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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early June 2013

Early June 2013

Gas Surge Breaks the lull The relative lull seen in longer term prices since late April was shattered mid-June, as the announcement of major winter gas maintenance in Norway caused a surge in UK gas prices that fed through to a sudden 3% jump in Winter ’13 UK power prices, …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early May 2013

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Downtrend judders to a halt After distinctly bearish April, UK power prices have hit much choppier waters since the start of May – both short and long term markets experiencing some volatility, as supply issues and some strength in the oil and carbon markets have helped stem the recent underlying …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid April 2013

mid April

Carbon crash has little impact UK power prices have fallen sharply over the last two weeks, reflecting a return to temperatures that are in line with seasonable norms and an improved gas supply outlook. A crash in the value of EUAs (EU carbon allowances that are factored in to power …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early April 2013

Early April

Market reels after biggest spike yet Prices on the short-term UK gas and power markets rocketed to new heights again on March 22nd, as gas imports through the main interconnector with Europe were cut off by a pump failure, exacerbating a supply squeeze caused by ongoing freezing conditions and storage …

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Nationwide Utilities Newsflash | Short-term gas and power prices roar higher

Mid March 2013

UK short-term gas prices this morning witnessed their biggest spike yet of the winter With Day-ahead hitting 120 p/th and Within-day 150 p/th – its highest level since 2006 – as imports through the main interconnector with Europe (the Zeebrugge-Bacton IUK pipe) were shut off due to a pump failure. …

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