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Energies: Highlights | May 2014

[EN] US natural gas price shows volatility, whereas the European gas market continues its downward trend. This article analyses the latest price developments and most important key figures for energies.

Taking the past 12 months into account, we have observed a price increase for crude oil Brent (+1.3%) and WTI (+2.3%) as well as for natural gas US (+3.8%). Since US and EU natural gas markets are not highly correlated, we have noticed a price decline for natural gas in Europe of -24.1%.

During the last month, natural gas US prices (+9.1%) and Brent (+2.4%) have continued to increase, whereas natural gas EU (-1.3%) and WTI (-1.0%) report a low fall. The highest price movements are currently registered by the natural gas US market with an annualized volatility of 55.2%.

In order to provide a market visibility for European companies affected by raw material costs, the following analysis takes into consideration the price evolution in EUR unless specified. Please click on the raw materials below to receive more detailed information.

Energies prices returns | 1 YEAR | daily price data
May 2013 – April 2014
Energies prices returns | 1MONTH | daily price data
April 2014
14-05 Energies returns 12months 14-05 Energies returns 1month
Source: TALA Consult Commodity Radar
*returns based on monthly data over the last 12 months
Source: TALA Consult Commodity Radar
*returns based on monthly data over the last 12 months

1. CRUDE OIL BRENT  Read more

2. CRUDE OIL WTI  Read more

3. NATURAL GAS EU  Read more

4. NATURAL GAS US Read more

Date of publication: 5 May 2014
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