Natural gas futures resumed their climb on Monday, buoyed by a recovery in Gulf Coast LNG feed gas demand above 12 Bcf/d and Lower 48 gas production staying subdued. A jump in Henry Hub cash prices also added support.

At A Glance:

  • NGI estimates 86 Bcf injection
  • Freeport restarts LNG exports
  • Production at 98.2 Bcf/d 

Coming off a half-cent drop Friday, the May Nymex contract rose 3.9 cents day/day to settle at  $1.791/MMBtu Monday. The June contract jumped 7.7 cents to $2.065.

Cash prices saw gains across all regions, led higher by Texas. NGI’s Spot Gas National Avg. added 13.0 cents to $1.340.

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