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Belgium: Day-ahead basis sinks ; Interconnector imports up

Zeebrugge prices firmed across the board on Tuesday, tracking the trend at a bullish NBP due to supply issues. The Belgian Day-ahead started trading...

30 Mar 2010 20:01 | ESGM


Carbon market snapshot

The CO2 market closed fairly flat day-on-day on Tuesday, ahead of Thursday's expected 2009 emissions data release. A selling bout pushed EUA Year 2010 to...

30 Mar 2010 18:40 | EDCM


CER curve moves into complete backwardation

ICIS Heren data show that the certified emission reduction (CER) curve has moved into complete backwardation. Some traders put this down to the twin...

30 Mar 2010 19:32 | EDCM


Continental: Trading brisk on front month, far curve sags

The far curve continued to sag on Tuesday, after every contract fell in Continental markets on Monday. Participants were especially perplexed by unusual...

30 Mar 2010 23:02 | EDEM


Czech: May takes centre stage as April nears delivery

Czech and Slovak longer-dated contracts traded down week on week, moving in line with their German counterparts, market sources said. On the spot, traders...

30 Mar 2010 20:21 | EDEM


Daily oil summary

The markets had a relatively subdued day as traders waited for the publication of the weekly US stock data. A rally early in the European morning...

30 Mar 2010 20:11 | EDEM ESGM


Debate rages over impact of new Estonia market regime

Estonia is due to liberalise 35% of its electricity market on 1 April and join Nord Pool's power exchange as the Estlink price region, yet traders are waiting...

30 Mar 2010 18:18 | EDEM


Dutch and Danish companies extend APX-ENDEX presence

Dutch utility Eneco, and Danish trader Danske Commodities have extended their memberships on Anglo-Dutch energy exchange APX-ENDEX, it was announced on Tuesday.Eneco...

30 Mar 2010 18:25 | EDEM ESGM


Emissions data by 6 April at the latest

The European Commission will release emissions data for 2009 by 6 April at the latest, according to a statement on Tuesday.This follows a notice last...

30 Mar 2010 19:09 | EDCM


France: French spot heads upwards, and curve prices follow suit

France firmed on Tuesday as a general bullish trend spread throughout the continent. One trader reported an interesting session after an uneventful Monday....

30 Mar 2010 19:50 | ESGM


Germany: GASPOOL posts strong gains

German prices strengthened as European markets reacted to the news that the Norwegian Langeled field was reportedly plagued by technical problems that had...

30 Mar 2010 19:54 | ESGM


Interview: GasTerra CEO Gertjan Lankhorst

The economic slowdown has forced Dutch gas incumbent GasTerra to step up its activities on the TTF as well as others of Europe's gas hubs, CEO Gertjan Lankhorst,...

30 Mar 2010 19:47 | ESGM


Netherlands: TTF up, as supply difficulties heighten uncertainty

On Tuesday, the TTF market received some unexpected support from reported supply difficulties between Norway and the UK, particularly concerning the Langeled...

30 Mar 2010 20:00 | ESGM


Ofgem pushes UK TSO on linepack transparency

British regulator Ofgem said on Tuesday it will modify transmission system operator (TSO) National Grid's transporter licence regarding the system operator...

30 Mar 2010 18:06 | ESGM


Polish grid connection guidelines updated

Polish energy regulator URE has updated its guidelines on physically connecting new end-users to the distribution grid, it said on Tuesday.Distributors...

30 Mar 2010 18:22 | ESGM


Slovakia nails out-of-court settlement with Gazprom

Slovak gas incumbent SPP has reached an out-of-court settlement with Gazprom regarding compensation for the non-delivery of 300 million cubic metres (Mm3)...

30 Mar 2010 18:36 | ESGM


SocGen pegs 2009 emissions fall at 9%

French investment bank Société Générale (SocGen) expects 2009 emissions to show an 8.6% fall, according a revised forecast on Tuesday. It estimates that...

30 Mar 2010 19:18 | EDCM


UK: 2012 contracts shrug off the bulls; spark narrows

The 2012 seasonal contracts continued their downward momentum on Wednesday, shrugging off a bullish session on spot and near-term contracts.Summer...

30 Mar 2010 20:11 | EDEM


UK: Langeled flow rates drop; promopt and near-curve gain

Langeled's turn down late afternoon sent the market into a spin, as linepack struggled to cope with added continental demand. Prompt's gains rippled across...

30 Mar 2010 20:09 | ESGM


Wingas tender for fuel gas concluded

German network operator Wingas Transport recently finalised a call for tenders for 1.5 billion kWh - or 140 million cubic metres - of fuel gas (the most...

30 Mar 2010 17:55 | ESGM

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