Posts Tagged ‘LNG’

1 Jul 11 2013 @ 7:51am by Matt Smith in Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

10 Points To Consider In The Great NGV Debate

The perception of natural gas as a mainstream fuel for vehicles runs the gamut, dependent upon where you live: from the improbable…to the viable…to the everyday reality. So from recent burrito research expeditions, here are ten points to stir up the melding pot of the great natural gas vehicle debate. » read more

0 Apr 26 2013 @ 10:47am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito bites

Happy Friday once again! This week that was has seen oil markets do a dramatic U-turn, charging higher on improving market sentiment and not a lot else. As for natural gas, prices have eased lower as temperatures move toward more neutral levels to negate heating demand. After a hectic week, kick back and ¬†relax, so grab a plate and hit up the snacks:¬† » read more

2 Feb 28 2013 @ 10:56am by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas, risk management, Risk Strategy

Could The Biggest Success For NGVs Be At Sea?

As natural gas becomes ever more prevalent as a global fuel, there are increasingly more inventive ways of both consuming and transporting it (see left). While here in the US there is ever greater focus on CNG and LNG-powered vehicles, there is potentially another form of transport that could steal the crown as the King of NGVs…shipping. So after sailing through a sea of research this week, here is the treasure trove of info I have gathered on my travels: » read more

0 Oct 12 2012 @ 10:56am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito bites

Howdy, and welcome to another download of uplifting tales, from the energy to the odd! This week has seen the spotlight of the oil market swing away from the Euro debt crisis and onto geopolitical tension, as rising unrest betwixt Syria and Turkey is cranking up supply fears in the region, leaving oil prices to scramble higher.

As for natty, we have seen prices reach a high for the year as both storage surpluses and temperatures dwindle lower, while heating demand is ushered higher. Snacks ahoy: » read more

0 Jul 19 2012 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, UK natural gas

The Natgas Skinny From The Economist

Last week’s print edition of The Economist had a special feature which ran the gamut across the world of natural gas. Seven articles covered wide-ranging topics, from LNG to fracking to the various regional natural gas markets.

While I highly recommend taking a look at these articles, I appreciate it takes a while to get through them (plus there is a paywall limiting access to only 5 articles a week). So to help you wonderful folks out, I have done the hard work and have extracted some of the key points from these seven pieces, and put them into a bite-size format. I hope you enjoy!

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