Apollo Energy publishes a daily energy market analysis, focusing on the gas, power and oil markets including a commentary on how the markets close and open. Our analysis provides insight on how the markets are performing and also considers various factors which could dictate price changes in the future. 

The analysis also contains a graph which tracks the one-year forward price of both gas and electricity as well as changes to Brent crude oil. 

energy price graph - 14-09-2017

Energy Market Analysis - 14-09-2017

14th September 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Market Analysis

A rise in oil prices helped to push gas contracts higher yesterday afternoon with further bullish pressure provided by stronger coal and carbon. LDZ demand is forecast to fall next week as milder temperatures return to the UK and an LNG delivery is expected to dock at South Hook on Monday, limiting gains on the near-curve.

energy price graph - 13-09-2017

Energy Market Analysis - 13-09-2017

13th September 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Market Analysis

Improved Norwegian supply helped gas contracts move down yesterday afternoon, erasing some of the morning’s gains. Strong wind generation reduced CCGT demand but colder temperatures lifted residential consumption. Further out, bearish movement was limited by a jump in oil prices and stronger coal.

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Supplier to customer communication set for change

13th September 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Market Analysis

Energy regulators, Ofgem plan to abolish prescriptive” rules on how energy suppliers provide information to their customers, with the hope of improving supplier-customer contact.

energy price graph - 12-09-2017

Energy Market Analysis - 12-09-2017

12th September 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Market Analysis

Residential demand in the UK is expected to rise this week due to colder weather, offering support to the front of the curve yesterday. LNG supply also remained tight and bullish movement on the coal market continued to help far-curve contracts move higher. Meanwhile on the continent, Russian flows were down due a planned shutdown of the Nordstream pipeline.

energy price graph - 11-09-2017

Energy Market Analysis - 11-09-2017

11th September 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Market Analysis

The supply/ demand picture was mixed on Friday with strong wind levels reducing the need for CCGT power and colder weather lifting residential demand. Movement at the front of the curve was minimal, while stronger fuel markets lifting far-curve contracts.