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News Archive

Bears gain stronger grip as short selling takes hold in coal swaps marketsubscriber only

The bears regained firm control of the European and South African swaps markets on Monday when participants closed-out short positions as lacklustre fundamentals...

29 Apr 2013 18:33 | CSD


Britain: Bulls win out in divided natural gas trading session for NBPsubscriber only

Fears of a decrease in Norwegian natural gas to Britain from Wednesday fuelled bullish sentiment within Monday's NBP trading, with expectations of significant...

29 Apr 2013 21:25 | ESGM


Britain's Ofgem launches consultation on natural gas service provider Xoservesubscriber only

British energy regulator Ofgem has launched a consultation on the funding, governance and ownership of natural gas network services provider Xoserve.The...

29 Apr 2013 17:50 | ESGM


Carbon leakage list review could discourage surplus EUA salessubscriber only

The expectation that industrial companies will be given fewer free EU carbon emissions allowances (EUAs) in the second half of phase III of the EU's emissions...

29 Apr 2013 17:27 | EDCM


Carbon snapshotsubscriber only

Carbon prices started the week on a positive note, closing slightly above the level at which they ended Friday's session. The European Commission's...

29 Apr 2013 17:55 | EDCM


CEE/SEE: Electricity ear curve flat close to deliverysubscriber only

Trading activity on the Polish and Czech electricity markets lessened ahead of holiday season, with far-curve contracts remaining range-bound. Prompt and...

29 Apr 2013 19:27 | EDEM


Daily oil summarysubscriber only

Crude oil futures opened in negative territory on Monday and traded sideways during the early hours. When Europe opened for business, prices took...

29 Apr 2013 19:53 | ESGM


France/Spain: PEGs prices on prompt hike; bullish pressure on curvesubscriber only

French natural gas prices hiked in all three PEGs markets on Monday, mirroring the bullish pressure settling on prompt contracts at nearly all major European...

29 Apr 2013 19:22 | ESGM


Germany/Austria: NCG Day-ahead rises in spite of healthy natural gas supply picturesubscriber only

The NCG Day-ahead started the week with a €0.20/MWh session-on-session gain, as a couple of outages in Norway sparked bullish sentiment. The rising...

29 Apr 2013 19:03 | ESGM


Germany/France: Electricity curves flat on firm carbon and weak coalsubscriber only

The majority of contracts trading on the German and French wholesale electricity curves moved sideways on Monday with an absence of strong market drivers...

29 Apr 2013 19:15 | EDEM


Italy: Electricity spot and gas support May as contract expiressubscriber only

The Italian wholesale electricity prompt and near curve closed in positive territory on Monday, supported by strong spot levels and higher gas prices. Far-curve...

29 Apr 2013 21:05 | EDEM


Netherlands: TTF natural gas prompt rises on the back of gas outages and weathersubscriber only

The TTF prompt firmed up a touch on Monday, with the effect of two unplanned Norwegian gas outages and cooler weather lending Day-ahead some support. TTF...

29 Apr 2013 20:06 | ESGM


New Spain-to-France natural gas backhaul raises questions for traderssubscriber only

Shippers have been nominating natural gas from Spain into France at an average of 17GWh/day through the Larrau interconnector, according to data published...

29 Apr 2013 17:57 | ESGM


Sales of natural gas in Lithuania, Latvia fall, but rise in Estoniasubscriber only

Sales of natural gas in two of the three Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, decreased last year, annual results from their respective incumbents...

29 Apr 2013 18:33 | ESGM


Scotland pushes ahead with locally-owned renewable electricitysubscriber only

Scotland is ahead of schedule in meeting its targets on community-owned renewable energy projects, according to a statement from the Scottish national party...

29 Apr 2013 17:33 | EDEM


Spain to roll out electricity market reforms by end of Junesubscriber only

The Spanish government is on track to unveil a packet of measures to reform the country's electricity industry in order to deal with the tariff deficit,...

29 Apr 2013 16:57 | EDEM


Storengy sells additional French natural gas storage productssubscriber only

Storengy, France's major natural gas storage operator, announced on Monday that it sold three quarters of the capacity it auctioned as "PEG profiled" products...

29 Apr 2013 18:12 | ESGM


Turkish market operator to publish planned outage datasubscriber only

The operator of the Turkish Day-ahead electricity market is expecting to publish planned outage data within the next six months in a bid to enhance the transparency...

29 Apr 2013 16:39 | EDEM


UK: Electricity curve rebounds on emissions and profit-takingsubscriber only

The UK electricity near and far curves rebounded from the lows hit at the end of the previous week on Monday, buoyed by similar movements on the fuels complex,...

29 Apr 2013 19:48 | EDEM


Ukraine mulls partial TSO sale to keep Russian natural gas in transit

The Ukrainian government has called on its parliament to lift a ban on the privatisation of natural gas incumbent Naftogaz, and its subsidiaries, so that...

29 Apr 2013 17:26 | ESGM

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