Monthly Archives: June 2011

Energy Market Risk Analysis – mid June 2011

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Market tumbles after more gains In the last few days prices have fallen all but eliminating recent gains over the last few weeks. The market still has plenty room to fall as it’s still 15% higher than the average prices over Dec/Jan/Feb however as with all markets there is the …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – early June 2011

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German nuke knell lifts prices Uncertainty factor over nuclear power in Europe increases prices. This is a dramatic break in the downward trend for pricing over the last 2 months. Can the world survive without nuclear power? Probably not. It’s unlikely that given the commitments already made to the UK’s …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – mid May 2011

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Oil tumble knocks prices lower Heavy falls in the price of oil have pulled electricity and gas prices lower. The supply and demand factor has played a leading role here with stocks of oil and gas being much higher than usual. There appears to be a downward trend in the …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – early May 2011

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April ends on an uptick Prices have remained lower than the highs of March and remain moderately stable. There are a surplus of supplies of energy and gas in the UK throughout the summer period and this will add downward pressure to prices. Previous increases in the cost of oil …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – mid April 2011

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Prices buckle as supply fears ease The increases in prices for electricity and gas have stalled and prices have begun to fall although it’s too soon to tell if this marks a change in trend. What is clear is that high oil, electricity and gas prices are harmful to global …

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