ICIS Energy Resources

LNG Edge: Q3 2018 Trade Flow Report

LNG Edge: Q3 2018 Trade Flow Report

Strong demand during the third quarter of 2018 from the key import region of east Asia gave a bullish sentiment to spot prices, which saw little of the traditional “shoulder months” dip.

The latest LNG Edge: Q3 2018 Trade Flow Report by LNG analyst, Alex Froley, shows how strong East Asia demand boosts Q3 prices. Download the report now.

Winter Outlook: The LNG Market and European Security of Supply

Planned electricity interconnector projects in the Nordic region

With the European gas industry preparing to enter the winter heating season, this insight by LNG market analyst, Alex Froley, investigates:

  • How the global LNG market can contribute to security of supply during times of peak demand
  • The prospects of LNG being available if required
  • The possible cost of procuring cargoes

The Battle for Britain: BBL vs Interconnector

The Battle for Britain: BBL vs Interconnector

British natural gas imports from mainland Europe in Q1 2018 surged after cold weather – culminating in the “Beast from the East” – sent prices sky high. Two key pipelines are fighting for shipper’s business in Q1 2019.

This infographic by ICIS senior markets reporter Thomas Rodgers highlights the differences between the BBL and the Interconnector and shows what capacity has been sold and what is available.

Latest Natural Gas Information

The Battle for Britain: BBL vs Interconnector

The Battle for Britain: BBL vs Interconnector

British natural gas imports from mainland Europe in Q1 2018 surged after cold weather – culminating in the “Beast from the East” – sent prices sky high. Two key pipelines are fighting for shipper’s business in Q1 2019.

This infographic by ICIS senior markets reporter Thomas Rodgers highlights the differences between the BBL and the Interconnector and shows what capacity has been sold and what is available.

Brent oil vs TTF gas prices – a tale of two volatilities

Brent oil vs TTF gas prices – a tale of two volatilities

Price volatility is a good indicator of market dynamics for any investor willing to take exposure in energy commodities, especially as prices are characterised by unpredictable shocks and fast-changing drivers.

In this market insight, ICIS takes a look at Brent oil and TTF gas prices to understand what their changes reflect and why they seem to be tracking different patterns.

The Automation Generation: How Automated Trade is Changing Europe's Energy Markets

The Automation Generation: How Automated Trade is Changing Europe's Energy Markets

Automated trading is booming on the European intra-day power markets and is about to take off on the intra-day gas markets. Power and gas companies are looking into more automated trade of long-term products too.

Will automation take over energy trade? This insight looks into reasons and ways to automate power and gas trade, the share of automated trade, its regulatory framework and future trends.

 



 

Carbon

EU ETS Innovation Fund - an underrated carbon price determinant?

EU ETS Innovation Fund - an underrated carbon price determinant?

With the post-2020 EU ETS reform adopted, the implementation of legislations is increasingly under the spotlight.

In this white paper, Lead Carbon and Power Analyst Marcus Ferdinand, takes a look at three different timescales for monetising the 500m allowances reserved for funding innovation projects.

Weak UK Renewable Heat Policy Keeps Gas Demand Buoyant

Weak UK Renewable Heat Policy Keeps Gas Demand Buoyant

The UK’s approach to renewable heat targets means gas is likely to remain the cornerstone of residential and commercial heating demand for the next decade and beyond.

This market insight by senior reporter, Henry Evans, explores how the government’s attempts to meet EU targets for renewal electricity has overshadowed renewable and transport targets.

White paper: Post-2020 reform - status quo or seismic shift?

White paper: Post-2020 reform - status quo or seismic shift?

The Post-2020 reform sets the framework of the EU carbon market from 2021-2030. It contains several important provisions that are likely to have an impact on the market as early as 2018.

Latest LNG Information

LNG Edge: Q3 2018 Trade Flow Report

LNG Edge: Q3 2018 Trade Flow Report

Strong demand during the third quarter of 2018 from the key import region of east Asia gave a bullish sentiment to spot prices, which saw little of the traditional “shoulder months” dip.

The latest LNG Edge: Q3 2018 Trade Flow Report by LNG analyst, Alex Froley, shows how strong East Asia demand boosts Q3 prices. Download the report now.

LNG Markets Analysis: Asia LNG price slide boosts flow to Europe

LNG Markets Analysis: Asia LNG price slide boosts flow to Europe

Spot LNG prices in east Asia fell back slightly over the four weeks from mid-September to mid-October, according to the ICIS East Asia Index (EAX). A softer market in Asia reduced the region’s premium to European gas prices and helped to attract increased flows of LNG into the northern European gas markets for early winter.

Winter Outlook: The LNG Market and European Security of Supply

Planned electricity interconnector projects in the Nordic region

With the European gas industry preparing to enter the winter heating season, this insight by LNG market analyst, Alex Froley, investigates:

  • How the global LNG market can contribute to security of supply during times of peak demand
  • The prospects of LNG being available if required
  • The possible cost of procuring cargoes

Latest Power Information

Insight: Ireland's new integrated single electricity market

Insight: Ireland's new integrated single electricity market

In 2017, ICIS published a market insight on the upcoming new Integrated Single Electricity Market (I-SEM) to explain the full redesign of the all-island Irish power market.

ICIS deputy news editor, Christopher Somers provides an update and sheds light on the launch of I-SEM and explains how it will allow trading over an increased number of delivery periods, including a balancing market, day-ahead and forward markets.

Germany's coal phase-out: scenario analysis for the German power price to 2030

Germany's coal phase-out: scenario analysis for the German power price to 2030

Earlier this year, a German coal commission was formed by the government and tasked to put forward a timeline for exiting coal generation.

This ICIS analysis provides insight into the working principles of the commission and evaluates four coal phase-out scenarios with regards to their impact on capacity development and German power prices up to 2030.

The Automation Generation: How Automated Trade is Changing Europe's Energy Markets

The Automation Generation: How Automated Trade is Changing Europe's Energy Markets

Automated trading is booming on the European intra-day power markets and is about to take off on the intra-day gas markets. Power and gas companies are looking into more automated trade of long-term products too.

Will automation take over energy trade? This insight looks into reasons and ways to automate power and gas trade, the share of automated trade, its regulatory framework and future trends.

Latest Crude oil Information

Brent oil vs TTF gas prices – a tale of two volatilities

Brent oil vs TTF gas prices – a tale of two volatilities

Price volatility is a good indicator of market dynamics for any investor willing to take exposure in energy commodities, especially as prices are characterised by unpredictable shocks and fast-changing drivers.

In this market insight, ICIS takes a look at Brent oil and TTF gas prices to understand what their changes reflect and why they seem to be tracking different patterns.

Where will all the US light oil go?

Where will all the US light oil go?

What proportion of the domestically produced volumes can US refiners absorb, and how much can go to global exports based on current demand levels and US export capacity?

Is China driving the global oil markets?

Is China driving the global oil markets?

ICIS takes a closer look at China’s oil demand and how the country’s position as a leading crude buyer has helped mop up the global oil supply glut. While OECD countries have been struggling to reduce their crude inventories, China has steadily increased its own stocks in a bid to secure its own supply.