Weather Mixed; September Called 4 Cents Higher

September natural gas is set to open 4 cents higher Monday morning at $4.00 as traders see a test of the upper end of the recent trading range and mull whether a seasonal low is now in place. Overnight oil markets gained.

August 11, 2014

Lower 48 Drives Record NatGas Production in May

Preliminary figures compiled by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicate that natural gas production in May hit its highest level on record for any month, reaching 2,166 Bcf, or 699 Bcf/d. Lower 48 gas output totaled 78.10 Bcf/d, a 0.92 Bcf/d increase from April.

August 1, 2014

Stay Long, Trader Says; July Seen A Penny Higher

July natural gas is expected to open a penny higher Friday morning at $4.77 as traders see a continuing storage deficit and no reason to not keep working this market from the long side. Overnight oil markets gained.

June 13, 2014

Power Load Seen Lean; June Called 3 Cents Lower

June natural gas is set to open 3 cents lower Tuesday morning at $4.38 as the longer-term weather-storage dynamic is seen giving the bears the upper hand. Overnight oil markets slumped.

May 27, 2014

Chevron Quarterly NatGas Output Higher, Earnings Expected Lower

Chevron Corp. reported Wednesday that its U.S. natural gas production rose in January and February from the year-ago period, with upstream net output hitting 664,000 boe/d, up from 637,000 boe/d.

April 10, 2014

Pennsylvania Extends Public Comment Period on Long-Awaited Regulatory Changes

After nearly three years of working to update aspects of the state’s oil and gas regulations, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has taken what it’s calling an “unprecedented” step to extend the public comment period on several proposals for another 30 days.

January 23, 2014

Cash, Futures Ease, But Trader Sees Seasonal Advance

Nearly all active physical natural gas trading points declined Friday weekend and Monday delivery. The average setback was 8 cents, with Rockies points dropping a dime and losses at New England points closer to a nickel.

September 23, 2013

Nucor to Spend $700M-Plus to Fuel Encana’s Natural Gas Drilling

Steel manufacturer Nucor Corp. said it plans to spend more than $700 million on natural gas drilling over a two-year period to meet its contractual obligations with Encana Corp. for low-cost gas supplies.

July 22, 2013

Steelmaker Nucor to Spend More Than $700M on Gas Drilling

Steel manufacturer Nucor Corp. said it will spend more than $700 million during a two-year period on natural gas drilling in order to meet its contractual obligations with Encana Corp. for a supply of low-cost natural gas.

July 22, 2013

Warmer-Than-Normal Summer Forecast Across United States

Temperatures across almost all of the United States will average warmer than normal over the next three months, though the Southeast and Ohio Valley may get some cooler breaks, according to a seasonal forecast released last week by Weather Services International (WSI).

July 1, 2013