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Natural Gas End of Day Summary: Henry Hub Falls

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Henry Hub front month has lost ground as US close approaches to be trading lower on the day. EIA data showed an inventory build broadly in line with expectations.

  • US Natgas AUG 24 down 0.8% at 2.42$/mmbtu
  • US Natgas JAN 25 down 0.3% at 3.72$/mmbtu
  • The EIA weekly gas inventories for the week ending June 28 showed an injection of 32bcf compared to the expectation for an injection of 30bcf according to a Bloomberg survey and the seasonal normal injection of 69bcf.
  • Despite the below normal increase in recent weeks, the US storage inventories continue to hold above the previous five-year range, with total stocks at 3,134bcf compared to the previous five-year average of 2,638bcf.
  • US domestic natural gas production was yesterday holding relatively steady at 101.85bcf/d, according to Bloomberg
  • US LNG export terminal feedgas flows are today estimated at 12.3bcf/d, according to Bloomberg.
  • Domestic natural gas demand is today up to 76.2bcf/d today according to Bloomberg.
  • LNG stockpiles held by Japanese utilities increased 0.97% w/w to 2.09m tons in the week to June 30.
  • LNG imports into Europe fell 20% year on year in H1 2024 to 54.92m mt, the lowest level since H1 2021, Platts said.
  • Trades reported during the physical LNG Platts MOC reached a year-to-date high in June, Platts said.
  • LNG spot charter rates in the Atlantic basin have continued to strengthen since May, facing a late June rally.
  • African LNG producers exported 20.31m mt of LNG in H1 2024, down 6% on the year, Platts said.
  • Russian pipe natural gas and LNG supply to Europe was again greater than US LNG arrivals in Jun-24, ICIS said.
  • Indian state-controlled Gail is offering an LNG cargo swap tender for August loading.
  • MNI Gas Weekly - Full piece here: https://roar-assets-auto.rbl.ms/files/65094/MNI%20Gas%20Weekly%20-%20%20Prices%20Ease%20Back%20as%20Supply%20Concerns%20Ease.pdf
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Henry Hub front month has lost ground as US close approaches to be trading lower on the day. EIA data showed an inventory build broadly in line with expectations.

  • US Natgas AUG 24 down 0.8% at 2.42$/mmbtu
  • US Natgas JAN 25 down 0.3% at 3.72$/mmbtu
  • The EIA weekly gas inventories for the week ending June 28 showed an injection of 32bcf compared to the expectation for an injection of 30bcf according to a Bloomberg survey and the seasonal normal injection of 69bcf.
  • Despite the below normal increase in recent weeks, the US storage inventories continue to hold above the previous five-year range, with total stocks at 3,134bcf compared to the previous five-year average of 2,638bcf.
  • US domestic natural gas production was yesterday holding relatively steady at 101.85bcf/d, according to Bloomberg
  • US LNG export terminal feedgas flows are today estimated at 12.3bcf/d, according to Bloomberg.
  • Domestic natural gas demand is today up to 76.2bcf/d today according to Bloomberg.
  • LNG stockpiles held by Japanese utilities increased 0.97% w/w to 2.09m tons in the week to June 30.
  • LNG imports into Europe fell 20% year on year in H1 2024 to 54.92m mt, the lowest level since H1 2021, Platts said.
  • Trades reported during the physical LNG Platts MOC reached a year-to-date high in June, Platts said.
  • LNG spot charter rates in the Atlantic basin have continued to strengthen since May, facing a late June rally.
  • African LNG producers exported 20.31m mt of LNG in H1 2024, down 6% on the year, Platts said.
  • Russian pipe natural gas and LNG supply to Europe was again greater than US LNG arrivals in Jun-24, ICIS said.
  • Indian state-controlled Gail is offering an LNG cargo swap tender for August loading.
  • MNI Gas Weekly - Full piece here: https://roar-assets-auto.rbl.ms/files/65094/MNI%20Gas%20Weekly%20-%20%20Prices%20Ease%20Back%20as%20Supply%20Concerns%20Ease.pdf