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Wounded Bulls Eke Out 30-Cent Gain for Natural Gas Futures, but Cash Dragged Lower

Wounded Bulls Eke Out 30-Cent Gain for Natural Gas Futures, but Cash Dragged Lower

After a brutal slashing, natural gas bulls licked their wounds and managed to churn out a respectable rebound along the natural gas futures curve to close out the week. The August Nymex futures contract settled Friday at $5.730/MMBtu, up 30.6 cents on the day. September futures climbed 32.0 cents to $5.712. At A Glance: Market…

July 1, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Take Beating, Drop $1-Plus on Storage, Freeport News

Natural Gas Futures Take Beating, Drop $1-Plus on Storage, Freeport News

Natural gas futures took one (actually two) on the chin Thursday as a larger-than-expected storage injection and an update regarding the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) outage sent prices tumbling to levels not seen in months. The August Nymex futures contract plummeted $1.074 to $5.424/MMBtu. September lost $1.101 cents to land at $5.392. Spot gas…

July 1, 2022
North American Natural Gas Prices Continue Slide; Traders Uncertain on New Rules – Mexico Spotlight

North American Natural Gas Prices Continue Slide; Traders Uncertain on New Rules – Mexico Spotlight

North American natural gas prices lost more than three dollars in June after an explosion at the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant early in the month knocked the facility offline. August took over as the front month contract for New York Mercantile Exchange futures this week and prices continued to be pressured downwards. On…

June 30, 2022
August Natural Gas Futures Slip, but Fundamentals Still Point to More Upside

August Natural Gas Futures Slip, but Fundamentals Still Point to More Upside

Nymex natural gas futures, led now by the August contract, failed to hold onto early price gains amid weakening demand ahead of the holiday weekend. The August Nymex futures contract settled at $6.498/MMBtu, down 7.2 cents on the day. September futures slipped 6.4 cents to $6.493. At A Glance: BREAKING: U.S. EIA reports another larger-than-expected…

June 30, 2022
July Nymex Natural Gas Contract Expires Higher, Bullish Factors Persist

July Nymex Natural Gas Contract Expires Higher, Bullish Factors Persist

Natural gas futures extended their rally as a hotter long-range forecast, a dip in production and bullish technical momentum lifted the prompt month ahead of expiration. The July Nymex contract rolled off the board at $6.551/MMBtu, up 5.0 cents on the day. The August contract, which moves to the front of the Nymex curve on…

June 29, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Finish Higher After Volatile Session; Cash on the Rise

Natural Gas Futures Finish Higher After Volatile Session; Cash on the Rise

An early slide along the Nymex natural gas futures curve gave way to a technical bounce midday on Monday, ultimately boosting the July contract by 28.1 cents to a $6.501/MMBtu settlement. August futures climbed 26.5 cents to $6.546. Spot gas prices also were mostly higher after the weekend, even as temperatures moderated from the unusually…

June 28, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Pause, while Spot Gas Slides with Temperatures

Natural Gas Futures Pause, while Spot Gas Slides with Temperatures

Natural gas futures finished out the short week far quieter than only one day prior. After prices took a beating on verification that an outage at a key export terminal could drastically improve balances, the July Nymex gas futures contract settled on Friday at $6.220/MMBtu, only 1.9 cents lower day/day. Spot gas prices also continued…

June 27, 2022
After Record Heat, Cooler Forecast Leads to Sharp Discounts for Natural Gas Weekly, Futures Prices

After Record Heat, Cooler Forecast Leads to Sharp Discounts for Natural Gas Weekly, Futures Prices

Spot gas prices crumbled during the June 21-24 trading week despite heat becoming more widespread, for a few days at least, across the country’s midsection. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. plummeted $1.225 to $6.340/MMBtu. Nymex futures action, meanwhile, continued to be dominated by the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) outage, with the market questioning…

June 24, 2022
Bears’ Appetite Satiated, Natural Gas Futures Barely Budge; Cooler Temperatures Sink Cash

Bears’ Appetite Satiated, Natural Gas Futures Barely Budge; Cooler Temperatures Sink Cash

Natural gas futures finished out the short week far quieter than only one day prior. After prices took a beating on verification that an outage at a key export terminal could drastically improve balances, the July Nymex gas futures contract settled on Friday at $6.220/MMBtu, only 1.9 cents lower day/day. At A Glance: Salt withdrawal…

June 24, 2022
Natural Gas Futures Implode as EIA Storage Data Surprises to Upside; Cash Slides Too

Natural Gas Futures Implode as EIA Storage Data Surprises to Upside; Cash Slides Too

The latest government storage data swiped the rug out from underneath natural gas futures on Thursday, with a larger-than-expected injection highlighting the fragility of the gas market. The July Nymex futures contract settled at $6.239/MMBtu, down 61.9 cents on the day. August futures tumbled 58.9 cents to $6.283. Spot gas prices were mostly lower despite…

June 24, 2022
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