Outlook for UK natural gas

Where to next for the UK nat gas curve?

Natural gas outlook

The UK gas curve was in steep contango earlier in the summer, with products at the back end holding a sizeable premium over those for more immediate delivery, a trend that counterparties are used to seeing. Summer 2016 for instance - the six month contract period running from April through to the end of September - was assessed at 73.16p/therm at the start of August, marking a hefty 7.37p/therm uplift on top of Summer 2012, traded at the Ice Futures Europe exchange.

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