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Futures End Higher On Storage Data, Hot Weather Outlook

July 30th, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended higher Thursday, propelled by a relatively small injection into natural gas storage and forecasts for hot weather in the weeks ahead. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 10.9 cents, or 2.31%, higher at $4.827 a million British thermal units. The front-month […]

Increased Use of Electricity to Beat Heat Eventually Could Mean Higher Bills

July 29th, 2010

PITTSBURGH (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) – Consumers striving to keep cool are helping to raise the price of coal. Lee Hendricks, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said Pittsburgh’s average temperature for June was 2.4 degrees above normal, and that July so far has brought six days in which the temperature was 90 degrees or higher. […]

Futures End Higher on Weather as August Expires

July 29th, 2010

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures finished higher Wednesday, propelled by forecasts of scorching temperatures across the eastern U.S. as the August contract expired. Natural gas for August delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 9.9 cents higher, or 2.12%, at $4.774 a million British thermal units after reaching a high of […]

Futures End Higher on Bargain Buying Despite Supplies

July 27th, 2010

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures finished slightly higher after a choppy trading session Monday, pulled in opposing directions by bargain buying and a glut of supply. Natural gas for August delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 3.2 cents higher, or 0.7%, at $4.612 a million British thermal units after reaching a […]

Senate Democrats Abandon Comprehensive Energy Bill

July 23rd, 2010

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Democrats on Thursday gave up plans to attempt to pass an energy bill that caps greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, abandoning a priority of President Barack Obama. Obama had hoped to add a climate bill to the two biggest legislative successes of his presidency, a comprehensive health care bill and […]

Futures Fall On Storm Outlook, Despite Temperature View

July 22nd, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended lower Wednesday despite forecasts for hot weather next week, as a potential storm threat to production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico weakened. Natural gas for August delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 7.7 cents, or 1.68%, lower at $4.513 a million British thermal units. […]

Futures End Higher on Hot Weather, Storm Outlook

July 21st, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended higher Tuesday, amid forecasts for hot weather, as a potential storm threat to gas production loomed in the Atlantic Basin. Natural gas for August delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 8cents, or 1.77%, higher at $4.59 a million British thermal units. The front-month contract fell […]

Futures Edge Lower Despite Hot Weather

July 19th, 2010

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended nearly flat Monday as tepid demand and copious supplies pressured the market lower, despite forecasts of an intense heat wave across much of the U.S. through the beginning of August. Natural gas for August delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled less than a penny […]

Futures End Off Slightly On Supplies, Despite Weather

July 12th, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures ended slightly lower Monday as ample supplies of natural gas weighed on prices, despite predictions for hot weather over the next few weeks. Natural gas for August delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 1.4 cents, or 0.32%, lower at $4.388 a million British thermal units after a […]

Futures End Lower On Storage Data, Despite Weather View

July 9th, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended lower Thursday after a U.S. government report showed a larger-than-expected build in natural gas storage last week, despite expectations for hot weather that could spur additional demand for the fuel. Natural gas for August delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 16.6 cents, or 3.64% lower, […]

Energy Facts

Energy Facts

Natural gas can be used as a raw material in a variety of products, including paint, fertilizer, plastics and medicines.

Natural gas produces fewer emissions than other fossil fuels, with less nitrogen, sulfur, carbon and fine particulates.

Texas produces the largest amount of natural gas in the USA.

The biggest consumer of coal in the US is the electric power sector.

There are 17,658 electric utility generators in the USA.
 

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