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Gas

Belgium: Zeebrugge basis closes -0.8p/th; outright spot price flatsubscriber only

Belgian prices on the prompt displayed mixed reactions at Wednesday's close, but changes kept within a narrow range.The Zeebrugge basis landed at...

30 Jan 2013 20:03 | ESGM

Gas

Britain: Storage injection lifts demand, but spot dips on natural gas oversupplysubscriber only

The prompt and front month natural gas fell from opening highs to close down a touch on Wednesday. Despite a rise in medium-range storage injections, which...

30 Jan 2013 20:37 | ESGM

Power

CEE/SEE: Bearish fuels, electricity spot trigger further curve lossessubscriber only

Predictions for further losses on the regional markets came true on Wednesday, as curve values were dragged lower by falling emission values.A trader...

30 Jan 2013 20:58 | EDEM

Coal swaps comment: Colombian strike decisions garner weak responsesubscriber only

Prices across the three main coal hubs had a muted reaction to confirmation of industrial action at a coal facility in Colombia on Wednesday, with the small...

30 Jan 2013 18:28 | CSD

Gas

Daily oil summarysubscriber only

With the weekly US stock figures published late on Tuesday by the American Petroleum Institute (API) showing larger builds on both crude and gasoline than...

30 Jan 2013 20:58 | EDEM ESGM

Power

Daily oil summarysubscriber only

With the weekly US stock figures published late on Tuesday by the American Petroleum Institute (API) showing larger builds on both crude and gasoline than...

30 Jan 2013 20:58 | EDEM ESGM

Emissions

E.ON prepares to move emissions abroadsubscriber only

An "inefficient" carbon regime under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) has been a "game changer" for E.ON's business, citing it as a factor in "massive...

30 Jan 2013 21:14 | EDCM

Gas

E.ON renegotiating supply contracts with four suppliers - CEO

German utility E.ON is optimistic it will be relieved of the remaining 50% of "risk" in its long-term natural gas contracts within the next 12 months, CEO...

30 Jan 2013 18:56 | ESGM

Power

EU electricity market integration facing major delays - ACER director

The EU's flagship plan to integrate electricity markets across the bloc by 2014 is facing major delays, the director of pan-European regulator body ACER,...

30 Jan 2013 20:03 | EDEM

Gas

France: PEG Nord spot dips; Sud sees greater loss on good supplysubscriber only

Day-ahead contracts were down across the PEGs on Wednesday, as a well-supplied system and forecast warm weather exerted a bearish influence on the hubs.The...

30 Jan 2013 20:33 | ESGM

Gas

Germany/Austria: Low demand and strong euro keep a lid on natural gas pricessubscriber only

Despite slightly reduced supply, the German natural gas prompt continued to lose value on Wednesday, while the weakening pound pressurised curve contracts.Gas...

30 Jan 2013 20:13 | ESGM

Power

Germany/France: Wind weighs on German spot and front-month electricitysubscriber only

The German far-curve electricity came under pressure again on Wednesday with lower emissions prices and a low spot outturn. The German front-month contract...

30 Jan 2013 20:49 | EDEM

Power

Italy: Electricity curve down on climbing euro, bearish Francesubscriber only

The Italian wholesale electricity far curve lost ground on Wednesday, as a climbing euro capped intra-day gains in Brent price. The Italian near curve also...

30 Jan 2013 19:02 | EDEM

Gas

Italy: Free fall continues as natural gas traders look for floorsubscriber only

Italian natural gas prices continued their free fall all across the board in 23-30 January, pressured by similar movements on the TTF curve, with a long...

30 Jan 2013 20:25 | ESGM

Gas

Netherlands: Prompt softens despite Emden natural gas supply glitchsubscriber only

TTF prompt natural gas prices edged lower on Wednesday as falling demand outweighed the effects of reduced supply following a cut in flows to the Emden Norsea...

30 Jan 2013 19:43 | ESGM

Power

Polish electricity TSO to combat loop flows with phase shifterssubscriber only

Poland's transmission system operator has announced the tender for four phase-shifting transformers to be built on Poland's border with Germany.The...

30 Jan 2013 19:17 | EDEM

South Africa eyes more of its coal for domestic power market

South African exports of thermal coal could be curtailed in the near future, as the Pretoria government has designated it as a 'strategic natural resource',...

30 Jan 2013 19:05 | CSD

Power

Spain: Heavy rains erode power pricessubscriber only

Spanish Baseload electricity prices were in decline this week, as the market dealt with the availability of high levels of renewable energy in the face of...

30 Jan 2013 19:36 | EDEM

Gas

Spanish natural gas regulator amends compensation due to GNFsubscriber only

Spanish natural gas incumbent Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF) should be entitled to some retrospective compensation for losses incurred selling gas to regulated...

30 Jan 2013 19:05 | ESGM

Emissions

UK says aviation carbon emissions could rise 45% by 2030 for aviationsubscriber only

Carbon emissions from international flights departing the UK are forecast to increase by as much as 45% in 2010-2030 to 48.2m tonnes of CO2 (MtCO2) from...

30 Jan 2013 21:14 | EDCM

Power

UK: Curve holds steady while outages strengthen promptsubscriber only

The far curve on the UK wholesale electricity market was range-bound on Wednesday on mixed fundamental signals and slow trading activity. The near curve...

30 Jan 2013 21:14 | EDEM

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