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Daily Commentaries

Today's Daily Commentary

Friday, June 15, 2018
Natural Gas Holds Onto Gains Despite Larger-Than-Expected EIA-Reported Storage Injection As Heatwave To Drive Strong Cooling Demand Across The Heartland This Weekend; Inventories To Finally Top 2,000 BCF On Saturday, The Latest Date Since 2014; Loosening Natural Gas Supply/Demand Increasingly Apparent Despite Ongoing Heat



Daily Commentaries For The Last 30 Days:

Monday, June 4, 2018
Natural Gas Holds Near Top Of Trading Range As Storage Deficit Versus The 5-Year Average Remains Above -500 BCF; Mid-Summer Heat Across The Plains To More Than Offset Chilly East This Week With Below-Average Storage Injection Expected; LNG Feedgas Suppressed As Maintenance Continues


Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Natural Gas Rises As Record-Setting Warmth Dominates The Heartland While Oil Crashes & Burns As Domestic Supply/Demand Balance Weakens & OPEC Threatens To Raise Output; The Heat Is On As Powerburn Demand Will Soar This Week, Driving The 5-Year Average Storage Deficit Back Over -500 BCF


Thursday, May 24, 2018
Natural Gas Rises To Another 5-Month High As Heartland Begins To Heat Up; EIA Projected To Announce Slightly Bullish Inventory Build In Today's Storage Report; Crude Oil Slips After EIA Reports Much Larger-Than-Expected Rise In Storage Last Week


Monday, May 21, 2018
Natural Breaks Out & Establishes New Trading Range As Above-Average Temperatures Expected To Drive A String Of Below-Average Storage Injections; Realtime Natural Gas Inventories Projected To Top 1650 BCF Today Even As Storage Deficit Holds Above -510 BCF


Friday, May 18, 2018
Natural Gas Rises To 4+ Month High Following In-Line +106 BCF Storage Injection As Production Remains Static & Temperature Outlook Warm; Water-Logged East Can't Stop the Return Of Bullish Weekly Storage Injections This Week & Next; Inventories Increasingly Likely To Enter June At A Greater Than -500 BCF Storage Deficit


Thursday, May 17, 2018
WTI & Brent Oil Rise To New 3-Year Highs After EIA Reports Larger-Than-Expected Inventory Drawdowns As Exports Rise To Record Highs; EIA Projected To Announce First Triple-Digit Build Of 2018 In Today's Storage Report; Gas Demand To Slide Today Thanks To Rain-Cooled East As Realtime Inventories Top 1600 BCF, But Bullish Weekly Build Still Expected


Monday, May 14, 2018
Natural Gas Poised To Break Through 3-Months Of Resistance As Prices Top $2.80/MMBTU; EIA Expected To Announce First Triple-Digit Storage Injection Since July 2017 This Week, But Stalled Production & Southeast Heatwave To Drive Rare Bullish Inventory Build This Week


Friday, May 4, 2018
Natural Gas Steadies The Ship After Larger-Than-Expected Storage Injection, But Prices Still Fall To 2-Week Low; First Triple-Digit Inventory Since June 2017 Build Projected For Next Week; Injection-Season Ending Projection Data Now Available


Friday, May 4, 2018
Natural Gas Steadies The Ship After Larger-Than-Expected Storage Injection, But Prices Still Fall To 2-Week Low; First Triple-Digit Inventory Since June 2017 Build Projected For Next Week; Injection-Season Ending Projection Data Now Available


Thursday, May 3, 2018
EIA Projected To Announce Bullish -52 BCF Natural Gas Storage Injection For April 21-27 In Today's Report, The First Of The Season & Likely Last Below-Average Build For A Month; Summer-Like Heat To Bolster East Powerburn Today, But Above-Average Daily Injection Still Expected; Crude Oil Rallies Despite Bearish Inventory Build


Monday, April 30, 2018
Natural Gas Slumps On Friday, But Remains At Top Of Trading Range; Natural Gas Storage Deficit Expected To Peak Today At Over -550 BCF Before Summer-Like Temperatures & Bearish Storage Injections Arrive Later This Week


