Lochridge Investment Advisors, LLC, pursues a trading and risk management strategy that provides investors with a superior risk/return profile in the volatile energy commodity space.
The investment team is comprised of seasoned portfolio managers with over 60 years experience in the sector, supported by a highly qualified group of research professionals, mid- and back-office support personnel and risk management staff that continuously identify, quantify and monitor company-wide exposure.
The goal is to create an environment conducive for making informed decisions in the market utilizing best practices in risk control while providing operational transparency to investors at all levels.
EIA expects the Henry Hub natural gas spot price, which averaged $2.75 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) in 2012, will average $3.53 per MMBtu in 2013 and $3.84 per MMBtu in 2014.
Brent crude oil spot price, which averaged $112 per barrel in 2012 and rose to $119 per barrel in early February 2013, will average $109 per barrel in 2013 and $101 per barrel in 2014, according to the EIA.
U.S. cooling degree days during June, July, and August 2013 are expected to total about 13 percent lower than last summer and about 6 percent lower than the prior 10-year average. EIA projects U.S. residential sales of electricity during the upcoming summer will average 6 percent below the summer of 2012.
EIA expects coal consumption in the electric power sector to increase over the forecast period, as electricity demand and natural gas prices rise, but still remain significantly lower than the 1,003 million short tons (MMst) averaged during 2000-09.
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