In the News

Bullish NatGas Forwards Price Run Quelled by Milder Weather Forecast | Natural Gas Intel | December 16, 2016

Oil Rises on Signs Major Oil Producers Will Stick to Cuts | The Wall Street Journal | December 16, 2016

Payoff on call options after OPEC deal disappoints oil traders | Reuters | December 8, 2016

Natural Gas Prices Pull Back From a Two-Year High | The Wall Street Journal & Nasdaq| December 7, 2016

Natural Gas Rises to Nearly Two-Year High | The Wall Street Journal | December 5, 2016

Barclays’ exit from energy trading stirs concerns over liquidity | Reuters | December 5, 2016

Natural Gas Continues to Rise on Falling Stockpiles | The Wall Street Journal | December 1, 2016

Red-letter day for oil spreads, as market now sees 2017 rebalancing | Reuters | December 1, 2016

Oil traders rush into bullish option bets ahead of OPEC | Reuters | November 29, 2016

Oil Prices Fall as Dollar Rises | Nasdaq | November 23, 2016

Oil Falters Despite Iraq’s Promise of Production Cuts | The Wall Street Journal | November 23, 2016

Most NatGas Forwards Surge as Strongest Demand of Season Looms | Natural Gas Intel | November 18, 2016

Oil Prices Reverse Earlier Gains to Settle Lower | The Wall Street Journal | November 17, 2016

December NatGas Shrinks Further on Weather, Record Storage | Natural Gas Intel | November 11, 2016

Oil Prices Reverse Losses as Financial Market Tumult Recedes | The Wall Street Journal | November 9, 2016

Natural Gas Prices Fall on Mild Weather Forecasts | The Wall Street Journal | November 8, 2016

Cannonball! December NatGas Forwards Make Big Splash, Plunge 34 cents First Week at Front of Curve | Natural Gas Intel | November 4, 2016

Oil Prices Slide on Doubts About OPEC | The Wall Street Journal | November 4, 2016

Natural Gas Falls as Weather Remains Warm | The Wall Street Journal | November 1, 2016

Oil Prices Sag on Concerns About OPEC Deal on Output Cut | The Wall Street Journal | October 28, 2016

Natural Gas Declines on Mild Weather Forecasts | The Wall Street Journal | October 26, 2016

Oil Prices Rise Despite Stronger Dollar | The Wall Street Journal | October 21, 2016

Oil Prices Drop as Dollar Steadies | Nasdaq | October 18, 2016

Late Week Rally Could be Sign of More Volatility to Come This Winter | Natural Gas Intel | October 14, 2016

Oil Prices Fall on Skepticism of OPEC and Strong Dollar | The Wall Street Journal | October 4, 2016

Heat Key to NatGas EOS Storage Missing 4TCF Mark | Natural Gas Intel | October 4, 2016

Oil Prices Hold Gains Amid OPEC Deal Skepticism | The Wall Street Journal | September 29, 2016

Smaller Than Expected Storage Build Boost NatGas Forwards | Natural Gas Intel | September 28, 2016

Natural Gas Forwards Prices Up on Strong Power Burn | Natural Gas Intel | September 23, 2016

Natural Gas Prices Rise on Historic Heat | The Wall Street Journal | September 20, 2016

Production Cuts, Nuclear Outages Send NatGas Forwards Up 10-Plus Cents | Natural Gas Intel | September 16, 2016

Oil Prices Rise Amid Weaker Dollar, Cushing Storage Report | The Wall Street Journal | September 12, 2016

Wild Week in NatGas Forwards Subsides After Storage Sends Markets Surging | Natural Gas Intel | September 9, 2016

Smaller Than Expected Storage Build Boosts NatGas Forwards | Natural Gas Intel | September 9, 2016

Oil Prices Fall on Dollar Strength, Continued Concerns About Glut | The Wall Street JournalMorningstar | September 9, 2016

Bearish Storage News, Holiday Drag Down NatGas Forwards | Natural Gas Intel | September 2, 2016

Oil Prices Fall on U.S. Crude Supply Increase | The Wall Street Journal & Morningstar| August 25, 2016

Oil Ticks Up on Iran Cooperation | The Wall Street Journal & Morningstar| August 25, 2016

Power Burn, Bullish Storage Report Revive NatGas Forwards | Natural Gas Intel | August 19, 2016

Natural Gas Prices Heat Up Along With Weather | The Wall Street Journal | August 3, 2016

Oil Prices Inch Up After Steep Fall | Morningstar | August 3, 2016

Natural Gas Drops on Oversupply Worries | The Wall Street Journal | August 1, 2016

Three-Week NatGas Forwards Slide Comes to Screeching Halt After Storage-Driven Surge | Natural Gas Intel | July 29, 2016

