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4-Week Avg U.S. Product Supplied of Finished Motor Gasoline ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1991-Mar : 03/08 : 6,779 : 03/15 : 6,907

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Weekly Blender Net Production  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Production (Thousand Barrels per Day) Period: Weekly 4-Week Average Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes...

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State","Week 1","Week 2","Week 3","Week 4","Week 5","Week 6"...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Maryland",60123,77428,37389,84779,80107,83931,82418,94259,89839,91456,89952,87503,73400,60360,64788,65142,61665,60297,60724,59545,61025,55745,60817,56895,57325,56119,44375,72480,75...

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State","Week 1","Week 2","Week 3","Week 4","Week 5","Week 6"...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

,11817,11979,9423,2110,1893,1962,2301,5019,4825,4913,4198,4260,4695,4338,4773,4916,4456,4982,4636,4315,284788 "Kentucky-Total",2486630,3286220,3192289,3144499,3371136,2770664,31090...

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Weekly  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

use in most parts of the country, which in turn has lowered electric utility demand for natural gas. Prices on the spot market at the Henry Hub were on average more than 12 cents...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 18) 1, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 18) Spot price changes were mixed while futures prices edged up by a penny or two over the past week (Wednesday to Wednesday, March 3-10). Warmer-than-normal temperatures over nearly the entire nation early in the week gave way to considerably cooler temperatures in parts of the South and to colder-than-normal temperatures in the Midwest, the Middle Atlantic, and New England beginning over the weekend. At the Henry Hub, the spot price declined a penny on the week, ending trading yesterday (Wednesday, March 10) at $5.33 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX, the futures contract for April delivery settled yesterday at $5.397 per MMBtu, just 2.2 cents higher than its settlement price one week ago. EIA reported that inventories were 1,143 Bcf as of Friday, March 5, which is 8.3 percent below the 5-year average. Crude oil prices have generally been rising over the past 3 to 4 weeks as uncertainty over OPEC's production levels and continuing civil unrest in Venezuela apply upward pressure on oil prices and, to some extent, on gas prices. Nonetheless, the WTI price declined over the past 3 days, and ended the week with a net gain of 41 cents per barrel (7 cents per MMBtu), at $36.21, or $6.24 per MMBtu.

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4-Week Avg U.S. Net Imports of Crude Oil and Petroleum ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

08/16 : 7,007 : 08/23 : 7,292 : 08/30 : 7,385 : 1991-Sep: 09/06 : 7,516 : 09/13 : 7,124 : 09/20 : 7,343 : 09/27 : 7,354 : 1991-Oct: 10/04 : 6,929 : ...

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4-Week Avg U.S. Net Imports of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels per Day)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

9,977 : 2010-Aug: 08/06 : 10,017 : 08/13 : 9,913 : 08/20 : 9,596 : 08/27 : 9,608 : 2010-Sep: 09/03 : 9,470 : 09/10 : 9,336 : 09/17 : 9,196 : 09/24 : 9,027 : 2010-Oct:

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4-Week Avg U.S. Imports of Total Gasoline (Thousand Barrels per Day)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

413 : 1995-Jun: 06/02 : 425 : 06/09 : 399 : 06/16 : 367 : 06/23 : 409 : 06/30 : 409 : 1995-Jul: 07/07 : 408 : 07/14 : 366 : 07/21 : 343 : 07/28 : 384 : 1995-Aug: 08/04 :

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4-Week Avg U.S. Commercial Crude Oil Imports Excluding SPR ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

4,982 : 06/24 : 4,810 : 1988-Jul: 07/01 : 4,939 : 07/08 : 4,880 : 07/15 : 4,911 : 07/22 : 5,172 : 07/29 : 5,060 : 1988-Aug: 08/05 : 5,154 : 08/12 : 5,126 : 08/19 : 4,941

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4-Week Avg Gulf Coast (PADD 3) Commercial Crude Oil Imports ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

4,982 : 08/16 : 5,162 : 08/23 : 5,259 : 08/30 : 5,195 : 1996-Sep: 09/06 : 5,111 : 09/13 : 4,922 : 09/20 : 4,838 : 09/27 : 4,655 : 1996-Oct: 10/04 : 4,793 : 10/11 : 4,768

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Weekly Minnesota No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weekly Minnesota No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per Gallon) Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value

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Weekly Massachusetts No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weekly Massachusetts No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per Gallon) Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value

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Weekly Wisconsin No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weekly Wisconsin No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per Gallon) Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value

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Average Weekly Propane Spot Prices  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7 Notes: Propane spot prices at the major trading hubs remained relatively close through October 2000, but uncoupled in California as natural gas prices rose rapidly during...

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Average Weekly Propane Spot Prices  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

19 Notes: Propane spot prices at the major trading hubs remained relatively close through the fall of 2000, even as they were pushed higher by rapidly rising natural gas prices....

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Average Weekly Propane Spot Prices  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 Notes: Propane spot prices at the major trading hubs remained relatively close through the fall of 2000, even as they were pushed higher by rapidly rising natural gas prices....

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Weekly U.S. Refiner and Blender Net Production of ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 2004-Apr : 04/09 : 208 : ...

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Weekly U.S. Product Supplied of Propane and Propylene ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 2004-Apr : 04/09 : 1,184 : ...

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Weekly New York No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Oct: 10/01 : 1.342 : ...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 29) 2, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 29) Natural gas spot prices at most market locations in the Lower 48 States have dipped 5 to 20 cents per MMBtu since Wednesday, May 14. Although the slight easing appeared across the board in the eastern two-thirds of the country, declines in the West were more pronounced as Rockies prices fell as much as $0.65 per MMBtu. On the week (Wednesday, May 14-Wednesday, May 21), the Henry Hub spot price dropped 10 cents per MMBtu to $6.07. The NYMEX futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub fell just under 12 cents per MMBtu to a close of $6.198. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, May 16, increased to 990 Bcf, which is 34.9 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil traded at a 4-week high, rising $0.30 per barrel on the week to yesterday's (May 21) closing price of $29.51 per barrel, or $5.09 per MMBtu.

