In a choppy and abbreviated week of trading influenced by shifting weather patterns and demand uncertainty, weekly cash prices ultimately posted a slight loss.


NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. for the Nov. 23-25 period declined a half-cent to $2.325. The market week was shortened to three days due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Natural gas cash prices advanced 24.0 cents on Monday as a cold shot of winter weather blew into the Great Lakes region and on into the Northeast, bringing chilly rains and snow – and heating demand along with it. But after a cold start to the day, temperatures recovered on Tuesday and demand faded that day and the next. Spot prices posted double-digit losses both Tuesday and Wednesday.

As the trading week closed, PNGTS was down 59.5 cents to...