* The day-ahead contract was up 0.25 pence at 25.00 p/therm by 0830 GMT.
* “There looks to be a bit more demand on the weather (for day-ahead) but it’s still fairly subdued,” a gas trader said.
* Analysts at Refinitiv said temperatures were still expected to be mild for the rest of September but would be slightly cooler than previously forecast on Friday.
* Average day-ahead temperatures in Britain were seen at 13.3 degrees Celsius, Refinitiv Eikon data showed, down 1.6 degrees on the previous forecast.
* The within-day contract was down 0.53 p at 24.75 pence per therm.
* Britain’s gas system was oversupplied by 3.7 million cubic metres (mcm) on Thursday with demand forecast at 157.6 mcm and flows at 161.3 mcm/day, National Grid data showed.
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* Six liquefied natural gas tankers are scheduled to arrive in Britain over the next month.
* Further out on the curve, prices were little changed.
* The winter 2019 contract was flat at 47.10 p/therm.
* The summer 2020 contract was down 0.10 p at 44.60 p/therm.
* The day-ahead gas price at the Dutch TTF hub was up 0.23 euro at 10.38 euros per megawatt hour.
* The benchmark Dec-19 EU carbon contract was down 0.04 euro at 25.20 euros per tonne.
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