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Bears Stirring Before Government Storage Data; July Called 4 Cents Lower

July natural gas is expected to open 4 cents lower Thursday morning at $2.81 as traders digest healthy estimates of government storage data but note greater risk to the forecast than normal. Overnight oil markets were mixed.

May 28, 2015

Bears Stirring Before Government Storage Data; July Called 4 Cents Lower

July natural gas is expected to open 4 cents lower Thursday morning at $2.81 as traders digest healthy estimates of government storage data but note greater risk to the forecast than normal. Overnight oil markets were mixed.

May 28, 2015

Broad Gains Counter New England Weakness; Futures Reconsider, Drop 8 Cents

Physical gas for Tuesday delivery was mostly higher in Monday trading as weakness in New England markets was unable to offset widespread gains in the Marcellus, Gulf, Midcontinent and California.

December 15, 2014

Weather, Technicals Aligning Higher; December Seen Up 11 Cents

December natural gas is expected to open 11 cents higher Wednesday morning at $4.24 as traders see no end to cold weather patterns in sight, and technical analysis points higher. Overnight oil markets were mixed.

November 5, 2014

Technical Breakout Seen Looming; October Called A Penny Higher

October natural gas is set to open a penny higher Wednesday morning at $4.00 as traders discount expected hefty storage builds and assess the likelihood of a technically-based advance. Overnight oil markets rose.

September 17, 2014

U.S. Onshore Activity Surging on ‘More Rigs, More Wells,’ Says Baker CEO

Baker Hughes Inc. expects North American exploration to increase through the rest of this year, lifted by the surge in Permian Basin development, which is showing no signs of slowing.

July 17, 2014

Hefty Build Expected? No Problem; July Seen 3 Cents Higher

July natural gas is set to open 3 cents higher Thursday morning as traders discount estimates of an increase in storage inventories that are well above historical norms and as they factor in expected heat. Overnight oil markets surged.

June 12, 2014

Bears On the Bench Before Long Weekend; June Called Up 2 Cents

June natural gas is set to open 2 cents higher Friday morning at $4.38 as traders see bears unwilling to add additional short positions before the extended holiday weekend. Overnight oil markets rose.

May 23, 2014

Warmth Seen in South, Texas; June Called Unchanged

June natural gas is set to open unchanged Tuesday morning at $4.80 as traders look to see if emerging cooling load can enable June to hold the pivotal $4.80 level and perhaps move higher. Overnight oil markets rose.

April 29, 2014

Winter 2013-2014 Boosts Heating Degree Days Above 30-Year Average

Multiple polar vortices, which brought chilling cold to a large swath of the country last month and continuing cold over much of the nation, are driving the number of recorded heating degree-days (HDD) to unusual highs, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data.

February 6, 2014