Continuing on a path of spring renewal, natural gas futures added to recent gains at the front of the curve early Wednesday, with ongoing signs of production weakness still lending fundamental support.

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The May Nymex contract was up 1.7 cents to $1.879/MMBtu as of 8:41 a.m. ET.

The front month dropped as low as $1.778 in Tuesday’s trading but ultimately recovered to eke out a modest 2.5-cent gain, marking a third straight positive session.

“The natural gas market continues to trudge out of the late winter abyss,” analysts at Mobius Risk Group said of recent price action.

The Mobius analysts highlighted the recent strengthening in physical prices as the injection season gets underway.

Henry Hub spot prices averaged $1.675 in Tuesday’s trading after averaging as...