ICIS Energy Resources

EU ETS White Paper: Brexit risks for the European carbon market

EU ETS White Paper: Brexit risks for the European carbon market

This White Paper, provides a scenario-based assessment analysing the impact of Britain’s exit on the EU ETS market balance and as well as our mid-term outlook for EU Allowance (EUA) prices. We found that the most bearish EUA price risk is associated with a scenario where the lead time between the announcement of Brexit and the actual end of compliance obligations for UK installations is reduced to a minimum, and when Brexit takes place before the end of phase three in 2020.

ICIS publishes European LNG Terminal Access Manual

ICIS publishes European LNG Terminal Access Manual

The European LNG Terminal Access Manual is a how-to guide for gaining LNG capacity in Europe. It provides practical information and ICIS-assessed ratings to help prospective users gain capacity in Europe.

ICIS Webinar: Tracking US LNG and what’s ahead for Europe

ICIS Webinar: Tracking US LNG and what’s ahead for Europe

In this webinar, ICIS editors Ed Cox and Ruth Liao analysed the outlook for US LNG production alongside a short-term summer supply, demand and price view of the European gas markets.

Latest Natural Gas Information

Gas market highlight: Zeebrugge-NBP basis gas trade recovers after barren July

Gas market highlight: Zeebrugge-NBP basis gas trade recovers after barren July

Trading of the spread between Belgian Zeebrugge and British NBP Day-ahead natural gas contracts - known as the basis - has shown signs of recovery at the start of August after being at historic lows during July, data shows.

ICIS market reporter, Alex Thackrah, looks at the key pricing and fundamental factors which have shaped trading of the basis in the past few weeks, and analyses why this summer’s trading patterns are so different to previous years.

Market highlight: Rough surplus boosts Dutch H-gas exports to Germany

Market highlight: Rough surplus boosts Dutch H-gas exports to Germany

Dutch high-calorific natural gas (H-gas) exports to Germany are on course to hit a more than a two-year high in July and forward prices suggest strong flows will persist through August as well.

In the latest market highlight, ICIS looks at the key structural drivers behind this change in flow patterns and the likelihood of whether the trend will continue.

Special feature: China LNG & Gas H1 Market Review 2017

China Gas and LNG H1 Market Review 2017

China remains one of the most influential players across the globe; changes in supply, demand and prices have a substantial impact on regional and global markets. What are the factors driving the Chinese gas and LNG markets and are we expecting this trend to continue in second half of the year?

Download this free White Paper for an in-depth analysis of prices, supply, demand and production in the country, as well as a snapshot of where the industry is headed in the second half of the year.

 



 

Latest LNG Information

White Paper: Russia’s Eastern Gas Move

White Paper: Russia’s Eastern Gas Move

In response to rapidly growing Chinese gas demand, Russian gas producer Gazprom and China’s state-owned energy company CNPC have announced the launch of the Power of Siberia Pipeline in 2019. This is earlier than expected by some observers.

LNG Markets Analysis: Spot LNG prices hold steady in balanced market

LNG Markets Analysis: Spot LNG prices hold steady in balanced market

Global spot LNG markers have been holding steady over the past month with the market looking comfortably balanced for supply/demand during the summer lull.

Analysis: Australia’s new projects meet East Asia’s H1 LNG demand growth

Analysis: Australia’s new projects meet East Asia’s H1 LNG demand growth

This analysis reviews cargo data from ICIS intelligence platform LNG Edge to break down supply and demand patterns for the first half of the year and give a picture of the key trends in the market this year, as well as illustrating the impact on the ICIS East Asia Index (EAX) price for spot LNG.

Latest Power Information

Infographic: German-Austrian power price zone due to split in 2018

Infographic: German-Austrian power price zone due to split in 2018

This infographic looks at what loop flows are, the likely impacts of the zone being split and the next steps for reaching a final decision on the matter.

Infographic: Power prices surged across Europe in winter 2016/17

Infographic: Power prices surged across Europe in winter 2016/17

Power prices surged across Europe in winter 2016/17 due to cold weather and nuclear outages.

France was the epicentre of the outages and some of the nuclear fleet remains offline. There was a knock-on impact on prices across the region as France is western Europe’s biggest electricity exporter.

ICIS looks at the fundamental factors which could determine system tightness.

ICIS Video: What is the outlook for the European energy markets this winter?

ICIS Video: What is the outlook for the European energy markets this winter?

In this latest video, ICIS energy editors Jamie Stewart and Tom Marzec-Manser discuss what could happen on European power and gas markets later in the winter, when temperatures could drop further and boost energy demand.

Latest Crude oil Information

China Oil & Refining H1 Market Review 2017

China remains one of the most influential players across the globe; changes in supply, demand and prices have a substantial impact on regional and global markets. What are the factors driving the Chinese oil and refining and are we expecting this trend to continue in second half of the year?

Download this free White Paper for an in-depth analysis of prices, supply, demand and production in the country, as well as a snapshot of where the industry is headed in the second half of the year.

Market highlight: Chinese crude and independent refining industry

Crude Oil and Refining Industry whitepaper

China’s top energy regulator recently put a brake on independent refiners’ crude import accreditation, after nearly three years’ “member initiation” for qualified refineries.

What does this mean to you and your business? Download this free White Paper for the latest developments and a list of Chinese refineries permitted to refine imported crude.

ICIS Infographic: Will the oil output cut extension be enough?

ICIS Infographic: Will the oil output cut extension be enough?

OPEC and some non-OPEC producers agreed to extend a supply-curbing pact to 2018 on 25 May, but will the oil output cut extension be enough?