Natural Gas News – March 9, 2023

By Published On: March 9, 2023Categories: Daily Natural Gas Newsletter

Natural Gas News – March 9, 2023

Top U.S. LNG Exporter Sees Asia Demand Driving

Cheniere Energy expects to ship more liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Asia this year, after European customers took the lion’s share of its 2022 cargoes, an official said on Monday. The top U.S. exporter of LNG shipped a total of 638 cargoes last year, with slightly over 70% delivered to Europe, Chief Operating Officer Corey Grindal said at the CERAWeek energy conference. Cheniere last year gave the financial go ahead for an expansion of its Corpus Christi, Texas, liquefaction plant and has sought an early environmental review with federal regulators for an expansion at its Sabine Pass, Lousiana, facility, officials said. Construction of its and others LNG plants along the U.S. Gulf Coast is stressing existing gas transportation and storage infrastructure. In states including Louisiana, there is a need to continue… For more info go to

US NatGas Jumps 5% On Colder Forecasts, Record Gas Flows

U.S. natural gas futures rose about 5% on Tuesday, after plunging 15% in the prior session, on forecasts for more cold weather over the next two weeks than previously expected and record gas flows to liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plants after Freeport LNG’s plant in Texas exited an outage. That price rise came despite an increase in gas output so far this month and forecasts for less demand over the next two weeks than previously expected because most of the cold is not coming until mid March. Front-month gas futures for April delivery rose 11.5 cents, or 4.5%, to settle at $2.687 per million British thermal units (mmBtu). The market has been extremely volatile in recent weeks as traders bet on the latest weather forecasts. The front-month fell to a 28-month low below $2 per mmBtu in… For more info go to


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