Storage

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Storage

Frac Spread: NGL Prices Struggle; Is Rescue At Hand?

A slew of issues, including high inventories, sluggish exports and delays in cracker startups, dog NGL and push ‘barrels’ to early-2016 levels.

August 22, 2019

Storage , Construction

New Kinder Morgan Projects To Enhance Capabilities at Houston Ship Channel

New projects will total $170 in improvements to Pasadena and Galena Park terminals.

August 15, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Trade , Storage

Frac Spread: Economy Wobbles … Will It Fall Down?

The Mont Belvieu NGL ‘barrel’ joins global crude oil, the stock markets and the Chinese and German economies on a bad news binge.

August 15, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Storage

Frac Spread: Energy Prices Could Be Worse … And Probably Will Be

Fears of a global economic slowdown and continued storage increases have spooked traders.

August 8, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Policy & Regulations , Storage

Frac Spread: At This Rate, Will Oil And Gas Be OK?

Ethane tumbles to another record low; the Fed tries to defend against global economic weakness.

August 1, 2019

Natural Gas , Storage

Gas Storage Forecast: It’s Complicated

Natural gas storage is filling up at a quick pace, but increased demand is keeping the market balanced for now.

July 28, 2019

International , Storage

OPEC Will Fall Short Of Its Goal

Stratas Advisors’ take on OPEC’s effort to return OECD stock levels to the 2015 five-year average.

July 26, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Storage

Frac Spread: Price Movements Signal Economic Worries

Ethane’s Mont Belvieu margin emerges from negative territory.

July 25, 2019

Crude Oil , Storage

Global Oil Market In Glut, But Not A Big Enough One For OPEC

OPEC has shifted the goalposts for assessing an overhang in oil inventories, giving the group more room to prolong production cuts, while analysts warn the move will offer a distorted view.

July 24, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Storage

Frac Spread: Prices Bounce, Margins Improve

Margins mostly improve but ethane’s remains in negative territory.

July 18, 2019