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News Archive

Gas

Belgium: NBP supply fears boost natural gas spot as IUK nominations drop

Zeebrugge prices ticked higher on Friday reflecting supply concerns boosting the NBP prompt and consequently reducing exports to Belgium through the Interconnector...

27 Apr 2012 18:54 | ESGM

Gas

Britain: NBP prompt natural gas contracts driven higher as storage injections sap supplies

NBP prompt prices firmed on Friday, as traders reacted to supply concerns by chasing contracts higher. With Centrica's Rough storage site still in injection...

27 Apr 2012 19:52 | ESGM

Power

CEE/SEE:Curves up; spot down on low holiday demand

Most regional curves corrected upwards on Friday after heavy losses in recent sessions, save for Romania, while the spot dropped because the forthcoming...

27 Apr 2012 19:52 | EDEM

Coal swaps comment: Coal swaps fall to ‘reasonable levels’ on low Friday liquidity

After a temporary uptick in coal swaps prices on Thursday, values fell back to recent lows on Friday as liquidity dried up ahead of the weekend. European...

27 Apr 2012 18:49 | CSD

LNG

Comment: Japan’s global LNG supply drive has revitalised the role of its trading houses

Japan's global LNG supply drive hasrevitalised the role of its trading houses

27 Apr 2012 20:52 | GLM

Gas

Daily oil summary

The day opened to the news that Spain's credit rating had been downgraded again, heightening fears that the eurozone debt crisis could get even worse. With...

27 Apr 2012 20:37 | ESGM

Power

Forecasting technology aims to predict wind electricity production

Technology to improve wind generation forecasting are gaining ground across Europe as intermittent generation places more strain on the grid and balancing...

27 Apr 2012 18:27 | EDEM

Gas

France: Mixed natural gas supply outlook as PEGs follow direction of NBP

Natural gas prices at the PEGs moved in line with France's neighbouring hubs, gaining some value in spite of a combination of bearish fundamentals such as...

27 Apr 2012 19:14 | ESGM

Gas

Germany/Austria: NCG Day-ahead follows NBP natural gas market upwards; far curve stabilises

NCG natural gas prompt contracts posted noticeable gains on Friday as a bullish sentiment rippled towards the German market from the UK and pushed up buying...

27 Apr 2012 18:58 | ESGM

Power

Germany/France: Power far-curves flat, spot and prompts down on holidays

German and French prompt prices fell on Friday on upcoming holidays and high levels of wind and solar power production forecasts for next week.Prices...

27 Apr 2012 19:52 | EDEM

Gas

Germany/Netherlands review: Natural gas curve falls on oil, prompt on warm weather

The TTF Day-ahead contract maintained a premium over the front-month note throughout the week but storage injections increased week on week, with the exception...

27 Apr 2012 18:57 | ESGM

Power

Italy: Electricity prompt buoyed by spot but liquidity thin

Liquidity in the Italian electricity market thinned out at the end of week, leading to little price fluctuation on the curve. A more pronounced move was...

27 Apr 2012 19:52 | EDEM

LNG

Market Report: Tighter supply picture weighs on trading activity

Nigeria LNG issued a tender this week and appears to be the only reliable source of flexible LNG in the short-term. The bullish trend strengthened in Asia as buyers responded to competition from...

27 Apr 2012 20:49 | GLM

Gas

Natural gas outlook

BritainForecasts for May temperatures that are warmer than was previously expected are likely to put pressure on prompt contracts over the coming...

27 Apr 2012 18:40 | ESGM

Power

Netherlands: Bearish fuels complex leaves curve weaker

A bearish fuels complex led the majority of curve contracts on the Dutch electricity curve to week-on-week losses during week 17. The prompt also displayed...

27 Apr 2012 19:52 | EDEM

Gas

Netherlands: Stop-lossing triggers bounce on the TTF natural gas prompt and curve as bulls prevail

The approaching Queen's Day holiday, which thinned the level of trading in the Netherlands on Friday, failed to dampen the bullish impulse on the TTF natural...

27 Apr 2012 19:52 | ESGM

LNG

Shell outlines East African growth ambitions

Anglo-Dutch major Shell will seek to expand its position in Mozambique if it is successful in a takeover bid for Africa-focused explorer Cove Energy, according...

27 Apr 2012 20:49 | GLM

LNG

South American FSRU plans moving in different directions

The results of GasAtacama's floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) tender, which would add a second import site to the northern region of Chile,...

27 Apr 2012 20:49 | GLM

Gas

UK review: Supply tightness relieves NBP natural gas contracts after losing streak

NBP contracts posted significant declines over the week, falling for three straight sessions before a rally on Thursday provided a degree of support across...

27 Apr 2012 18:54 | ESGM

Power

UK: Electricity dark spreads boosted as gains in gas lift power

Seasonal contracts on the UK electricity market maintained an element of upward momentum on Friday, tracing natural gas increases on the NBP for most of...

27 Apr 2012 20:17 | EDEM

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