The long-term outlook for NGL is bright, even with last week’s declines.
Short-term NGL price jolts are ephemeral, but long-term plans carry risk as well.
NGL are in a stronger position compared to where they were during last year’s Super Bowl.
Higher demand remains a long-term certainty despite the volatile near-term NGL market.
During the Obama years, NGL prices recovered from the Great Recession.
Strong crude prices and rising demand push NGL ‘barrel’ to 25-month highs.
2016 NGL prices, led by butane, soar in December to match the previous year’s averages.
Rising NGL prices can’t keep up with commodities, resulting in narrower profit margins.
Warm weather and high levels of inventory have dampened NGL enthusiasm, but gas prices are moving up again.
Offline facilities and OPEC's indecision are to blame for NGL's recent slump.
Warm weather, high inventories drag down prices for NGL.
Ethane stumbles, but the other NGL components continue to set high marks for 2016.