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
Posts Tagged ‘LNG’
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
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
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!
Hello and welcome to another edition of burrito bites! This week has seen natural gas spurred on once again by the expectation of production cuts to balance the market, while crude prices have seen a perfect storm of bearish news flow, from strong supply from Opec and in the US, to Euro debt concerns, to signs of a slowing Chinese economy. After a rather frazzling week, kick back, and relax with a snack: » read more