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Why the summer heat wave supports natural gas prices
A heat wave that has persisted in the US has helped to lift natural gas prices.
Cold weather and bullish inventories boosted natural gas prices
Natural gas prices rose last week in response to a bullish inventory report and expected cold weather.
Why natural gas prices rose 4% on the week, to $4.49 per MMBtu
Natural gas prices closed at $4.49 per MMBtu for the week ended March 28, 2014, up from $4.31 per MMBtu the prior Friday.
Must-know: Why natural gas prices had another strong rally
Natural gas continued to climb on the week, as the markets expected cold weather to boost demand, a positive short-term and medium-term indicator.
Why names like Southwestern are poised to benefit this winter
Natural gas producers will see upside from the colder winter, as it has helped to boost natural gas prices.
Natural gas producers declining due to expected warm weather
Last week temperatures were colder than normal, however, natural gas fell steeply on the week despite this.
Why the slight move up in natural gas inventories was positive for stocks
Natural gas inventory figures as reported on July 3 were mildly positive, and the commodity traded up slightly on the day.
Must-know: Why natural gas prices fell 6% last week
This past week, natural gas prices decreased by $0.25 per MMBtu. Natural gas prices remain low in a long term perspective despite last week’s great slip.
Natural gas prices plummet to lowest point since February
Natural gas prices closed down sharply given a larger than expected inventory draw and milder weather.
Milder temps last week put downward pressure on nat gas demand
Last week’s weather was slightly milder than normal, which is a negative for natural gas prices as less of the commodity is needed to generate power for cooling devices.
Why another week of warm weather helped natural gas prices
Hotter-than-normal weather helped natural gas demand and natural gas prices. This resulted in a positive short-term catalyst.
Why natural gas prices dropped nearly 7% after a strong rally
On February 27, 2014, the EIA reported that natural gas inventories decreased by 95 bcf (billions of cubic feet) for the week ended February 21, bringing current inventories to 1,348 bcf.
Why inventory figures buoy natural gas prices and help producers
Natural gas inventories decreased more than expected. This is a positive signal for gas prices and gas producers.
Natural gas prices took another dive with a warm weather outlook
Natural gas prices plummeted last week, as forecasts showed mild weather in early November. This is a negative for gas demand.
Why did natural gas prices take a tumble over the week?
Natural gas prices fell on a bearish inventory report, closing at $4.53 per MMBtu for the week ended May 9, 2014—down from the $4.67 per MMBtu close the prior week.
Must-know: Why wintry weather helps boost natural gas prices
Natural gas prices rose on forecasts of severe winter storms, as many households use natural gas for home heating.
Why natural gas prices fell on the latest inventories report
On Thursday, May 8, 2014, the EIA reported that natural gas inventories increased by 74 bcf (billions of cubic feet) for the week ended May 2, bringing current inventories to 1,055 bcf.
Must-know: Why natural gas prices slumped sharply to ~$3.95
Natural gas futures prices fell sharply last week to settle at ~$3.95/Btu. This decline was primarily due to a larger than expected increase in natural gas stockpiles.
Must-know: An explanation for weak natural gas prices
Since the beginning of 2014, natural gas prices have averaged $4.48 million British thermal units (or MMBtu). This is significantly lower than the record high of ~$13.5 per MMBtu seen in March 2008.
Why natural gas prices increased on the latest inventory report
Last week’s build in natural gas inventories was less than the market’s expectation, which indicated stronger demand or weaker supply than expected.
Why did natural gas prices trade only slightly higher on May 30?
Natural gas prices closed at $4.54 per 1,000 British thermal units (or MMBtu) for the week ended May 30, 2014—up $0.14 per MMBtu from the prior week.
Cold weather at the end of March supports natural gas demand
Despite a colder-than-normal week, the onset of spring and the end of cold weather weighed on natural gas prices. The front month natural gas contract closed at $4.31 per MMBtu last week.
Why winter’s end is beginning to affect natural gas prices
Natural gas prices have been relatively stable over the past few trading sessions, after several weeks of volatility due to extreme weather.
Continued cold weather buoys natural gas prices
Continued cold weather has helped to keep natural gas prices above $5.00 per MMBtu.
Why natural gas prices soared last week to close at $5.21 per MMBtu
Natural gas traded up by more than 9% on the week due to a bullish inventory report and cold weather. Natural gas has been trading at low levels over the past few years.
Why cold weather is behind the natural gas price spike
Natural gas prices are especially affected during the winter. Cold weather has been a major factor in the natural gas price rally over the past few weeks.
Must-know: Important recent drivers of natural gas prices
Natural gas prices fell last week, mostly on forecasts of incoming milder weather. The front month contract for natural gas closed at $4.78 per MMBtu.
Why natural gas prices have rallied over the past few weeks
Natural gas prices have rallied for the past few weeks, up nearly 30% since early November, which is positive for natural gas producers.
Natural gas slides third consecutive week, closes back under $4.00/MMBtu
Natural gas prices continued to slide last week, for the third consecutive week in a row.