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1704, 2018

THE VENEZUELAN DECLINE

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: Featured, M·Blog, Oil|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Talking about Venezuela is tantamount of talking about oil. This country, almost twice the size of Spain, has the largest amount of (heavy) crude oil reserves in the world, which grew strongly since 2011. It may be unfair and/or paradoxical that all this underground wealth is [...]

1204, 2018

Power and gas prices seem to have no roof …¿What now?

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, Gas, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As we have already pointed out in previous articles, 2017 was a bullish year in the energy markets. In the previous blog "OMIE Forecast? Place your bets " we detailed the fundamentals that justified these increases. However, this does not mitigate the concern of procurement managers [...]

304, 2018

OMIE forecast? Place your bets

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The daily electricity market in the Iberian Peninsula (OMIE) has been characterized from the outset by a strong volatility. Its own base of operation, which we explained a couple of years ago in our blog (Iberia’s Spot Electricity Market: Behind the Curtains), makes the composition of [...]

2603, 2018

IS EU PLAYING RUSSIAN ROULETTE AGAIN?

By | March 26th, 2018|Categories: Gas, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The last few weeks have been a real throwback to Cold War years for both Russia and UK, as Prime Minister Theresa May accused Moscow of poisoning a Russian ex-spy with a rare nerve agent in Salisbury, England. The Kremlin rejected the accusation and insisted the [...]

2003, 2018

New Electric Suppliers – Lights and Shadows

By | March 20th, 2018|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New Electric Suppliers – Lights and Shadows

It was in 1997 when the process of liberalization of the electricity market in Spain began. This process, which was gradually established until its culmination in 2009, brought an important novelty to consumers: for the first time they had the option to choose which electric supplier [...]

1303, 2018

We are approaching the time of gas market injection in Europe, but will we get there unharmed?

By | March 13th, 2018|Categories: Gas, M·Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on We are approaching the time of gas market injection in Europe, but will we get there unharmed?

Like all other markets, natural gas moves upwards when there are more buyers than sellers in the market and moves downwards when the opposite happens. The tough world of "intuitive" operations has been back on its head again last week. The fundamentals, technical analyses and any [...]