Energy Market Commentary // Natural Gas

E&P Bankruptcy to Slow US Production?

October 10, 2019 |
Bankruptcy continues to plague the oil and gas patch. EP Energy became the latest victim to low prices and filed for chapter 11 protection late last week.  According to Haynes and Boone, over 30 North American companies have declared...
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Winter Baseload Power Burn on the Rise

October 1, 2019 |
Summer power burn surged this year, buoyed by warmer-than-normal temperatures and historically low gas prices. While this summer burn was dramatic, it fits with a trend the market has been seeing since the beginning of the Shale Era: cheap...
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LNG Export Demand Surging Higher?

September 27, 2019 |
In August 2019, BTU Analytics released Getting to the Gulf, a ground-breaking market study on US midstream required to meet Wave 2 LNG export demand. The study details the opportunities and challenges around the upstream and midstream capacity required...
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NGL Pricing Drop Erodes Uplift to Zero

September 24, 2019 |
In the wake of second quarter earnings last month, BTU Analytics discussed how NGL pricing in 2019 compares to historical averages as operators shift to liquids-rich portions of their acreage. Purity product pricing dipped well below five-year averages this...
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Natural Gas Focused Plays Stagnate

August 29, 2019 |
Last week, the Baker Hughes’ rig count dropped 19 rigs as the total US rig count fell to 916, the lowest level since November 2017. The drop comes as no surprise after second quarter earnings from E&P companies signaled...
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