Regional natural gas forward curves offered hints of a market climbing out of the doldrums for the upcoming injection season, even as many hubs held flattish week/week for April delivery, NGI’s Forward Look data show.

Fixed prices at Henry Hub for April delivery added 2.2 cents for the Feb. 22-28 trading period to reach $1.897/MMBtu, according to Forward Look.

Contracts further along the 2024 strip showed a bit more life. The national benchmark rallied 13.0 cents for August to exit at $2.627. June through December 2024 all picked up around a dime or more week/week.

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