Cash-addicted producers are making greater use of hedging to attract loans
Are world natural gas markets moving toward integration? Evidence from the Henry Hub and National Balancing Point forward curves
The authors of this paper investigate whether the US and UK gas markets are moving toward integration. As well as looking at the cointegration of the Henry Hub and National Balancing Point indexes, the authors also introduce the novel concept of…
BNP Paribas sees opportunity amid shale boom and withdrawal of other banks
Disconnect with eastern US prices generates enthusiasm for regional hubs
Physical deals with producers seen as ‘superior’ to financial hedging
Winter 2013 shows potential for volatility, argues Kaminski
Increased attention from both traders and hedgers is providing a boost to the coal derivatives market, say participants, fuelling the success of the API 8 index linked to Chinese coal imports and stimulating further product development efforts elsewhere…
Proponents of peak oil should not capitulate too soon, as the days of oil – like those of horses – are numbered, writes Vincent Kaminski
The calm before the storm?
No molecule left behind
A tale of two continents
Lean times in energy and commodity derivatives trading have caused a cutback in the amount of time and resources spent on energy risk modelling – a worrying trend that could leave firms unprepared for future market challenges, argue some experts. Mark…
Future of European shale gas market on shaky ground?
A rocky future?
The conditions to grow?
Energy Risk Manager of the Year: Barclays Capital
Japan crisis forces rethink over energy supplies
"Massive" shale production unsustainable at current prices; Gazprom has no plans to invest
In the pipeline
Experts link drop in natural gas trading activity and liquidity to fundamentals and regulatory uncertainty
The US EPA continues hydraulic fracturing investigation but experts predict negligible effect on near-term natural gas prices