The price premium of natural gas in the south of France compared to the north of the country has been volatile in recent weeks. ICIS looks at why the TRS to PEG Nord premium on the Day-ahead contract has fallen from more than €5/MWh in early September to near parity in mid-October and how the spread is likely to evolve this winter.
Reform of the Spanish natural gas market will take effect at the start of October, with new balancing rules kicking in and the hub changing name from AOC to PVB. ICIS gas market experts Ben Lee and Rob Songer discuss what the changes involve and the implications for liquidity.
Demand for floating storage regasification units (FSRUs) is rising, despite a climate of low gas prices and relatively low demand. ICIS experts Ed Cox and Josie Shillito discuss the growing demand for this relatively new technology.
French utility EDF revised down expected nuclear production this winter and power prices in France increased as a result. ICIS specialists Ben Lee and Joachim Moxon discuss the outlook for French power prices this winter in the context of the supply situation.
A system squeeze that triggered record prices on the over-the-counter UK power market is the subject of this week’s ICIS energy news highlights. ICIS experts Jamie Stewart and Chris Somers discuss a week that saw the most expensive baseload deal ever on UK power.