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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid August 2012

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Belgian nuke cracks, oil spur gains The discovery of cracks in the reactor tub of a nuclear plant in Belgium triggered fears of several similar plants across Europe being closed down for safety reviews, helping to push power prices across the continent higher. A surge in oil prices also contributed. …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early August 2012

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Oct ’12 Annual hits new 27-month low October ’12 Annual UK power dipped to a fresh 27-month low – of £46/MWh – at the start of the fourth week of July, as energy markets shunted lower in line with financial markets, pounded by further eurozone pessimism and China slowdown fears. …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid July 2012

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Uptrend breaks as Norway strike ends UK power, along with other energy markets, continued to see prices gain in early July, helped by threats by striking Norwegian oil and gas workers to bring all Norwegian production to a halt. But the uptrend was quickly broken as the Norwegian government forced …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – early July 2012

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EU summit agreement spurs gains Despite extending recent price losses in the third week of June – with October ’12 Annual, for example, reaching a fresh 26-month low – prices across the UK power and gas markets rebounded at the end of month. Price gains across the seasons and Annuals …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – mid June 2012

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October ’12 Annual dips below £47 October ’12 Annual, the key benchmark price for end-users, has slipped below £47/MWh over the last few days – its lowest level since April 2010 – although it is down little more than 50 pence since the start of this month. Short-term prices have …

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