What’s Driving Oil’s Ongoing Weakness | Benzinga | July 26, 2016

U.S. Oil Prices Hit 3-Month Lows on Growing Oversupply Concerns | The Wall Street Journal | July 26, 2016

NatGas Forwards Prices Decline as Storage Glut Conquers Record Heat | Natural Gas Intel | July 22, 2016

Optimism and caution for oil producers | Casper Star Tribune | July 20, 2016

Oil Prices Fall on Product Glut | The Wall Street Journal | July 18, 2016

Storage Overhang Pressures NatGas Forwards Despite Record Heat | Natural Gas Intel | July 15, 2016

Natural Gas Falls as Stockpiles Rise | The Wall Street Journal | July 14, 2016

Brexit clouds crude’s forecast | Casper Star Tribune | July 9, 2016

Oil Prices Lower on Concerns About U.S. Drilling, Gasoline Glut | The Wall Street Journal | July 5, 2016

U.S. shale firms’ first-quarter hedging rush may squeeze margins, spur output | Reuters | July 5, 2016

Despite Breather, NatGas Forwards Climb Again | Natural Gas Intel | June 17, 2016

Oil Rebounds on Lower Perceived Risk of U.K. Exiting EU | The Wall Street Journal | June 17, 2016

With oil prices climbing, frack jobs begin returning to Powder River Basin | Casper Star Tribune | June 13, 2016

As diesel price soars, U.S. refiners seize the moment, sell future output | Reuters | June 3, 2016

Oil Retreats at $50 Again | The Wall Street Journal | May 31, 2016

Oil Rises as Supply Outages Persist | Nasdaq | May 31, 2016

As crude hits $50 a barrel, options market suggests jitters | Reuters | May 28, 2016

Natural Gas Loses Steam as Weather Forecasts Cool | The Wall Street Journal | May 23, 2016

Supply worries wane, but for how long? | Business Standard | May 17, 2016

Oil rally suggests supply worries wane, but for how long? | Reuters | May 16, 2016

Natural Gas Holds as Uncertainty Reigns | The Wall Street Journal | May 12, 2016

As market braces for Mexico hedging, U.S. oil options volatility surges | Reuters | April 21, 2016

U.S. oil investors rush for protection at $35 as Doha talks collapse | Reuters/The Fiscal Times | April 18, 2016

The Price Isn’t Right to Invest in Natural Gas—Yet | Barron’s | April 16, 2016

Natural Gas Slips With Stockpiles Still High | The Wall Street Journal | April 14, 2016

Oil Prices Slip as Investors Dismiss Inventories Decline | The Wall Street Journal | April 7, 2016

Airline hedges fuel rally in later dated oil prices | Reuters | April 6, 2016

Natural Gas Closes Down on Oversupply Concerns | The Wall Street Journal | April 1, 2016

RPT-Scrambling for cover, U.S. shale producers ramp up hedging | Reuters | March 22, 2016

Oil prices are rising, but what does it mean for Wyoming? | Casper Star Tribune | March 20, 2016

U.S. crude options volatility sinks as prices bounce off Feb lows | Reuters | March 16, 2016

Report: Most Shale Firms Skipped Hedging In 4Q 2015 | Oil & Gas Investor | March 16, 2016

Fooled By Oil’s False Bottom, Most US Shale Firms Skipped Hedging In 4Q | RigZone | March 16, 2016

Oil Hits Three-Month High on Gasoline Demand | The Wall Street Journal | March 9, 2016

Oil Prices Rise on Declining Product Stockpiles | Fox Business | March 9, 2016

Natural Gas Prices Fall Near 17-Year Low | The Wall Street Journal | February 29, 2016

As U.S. crude rallies, investors jump on bearish options bets | Reuters | February 22, 2016

Russia, Saudis tentatively offer to freeze oil output levels | Caspar Star Tribune | February 16, 2016

Oil traders rush for options to protect against crude gyrations | Reuters | February 9, 2016

Crude Oil Rally Hits Three Week High | Dow Jones Business News | January 29, 2016

U.S. oil import binge: distorted derivates or shale bust? | Reuters | January 21, 2016

Brent breaks below $30; US oil settles at $30.48 | CNBC | January 13, 2016

Futures market tumble shows U.S. oil will not reach $50 for 6.5 years | STL Today | January 12, 2016

Oil market braces for longer downturn as 2020 crude falls to $50 | Economic Times | January 11, 2016

Oil dives below $35, lowest in 11 years, as U.S. supply swells | Reuters | January 6, 2016

Oil Prices Rally After Large Fall in U.S. Stockpiles | The Wall Street Journal | December 23, 2015

Oil prices bounce off 11-year lows, bearish outlook caps gains | Reuters | December 22, 2015

Oil Prices Turn Lower as Rig Count Rises | The Wall Street Journal | December 18, 2015

Oil prices fall to seven-year low in volatile trading | The World Weekly | December 15, 2015

