Daily (20.01.2021): Energy prices rebounded on Tuesday amid bullish sentiment on the market

20/01/2021 08:50 Daily


Oil prices gained momentum on Tuesday in line with a weakening dollar, boosted by the prospect of further economic support in the United States. Hence, Brent crude for March delivery rose by $1.15, or 2.1%, to settle at $55.90 a barrel. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude settled 62 cents, or 1.18%, higher at $52.98 per barrel.

British near-term gas prices recovered following four days of declines, with NBP for February delivery surging by 5.3% to 57.77 p/therm as a result of strong Asian market. Along the forward curve, the gas price for Summer 2021 delivery jumped by 5.2% to 42.85 p/therm, tracking a bullish commodity market.
Increased wind generation and temperatures above seasonal average dragged down the European spot electricity prices on Tuesday. Consequently, the German day-ahead power plummeted by 19.3% to 36.28 EUR/MWh, while the French equivalent contract settled at 49.13 EUR/MWh, tumbling by 18.7% on a daily basis.

Year-ahead power contracts increased in response to a bullish energy complex. The German Cal’22 power added 1.9% to 49.61 EUR/MWh, while the similar power contract in France ended at 50.85 EUR/MWh, notching a 1.6% gain day-on-day.
European carbon prices jumped back above €33 on Tuesday, snapping a four-day decline amid forecasts of colder temperatures. Thus, EUAs expiring in 2021 rallied by 4.7% to 33.09 EUR/tonne.

Daily (02.03.2021): Oil prices fell sharply on Monday amid jitters that OPEC will raise output

02/03/2021 09:24:00

Crude oil futures extended losses on Monday amid supply concerns ahead of the OPEC+ key meeting on Thursday, rising output from Venezuela, and weak crude demand from China. Hence, Brent crude settled at $63.69 a barrel, dropping by $2.44, or 3.7%. Meanwhile, U.S. WTI crude fell by 0.86 cents or 1.4%, to end at $60.64 a barrel.


Lithuania to start supplying LNG to Poland next year

02/03/2021 08:57:00

Lithuanian state-controlled energy company Ignitis Group will start supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Poland next year when a new pipeline between the two countries comes online, its CEO said on Monday.


ENA brings more flexibility to the grid with contract update

02/03/2021 08:53:00

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has updated its standardised flexibility contract used across the energy sector to offer more transparency and increase accessibility.