Renewable Natural Gas – also known as RNG or biomethane — has gained attention in recent years as a lower-carbon replacement for conventional fossil natural gas. Rising demand for RNG has helped push prices for the associated environmental attributes up to anywhere from five to forty times the price of physical natural gas. As the market has grown, so has the need for transparent pricing. In response, S&P Global Commodity Insights launched first-of-kind pricing for landfill gas RNG for the California and outside-of-California markets in May. What supports those premiums for RNG and how does S&P Global see demand for this low-carbon gas alternative developing in the future? Kelsey Hallahan, team lead for low carbon commodities, discusses with low carbon pricing analyst Hope Raymond, senior biofuels analyst Jamie Dorner, and senior director for the S&P Global Hydrogen and Renewable Gas Forum Alex KlaessigInflation Reduction Act: A Pragmatist's Guide (special report)Prices in this episode:North America Renewable Natural Gas Premium (California) (AEWAA00EU Biomass Guarantees of Origin (GO) Current Yr Eur/MWh (EBGY200Low Carbon Fuel Standard Carbon Credits Front Quarter (AAXYA00
The 9th Annual Hydrogen and LNG Conference in Singapore concluded and had several key presentations and panels. One of the panels examined the evolution of LNG trade and contracting trends from a traders perspective, as market participants have had to adopt new strategies amid price volatility. Furthermore, Asian buyers have had to reposition themselves and pay much more attention to Europe over the past two years as it has become a significant source of LNG demand, pulling volumes from Asian buyers. Listen now as Jeff Moore explains in further detail the key critical takeaways
Join Chong Zhi XinDirector and HeadEmerging Asia Gas and LNG at the 9th Asian Hydrogen and LNG market conference held during Singapore International Energy WeekWithin the conference, Zhi Xin moderated two panels, - The LNG policy outlook of Asia and their implications on the market - The outlook of LNG’s supply and demand and impacts on AsiaSpeaking to both LNG buyers and suppliers, he shares his thoughts on the discussion points raised during these session, touching on flexibility, long term contracts and gas demand growth. The conference was a confluence of industry leaders to discuss the pertinent challenges facing the Hydrogen and LNG industry as they grapple with a net zero transition.
OPEC on Aug. 4 renewed production cuts that are expected to tighten global oil supplies and in turn keep upwards pressure on oil prices which have seen several consecutive weeks of gains recently.Tim Evans, founder of the new consultancy Evans on Energy, joined the podcast to discuss OPEC’s production policy, the group’s objectives and what that means for oil prices. He hit on the economics as well as the politics behind some of the OPEC+ alliance’s decisions, possible tensions brewing within the alliance and whether the US can combat their desire for a tighter physical market and subsequent higher prices.Stick around for Binish Azhar with the Market Minute, a look at near-term oil market drivers.Then, tell us more about your podcast preferences so we can keep improving our shows. Take our survey here: https://www.surveylegend.com/s/4xyzRelated content:OIL FUTURES: Crude prices coast as Saudi Arabia, Russia renew output cuts until September (premium content)OPEC+ committee maintains crude quotas in bid to keep tightening market (premium content)Saudi Arabia, Russia extend oil cuts ahead of OPEC+ committee meeting