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Energy Market Update: November 27, 2017

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Will residential and commercial demand for natural gas be a game-changer this winter?

In this week's Energy Market Update, Tim Bigler — Direct Energy Business Energy Strategist — looks at how the growing housing market could affect natural gas futures.

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Q1 2018 NYMEX Natural Gas Prices

In January and February 2016, natural gas was below $2.95 levels. Since that time, there has been high volatility in the market. Natural gas production was much higher between 2016-2017 in part due to pipeline expansion projects.

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Residential and Commercial Demand: A New Baseline?

As of November 2017, natural gas demand is substantially higher despite relatively mild fall temperatures. With single-family home sales at a 10-year high, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is predicting high residential demand this winter.

U.S. Natural Gas Storage

Natural gas storage is expected to continue its decline into 2018 with the market is predicting a five-year low moving into 2018.

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Posted: November 27, 2017