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U.S. Weekly Supply Estimates  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Area: U.S. Lower 48 (Crude Oil Production) PADD 1 New England Central Atlantic Lower Atlantic PADD 2 Cushing, Oklahoma (Crude Oil Stocks) PADD 3 PADD 4 PADD 5 Alaska (Crude Oil Production) PADD's 4 & 5 Period: Weekly 4-Week Average Area: U.S. Lower 48 (Crude Oil Production) PADD 1 New England Central Atlantic Lower Atlantic PADD 2 Cushing, Oklahoma (Crude Oil Stocks) PADD 3 PADD 4 PADD 5 Alaska (Crude Oil Production) PADD's 4 & 5 Period: Weekly 4-Week Average Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Show Data By: Data Series Area 11/08/13 11/15/13 11/22/13 11/29/13 12/06/13 12/13/13 View History Crude Oil Production Domestic Production 7,981 7,974 8,019 8,011 8,075 8,058 1983-2013 Refiner Inputs and Utilization Crude Oil Inputs 15,411 15,447 15,551 16,106 16,131 15,931 1982-2013 Gross Inputs 15,801 15,782 15,917 16,453 16,501 16,310 1990-2013 Operable Capacity (Calendar Day)

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Weekly Ohio No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per Gallon)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weekly Ohio No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per Gallon) Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date

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Weekly New Jersey No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weekly New Jersey No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per Gallon) Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value

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Weekly Refiner Net Production  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Refiner Net Production Refiner Net Production (Thousand Barrels per Day) Period: Weekly 4-Week Average Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Product/Region 11/08/13 11/15/13 11/22/13 11/29/13 12/06/13 12/13/13 View History Finished Motor Gasoline 2,168 2,300 2,336 2,359 2,462 2,368 2010-2013 East Coast (PADD 1) 54 53 52 67 71 67 2010-2013 Midwest (PADD 2) 696 745 722 711 798 790 2010-2013 Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 891 916 1,010 1,053 1,011 1,021 2010-2013 Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 260 248 245 232 279 235 2010-2013 West Coast (PADD 5) 268 338 308 296 302 255 2010-2013 Reformulated 50 49 49 49 48 49 2010-2013 Blended with Ethanol 50 49 49 49 48 49 2010-2013 Other

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Weekly U.S. Ending Stocks of Asphalt and Road Oil ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 2010-Jun: 06/04 : 28,571 : ...

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Weekly U.S. Exports of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels per Day)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1991-Feb : 02/08 : 138 : ...

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Weekly U.S. Refiner and Blender Net Input of Gasoline ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 2004-Apr : 04/09 : 1,854 : ...

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Weekly U.S. Ending Stocks of Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel (Thousand Barrels)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1982-Aug : 08/20 : 33,523 : 08/27

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Weekly U.S. Imports of Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel (Thousand Barrels ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1982-Aug : 08/20 : 24 : 08/27 : 0

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Weekly U.S. Refiner Net Input of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1982-Aug : 08/20 : 11,722 : 08/27

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Weekly U.S. Commercial Crude Oil Imports Excluding SPR (Thousand ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1982-Aug : 08/20 : 3,459 : 08/27

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Weekly U.S. Ending Stocks of Finished Motor Gasoline (Thousand ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Jan: 01/05 : 175,009 : ...

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Weekly U.S. Imports of Total Gasoline (Thousand Barrels per Day)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1982-Aug : 08/20 : 271 : 08/27 : 398

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Weekly U.S. Ending Stocks excluding SPR of Crude Oil (Thousand ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1982-Aug : 08/20 : 361,185 : 08/27

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

v v U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 16.0 million barrels per day during the week ending December 13, 2013, 200 thousand barrels per day lower than the previous week's average. Refineries operated at 91.5% of their operable capacity last week. Gasoline production increased last week, averaging 9.3 million barrels per day. Distillate fuel production decreased last week, averaging 5.0 million barrels per day.

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Weekly U.S. Weekly No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Oct: 10/01 : 1.279 : 10/15 : 1.332

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

3 Table 7. Imports of Crude Oil and Total Products by PAD District (Thousand Barrels per Day) Product Region Current Week Last Week Year Ago 2 Years Ago Four-Week Averages 126...

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PUREED MEAL PLAN (4 WEEKS) IF A FOOD OR BEVERAGE IS NOT ON THIS LIST DO NOT EAT IT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

or ¼ cup egg substitute _ Canned tuna mashed with fork - Canned Chicken mashed with fork - Fat Free Refried FOODS ** 3 MEALS DAILY ** - Puree chicken or turkey (no skin) - Puree Fish, water packed tuna - Soft beans (puree) - Cream soups made with low fat milk (98% fat free) - 1% cottage cheese - Part skim

Goldman, Steven A.

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U.S. Total Weekly Refiner & Blender Net Production  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Area: U.S. PADD 1 New England Central Atlantic Lower Atlantic PADD 2 PADD 3 PADD 4 PADD 5 PADD's 4 & 5 Period: Weekly 4-Week Average Area: U.S. PADD 1 New England Central Atlantic Lower Atlantic PADD 2 PADD 3 PADD 4 PADD 5 PADD's 4 & 5 Period: Weekly 4-Week Average Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Show Data By: Data Series Area 12/06/13 12/13/13 12/20/13 12/27/13 01/03/14 01/10/14 View History Finished Motor Gasoline 8,982 9,311 9,715 9,078 9,120 8,325 1982-2014 Finished Motor Gasoline (less Adjustment) 9,428 9,376 9,916 9,002 8,782 8,874 1982-2014 Reformulated 2,891 2,983 3,163 2,871 2,634 2,781 1993-2014 Blended with Fuel Ethanol 2,891 2,983 3,163 2,871 2,634 2,781 2004-2014 Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2014 Conventional 6,537 6,393 6,752 6,131 6,148 6,093 1994-2014

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Weekly U.S. Product Supplied of Finished Motor Gasoline ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1991-Feb : 02/08 : 6,621 : 02/15 : 6,433

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Weekly Vermont No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Oct: 10/01 : 1.255 : 10/15 : 1.327

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Weekly Connecticut No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Oct: 10/01 : 1.285 : 10/15 : 1.347

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Weekly Pennsylvania No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Oct: 10/01 : 1.214 : 10/15 : 1.266

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Weekly U.S. Percent Utilization of Refinery Operable Capacity ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Nov: 11/02 : 84.0 : 11/09 : 83.0 : 11/16

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Weekly Midwest (PADD 2) Operable Crude Oil Distillation Capacity ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 2010-Jun: 06/04 : 3,723 : 06/11 : 3,723 : 06/18

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Weekly U. S. Operable Crude Oil Distillation Capacity (Thousand ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Jan: 01/05 : 15,722 : 01/12 : 15,722

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Weekly Michigan No. 2 Heating Oil Residential Price (Dollars per ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Oct: 10/01 : 1.251 : 10/15 : 1.296

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Weekly U.S. Product Supplied of Petroleum Products (Thousand ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Nov : 11/09 : 16,588 : 11/16 : 17,019

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Weekly Petroleum Status Report/Energy Information Administration v U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged about 14.6 million barrels per day during the week ending ...

51

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

increased to 2,260 Bcf for the week, which is 19.5 percent above the 5-year average inventory at this time of the year, according to EIA's Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report. The...

