Jane Rangel

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Jane is a gas analyst at Energy Aspects. She previously worked as a gas market reporter at Argus Media in London and as a graduate analyst in the commercial division at ConocoPhillips. Jane holds a MSc in Management from the London School of Economics and a BA in International Relations from Sweet Briar College. Before moving to London, Jane worked in public relations and interned at the Office of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Recent publications

  • | European gas

    NBP and continental gas prices were volatile last week, as rising temperatures eased demand and weighed on prompt contracts on some days, while NAM’s proposal to cut Groningen output boosted spot and seasonal contracts on other days.For the coming week, forecasts for milder weather and lower power s…

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  • | Fundamentals

    December 2017 gas demand in Europe was mixed owing to differing weather patterns. Across Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean, a cold first half of December raised LDZ demand, driving aggregate consumption higher y/y. In Germany and the Baumgarten region, LDZ demand shrank on warmer-than-normal we…

    4 days ago - Read more

  • | NAM proposes halting two Groningen well clusters, which would cut output by 1.2 bcm y/y

    In summary:  

    • NAM has today proposed that the Dutch government further reduce Groningen gas field output following Monday’s earthquake. 
    • Proposal includes closing the Groningen field’s Loppersum and Eemskanaal well clusters, which produced a total of 1.2 bcm in the 2016-17 gas year. 
    • NAM said a further production cap cut could lead to more seasonal variation in output, given the pressure on winter flexibility that the proposed cuts would cause.  
    • The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs will make a final decision on the timing and eventual scale of any cuts. 
    • 5 days ago - Read more

    • | Central Eastern Europe – Dec 2017

      Mild weather and strong Russian pipeline supply helped curb the stockdraw in the Baumgarten region last month, increasing the y/y storage surplus.HDDs in the Baumgarten region were between 5% and 15% lower y/y except for in Austria, where they were up by 7% y/y. But even the Austrian stockdraw was l…

      6 days ago - Read more

    • | European gas

      Stronger supply and forecasts for another spell of mild weather helped soften NBP and continental prices last week, encouraging some of the lowest D+1 closing prices since early November 2017.The fall in prices was helped by a very low stockdraw, with the aggregate European draw only 1.86 bcm in the…

      1 week ago - Read more