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US Gas Ends Higher After Recent Declines Despite Ample Supplies

August 16th, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures ended slightly higher Friday following recent declines as traders bought back previously sold contracts, despite ample supplies of gas in storage and some forecasts for milder temperatures. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 3.2 cents, or 0.74%, higher at $4.328 a million British […]

Consumers Set Electricity Use Records in PJM Region

August 13th, 2010

VALLEY FORGE, PA (PRNewswire) – Consumers in the 13-state PJM Interconnection region have set new records for electricity consumption for June and July and have used 16 percent more electricity so far this summer than last summer. Preliminary figures show that overall electricity consumption for June 2010 was 63,898,387 megawatt-hours (MWh), surpassing the previous record […]

Futures End Lower On Bigger-Than-Expected Storage Build

August 13th, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended slightly lower Thursday after a U.S. government report on natural gas storage showed a bigger-than-expected build in natural gas inventories. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled down 3 cents, or 0.69%, at $4.296 a million British thermal units. The front-month fell […]

Futures End Near Flat Before Data, Mild Gulf Storm

August 11th, 2010

Natural-gas futures settled near unchanged Wednesday ahead of the release of natural-gas storage data expected to show a smaller-than-normal build in gas supplies, and as storm activity in the Gulf of Mexico remained unthreatening to U.S. energy infrastructure. The National Hurricane Center reported that a low-pressure area in the Gulf of Mexico formed into a […]

US Gas Futures Continue Downward Trend on Cooler Forecasts

August 11th, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures settled down slightly Tuesday, continuing a downward trend this month caused by high supplies and cooler weather that’s taken gas from $5 a million British thermal units close to a $4 price tag. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled down 1.2 cents, […]

Futures End Lower On Weather Outlook, Ample Supplies

August 10th, 2010

HOUSTON (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures fell more than 3% Monday as forecasts for cooler weather across a wide swath of the U.S. could temper demand for the fuel at a time when ample gas supplies are already in storage. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service revised previous forecasts and are now predicting below-normal […]

Futures End Higher On Economic Data, Weather

August 5th, 2010

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended higher after a choppy trading day Wednesday, bolstered by positive economic data and forecasts of blistering temperatures in the major consuming regions. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 9.8 cents higher, or 2.11%, at $4.737 a million British thermal units, […]

Futures End Lower On Weak Economic Data, Earnings

August 4th, 2010

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures ended lower Tuesday after a choppy trading session, pressured by lower-than-expected company earnings and weak economic data. Natural gas for September delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled 6.2 cents, or 1.32%, lower at $4.639 a million British thermal units after reaching a low of $4.625/MMBtu earlier […]

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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