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U.S. Weekly Product Supplied  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Weekly Product Supplied Weekly Product Supplied (Thousand Barrels per Day) Period: Weekly 4-Week Average Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Product 12/06/13 12/13/13 12/20/13 12/27/13 01/03/14 01/10/14 View History Total 18,554 20,996 20,484 19,004 18,222 18,858 1990-2014 Finished Motor Gasoline 8,348 9,016 9,176 8,893 8,274 8,021 1991-2014 Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel 1,480 1,469 1,656 1,470 1,518 1,498 1991-2014 Distillate Fuel Oil 3,304 4,089 4,171 3,314 3,022 3,724 1991-2014 Residual Fuel Oil 205 265 199 221 215 214 1991-2014 Propane/Propylene 1,561 1,618 1,546 1,407 1,723 1,736 2004-2014 Other Oils 3,657 4,539 3,736 3,700 3,470 3,666 2004-2014 - = No Data Reported; -- = Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

16, 2009 16, 2009 Next Release: April 23, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, April 15, 2009) Since Wednesday, April 8, natural gas spot prices increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with some exceptions including those in the Northeast, Midwest, and Midcontinent. Despite this week’s upticks at most locations, natural gas spot prices remain at relatively low levels and have continued to trade within a limited range for the past 4 weeks. The Henry Hub spot market prices gained about 10 cents or 2.9 percent per million Btu (MMBtu), ending trading yesterday at $3.60 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (April 15) at $3.693

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Weekly Update  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

per MMBtu lower than a week earlier. Similar to last week, the price of West Texas crude oil declined early in the week then moved up, ending the week at 20.80 per barrel. Coal...

55

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Impact of Interruptible Natural Gas Service A Snapshot of California Natural Gas Market: Status and Outlook EIA's Testimony on Natural Gas Supply and Demand Residential Natural Gas Price Brochure Status of Natural Gas Pipeline System Capacity Previous Issues of Natural Gas Weekly Update Natural Gas Homepage Overview: Monday, June 04, 2001 Stock builds slowed from their recent pace, even though spot prices continued their downward trend to end the week at the Henry Hub at $3.71 per MMBtu, which is a Friday-to-Friday decline of $0.14 per MMBtu. The NYMEX contract price for June delivery at the Henry Hub settled Tuesday at $3.738, the lowest close-out of a near month contract since the May 2000 contract. The July contract price was $3.930 per MMBtu on Friday, $0.103 lower than a week earlier. Mild weather in the Northeast and Midwest continued to suppress prices on the Eastern Seaboard, while a short burst of warm temperatures in southern California early in the week had the opposite effect on prices in that region. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) Net injections to storage for the week ended Friday, May 25 were 99 Bcf, breaking a 4-week string of 100-plus net injections.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Henry Hub increased a moderate 0.023 per MMBtu for the week to 3.877. Natural gas in storage decreased to 3,097 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by 2.4 percent. A general...

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Gas Week  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Presented by: Guy F. Caruso, EIA AdministratorPresented to: Gas WeekHouston, TexasSeptember 24, 2003

Information Center

2003-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Weekly U.S. Product Supplied of Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel (Thousand ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1991-Feb : 02/08 : 1,466 : 02/15 : 1,226

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Weekly U.S. Exports of Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel (Thousand Barrels ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 2010-Jun: 06/04 : 59 : 06/11 : 59 : 06/18

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Weekly West Coast (PADD 5) Imports of Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 2004-Apr : 04/09 : NA : 04/16 : NA : 04/23

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Weekly U.S. Field Production of Crude Oil (Thousand Barrels per Day)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1983-Jan: 01/07 : 8,634 : 01/14 : 8,634 : 01/21

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Weekly Ohio No. 2 Heating Oil Wholesale/Resale Price (Dollars per ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 2013-Oct: 10/07 : 3.117 : 10/14 : 3.152 : 10/21

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Weekly U.S. Ending Stocks of Total Gasoline (Thousand Barrels)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1990-Jan: 01/05 : 210,982 : 01/12 : 215,395

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Weekly Vermont No. 2 Heating Oil Wholesale/Resale Price (Dollars ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 2013-Oct: 10/07 : 3.190 : 10/14 : 3.223 : 10/21

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Weekly U.S. Net Imports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1991-Feb : 02/08 : 5,653 : 02/15 : 5,349

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Weekly U.S. Exports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products (Thousand ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year-Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5; End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value End Date Value; 1991-Feb : 02/08 : 1,224 : 02/15 : 1,224

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 8, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, February 25, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, February 17, 2010) Natural gas prices continued their decline across much of the country for the week ended February 17. Even prices in the Northeast, which registered large increases during the previous week, fell as of yesterday. On the week, natural gas spot prices registered net decreases at almost all locations in the lower 48 States. The significant price increases for the week ended February 10 in the Northeast occurred in response to the two major snow storms that slammed the Mid-Atlantic and parts of the Northeast. However, with average temperatures this report week resembling historical normals, prices in the

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

August 29, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 5) August 29, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 5) Despite sizeable drops in both spot and futures contract prices in the past two days, week-on-week (Wednesday, August 21 to Wednesday August 28) increases were recorded in both cash and futures markets. Temperatures which had begun to moderate even before Thursday, August 22, particularly in the Northeast and West regions, seemed finally to begin exerting downward pressure on prices. For the week, the spot price at the Henry Hub gained $0.11 per MMBtu to average $3.33 yesterday (Wednesday, August 28). The NYMEX futures contract for September delivery expired yesterday at the closing price of $3.288 per MMBtu, up only $0.014 from the previous Wednesday's settlement. The Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report showed total stocks of 2,716 Bcf for the week ended Friday, August 23, which is 13 percent above the 5-year average. The run-up in the spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil that resulted in an increase of $2.18 per barrel over the previous week was almost completely offset this past week, as the WTI spot price fell $2.06 per barrel to end trading on Wednesday, August 28 at an average price of $28.31 per barrel, or $4.88 per MMBtu.

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2, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 2, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, July 29, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, July 21, 2010) Natural gas prices rose across market locations in the lower 48 States during the report week. The Henry Hub natural gas spot price rose 31 cents, or 7 percent, during the week, averaging $4.70 per million Btu (MMBtu) yesterday, July 21. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the August 2010 natural gas futures contract for delivery at the Henry Hub rose about 21 cents, or 5 percent, ending the report week at $4.513 per MMBtu. Working natural gas in storage increased to 2,891 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, July 16, according to EIA’s Weekly Natural Gas Storage

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5, 2008 5, 2008 Next Release: May 22, 2008 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview Natural gas spot prices increased in a majority of regions of the Lower 48 States this report week (Wednesday–Wednesday, May 7-14).The Henry Hub spot price increased $0.43 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $11.51, the highest average price recorded at the Henry Hub in more than 2 years. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices also continued on an upward trend that has resulted in weekly price increases in 6 of the last 7 report weeks. The futures contract for June delivery increased 27.1 cents per MMBtu on the week to approximately $11.60. During the week ending Friday, May 9, estimated net injections of natural gas into underground storage totaled the largest volume to date

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

23, 2007 to Thursday, January 30, 2008) 23, 2007 to Thursday, January 30, 2008) Released: January 31, 2008 Next release: February 7, 2008 · Natural gas spot and futures prices increased this report week (Wednesday to Wednesday, January 23-30), as frigid temperatures in much of the country increased demand for space heating. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.33 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $8.17. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts also registered increases. The futures contract for March delivery rose by about 46 cents per MMBtu on the week to $8.045. · As of Friday, January 25, working gas in storage was 2,262 Bcf, which is 3.9 percent above the 5-year (2003-2007) average. For the report week, EIA recorded the largest implied net withdrawal (274 Bcf) in its 14-year database of weekly storage statistics.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

13, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 20) 13, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 20) Moderate price increases on Monday and Wednesday of this week could not offset declines during the other three trading days of the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, June 5-12), leaving spot prices lower at most locations for the sixth consecutive week. At the Henry Hub, the average spot price decreased by 13 cents to $3.15 per MMBtu. Six weeks ago, on Wednesday, May 1, the Henry Hub spot price stood at $3.79 per MMBtu. Futures prices also trended lower for the sixth consecutive week. The NYMEX futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub declined by $0.203 per MMBtu for the week, settling Wednesday, June 12 at $3.057 per MMBtu-a decrease of a little over 6 percent from the previous Wednesday. EIA's estimate of net injections into storage for the week ended June 7 is 81 Bcf, bringing total working gas inventories to 1,974 Bcf, or about 20 percent above the previous 5-year (1997-2001) average. On Thursday, June 6, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell below $25 per barrel for the first time since April 16, and ended trading on Wednesday, June 12 at $24.79 per barrel, or $4.27 per MMBtu.

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Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

November 18 (No issue Thanksgiving week; next release 2:00 p.m. on December 2) November 18 (No issue Thanksgiving week; next release 2:00 p.m. on December 2) Natural gas spot and futures prices fell for a third consecutive week (Wednesday to Wednesday, November 10-17), as temperatures for most of the nation continued to be moderate to seasonal. At the Henry Hub, the spot price declined 6 cents on the week, for the smallest week-on-week decrease in the nation. Spot gas traded there yesterday (Wednesday, November 17) at $6.06 per MMBtu. Price declines at the majority of market locations ranged from around a dime to nearly 60 cents per MMBtu. On the NYMEX, the price for the near-month natural gas futures contract (for December delivery) fell by almost 40 cents on the week, settling yesterday at $7.283 per MMBtu. EIA reported that working gas inventories in underground storage were 3,321 Bcf as of Friday, November 12, which is 9 percent greater than the previous 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined for a fourth consecutive week, dropping $1.85 per barrel ($0.32 per MMBtu), or nearly 4 percent, from last Wednesday's level, to trade yesterday at $46.85 per barrel ($8.08 per MMBtu).

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1, 2002 1, 2002 Lingering low temperatures last week prompted spot prices at the Henry Hub to start the week up sharply gaining 19 cents to trade on Monday at $2.68 per MMBtu. Prices then declined sharply before rebounding on Thursday and Friday to end the week at $2.81 per MMBtu-32 cents higher than the previous Friday. Prices on the NYMEX futures market moved up most days to end the week up almost $0.45 per MMBtu at $2.800. Temperatures moderated in many parts of the country last week and rose to the 60s and 70s on Friday and Saturday in much of the Northeast. The latest National Weather Service (NWS) 6- to 10-day forecast calls for cool temperatures in the Midwest but for above normal temperatures to return to the Northeast. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) Net withdrawals from stocks increased to132 Bcf during the last week of February, which is more than double the level of a week earlier. Even though natural gas stocks continue to be 45 percent, or 577 Bcf, above the previous 5-year average, reports of the increase in storage withdrawals may have contributed to last week's spot and futures contract price rise. The price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose above $23 per barrel on Tuesday and ended trading on Friday at its highest level since September 21, 2001--$23.87 per barrel, or $4.15 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Due to the observance of Veterans Day on Monday, November 12, the next Natural Gas Weekly Update, will be published on Tuesday, November 13, 2001. Due to the observance of Veterans Day on Monday, November 12, the next Natural Gas Weekly Update, will be published on Tuesday, November 13, 2001. Overview: Monday, November 5, 2001 Spot prices at the Henry Hub began the week up then trended down to end the week 10 cents below the previous Friday at $2.96 per MMBtu. This represents a reversal from the pattern of a week earlier when the Henry Hub price gained more than $0.70 per MMBtu on a Friday-to-Friday basis. Warmer-than-normal temperatures in most parts of the country last week along with forecasts calling for the moderate weather to continue into the weekend contributed to the decline in prices. .(See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) Estimates of weekly net additions to storage again were below normal levels for this time of year but the total working gas in storage remained above average and well above volumes at this time last year. The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down $1.95 per barrel for the week to end trading on Friday at $20.20 or $3.48 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 15) 8, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 15) Spot and futures prices seesawed throughout the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, April 30-May 7) with no clear underlying trend, however prices ended trading yesterday at uniformly higher levels than one week ago. The weather's influence on gas demand was muted, as temperatures in most areas of the country were generally comfortably spring-like, except for some parts of the Southeast and Southwest, where summer-like temperatures prompted some early air conditioning load. The Henry Hub average spot price increased 23 cents from the previous Wednesday (April 30) to $5.48 per MMBtu. The daily settlement price of the NYMEX futures contract for June delivery rose $0.275 on the week, ending at $5.660 per MMBtu in yesterday's trading. The EIA reported that 821 Bcf of gas was held in storage as of Friday, May 2, which is 39.9 percent less than the 5-year average. The average spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil traded in a narrow range of less than $1 per barrel during the week, and ended trading yesterday with a small increase of 15 cents on the week, at $26.24 per barrel, or $4.52 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 6) 7, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 6) Natural gas spot prices across the country surged to record highs this week as yet another Arctic blast of cold arrived, this time reaching as far south as Texas. Prices in the Northeast were the highest in the country at more than $20 per MMBtu for much of the week, but prices also tripled since last Wednesday to $18 and more at production-area trading locations along the Gulf Coast and in Texas. On the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the spot price at the Henry Hub had a net change of $4.26 per MMBtu to an average of $10.36 yesterday (Wednesday, February 26). The NYMEX contract for March delivery ended its run as the near-month futures contract on Wednesday, settling at just over $9.13 per MMBtu, or $3 higher on the week. As of February 21, natural gas in storage was 1,014 Bcf, or 33.4 percent below the 5-year average for this week. Crude oil prices climbed $1.90 per barrel yesterday to an average of $37.96, or $6.54 per MMBtu, which is near a 12-year high.

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7, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 24) 7, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 24) Spot and futures prices moved up for the second week in a row. Price increases for the week (Wednesday, April 9 to Wednesday, April 16) were generally around a half dollar in both the spot and futures markets-about twice the increase in spot prices (in most markets) the previous week, and three times the increase in the near-month (May delivery) futures contract price. At the Henry Hub, the average spot price rose 51 cents on the week, to $5.62 per MMBtu, an increase of nearly 10 percent. The settlement price for the May contract increased by just over 9 percent for the week, gaining a cumulative $0.482 to settle yesterday (Wednesday, April 16) at $5.677 per MMBtu. These price increases occurred despite a gradual warming trend since last Wednesday in every region of the country except in the West. Working gas in storage was 623 Bcf as of April 11, which was 49 percent below the previous 5-year (1998-2002) average, and a new record low level over the 9 years of EIA data. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose for the week by 23 cents per barrel, to $29.16 per barrel ($5.03 per MMBtu) in yesterday's trading.

