• BREAKING: U.S. EIA reports a 45 Bcf injection into natural gas storage inventories for the week ending Aug. 21
  • Cameron LNG joins Sabine Pass in shutting down operations as Hurricane Laura slams Louisiana coast

With a Category 4 hurricane targeting natural gas export facilities and other energy infrastructure on the Gulf Coast, gas traders struggled with where to price September futures.


After some back and forth within a 10-cent range, the September Nymex contract settled 2.8 cents lower at $2.461. October slipped 2.2 cents to $2.574.

Spot gas prices also were mostly lower despite heat across much of the Lower 48. NGI’s Spot Gas National Avg. dropped 4.5 cents to $2.265.

There have been plenty of moving parts for the natural gas market this week, though Hurricane...