Leyra Fernández Díaz

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Leyra joined Energy Aspects in August 2016, working as a natural gas and emissions research support analyst. She holds a BSc in Politics and Economics from Brunel University. Before joining the team, she previously worked at Bloomberg’s commodity department for 3 years advising clients, and assisting with the development of Bloomberg’s commodity offering.

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…

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  • | EIA's STEO makes strong revisions to production and power demand but underplays effect of early January cold

    In summary:   Lower 48 dry gas production for 2018 revised up by 0.7 bcf/d to 79.6 bcf/d—a huge gain of 6.9 bcf/d y/y. 2018 electric power demand revised up by 0.6 bcf/d to 27.0 bcf/d, following 0.4 bcf/d upward revision last month. The EIA now sees an end-March 2018 storage…

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  • | Spain and Italy - Dec 2017

    In December 2017, total gas demand in Spain and Italy increased by 0.22 bcm (7%) and 0.24 bcm (3%) respectively, driven by strong res-com demand due to lower temperatures. However, power sector gas demand shrank in both countries as record high wind generation eroded the call on thermal power despit…

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  • | 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…

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