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Gas

Belgium: Zeebrugge natural gas contracts tick up on bullish NBP

Natural gas contracts at Zeebrugge rallied on Thursday, as the Belgian hub took its lead from the British NBP. Curve contracts also made gains, benefiting...

30 Aug 2012 19:23 | ESGM

Gas

Britain: Unplanned St Fergus Total outage lifts NBP natural gas prompt contracts higher

NBP contracts strengthened across the curve on Thursday, with prompt contracts lifted by an unexpected outage at the St Fergus Total pipeline, and far-curve...

30 Aug 2012 19:00 | ESGM

Emissions

Carbon market snapshot

The carbon sell-off continued on Thursday, with the front-year CER contract touching historic lows below €2.60/tCO2e before rallying towards the close. "It's...

30 Aug 2012 18:22 | EDCM

Power

CEE/SEE: Polish Cal '13 Baseload contract assessed at record low

Regional electricity far curves saw no bullishness on Thursday, mainly because of pressure from decreasing temperatures and a bearish fuel complex.The...

30 Aug 2012 20:22 | EDEM

Gas

Correction: Commission adopts natural gas congestion management procedures

(The ICIS story originally titled European Commission Adopts Natural Gas Network Code for Capacity Allocation, published on 30 August 2012, was erroneous,...

30 Aug 2012 18:46 | ESGM

Gas

Daily oil summary

The crude oil markets opened on Thursday in marginally negative territory and lost more ground in early hours' trading before becoming range-bound through...

30 Aug 2012 20:34 | EDEM ESGM

Power

Daily oil summary

The crude oil markets opened on Thursday in marginally negative territory and lost more ground in early hours' trading before becoming range-bound through...

30 Aug 2012 20:34 | EDEM ESGM

Power

EU should facilitate electricity industry to plan climate adaptation

The EU needs to draw up measures to help the electricity industry adapt to the risks of climate change, an industry association has said on Monday, to guard...

30 Aug 2012 18:22 | EDEM

Gas

France: NBP and oil lift PEG Nord natural gas prompt and curve

Contracts across the PEG Nord prompt and curve ticked up on Thursday, as the hub tracked gains at the British NBP. Bullish prompt sentiment, along with a...

30 Aug 2012 18:57 | ESGM

Gas

Germany/Austria: NCG natural gas Day-ahead continues resisting fundamentals

The NCG and GASPOOL prompts both clung to their unusually high levels in an otherwise uneventful session for German natural gas contracts on Thursday.NCG...

30 Aug 2012 18:59 | ESGM

Power

Germany/France: Curves stable on lack of macroeconomic news

French and German far curve values were unchanged day on day, largely in line with emissions and oil benchmark contracts. The Day-ahead contracts in both...

30 Aug 2012 20:43 | EDEM

Power

Italy: Electricity far curve waits on US; spot boosts near curve

The Italian wholesale electricity far curve was range-bound on Thursday, despite intra-day gains on the Brent crude oil front month. The near curve closed...

30 Aug 2012 20:28 | EDEM

Emissions

Least developed countries call for concrete action at Bangkok

Small island states, among the countries most vulnerable to climate change, have renewed their calls for a five-year second commitment period under the Kyoto...

30 Aug 2012 16:16 | EDCM

Gas

Netherlands: TTF edges up as British outage and low natural gas supply give boost

TTF prompt and curve natural gas prices ticked higher on Thursday as early morning bullishness carried momentum through to the close. The upward move was...

30 Aug 2012 18:33 | ESGM

Gas

Rising role for gas and LNG in Spanish solar thermal sector

Rising output from Spain's fleet of 35 thermal solar plants is increasing the potential role for natural gas, especially in the form of LNG, within the supply...

30 Aug 2012 15:33 | ESGM

Emissions

Study seeks to quantify carbon savings of wind power

Electricity produced by wind farms saves "a minimum" of 350kg CO2/MWh generated, according to a report released on Thursday by a UK-based think tank. And...

30 Aug 2012 15:59 | EDCM

Gas

Swiss financial authority calls for stricter OTC trading rules

Switzerland needs to implement stricter regulations on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives trading in order to come in line with EU standards, the country's...

30 Aug 2012 15:38 | EDEM ESGM

Power

Swiss financial authority calls for stricter OTC trading rules

Switzerland needs to implement stricter regulations on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives trading in order to come in line with EU standards, the country's...

30 Aug 2012 15:38 | EDEM ESGM

Gas

Transport tariffs to decline with new Belgian natural gas model

Natural gas transmission tariffs in Belgium are likely to drop by 6% from 1 October 2012, when the new entry/exit model is launched, Belgian transmission...

30 Aug 2012 17:02 | ESGM

Power

Turkey/Bulgaria/Greece: Low August outturns depress near curve

Turkish companies assessed September prices a notch lower on Thursday, as a mild forecast for the coming month is prompting the market to take a bearish...

30 Aug 2012 19:18 | EDEM

Power

UK: Fundamentals keep electricity near curve on a leash

The UK wholesale electricity curve was relatively lethargic on Thursday, failing to keep with the NBP on the near curve and moving more in line with the...

30 Aug 2012 20:14 | EDEM

Power

Unpopular Greek housing tax blamed for unpaid PPC bills

Greek electricity incumbent PPC is fighting to claw back €700m in unpaid bills as the company has reported an 86% year-on-year loss in profits in the first...

30 Aug 2012 16:44 | EDEM

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