Tag: natural gas
Boom time again for oil and gas
Thanks to a mix of events, from the Russian invasion of Ukraine to the U.S. economic recovery, fossil fuels are showing surprising resilience, despite President Biden’s push to transition to clean energy and the industry’s own history of boom-bust investing and heavy reliance on debt. U.S. production of natural gas—Chesapeake’s focus—has hit record levels. The country’s crude oil […]
Natural gas futures drop on warm weather forecasts
The plunge is a bad omen for drillers, whose shares were among the stock market’s few winners last year. Cheaper gas is good news for households and manufacturers whose budgets have been busted and profit margins pinched by high fuel prices. Falling natural gas prices should help to cool inflation in the months ahead. There are also […]
Why energy companies aren’t increasing natural gas supplies
Bad for consumers but good for investors. Let’s assume just about all investors are also natural gas consumers so this is a double edged sword. According to the Wall Street Journal, in lieu of producing more natural gas U.S. producers are instead shoring up their bottom lines, buying back shares, and providing dividends. The pursuit […]
Russia killed COVID-19
Russia continues to dominate the news, oil tops $130, Gold surges, Natural Gas prices spike in Europe, and much much more!
2021 Yields in Review – Redux
Like an idiot I thought the market would be closed on Friday, January 31, 2022 so I did my wrap up last week. Well, here we go again!
Natural gas prices on the rise
U.S. natural-gas futures finished Monday’s session at $4.060 per million British thermal units. That is up 8.8% from $3.731 per million BTUs at Friday’s close and the largest dollar gain since Nov. 26. The Weather Prediction Center predicted heavy snow, freezing temperatures and strong winds in the northern and western parts of the country. “The colder weather […]