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The U.S. Natural Gas Story in 15 Charts

The story of U.S. natural gas gets referenced a lot but you may not know whats going on. Here are 15 charts that tell the story of the U.S. natural gas market which has been completely changed by the rise

Shale gas blasts open world energy market

Unconventional treasure: Shale gas is trapped deep inside rock formations. Shale gas is a new and abundant source of natural gas, trapped in rock formations. Oil companies have known about it for decades but always dismissed it because it was too

NATURAL GAS SETTLES DOWN 2.6% AMID ONGOING MILD DEMAND

  NEGOTIATOR’S TAKE:  Prices for plastic components made from Polyethylene or Polypropylene should be dropping.   02.20.16 – Warmer-than-average Winter Natural-gas prices fell to a fresh two-month low last Friday on expectations of continued mild demand. A warmer-than-average winter in

NATURAL GAS IN STORAGE REACHES RECORD LEVEL: NOVEMBER 2015

NEGOTIATOR’S TAKE: Record storage means Natural Gas prices likely to remain low for the foreseeable future. Set to beat 2012 record The U.S. has tied and is set to surpass a record for the amount of natural gas in storage, according

KEY TO U.S. ETHYLENE PRICE DROP

NEGOTIATOR’S TAKE:  North American producers have a huge cost advantage for plastic products made from Ethylene.  You might want to re-think sourcing from China. Now that the US has surpassed Saudi Arabia as the top crude oil and natural gas producer,

Natural gas down 32% in 2014

Natural gas for February delivery settled down 20.5 cents, or 6.6%, to $2.889/mmBtu on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the lowest settlement price since Sept. 24, 2012. Stockpiles now stand at 3.22 trillion cubic feet, 7.8% above last year’s level

Natural gas in bear market

Natural gas for January delivery ended down 17.8 cents, or 4.9%, at $3.464 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the lowest settlement since Nov. 4, 2013. With Friday’s sell-off, the contract is down 23% from

Natural gas rallies on ‘polar outbreak’ forecast

Cold weather boosts consumption of natural gas, which heats about half the homes in the country. This winter’s first bout of cold weather is raising expectations for a repeat of last year, when frigid temperatures spurred record gas demand. On

US natural gas slips 3.5%

Natural gas for November delivery fell 14.1 cents, or 3.5 percent, to settle at $3.898 per million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the biggest one-day decline since Sept. 2. Volume for all futures traded was 16

Natural gas: bullish US inventory numbers

The price of natural gas increased by 1.6% to 4.48 dollars per million British thermal units (Btu) following the publication of disappointing weekly inventory. According to the EIA, natural gas inventories in the United States have declined by 57 billion cubic