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  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of December 3, 2019?

    Our analysis leads us to expect a 24 Bcf withdrawal level for this coming report week. Our expectation is 2 Bcf more than the current consensus of 22 Bcf and much lower than the 55 Bcf five-year average storage withdrawal.

  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of November 26, 2019?

    Our analysis leads us to expect an 80 Bcf withdrawal level for this coming report week. Our expectation is 10 Bcf less than the current consensus of 90 Bcf and much higher than the 19 Bcf five-year average storage withdrawal.

  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of November 19, 2019?

    Our analysis leads us to expect an 80 Bcf withdrawal level for this coming report week. Our expectation is 10 Bcf less than the current consensus of 90 Bcf and much higher than the 19 Bcf five-year average storage withdrawal.

  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of November 12, 2019?

    Our analysis leads us to expect a minor 3 Bcf draw will be reported by the EIA this Thursday. This would be in contrast to the 25 Bcf five-year average build as well as the consensus whisper expectation of a 3 Bcf build.

  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of November 5, 2019?

    Our analysis leads us to expect that a 49 Bcf injection will be reported by EIA this Thursday. This is lesser than the 51 Bcf five-year average build as well as a 52 Bcf consensus whisper expectation.

  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of October 29, 2019?

    Our analysis leads us to expect another strong injection of 87 Bcf would be reported by EIA for the report week. This is in comparison to the current 88 Bcf consensus whisper expectation and almost 45% higher than the five- year average storage build of 60 Bcf.

  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of October 22, 2019?

    Dry gas production moved up by 0.74 Bcf/d to average at 94.19 Bcf/d for the report week. As fall temperatures slowly crawl in, demand from power generation continues to drop. Power generation dropped by 1.24 Bcf/d or 8.68 Bcf to average at 28.55 Bcf/d for the report week.

  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of October 15, 2019?

    Dry gas production declined by 0.19 Bcf/d to average at 93.49 for the report week. Cooler temperatures in most parts of the country saw demand from the power generation sector drop by nearly 15% and average around 29.82 Bcf/d.

  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of October 8, 2019?

    Dry gas production increased by 0.63 Bcf/d to average at 93.30 for the report week. This marks a consecutive week that production has shown gains. A mix of cold and above-average warm temperatures in different parts of the country saw demand from the power generation sector rise from 34.66 Bcf/d to 35.19 Bcf/d in the report week vs. the prior report week.

  • What's Affecting Gas Prices the Week of October 1, 2019?

    Our overall view for the week is to see a negative movement in Henry Hub prices. We anticipate Henry Hub prices will likely trade this week within +/- 5 cents of the Monday $2.35/MMBtu closing price.