Friday 13 September 2019
Gas futures prices continued to retrace the strong gains of earlier in the week with another modest decline on Friday. With the exception of the front month, which gained
0.63p, remaining futures contracts fell lower with the Winter 2019 price down by 0.57p but still over 4.00p higher week-on-week. Prompt gas prices rose sharply as news of restriction of Russian supplies to Europe via the OPAL pipeline was to commence immediately with gains on prompt contracts averaging 3.33p. Crude oil settled marginally lower on Friday and was down $1.32 a barrel week-on-week.