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Triple-Digit NatGas Storage Injection Sparks Bears; Record Storage Level in Sight

The 2015 natural gas storage refill season continued at a blinding clip Thursday morning as the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that 100 Bcf was injected into underground stores for the week ending Oct. 9.

October 15, 2015

El Nino Effect to Smooth NatGas Ride This Winter, FERC Says

Most forecasters are expecting a strong El Nino event to help make the upcoming winter relatively mild, and that, in turn, will help to limit energy shortages and price volatility, according to a Winter Energy Market Assessment issued by FERC’s Office of Enforcement (OE) Thursday.

October 15, 2015

NatGas Cash, Futures Part Company; November Sheds 6 Cents

Next-day physical gas gained ground in Thursday’s trading as most traders elected to get deals done before the often volatility-inducing Energy Information Administration (EIA) storage report.

October 15, 2015

Traders Eyeing Long Market Entry, Yet November Called A Penny Lower

November natural gas is set to open a penny lower Wednesday morning at $2.49 as traders don’t see any cold temperatures until later in the week but look to enter the market on the long side. Overnight oil markets inched higher.

October 14, 2015

Late Week Demand Shift Seen; Futures, Cash NatGas Drift Higher

Physical gas for Thursday delivery inched higher in Wednesday’s trading, and while forecasts are calling for cooler Canadian air by the end of the week, shoulder season patterns on balance are benign and not likely to motivate significant buying or selling.

October 14, 2015

Further Gains Limited, Analyst Says; November Called 2 Cents Lower

November natural gas is set to open 2 cents lower Tuesday morning at $2.51 as traders factor in a slight warming trend. Overnight oil markets were narrowly mixed.

October 13, 2015

Summer Demand Proving Vital For Domestic Natural Gas Markets, Analyst Says

The U.S. natural gas market appears to be evolving beyond the regional redefinitions, as summer demand continues to provide more parity to the winter markets.

October 13, 2015

The Blob No Match For Godzilla El Nino, Say Forecasters

A band of warm water lurking in the Pacific Ocean off Washington’s coast could emerge to impact winter weather patterns in the United States, but it likely is going to be trampled by a monster El Nino, according to weather forecasters.

October 13, 2015

Cash NatGas Waffles Higher, But Futures Give Up Recent Gains

Physical natural gas overall for Wednesday delivery moved little as advances in the East and Northeast were able to offset weakness in the Midcontinent, West Texas, San Juan and Rockies.

October 13, 2015

Cool Forecast Awakening Bulls; November Called 2 Cents Higher

November natural gas is seen opening 2 cents higher Monday morning at $2.52 as the market makes a somewhat tepid response to weather forecasts calling for much cooler temperatures. Overnight oil markets were mixed.

October 12, 2015