Throughout Western Europe, temperatures are on their way down - which tends to support demand levels. Elsewhere, though, strong withdrawals, LNG send outs and a slight improvement in Norwegian exports to the UK are helping to keep the system relatively comfortable.
The UK gas system opened up trading a little short yesterday, but regained balance later in the day following a revision in demand. NBP spot and near curve prices ended the day slightly higher, but a lot lower than their intraday highs.
Throughout yesterday's session, UK gas fundamentals remained more or less unchanged. Weak demand and strong flows from Langeled, which reduced the reliance on storage withdrawals, pushed near curve prices down a little.