With oil hedges rolling off, U.S. shale producers face stiff test | Reuters | December 14, 2015

Oil Prices Tick Down as Supplies Grow | The Wall Street Journal | December 10, 2015

Oil nears seven-year low, but few investors expect freefall toward $20 | Reuters | December 8, 2015

Oil Prices Gain on Weaker Dollar, Positioning Ahead of OPEC Meeting | The Wall Street Journal | December 3, 2015

Natural Gas Rebounds Head of Contract Expiration | The Wall Street Journal | November 25, 2015

Natural Gas Tumbles After Stockpiles Hit New Record | The Wall Street Journal | November 19, 2015

Oil Prices Slip on Bearish Inventory Data | The Wall Street Journal | November 19, 2015

NY energy fund Blueshift shuts; big options trades eyed: sources | The Fiscal Times | October 30, 2015

Would lifting crude export ban help Wyoming oil companies? | The Casper Star Tribune | October 18, 2015

Oil Prices Tumble as OPEC Production Grows | The Wall Street Journal | October 12, 2015

U.S. shale firms snap up $50 oil hedges, risking rally reversal | Reuters | October 12, 2015

U.S. Oil Prices Hover Around $50 a Barrel | The Wall Street Journal | October 9, 2015

Oil Erases Gains as Hurricane, Weak Manufacturing Take Toll | The Wall Street Journal | October 1, 2015

Here’s Why Oil Prices Fell When They Should Have Climbed | The Wall Street Journal | September 24, 2015

Oil Prices Tumble Despite Decline in Stockpiles | The Wall Street Journal | September 23, 2015

As U.S. lawmakers press to end oil export ban, traders say no hurry | Reuters | September 18, 2015

Oil Prices Surge Nearly 6%, Boosted by Heavy Draw on Stockpiles | The Wall Street Journal | September 16, 2015

Crude Oil Prices Slip With Stocks | The Wall Street Journal | September 4, 2015

Oil Prices Rise Again as Traders Close Out Bets | The Wall Street Journal | August 28, 2015

US deferred oil prices hit new lows; Mexico not the culprit | Reuters | August 21, 2015

Oil Bounces Back on Profit Taking | The Wall Street Journal | August 18, 2015

Small oil rally doesn’t ease lingering crude slump | Houston Chronicle | August 18, 2015

Oil Futures Signal Weak Prices Could Last Years | The Wall Street Journal | August 10, 2015

Oil Rigs Climb, Oil Prices Dip, Production Already Rolled Over | Oil & Gas 360 | July 31, 2015

Oil Prices Fall to Multi-Month Lows as U.S. Rig Count Rises | The Wall Street Journal | July 31, 2015

Oil Prices Fall as U.S. Rig Count Rises | Nasdaq | July 31, 2015

Traders scrutinize WTI spreads as Cushing limit fears revived | Reuters | July 28, 2015

Natural Gas Prices Fall From Summer Highs | The Wall Street Journal | July 20, 2015

Oil under $60 beyond 2016 suggests market rethinking shale | Reuters | July 8, 2015

Natural Gas Falls, Following Spot Prices Lower | The Wall Street Journal | July 7, 2015

U.S. Oil Prices Fall Further | The Wall Street Journal | July 7, 2015

Oil Prices Extend Selloff | Nasdaq | July 7, 2015

Stocks slip and dollar gains against the euro as Greek debt crisis unfolds | LA Times | July 6, 2015

Oil demand on the rise | Petroleum Economist | July 2, 2015

Natural Gas Has Strongest Quarter Since 2013| The Wall Street Journal | June 30, 2015

Big oil options trades revive speculation about producer hedging | Reuters | June 25, 2015

Oil Prices End Lower on Greece Standoff, Stronger Dollar | Forex Minute | June 21, 2015

Oil Prices Fall on Firming U.S. Dollar | The Wall Street Journal | June 19, 2015

Crude Prices Rally on Production Outlook, China Stimulus | Forex Minute | June 13, 2015

Oil up more than 3 pct in broad rally ahead of stockpile data | Reuters | June 9, 2015

The close: TSX ends up as crude jump boosts energy stocks | The Globe and Mail | June 9, 2015

Oil Prices Fall as Traders Await OPEC Meeting | The Wall Street Journal | June 4, 2015

Oil’s Rally Faces Many Hurdles | Barron’s | May 29, 2015

Natural Gas Losing Streak Hits Fifth Session | Wall Street Journal | May 29, 2015

Natural Gas Rally Dissipates as Sellers Jump on High Prices | Wall Street Journal | May 19, 2015

Oil Prices Extend Longest Decline Since March | Fox Business | May 19, 2015

A Wyoming rebound? Oil companies bullish on Powder River Basin amid price slump | The Casper Star Tribune | May 10, 2015

