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Tag: natural gas prices


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

How will the energy crunch impact the transition to renewables?

October 21, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Record-high natural gas prices are fueling an energy crunch ahead of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, leading to power shortages in parts of the world. Anne-Sophie Corbeau, an energy policy researcher at the University of Columbia, believes the ongoing energy […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

U.S. Oil, Natural Gas Prices Racing In Opposite Directions

April 19, 2019

Via: Forbes

With prompt month settling below $2.50 per MMBtu yesterday, U.S. natural gas prices have tanked to their lowest levels since June 2016. For April thus far, natural gas prices have declined 8-10%, sliced in half since their mid-November highs Importantly, […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

U.S. Natural Gas Prices Rise Anticipating The ‘Arctic Blast’

January 18, 2019

Via: Forbes

With our first major winter cold and snowy storm spreading across the Midwest, South, and Northeast, natural gas prices have been on the rise again. Gas, of course, is an essential heating fuel, so winter demand spikes 40-60% above summer […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

Will U.S. Natural Gas Prices Rise In Spring?

February 21, 2018

Via: Forbes

Even though many cities across the nation hit record high temps yesterday, it’s still hard to imagine that the Winter natural gas market is slipping away. As the last Winter contract, prompt month March expires on February 26. Prices have […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Natural Gas Prices, Production, and Exports Increased from 2016 to 2017

January 26, 2018

Via: Energy Collective

In 2017, natural gas spot prices at the national benchmark Henry Hub in Louisiana averaged $3.01 per million British thermal units (MMBtu), about 50 cents per MMBtu higher than in 2016. The higher prices in 2017 contributed to less natural […]


Chemical, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Natural Gas Prices, Production, and Exports Increased from 2016 to 2017

January 19, 2018

Via: Energy Collective

Driven largely by installations over the past three years, the electric power industry has installed about 700 megawatts (MW) of utility-scale batteries on the U.S. electric grid. As of October 2017, these batteries made up about 0.06% of U.S. utility-scale […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Natural gas prices in 2016 were the lowest in nearly 20 years

January 23, 2017

Via: American Energy News

US natural gas prices in 2016 averaged $2.49 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) at the national benchmark Henry Hub, the lowest annual average price since 1999. The monthly average price fell below $2.00/MMBtu from Feb. through May, but later […]


Energy Economics

Natural Gas Prices Down Nearly 20% In Two Weeks

October 28, 2016

Via: Forbes

Two weeks ago, with the front month contract of natural gas trading at $3.34 per million British thermal units (MMBtu), I urged caution inTime To Get Cautious On Natural Gas. This followed months of me arguing that natural gas was […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Time To Get Cautious On Natural Gas

October 14, 2016

Via: Forbes

Back in early June, I discussed my belief that natural gas was undervalued in Natural Gas Is A Buy. I highlighted that over the past 20 years, when natural gas prices have dropped below $2.50 per million British thermal units […]


Energy Economics

Cheap Canadian gas imports may prolong U.S. energy industry’s rout

June 9, 2016

Via: Reuters US Energy

U.S. utilities and merchants are embarking on their biggest buying spree for Canadian natural gas since the start of the U.S. shale boom, taking advantage of record low prices and raising concerns about the U.S. industry’s deepening crisis. Traders have […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

The Confusion About Natural Gas Prices

May 24, 2016

Via: Forbes

With natural gas production in the U.S. having dropped two months in a row, prices have soared to the lofty level above $2/Mcf. Champagne corks are popping all over the Southwest. Well, maybe Champale. (And the various Lynch wells in […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

US sees low winter power and natural gas prices

April 6, 2016

Via: Energy Global

Wholesale natural gas and power prices in the Northeast US remained relatively low this winter, absent the large spikes that have occurred during recent winters. A combination of increased deliveries of LNG into the region, a fuel adequacy winter reliability […]