The Marcellus Shale, among other regions, could see persistent ethane rejection until the market comes back into balance, according to analysts at Raymond James & Associates Inc.
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Futures Continue Lower as Cold Is Already Factored In
Feeding off Monday’s 18.9-cent decline, January natural gas futures continued to plumb lower price levels on Tuesday. The prompt-month contract reached a low of $4.126 before closing the regular session at $4.180, down 3 cents from Monday’s finish.
Bearish Hurricane Forecast Lends No Support to Futures
Natural gas futures bulls are finding that they just can’t catch a break as values continue to plumb new lows for the move. The April contract subtracted more than a dime on Wednesday as bearish projections for Thursday’s storage report meshed with a bearish 2009 Atlantic hurricane forecast from AccuWeather.com.
July Futures Plumb Near $2.00
In what has become almost routine lately, the AGA’s report ofstrong injections into storage caused a wave of follow-throughselling Thursday. A lower open allowed the contract to slip beneathsupport to settle at $2.02. In doing so, the July contract fell anadditional 8.6 cents to settle at the contract’s lowest point since1997.