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5 to Wednesday, December 12) 5 to Wednesday, December 12) Released: December 13 Next release: December 20, 2007 · Natural gas spot and futures prices increased this report week (Wednesday to Wednesday, December 5-12), as cooler temperatures in much of the country increased demand for space heating. On the week the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.18 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $7.22. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts also registered significant increases. The futures contract for January delivery rose about 22 cents per MMBtu on the week to $7.408. · Working gas in storage is well above the 5-year average for this time year, indicating a healthy supply picture as the winter heating season progress. As of Friday, December 7, working gas in storage was 3,294 Bcf, which is 8.5 percent above the 5-year (2002-2006) average.

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16, to Wednesday, April 23) 16, to Wednesday, April 23) Released: April 24, 2008 Next release: May 1, 2008 · Spot prices at all market locations (outside the Rocky Mountain Region) are trading above $9 per million Btu (MMBtu), with a majority of the points registering prices in excess of $10 per MMBtu. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (April 24) at $10.781 MMBtu, continuing the trend of week-over-week increases for the fifth consecutive week. · Natural gas in storage was 1,285 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of April 18, which is 1.9 percent below the 5-year average (2003-2007). · The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $4.48 per barrel on the week to $119.28 per barrel or $20.57 per MMBtu.

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

5 5 Table 9. U.S. and PAD District Weekly Estimates (Thousand Barrels per Day Except Where Noted) Product/Region Current Week Last Week Year Ago 2 Years Ago Four-Week Averages 12/6/13 12/14/12 12/16/11 12/13/13 12/14/12 12/13/13 Crude Oil Production Domestic Production 1 ................................................................................ 8,058 8,075 6,863 5,862 8,041 6,838 Alaska ....................................................................................... 539 532 563 605 535 559 Lower 48 ................................................................................... 7,519 7,543 6,300 5,257 7,506 6,279 Refiner Inputs and Utilization Crude Oil Inputs .......................................................................................... 15,931 16,131 15,594 14,604

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2001 7, 2001 With the return of above-average storage refill estimates for the third week of August and relatively widespread normal temperatures, prices moved down at most major markets last week. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) At the Henry Hub, the spot market price ended the week down 46 cents per MMBtu at $2.77. On the futures market, the near-month (September) NYMEX contract ended trading on Friday at $2.706 per MMBtu-off close to $0.60 from the previous Friday. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil remained at or above $27.20 per barrel each day last week and ended the week at $28.30 or $4.88 per MMBtu. Prices: Spot prices at most major market locations began the week down from the previous Friday, then trended up slightly at mid-week. However, following the release of the American Gas Association (AGA) weekly storage estimate on Wednesday for the previous week, prices moved down between 25 and 35 cents per MMBtu at key regional markets. Prices fell further in the Rockies, with most trading points there down a few cents either side of a half dollar. Spot gas at the Henry Hub traded at its lowest level since July 2 when it traded for $2.93 per MMBtu. Prices at other major markets all were below $3.00 at the end of the week. Some examples of these were: Katy in East Texas at $2.78 per MMBtu, Waha in West Texas at $2.71, and Midcontinent in Oklahoma at $2.65. The lowest prices reported were found in the Rockies where prices were mostly less than $2.20 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

10, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 17, 2007) 10, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 17, 2007) Springtime temperatures in most regions of the country this week and lack of any significant cooling or heating load through much of the Lower 48 States led to an easing of natural gas spot prices since Wednesday, May 2. Furthermore, the formation of the first tropical storm of the 2007 Atlantic Hurricane Season 3 weeks prior to the beginning of the traditional hurricane season appeared to have no impact on the spot markets in the Lower 48 States. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, May 2-9), the Henry Hub spot price declined 18 cents per MMBtu, or 2.4 percent, to $7.46. In contrast to spot market activity, trading of futures contracts at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) this week resulted in gains for all contracts with the exception of the near-month contract, possibly reflecting an expected tightness in supply over the summer months. While the NYMEX contract for June delivery decreased 1 cent per MMBtu on the week to a daily settlement of $7.720 yesterday (May 9), contracts through the end of the injection season all increased, albeit only by an average of 0.3 percent. Net injections reported in today's release of EIA's Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report brought natural gas storage supplies to 1,747 Bcf as of Friday, May 4, which is 20.5 percent above the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $2.24 per barrel on the week to $61.54 per barrel, or $10.61 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

15, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 22) 15, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 22) An early spring chill in the Northeast kept natural gas spot prices firm this week until yesterday (April 14), when warmer temperatures resulted in sharp price declines at most trading locations for the day and moderately lower prices on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, April 7-14). The Henry Hub spot price declined 3 cents per MMBtu on the week to $5.73. After climbing above $6.00 per MMBtu earlier in the week, the NYMEX futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub dropped in the last two trading sessions to yesterday's closing price of $5.744, which represents a net decline of 13 cents per MMBtu on the week. There was a second consecutive week of injections into storage with stocks as of Friday, April 9, at 1,049 Bcf, which is 5.2 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose 34 cents per barrel on the week to yesterday's closing price of $36.62 per barrel, or $6.31 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6, 2001 6, 2001 After opening the week up at $3.353 per MMBtu, prices on the NYMEX futures market moved down 3 of the remaining 4 days of the week to settle at the end of the week at $2.971-more than 22 cents lower than the previous Friday. Despite unseasonably high temperatures in much of the Midwest and parts of the Southwest last week and the threat of a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico, (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) prices at the Henry Hub spot market moved down late in the week, falling to $3.06 per MMBtu on Friday. Net injections to storage declined for the second consecutive week but still averaged 11 Bcf per day, bringing the estimated stock level to 2,262 Bcf as of July 27 with more than 3 months remaining in the refill season. The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil ended the week up $0.60 per barrel from the previous Friday at $27.65 or $4.77 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 18, 2006) 1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 18, 2006) Springtime temperatures in most regions of the country this week and slightly lower prices for crude oil led to an easing of natural gas spot prices in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, May 3. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, May 3-10), the Henry Hub spot price dropped 6 cents per MMBtu, or less than 1.0 percent, to $6.50. In contrast to spot market activity, trading of futures contracts at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) this week resulted in gains. The NYMEX contract for June delivery increased 29.4 cents per MMBtu on the week to a daily settlement of $6.900 yesterday (May 10). Net injections reported in today's release of EIA's Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report brought natural gas storage supplies to 1,989 Bcf as of Friday, May 5, which is 56.0 percent above the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $0.11 per barrel on the week to $72.15 per barrel, or $12.44 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

25, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 1, 2007) 25, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 1, 2007) Natural gas spot prices across the country surged this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, January 17-24) as a blast of Arctic cold covered the Lower 48 States, reaching as far south as Texas. Prices in some gas-consuming markets in the Northeast were the highest in the country at more than $10 per MMBtu by the end of the week. But price effects from the increased heating demand registered in production areas as well. On the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the spot price at the Henry Hub increased by $0.89 per MMBtu to an average of $7.46 yesterday (Wednesday, January 24). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for February delivery ended trading on Wednesday at $7.421 per MMBtu, which was $1.187 higher than last Wednesday's price. As of January 19, natural gas in storage was 2,757 Bcf, or 20.7 percent above the 5-year average for this week. Crude oil prices climbed $1.94 per barrel since last Wednesday to an average of $54.24, or $9.35 per MMBtu.

