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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.

Forecasts for January Cold Blast Lift Natural Gas Futures; East Coast Cash Slides

With major weather models Friday continuing to show a shift to colder temperatures for key markets later this month, natural gas futures rallied sharply to set up a potentially pivotal weekend for prices. In the spot market, East Coast points eased off after recent weather-driven gains as prices remained steady across most other regions; the NGI Spot Gas National Avg. slumped 17.0 cents to $3.005/MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Market Shrugs as EIA’s Larger-Than-Expected Withdrawal Seen as Holiday Noise

The Energy Information Administration on Thursday reported an 87 Bcf withdrawal from U.S. gas stocks for the week... Read More

Natural Gas Futures Range-Bound as Models Advertise Different Timing for January Temps

Varying outcomes from weather models for the final third of January accompanied a day of range-bound trading... Read More

Natural Gas Futures Inch Higher Amid Hints of Colder East Later This Month

Forecasts advertising a potential shift to chillier conditions in the East later this month helped boost natural gas futures Tuesday, though prices ultimately finished well off the session’s highs. In the spot market, expectations for cooler temperatures in the Midwest and East later this week coincided with double-digit gains across the eastern two-thirds of the Lower 48; the NGI Spot Gas National Avg. climbed 19.0 cents to $2.855/MMBtu.

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Bearish First Week of 2019 for Natural Gas Markets as Mild Temps Take Pressure Off Storage

Continued mild weather to start the new year meant storage fears -- and natural gas prices -- continued to fade during the week ended Friday (Jan. 4); selling across most of the Lower 48 saw the NGI Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. drop 26.5 cents to $2.805/MMBtu.

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Bulls Unphased by Loose EIA Print as Natural Gas Futures Rise on Potential Return of January Cold

The natural gas futures market managed to shake off a particularly bearish government storage report Friday as forecasts... Read More

NatGas Markets Ring in New Year With Return to Sub-$3 as January Forecasts Seen Bearish

A new year brought a new outlook for natural gas markets Wednesday, with a mild forecast for the first half of January bringing a return to sub-$3 prices as the storage concerns that drove up risk premiums earlier in the heating season appear largely assuaged. Influenced by sagging futures, spot markets struggled through a post-New Year’s hangover, though a few locations in the West gained ahead of cold temperatures and precipitation expected this weekend; the NGI Spot Gas National Avg. tumbled 26.5 cents to $2.915/MMBtu. Read More

Unusual Transition to Mild Winter Sends January NatGas Bidweek Prices Sharply Lower

A glance at January bidweek natural gas prices failed to reflect a market entering the peak of winter; dramatic losses... Read More

February Natural Gas Nosedives as Weather Data Back Off Cold; Spot Gas Rebounds

As expected, February natural gas shed some serious holiday weight on Friday as weather data backed off some of the cold... Read More

Post-Christmas Natural Gas Trading Thin, Volatile as January Contract Nears Expiration

It was a bumpy road for January natural gas on Wednesday as thin trading after the Christmas holiday made for a volatile session before the prompt month eventually settled higher day/day. The Nymex January gas futures contract rose 7.6 cents to $3.543. Both the February and March contracts were up less than a nickel. Read More