Market Updates: Natural Gas

Update on TransCanada's Natural Gas Infrastructure Projects


Published on: October 04, 2018

CERI Natural Gas Report - September 2018

The vast natural gas resources in western Canada present several economic and environmental opportunities for the western provinces as well as all of Canada. A reliable network of pipelines is critical to ensure that these resources are safely linked with their markets. This month’s article addresses the recent infrastructure developments proposed and in development by Transcanada Inc. These infrastructure projects provide various short and long-term economic benefits to the Canadian economy and help to bolster the natural gas industry by upholding long-term fixed price agreements between TransCanada and several gas producers.

September 2018

The LNG Industry and Market Developments


Published on: July 16, 2018

CERI Natural Gas Report - June 2018

Global natural gas consumption is positioned to grow by 45% over the next 25 years.  LNG accounts for 32 percent of globally traded gas and according to BP, by 2035 half of all globally traded gas will be LNG.

As the LNG market evolved, so did a business model, shares of long-term and short-term markets, pricing mechanisms, contractual terms, risk distribution, liquefaction and regasification on technologies, and carbon management policies.

This article touches upon some of these elements and presents a short account of some key changes.

June 2018

Canadian Natural Gas Industry - A Year in Review


Published on: April 05, 2018

CERI Natural Gas Report - March 2018

In the past, the North American natural gas market had two advantages – a continental market that was running low on gas supply, and price peaks during abnormal temperatures. These two facts helped producers enjoy relatively high prices (up to US$10/MMBtu for AECO-C in December 2000)1 for years before the disruptive effect of the shale gas boom in the US.... download full report.

March 2018

Nudging Energy Policy?


Published on: December 21, 2017

Natural Gas Report - December 2017

Canada is a key player among nations engaged to transition towards a low-carbon economy. The nation takes part of an ambitious international commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. The government of Canada, along with some provinces and territories, agreed to a four pillars general framework, the “PAN-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate” to achieve GHG reduction targets: pricing carbon pollution, complementary action to reduce emissions across the economy, adaptation measures and actions to accelerate innovation in clean technology and jobs creation in cleantech..... Download full report.

December 2017

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