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US Gas Futures Turn Lower As Weather Rally Fades

May 25th, 2011

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures prices turned weaker early Tuesday, despite forecasts for above-normal temperatures in the central and eastern U.S. Prices jumped early to a two-week high of $4.397 a million British thermal units, rallying for a third day on the weather outlook. But market players sold into the gains on the […]

US Gas Warm-Weather Forecasts Lift Natural Gas Futures

May 23rd, 2011

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures climbed Monday after weather forecasts calling for warmer-than-usual temperatures across much of the U.S. point to rising demand. Natural gas for June delivery recently traded up 8.8 cents, or 2.1%, to $4.318 per million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract advanced for […]

Crude Oil & Commodity Prices – Consolidation or Trend?

May 19th, 2011

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – Crude oil and other traded commodities have seen significant price declines in the first two weeks of May. The commodity market retreat was lead by a collapse in silver prices which dropped from the $50 per ounce peak on April 25th. Crude oil, both NYMEX and Brent slid about 13%, […]

US Natural Gas Extends Losses On Weak Manufacturing Data

May 18th, 2011

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures fell sharply Tuesday, extending earlier losses after a report showed U.S. manufacturing production fell for the first time in 10 months. Natural gas for June delivery recently traded down 1.31 cents, or 3%, to $4.187 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The manufacturing […]

The Rocky Road to Energy Production

May 12th, 2011

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – This week, it was announced that the Department of Energy would initiate a study to evaluate the “best practices” for drilling in the Marcellus Shale in the northeastern United States. This follows previous announcements by the EPA and Interior Department to investigate the dangers in Marcellus Shale drilling and, specifically, […]

US Gas Natural Gas Hits 3-Week Low As Mild Weather Weighs

May 10th, 2011

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures fell Monday for a sixth consecutive session, ending at three-week lows as market participants bet that mild weather in the coming weeks would curb demand for the heating and power-plant fuel. Natural gas for June delivery settled 8.1 cents, or 1.9%, lower, at $4.154 a million British […]

US Gas Futures Fall On Moderating-Demand Outlook

May 4th, 2011

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural-gas futures on Tuesday ended lower for a second consecutive session as traders viewed a moderating-demand outlook for the fuel as an opportunity to cash out to profit from the market’s recent gains. Natural gas for June delivery settled 2.3 cents, or 0.5%, lower, at $4.670 a million British thermal […]

US Gas Futures Pull Back After Touching 3-Month Highs

May 3rd, 2011

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) – Natural gas futures ended near the unchanged mark Monday, falling slightly as traders cashed out after the market reached three-month highs for a third consecutive session. Natural gas for June delivery settled 0.5 cent, or 0.1%, lower, at $4.693 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. […]

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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