RBAC Inc., Energy Market Simulation Systems

In Like a Lamb, Out Like a Lion: RBAC’s 20Q1 Outlook

Occasionally, what appear to be relatively insignificant events metamorphosize into shockingly strong market impacting chaos. The events over the last three months truly reflect the saying “In Like a Lamb, Out Like a Lion” and are captured in the release of RBAC’s 20Q1 GPCM® Natural Gas Market Forecasting SystemTM outlook. This update includes major revisions […]

Where Are We and What is a Handbasket

Co-written by: Scott McKenna, Director, Global Energy Analysis, RBAC, Inc When electronic trading opened on Sunday night, March 8th, all hell broke loose for WTI crude oil, as the market gapped lower by nearly $10/Barrel (Bbl).  The price decimation was driven by Saudi Arabia cutting their crude oil Official Selling Price (OSP) and reversing production […]

China Sneezes, Henry Hub Catches a Cold

Proximity is the key ingredient in many facets of life — whom you marry, friends you make and keep, your first job — are just a few examples. But as the world becomes more interconnected through technology and advanced transportation networks, proximity’s reach has become nearly limitless.  Comparably, the shale revolution and removal of the […]

Are Natural Gas Write-Downs a Temporary or Long-Term Phenomenon?

There is a lot at stake in the current natural gas environment that impact not only the natural gas players but the entire energy industry. To realize how much is at stake, we only need to look back a week to an article from the Wall Street Journal discussing Chevron’s $10 Billion write down.  The […]