RPT-U.S. shale firms revive hedging as oil rebounds, may vex OPEC | Reuters | May 1, 2015

U.S. Oil Prices Hit 2015 High on Supply Expectations | Wall Street Journal | April 23, 2015

Oil Prices Slide on Expectations of Iran Deal | Wall Street Journal & Nasdaq| March 31, 2015

Oil Prices 101: Four questions about crude prices answered | Casper Star-Tribune | March 28, 2015

Oil Companies Reap Large Gains After Cashing In Hedging Bets | Wall Street Journal | March 26, 2015

Oil traders hope to win big when Cushing fills, with bet on April-May spread | Reuters | March 17, 2015

Brent Crude Market Sends A Different Signal | Seeking Alpha | February 28, 2015

Oil rout roils E&P and airline hedging strategies| Risk.net| February 19, 2015

Oil Demand Growth Risks Underestimation | Seeking Alpha | February 19, 2015

Oil surges 5 percent on options expiry; bounce seen fleeting| Reuters | January 15, 2015

Energy shares back in green… | Markets Emerging | December 18, 2014

Oil surges in about-face as some bet sub-$US60 prices won’t last, by  Barani Krishnan | The Sydney Morning Herald | December 18, 2014

Oil surges nearly 5 percent on technical buying after U.S. inventory drop by Reuters Media | The Jamestown Sun | December 17, 2014

U.S. shale output could withstand much lower oil prices – hedging expert, by Terry Wade | Reuters | November 7, 2014

Why Venezuela’s looking at a world of pain, in 2 easy charts, by Simeon Tegel | Global Post| October 30, 2014

If oil drops to $70, what will gas cost?, by Lee Brodie | CNBC & Yahoo! | October 27, 2014

U.S. oil recovers from dip below $80 on short-covering, by Nia Williams | Reuters | October 27, 2014

Brent crude slides to lowest on 2010 since Saudi output signal, by Jessica Resnick-Ault | Reuters | October 13, 2014

Oil Prices: An Unusually Bearish Week in Review, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | October 12, 2014

OPEC’s Tough Choices, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | October 6, 2014

Double Trouble: Shrinking Demand Growth And Rising Dollar Weigh Heavily On Commodities, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | October 3, 2014

Risk Capital: Oil’s Anti-gravity Antidote?, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | September 30, 2014

OPEC’s Convoluted Supply Picture Faces Clearly Weaker Global Demand Prospects, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | September 15, 2014

John Saucer was named to the top 25 opinion leaders in Commodities on Seeking Alpha | September 8, 2014

Economists: Sliding oil prices not likely to affect drilling — for now, By Benjamin Storrow | Casper Star TribunePowersource Post-Gazette | September 8, 2014

Growing Potential for Kurdish Exports, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | September 2, 2014

Mexico: A New Future in Hydrocarbons, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | August 26, 2014

 In Venezuela, Talk of Raising Gas Pricing for First Time Since 1996, By Simeon Tegel | NBC.com & Global Post | August 20, 2014

Low Volatility and Dodd-Frank Compliance Drives Slide in Energy Futures Trading, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | August 13, 2014

Insurance agents need to learn about energy, too, By Andrea Rumbaugh | Fuel Fix | August 7, 2014

Dodd- Frank: Unintended Consequences for Municipal Utility Swaps, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | August 4, 2014

US Crude Export Ban Sticks Through Election Year, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | August 2, 2014

Massive Pipeline Expansion Phase Underway in Marcellus, By John Saucer | Seeking Alpha | July 30, 2014

Brent extends rally to hit 2-1/2 month high on Libya, China, By Elizabeth Dilts | Reuters via CNBC | May 22, 2014

U.S. crude nears 6-week high as consumer confidence supports, By Elizabeth Dilts | Reuters | April 11, 2014

Brent plunges to 5-month low on China, Europe factory data | Reuters via Business Recorder | April 2, 2014

INSIGHT-Wall St’s energy rivals: Big Oil, a French utility, the Koch brothers, By Jonathan Leff | Reuters | December 15, 2013

U.S. Oil Prices Fall Sharply as Glut Forms on Gulf Coast, By Russell Gold and Nicole Friedman | Wall Street Journal | December 5, 2013

6 Things you’ll pay more for in 2012, By Jennifer Dickler | CNN Money | January 10, 2012

Gas prices to fall, but don’t expect a big drop, | CNN Money | August 31, 2011

WEBINAR: Hedging and Credit Impact for E&P and Power Companies Under The Dodd-Frank Act | Haynes Boone | October 7, 2010

Drilling woes may land on shore, by Steve Hargreaves | CNN Money | July 14, 2010

(Video) The BP Spill Backlash | CNBC | June 8, 2010

(Video) Tracking Oil | CNBC | December 7, 2009

(Video) Peak Oil Theory – Interview with Paul Smith | CNBC | October 11, 2009