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13 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 20) 13 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 20) Natural gas prices in both the cash and futures markets continued to move up for a third straight week. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, May 5-12), the Henry Hub spot price matched its 30-cent increase of the prior week, trading yesterday (May 12) at $6.39 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX, the futures contract for June 2004 delivery increased by just under 10 cents on the week, settling yesterday at its record-high level of $6.405 per MMBtu. EIA reported that inventories were 1,303 Bcf as of Friday, May 7, which is 1.6 percent below the 5-year (1999-2003) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil also rose for a third straight week, moving up $0.61 per barrel ($0.11 per MMBtu) from last Wednesday's (May 5) price to yesterday's average of $40.30 per barrel ($6.95 per MMBtu).

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15, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 22) 15, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 22) Spot and futures prices reversed their downward trends from the previous week, as sweltering temperatures returned to many parts of the nation early this week. At the Henry Hub, average spot prices increased 4 days in a row from last Wednesday (August 7), gaining 30 cents per MMBtu to reach $3.03 per MMBtu on Tuesday (August 13), which was repeated yesterday. This pattern was mirrored by the price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub, which rose a cumulative 25 cents per MMBtu for the week to settle at $2.910 per MMBtu on Wednesday, August 14. Working gas in storage for the week ended Friday, August 9 was 2,620 Bcf, which exceeds the average for the previous 5 years by just under 15 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil posted a gain of $1.61 per barrel for the week, highlighted by a near-$1 increase on Monday, August 12. WTI ended trading yesterday at $28.19 per barrel, or $4.86 per MMBtu.

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24 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 31, 2006) 24 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 31, 2006) Since Wednesday, August 16, natural gas spot prices increased at most market locations with the exception of a few locations in the Northeast. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 17 cents to $7.19 per MMBtu. Yesterday (August 23), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery settled at $6.875 per MMBtu, increasing about 11 cents or about 2 percent since Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 2,857 Bcf as of August 18, which is 13.5 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased 19 cents per barrel, or about 0.3 percent, on the week to $71.45 per barrel, or $12.32 per MMBtu. Prices: Despite the lower cooling load across much of the Lower 48 States and a diminished threat from Tropical Storm Debby, natural gas spot prices increased at most market locations on the week. The increases, however, were moderate, as they were mostly limited to less than 15 cents per MMBtu. With the exception of the southern United States, power loads have been steadily diminishing in the past couple of weeks. Gas demand for electric power generation was much lower compared with the week ending August 5, when the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) reported record-high weekly electricity demand, leading to the 12 Bcf net withdrawal for the storage week ended August 4, 2006. On a regional basis, market locations in East Texas recorded the largest increases since Wednesday, August 16, averaging 18 cents per MMBtu, followed by Louisiana (16 cents per MMBtu). Most locations along the Gulf Coast recorded increases between 3 and 18 cents, while major consuming areas in the Midwest recorded an average increase of 14 cents per MMBtu. Despite the general increases this week, a few market locations in the Northeast recorded decreases since last Wednesday, the largest one of which was the 10-cent decrease at the Dracut, MA, trading point. Even with the overall increases in recent weeks, as of August 23, 2006, spot prices at market locations in the Lower 48 States are 17 to 30 percent lower than last year's levels.

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,"U.S. Weekly Supply Estimates"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Supply Estimates" Supply Estimates" ,"Click worksheet name or tab at bottom for data" ,"Worksheet Name","Description","# Of Series","Frequency","Latest Data for" ,"Data 1","Crude Oil Production",1,"Weekly","12/13/2013","1/7/1983" ,"Data 2","Refiner Inputs and Utilization",4,"Weekly","12/13/2013","8/20/1982" ,"Data 3","Refiner and Blender Net Inputs",6,"Weekly","12/13/2013","4/9/2004" ,"Data 4","Refiner and Blender Net Production",20,"Weekly","12/13/2013","8/20/1982" ,"Data 5","Ethanol Plant Production",1,"Weekly","12/13/2013","6/4/2010"

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23 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 30) 23 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 30) Spot price changes were mixed for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, October 15-22), with markets with declines outnumbering those with increases by about 2 to 1, while futures prices fell significantly. At the Henry Hub, the spot price declined a nickel for the week, ending trading yesterday at $4.88 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for November delivery dropped $0.507 per MMBtu for the week, settling yesterday at $4.924. EIA reported that inventories were 3,028 Bcf as of Friday, October 17. This is 0.8 percent greater than the previous 5-year (1998-2002) average for the week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil ended a string of four consecutive weeks of price increases with a decline of $1.74 per barrel for the week to $30 per barrel, or $5.17 per MMBtu.

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13 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 20, 2006) 13 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 20, 2006) Springtime temperatures in most regions of the country this week led to an easing of natural gas spot and futures prices in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, April 5. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, April 5-12), the Henry Hub spot price dropped 9 cents per MMBtu, or about 1.3 percent, to $6.79. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery fell 26.1 cents per MMBtu on the week to a daily settlement of $6.808 yesterday (April 12), the lowest closing price for a near-month contract in over a month (March 10). The first week of net injections this season brought natural gas storage supplies to 1,714 Bcf as of Friday, April 7, which is 63.4 percent above the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.77 per barrel on the week to $68.53 per barrel, or $11.82 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 18) 11, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 18) Spot natural gas prices increased 5 to 15 cents in most regional markets for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, September 3-10). The Henry Hub spot price gained 10 cents on the week, ending trading yesterday (Wednesday, September 10) at $4.78 per MMBtu. Futures prices were up as well, with the gains owing almost entirely to yesterday's large price increases. The NYMEX futures contract for October delivery moved up nearly 24 cents in yesterday's trading, and for the week gained $0.278 per MMBtu with its settlement yesterday at $4.968. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that inventories were 2,486 Bcf as of Friday, September 5, which is 5.5 percent less than the 5-year (1998-2002) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell below $29 per barrel for the first time since late June, lingering in the high-$28s for the first 3 days of the week before regaining nearly all of its decreases on Tuesday and Wednesday. WTI crude oil ended the week at $29.41 per barrel ($5.07 per MMBtu), just 2 cents per barrel below the week-ago price.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 16, 2007) 9, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 16, 2007) The sweltering heat that engulfed most of the Lower 48 States for much of the report week led to natural gas spot price increases at most locations this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, August 1-8). The Henry Hub spot price increased 7 cents per MMBtu this week, or about 1 percent to $6.26. There were, however, some price decreases on the week, as well. For example, trading locations west of the Rocky Mountains decreased on the week between 7 and 14 cents per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery also decreased by 13 cents since last Wednesday (August 1) to settle yesterday at $6.220 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, August 3, was 2,882 Bcf, which is 16.4 percent above the 5-year average. After reaching the all-time high of $78.20 per barrel on July 31, the crude oil price decreased almost 8 percent. On the week, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil ended yesterday's trading session at $72.23 per barrel ($12.45 per MMBtu) after decreasing $4.26 per barrel (73 cents per MMBtu), or 5.6 percent.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

23, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 30, 2007) 23, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 30, 2007) Natural gas spot and futures prices eased this report week (Wednesday to Wednesday, August 15-22), as Hurricane Dean failed to have a significant impact on U.S. production in the Gulf of Mexico and moderate temperatures limited demand. On the week, the Henry Hub spot price declined $1.46 per MMBtu, or 20 percent, to $5.84. Trading of futures contracts at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) also resulted in large price decreases. The NYMEX contract for September delivery decreased $1.286 per MMBtu on the week to a daily settlement of $5.578 yesterday (August 22). Working gas inventories reported in today's release of EIA's Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report were 2,926 Bcf as of Friday, August 17, which is 12.8 percent above the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $4.06 per barrel on the week to $69.30 per barrel, or $11.95 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 28) 1, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 28) Despite rising temperatures in many regions of the country that helped push prices upward over the past 3 days, spot prices nonetheless ended trading yesterday (Wednesday, August 20) down for the most part from levels of the previous Wednesday (August 13). At the Henry Hub, the spot price fell by 14 cents per MMBtu on the week, ending trading yesterday at $5.03. Likewise on the NYMEX, the settlement price for the futures contract for September delivery ended the week down 6 cents per MMBtu from the previous week, when it finished trading yesterday at $5.119. The EIA reported that working gas in storage increased to 2,266 Bcf as of Friday, August 15, which is 7.4 percent below the 5-year (1998-2002) average for the week. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil on the spot market changed little during the week ending the week up 11 cents per barrel at $30.96, or $5.34 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

19, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 26) 19, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 26) Spot and futures prices fell for the second straight week, as generally mild temperatures continued to prevail in most major market areas and storage injections exceeded 100 Bcf for a third straight week. At the Henry Hub, the spot price fell by 52 cents per MMBtu on the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, June 11-19), or almost 9 percent, to $5.54 per MMBtu. The settlement price for the NYMEX futures contract for July delivery declined by $0.632 on the week, closing yesterday (June 18) at $5.581 per MMBtu-a decline of 10 percent. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that working gas in storage was 1,438 Bcf as of Friday, June 13, which is about 22 percent below the previous 5-year (1998-2002) average for the week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell in 4 of 5 trading days, ending the week down by almost $2 per barrel, at $30.28, or $5.22 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

26, to Wednesday, April 2) 26, to Wednesday, April 2) Released: April 3, 2008 Next release: April 10, 2008 · Natural gas spot prices increased in all trading regions in the Lower 48 States this report week (Wednesday-Wednesday, March 26-April 2). During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.34 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $9.59. Frigid temperatures continued for a portion of the week in the Northeast and for most of the week in the West, likely boosting space-heating demand. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts also registered increases, albeit less than in spot markets. The futures contract for May delivery rose about 15 cents per MMBtu on the week to $9.832. · With the traditional heating season not quite over, natural gas withdrawals from underground storage continued through last week. As of Friday, March 28, working gas in storage was 1,248 billion cubic feet (Bcf), which is 0.5 percent above the 5-year (2003-2007) average.

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13 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 20) 13 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 20) Spot and futures prices moved in opposite directions for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, November 5-12), as cash prices ended the week significantly higher in many locations, while futures prices moved lower. At the Henry Hub, the spot price increased 32 cents on the week, or about 7 percent, to end trading yesterday (Wednesday, November 12) at $4.77 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX, the futures contract for December delivery ended the week down by nearly 16 cents, settling yesterday at $4.739 per MMBtu, a decrease of more than 3 percent. EIA reported that inventories were 3,187 Bcf as of Friday, November 7, which is 3.9 percent greater than the previous 5-year (1998-2002) average for the week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil increased on 4 out of 5 trading days, gaining more than $1 per barrel for the second week in a row and topping $31 per barrel for the first time in nearly a month, as it rose $1.08 to reach $31.37 per barrel, or $5.41 per MMBtu, in yesterday's trading.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. 5, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Friday, November 13, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, November 4, 2009) Natural gas spot prices fell over the week at most market locations, declining on average 16 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). Decreases ranged between 2 cents and 77 cents per MMBtu. In the few trading locations where prices rose, increases were modest, ranging between 1 and 4 cents per MMBtu. The Henry Hub natural gas spot price fell 10 cents on the week, closing at $4.49 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the December 2009 natural gas contract fell 34 cents per MMBtu, or 7 percent. The November contract expired on Wednesday, October 28, at $4.289 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 5, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, July 22, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, July 14, 2010) Natural gas prices moved significantly lower at market locations across the lower 48 States during the report week. The Henry Hub spot price averaged $4.39 per million Btu (MMBtu) in trading yesterday, July 14, decreasing $0.37 compared with the previous Wednesday. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub decreased in 4 out the 5 trading sessions during the report week. The near-month contract settled yesterday at $4.31 per MMBtu, about $0.26 lower than the previous Wednesday. As of Friday, July 9, working gas in underground storage was 2,840

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

13, to Wednesday, February 20) 13, to Wednesday, February 20) Released: February 21, 2008 Next release: February 28, 2008 Natural gas spot and futures prices increased this report week (February 13-20), as frigid temperatures returned to regions of the country that rely on the fuel for space heating. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.73 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $9.08. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts also registered significant increases. The futures contract for March delivery rose about 58 cents per MMBtu on the week to $8.965. As of Friday, February 15, working gas in storage was 1,770 Bcf, which is 5.8 percent above the 5-year (2003-2007) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $7.58 per barrel, trading yesterday at $100.86 per barrel or $17.39 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 14) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 14) Natural gas spot and futures prices generally moved in opposite directions for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, September 29-October 6), as spot prices fell at most market locations, while futures prices continued to climb higher. In yesterday's (Wednesday, October 6) trading at the Henry Hub, the spot price for natural gas averaged $6.00 per MMBtu, down 23 cents per MMBtu, or close to 4 percent, from the previous Wednesday. On the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for November delivery gained $0.134 per MMBtu on the week, or about 2 percent, as it settled yesterday at $7.045. Settlement prices for contracts for gas delivery in December 2004 through March 2005 rose much more sharply, with increases ranging from just over 40 cents to nearly 60 cents per MMBtu. EIA reported that inventories were 3,092 Bcf as of Friday, October 1, which is 6.9 percent greater than the previous 5-year average for the week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose $2.45 per barrel (42 cents per MMBtu) on the week, or about 5 percent, to yesterday's record-high price of $51.98 per barrel ($8.96 per MMBtu).