Monday, April 23, 2018
Three Weeks Behind Schedule, The Natural Gas Injection Season Begins Even As Demand Remains Above-Average; Nationwide Temperatures To Rise To 2018 High Today, Driving Storage Builds Back To Seasonal Levels; Nuclear Powerplant Maintenance Season Peaks As Below-Average Outages Continue To Suppress Substitution Demand


Friday, April 20, 2018
Natural Gas Fails To Take Advantage Of Larger-Than-Expected EIA Inventory Withdrawal; Storage Withdrawal Season To Finally End Today With First Ever Storage Draw For Third Week Of April Projected For April 14-20; Freeport LNG Project To Be Delayed Until 2019


Thursday, April 19, 2018
EIA Projected To Announce Bullish -21 BCF Natural Gas Storage Withdrawal In Today's Report; Record Withdrawal Now Likely For April 14-20, Driving Storage Deficit Above -500 BCF And Topping January's Peak; Oil Eclipses $48/barrel For The First Time Since 2014 On Bullish Crude Inventory Drawdown


Monday, April 16, 2018
Natural Gas Demand Soars With Injections Flipping Back To Withdrawals As Winter Storm Pummels The Heartland; Natural Gas Production Tops 80 BCF/Day For The First Time, But Mother Nature Has It Covered...For Now; New Natural Gas Pricing And Volatility Data Now Available On The Site


Thursday, April 12, 2018
EIA Projected To Announce Largest Natural Gas Storage Withdrawal In Last 5 Years For March 31-April 6; Storage Injections To Surge To 2018-High Today As East Warms But Another Bullish Withdrawal Still Expected This Week; Crude Oil Rises To 3-Year High Amidst Middle East Tensions Despite Rare Bearish EIA Status Report


Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Welcome To The End Of The 2017-2018 Natural Gas Storage Withdrawal Season


Monday, April 9, 2018
Natural Gas Storage Inventories Tumble Towards 1300 BCF As Withdrawals Extend Into The Second Week Of The Historical Shoulder Season Amidst Record April Cold; Nuclear Reactor Outages Remain Below-Average As Maintenance Season Fails To Deliver; Crude Oil Crushed Despite Bullish Fundamentals As Trade War Talks Heat Up


Friday, April 6, 2018
Don't Get Caught In This Bull Trap: Largest April Natural Gas Storage Withdrawals Since 2007 Honey For Amateur Traders & A Set-Up For The Pros


Monday, April 2, 2018
Winter Will Not Go Quietly Into The Night, Extending Natural Gas Storage Season By Up To Two Weeks; Natural Gas Market Shows Signs Of Loosening As The Shoulder Season Approaches; LNG Feedgas Demand Jumps As Cove Point (Finally) Comes Online, But Will Grow No Further For 6 Months


Monday, March 26, 2018
Natural Gas Continues Slow-Motion Correction, Falling 3.6% Last Week; Natural Gas Investors Remains Comparatively Bullish In Their Holdings Despite Pullback; Late-Week Daily Storage Injections Possible As Temperatures Warm, But Late-Week Arctic Outbreak Increasingly Likely, Extending The Heating Season


Friday, March 23, 2018
Oil & Natural Gas Fall On Trade War Fears; EIA Reports Record Natural Gas Production As Yearly Gains In Supply Now Exceed 8 BCF/Day; Natural Gas Demand To Finish The Week Strong Today, Driving Second Straight Bullish Weekly Withdrawal; Temperature Outlook Remains Favorable Into Early April, But Do Investors Care?


Thursday, March 22, 2018
EIA Projected To Announce Bullish -92 BCF Natural Gas Inventory Withdrawal In Today's Storage Report, But Commodity Remains Under Pressure As April Outlook Warms & Shoulder Season Approaches; Oil Rises To 6-Week High After Inventories Flip To A Storage Deficit For The First Time Since 2014


Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Natural Gas Continues Its Decline To Open The Week As US Equities Routed; Natural Gas Inventories To Fall Below 1400 BCF This Evening For The First Time In 4 Years As Demand Rises On East Cooldown; Late Winter Storm Targets Entire I-95 Corridor Tonight & Wednesday