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RD Energy  Newsletter: February 2018

February 2018 Energy Market Update

KEY DRIVERS

  1. Natural gas NYMEX closed for February at the 2nd highest price since December 2014.
  2. The natural gas storage withdrawal for the week ending January 19th tied the 2nd highest storage reduction on record at 288 Bcf. 

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RD Energy Newsletter: January 2017


January 2018 Energy Market Update

Key Drivers:

  1. High natural gas storage withdrawals over the next month
  2. Can natural gas supply keep pace with demand
  3. Currently NYMEX is trading at $3.05/MMBTU

Commentary
The non-heating and no air conditioning “shoulder season” extended well into early November in 2017 pushing NYMEX prices down to $2.738/MMBTU the second lowest level of 2017. 

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RD Energy Newsletter: December 2017

December 2017 Energy Market Update

Key Drivers:
1. Natural gas closed at the end of November for December flow $.32/MMBTU higher than from a month earlier.
2. 2017 natural gas prices experienced both volatility and stability
3. December is forecasted to be colder than normal in the Midwest and Northeast
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RD Energy: Special Mid-Month Energy Update

Special Mid-Month Energy Update

 

 

 

November 2017

 

 

 

The natural gas NYMEX Hub price closed in late October at $2.75/MMBTU.  In

 

the two weeks since then colder weather has appeared in the Midwest and Northeast. 

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RD Energy Newsletter: November 2017

November 2017 Energy Market Update

Key Drivers

Bullish: 

  1. Increasing NG exports
  2. Increasing NG use in electric generation by replacing coal
  3.  Stable to growing industrial demand for NG
  4. Winter is expected to be colder than last two winters

Bearish:

  1. Short-term 6-8 and 8-14 days above normal temperature forecast
  2. Upcoming storage injections expected to be at or above 5 year injection averages
  3. NG storage injection season will likely be extended a couple of weeks due to 6-8 and 8-14 above normal temperature forecasts.

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13 Reasons Why: How Do You Crack The Nut?

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Our final question, “how do you crack the nut to success.”  Maybe for a manufacturer your quest is to figure out how to make the production and distribution process leaner and more efficient. Finding high quality and very competitively priced parts so your product sales, 

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RD Energy Newsletter: October 2017

October 2017 Energy Market Update

KEY DRIVERS

  1. Bullish signals: short term weather forecasts and strong production
  2. Bearish signals: sharp reduction of storage surplus, Increased NG exports, increased industrial demand for NG and hard sell off in Petroleum markets

Commentary

We are now in the shoulder month of the energy season.

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13 Reasons Why: We’re Rolling Back Prices

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There is no denying that we all like a good deal.  Buying a product that we want or need at a cheaper price makes us all feel like we have won.  If you can pay lower, why wouldn’t you? Especially on a necessity like electric. 

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13 Reasons Why: Cleaning Up a Big Bucket of Ugly

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Cleaning Up a Big Bucket of Ugly 

At RD Energy I’m a big part of the maintenance crew.  I’m always on the job to clean up the perception that energy brokers, energy suppliers and telemarketers are all the same. It’s a lot of work to show misconceptions, 

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13 Reasons Why: Road Trip- Never Start Out Without Good Directions 

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Road Trip:  Never Start Out Without Good Directions

Most of us are scheduling vacations and looking for some relaxation.  Good directions is the key to getting where you want to go and getting there safely without added stress and family disagreements.  Who wants stress on vacation? 

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