadily improving storage picture. The November Nymex gas futures contract settled at $6.435/MMBtu, off 31.3 cents from Friday’s close. December futures slid 26.3 cents to $6.784. At…

October 10, 2022
WeatherBELL’s Bastardi Sees Active End to Hurricane Season, Cold December

WeatherBELL’s Bastardi Sees Active End to Hurricane Season, Cold December

Although current climate patterns portend a rather mild winter overall this year, historical comparisons indicate that December could be quite cold, according to WeatherBELL Analytics LLC meteorologist Joe Bastardi. Speaking at the LDC Gas Forums Mid-Continent show in Chicago last week, Bastardi said October weather often is a key indicator of how cold it may…

September 19, 2022
September Natural Gas Expires Higher on Lingering Heat, Tight Balances; Cash Recovers

September Natural Gas Expires Higher on Lingering Heat, Tight Balances; Cash Recovers

After an early dip into the red, natural gas futures swung higher Monday as weather models continued to show bursts of heat over the next couple of weeks. Volatility remained front and center, however, with big gains nearly erased by the close of the session. As the dust settled, the September Nymex gas futures contract…

August 29, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Slip, but Double-Digit Prices Seen Likely Ahead of Winter

Natural Gas Futures Slip, but Double-Digit Prices Seen Likely Ahead of Winter

Natural gas futures fizzled midweek but held comfortably above $9 as bulls remained largely in control of the market. The September Nymex gas futures contract settled Wednesday at $9.244/MMBtu, off 8.5 cents day/day. October futures slid 8.3 cents to $9.228. At A Glance: Bullish supply/demand balances intact Storage injection seen below-average Spot gas prices continue…

August 17, 2022
Bulls Parade Past $9 as Production Dips Again; Spot Gas Surges on Lingering Heat

Bulls Parade Past $9 as Production Dips Again; Spot Gas Surges on Lingering Heat

After a solid recovery throughout Monday’s session, natural gas futures extended their streak Tuesday as maintenance activities took another toll on production. The September Nymex gas futures contract soared 60.1 cents day/day to settle at $9.329/MMBtu. October futures climbed 59.9 cents to $9.311. Spot gas prices also surged as power burns remain elevated despite cooler…

August 16, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Extend Losses on Returning Supply, Cooling Temperatures

Natural Gas Futures Extend Losses on Returning Supply, Cooling Temperatures

Natural gas futures slipped early Monday as production returned to near all-time highs and weather models cooled a bit for late August. Though bulls stepped in to buy off session lows, the September Nymex gas futures contract settled at $8.728/MMBtu, off 4.0 cents from Friday’s close. October futures fell 3.2 cents to $8.712. Spot gas…

August 15, 2022
European Supply Tightness Boosts Gas Prices, While Asian LNG Demand Rises

European Supply Tightness Boosts Gas Prices, While Asian LNG Demand Rises

European gas prices remained high this week, supported by supply tightness due to low Norwegian flows caused by unplanned outages at the Sleipner field and Nyhamna plant, and maintenance work on Nord Stream 1 set to last until 21 July.

July 15, 2022
Scorching Summer Forecast Lifts Natural Gas Forwards Prices

Scorching Summer Forecast Lifts Natural Gas Forwards Prices

A sweltering summer temperature outlook overshadowed ongoing demand destruction from the Freeport LNG terminal outage to send natural gas forwards prices soaring during the July 7-13 trading period, NGI’s Forward Look data show. Fixed price trading for August delivery at benchmark Henry Hub surged $1.179 higher week/week to $6.690/MMBtu. That established the baseline for fixed…

July 15, 2022
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