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Includes transactions to delivery points within the Algonquin system. Excludes gas deliveries into Algonquin from connecting pipelines, as that is a separate index.

Production, Spring Weather Loom Large in Bearish Week for Natural Gas Prices

With April just around the corner, some lingering winter weather in the East was never likely to sustain natural gas spot prices for long. Strong production and softening demand saw spot prices -- and futures -- trend lower for the week ended Friday; the NGI Weekly Spot Gas Average fell 15 cents to $2.53/MMBtu. Read More

Supply ‘Overwhelming’ Natural Gas Market as Futures Continue Slide; Cash Mixed

Natural gas futures slid further Friday to cap a bearish week that saw production overshadow a supportive storage outlook as injection season looms. In the spot market, expectations for Lower 48 demand to decrease for the week ahead appeared to temper interest in three-day deals at most points, although colder temperatures in the East supported Mid-Atlantic prices; the NGI National Spot Gas Average retreated 8 cents to $2.40/MMBtu. Read More

April Natural Gas Slips Amid On-Target Storage Data, Robust Supply

April natural gas prices failed to hold onto modest early gains on Thursday, settling 2.1 cents lower at $2.617 as the latest storage data from the Energy Information Administration confirmed “no urgent tightness” in the market. Spot gas prices also continued to decline as snow began to thaw and temperatures were rising along the East Coast. The NGI National Spot Gas Average was down 8 cents to $2.48. Read More

EIA’s On Target 86 Bcf Draw Confirms No Urgent Storage Tightness

Industry prognosticators hit it nearly right on the nose Thursday morning as the Energy Information... Read More

April Natural Gas Up Pennies As Cold Blast Sweeps East Coast

April natural gas prices got a reprieve from Monday’s downturn as a strong weather system with rain, snow and colder-than-normal temperatures tracked across the eastern half of the United States, lifting the prompt month 2.4 cents to settle Tuesday at $2.675. Spot gas prices were mixed but sharply higher in the Northeast as demand was expected to remain unseasonably strong for another day. The NGI National Spot Gas Average was up 9 cents to $2.65.

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April NatGas Slides as Another Cold Stretch Proves No Match for Near-Record Production

Natural gas futures started Monday on a soft note and continued to deteriorate throughout the day as cold weather blasts on tap for the remainder of March and into April couldn’t compete with near-record production. The Nymex April contract settled 3.7 cents lower at $2.651. Spot gas, meanwhile, was mixed but mostly higher as a cold snap is currently making its way across the country. The NGI National Spot Gas Average fell 9 cents to $2.56.

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Natural Gas Futures Trade in Tight Range as Forecast Mixed

Natural gas futures inched higher Friday after selling off by more than a dime over the previous two sessions, as a mixed late-winter outlook failed to spark any upward momentum. In the spot market, weekend deals traded lower across most regions amid declining Lower 48 demand, although a few points in New England and California bucked the trend; the NGI National Spot Gas Average declined a nickel to $2.65/MMBtu. Read More

Bearish Storage Miss Sees Natural Gas Futures Continue Slide; Cash Mixed

Natural gas futures fell a nickel Thursday following an Energy Information Administration storage report that missed to the bearish side... Read More

Natural Gas Futures Drop as EIA Storage Stats a Slightly Bearish Miss

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday reported a weekly storage withdrawal that missed... Read More

Natural Gas Futures Hang Onto Monday’s Rally as Weather Still Seen Supportive; SoCal Spikes

Natural gas futures traded both sides of even Tuesday but ultimately held on to Monday’s gains as weather models continued to advertise cold temperatures in the East this week and next. In the spot market, more import constraints sent SoCal Citygate prices spiking, while Northeast and Mid-Atlantic points gained on the latest storm to hit the region this month; the NGI National Spot Gas Average climbed 7 cents to $2.75/MMBtu.

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