Cookies on the ICIS website


Our website uses cookies, which are small text files that are widely used in order to make websites work more effectively. To continue using our website and consent to the use of cookies, click away from this box or click 'Close'

Find out about our cookies and how to change them

News Archive


Belgium: Zeebrugge natural gas prices push up on prompt and curve contractssubscriber only

Despite initial softening at the beginning of the session, prices pushed upwards at the Belgian natural gas hub, in line with an uptick on NBP prompt and...

28 Mar 2013 20:19 | ESGM


Britain: Depleted natural gas storage leads April to expire at historic highsubscriber only

The front month and season natural gas contracts expired at historic highs on Thursday, both firming on their last day of trade. Previous highs for...

28 Mar 2013 21:09 | ESGM


Bulgaria/Greece: Electricity traders hopeful of Bulgarian export tariff cutsubscriber only

Traders looking at the Bulgarian electricity market are still waiting for more definite news of the interim government's plans to liberalise the market,...

28 Mar 2013 21:16 | EDEM


Carbon market snapshotsubscriber only

Carbon closed the week on a flat note, ahead of an extended Easter weekend, with both low volumes and volatility. The EUA benchmark December '13 contract...

28 Mar 2013 19:04 | EDCM

Coal Swaps Daily: CIF ARA contango widens as front contracts go into 'free fall'subscriber only

The front end of the European coal curve continued to post heavy losses on Thursday, in line with the bearish physical market.As the front-year paper...

28 Mar 2013 19:13 | CSD


Daily oil summarysubscriber only

Crude prices opened in positive territory on Thursday amid a degree of normality returning to Cyprus as banks in the country reopened for the first time...

28 Mar 2013 20:17 | ESGM


France/Spain: Bulls take charge to see PEG Nord natural gas prompt finish March on a highsubscriber only

Some massive late-session gains at PEG Nord on Thursday saw the French natural gas hub's Day-ahead rocket day on day. However, its usually less liquid PEG...

28 Mar 2013 19:50 | ESGM


Germany/Austria: NCG front-month contract ends week on five-year highsubscriber only

On the last day before their expiry, NCG April and Summer '13 both closed on five-year highs, while nearly all other contracts also saw a bullish session....

28 Mar 2013 19:51 | ESGM


Italy: Electricity near curve extends gains as France skyrocketssubscriber only

Italian wholesale electricity prompt and near-curve contracts skyrocketed on Thursday, following in the footsteps of French equivalents. The far curve also...

28 Mar 2013 19:32 | EDEM


Japan's Tokyo Gas gains US shale foothold in Barnettsubscriber only

Japan's largest gas utility Tokyo Gas has taken a US shale gas position in the Barnett basin in Texas after acquiring $485m from US-based independent energy...

29 Mar 2013 17:20 | GLM


Market comment: Argentina LNG tender awarded to eight supplierssubscriber only

In Argentina, the 14 cargoes awarded from the country's most recent tender, which initially sought for 24 slots, were awarded to as many as eight different...

29 Mar 2013 09:27 | LMD


Market Report: Argentina tender provides LNG market supportsubscriber only

The Americas once again provided the focus this week, as strong regional competition forced Argentina's ENARSA and YPF to pay a significant premium for LNG cargoes in their latest 2013 supply tender

28 Mar 2013 20:08 | GLM


NBP: Depleted storage leads gas prices to expire at historic highsubscriber only

The front month and front season natural gas contracts expired at historic highs on 28 March, both firming on their last day of trade. Previous highs...

29 Mar 2013 07:54 | LMD


Netherlands: Tight natural gas lifts electricity front month to 18-month highsubscriber only

The rising TTF natural gas curve and strong French prices boosted their Dutch electricity equivalents in week 13, assessed on Thursday ahead of the Easter...

28 Mar 2013 21:03 | EDEM


Netherlands: TTF pulls upwards as market sees little to reassure itsubscriber only

Trading turned bullish again at the TTF on Thursday, with most contracts trading up as traders wrangled with a host of variables and chose to act with caution....

28 Mar 2013 20:33 | ESGM


NYMEX: Gas prices down on milder temperature outlooksubscriber only

NYMEX natural gas futures settled the last session before Good Friday down from the start of trade, sliding despite the US Energy Information Administration...

29 Mar 2013 07:53 | LMD


Taiwan’s CPC seeks LNG volumes from June to Octobersubscriber only

Taiwan's incumbent LNG buyer CPC is understood to require about one spot cargo per month to supplement its contractual deliveries during the country's summer...

29 Mar 2013 07:55 | LMD


Turkey: Electricity contract prices shed premium amid improved liquiditysubscriber only

Expectations of ample hydro generation and lower electricity consumption levels throughout spring weighed on front-end prices on Thursday but failed to leave...

28 Mar 2013 21:34 | EDEM


UK: Front month extends bull run all the way to expirysubscriber only

The front month expired at a record high for an April Baseload contract on the UK wholesale electricity market on Thursday, tracking a bullish NBP product...

28 Mar 2013 21:08 | EDEM


US natural gas stocks slide again as winter demand season extends into springsubscriber only

The continuation of below-average-temperatures, coupled with nuclear capacity outages, ensured that US gas inventories fell further below the 50% capacity...

28 Mar 2013 18:47 | GLM

Search News Articles