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

12 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 19) 12 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 19) Spot prices generally moved higher for the week (Wednesday, December 4 to Wednesday, December 11) with exceptions at several Northeast locations, while futures prices experienced robust gains, particularly for contracts for delivery through the end of the heating season. Unusually cold temperatures accompanied the heating season's first significant and widespread snow storm late last week, and temperatures plunged again ahead of the ice storm of Tuesday and Wednesday. At the Henry Hub, the average spot price gained 41 cents for the week, ending trading yesterday (Wednesday, December 11) at $4.64 per MMBtu. Since last Wednesday, the NYMEX futures contract for delivery in January 2003 gained $0.411 per MMBtu, settling yesterday at $4.709. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, December 6, decreased to 2,794 Bcf, which is 2.9 percent below the 5-year average. The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil gained 69 cents per barrel for the week, ending trading yesterday at $27.49 per barrel, or $4.74 per MMBtu.

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Diesel prices up this week  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Diesel prices up this week The U.S. average retail price for on-highway diesel fuel rose sharply to 4.10 a gallon on Monday. That's up 8.2 cents from a week ago and 17.7 cents...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 6) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 6) Natural gas spot prices declined this week as Hurricane Rita came ashore a weaker hurricane than expected, even while causing massive evacuations of rigs and platforms in the Gulf of Mexico and inflicting damage to both offshore and onshore energy-related infrastructure. While no price quotes are available at the Henry Hub, which was shut down owing to Hurricane Rita, trading at other market locations in Louisiana saw an average decrease of $1.35 per MMBtu on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, September 21-28). The average price among Louisiana trading locations yesterday (September 28) was $13.45 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for October delivery settled at $13.907 per MMBtu in its final day of trading yesterday, increasing about $1.31 per MMBtu or more than 10 percent since the previous Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 2,885 Bcf as of September 23, which is 2.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $0.60 per barrel, or less than 1 percent, on the week to $66.36 per barrel, or $11.44 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Friday, January 3, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 9) Friday, January 3, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 9) A trend of generally declining natural gas spot prices across the country since mid-December came to an abrupt halt yesterday (Thursday, January 2) owing to new forecasts of an Arctic front expected to arrive soon in the Lower 48. During the first day of trading in the New Year, the Henry Hub spot price moved up 34 cents per MMBtu to $4.94, but was still 6 cents lower in comparison with the average last Thursday. For the week (Thursday-Thursday), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for February increased just over $0.26 per MMBtu to $5.251. Natural gas in storage decreased to 2,417 Bcf, which trails the 5-year average by 3.8 percent, for the week ending December 27. Crude oil prices have provided little reprieve from the cautious energy outlook for the rest of the winter, as they continue to hover around 2-year highs owing to political strife in Venezuela and the Iraqi situation, both of which contribute to supply concerns for U.S. markets. Although the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $0.64 per barrel on the week, the spot price gained $0.76 yesterday to an average of $31.97, or $5.51 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

October 2, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 9) October 2, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 9) A cold front moved through the Midwest and parts of the Northeast this week, but it failed to bring sustained higher prices. Seasonally mild temperatures in most other areas of the country and little in the way of tropical storm activity resulted in prices easing 20 cents per MMBtu or less since Wednesday, September 24. On the week (Wednesday, September 24-Wednesday, October 1), the Henry Hub spot price dropped 12 cents per MMBtu to $4.47. The NYMEX futures contract for October delivery expired on Friday, September 26, at $4.430, while the contract for November lost about 8 cents on the week to close at $4.677 yesterday (October 1). Natural gas in storage as of Friday, September 26, increased to 2,788 Bcf, which is 1.9 percent below the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $1.24 per barrel on the week to yesterday's (October 1) closing price of $29.43 per barrel, or $5.07 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

September 25, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 2) September 25, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 2) Spot prices fluctuated mildly during the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, September 17-24), with the majority of changes in either direction limited to a nickel or less. For the week, prices generally were lower than last Wednesday. At the Henry Hub, the spot price declined 2 cents on the week, ending trading yesterday (September 24) at $4.59 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for October delivery ended the week down by $0.054 per MMBtu from the previous Wednesday (September 17), settling at $4.588 per MMBtu, as a significant one-day decline of 17 cents on Thursday (September 18) was not offset by four straight trading sessions with small increases. EIA reported that working gas inventories were 2,688 Bcf as of Friday, September 19, which is 3.3 percent below the 5-year (1998-2002) average. In oil markets, yesterday's announcement by the OPEC oil cartel of a production quota cut of 900,000 barrels per day sent crude oil and heating oil futures contract prices up sharply. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil accrued its entire increase for the week in yesterday's trading, as it gained $1.19 to $28.19 per barrel, or about $4.86 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 19) 2, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 19) Although seasonally cold weather continued to dominate the country this week, the absence of January's extreme temperatures resulted in prices easing 20 to 75 cents per MMBtu since Wednesday, February 4. On the week (Wednesday, February 4-Wednesday, February 11), the Henry Hub spot price dropped 39 cents per MMBtu to $5.35. The NYMEX futures contract for March delivery also fell 39 cents on the week to close at $5.26 yesterday (February 11). Natural gas in storage as of Friday, February 6, decreased to 1,603 Bcf, which is 2.3 percent below the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $0.87 per barrel on the week to yesterday's closing price of $33.93 per barrel, or $5.85 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

22, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 1, 2007) 22, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 1, 2007) As the weather has made the transition from extreme cold to much more moderate conditions this week, natural gas spot prices have declined in much of the country. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, February 14-21), the Henry Hub spot price declined $1.40 per MMBtu to $7.51 as prices for next-day delivery responded to reduced demand for space-heating. However, the bitter and widespread cold of the first 2 weeks of February likely contributed to revised expectations of future storage levels, leading to increased futures prices this week. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price for the futures contract for March delivery at the Henry Hub increased 41 cents per MMBtu or about 5.6 percent. Generally, futures prices for delivery months through next summer increased by more than 4 percent. Working gas in storage as of Friday, February 16, was 1,865 Bcf, which is 10.8 percent above the 5-year (2002-2006) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.40 per barrel on the week to $59.40, or $10.24 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 8) 1, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 8) Natural gas spot prices surged upward in the past three days, bringing price levels significantly above those of a week ago (Wednesday, March 24) in all regional markets. At the Henry Hub, the price for spot gas increased $0.28 per MMBtu on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, March 24-31), or about 5 percent, trading yesterday at $5.63. Taking over as the near-month futures contract on Tuesday, March 30, the NYMEX contract for May delivery moved up sharply, ending trading yesterday at its highest-ever settlement price of $5.933 per MMBtu. EIA reported that natural gas inventories were 1,014 Bcf as of Friday, March 26, which is 7.7 percent less than the preceding 5-year average for the week. Despite anticipation of yesterday's OPEC decision to curtail oil production by up to 1 million barrels per day, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil declined on four of the five trading days of the week, trading yesterday at $35.75 ($6.16 per MMBtu), down $1.31 per barrel ($0.23 per MMBtu) on the week.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

15, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 22, 2007) 15, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 22, 2007) Spring-like temperatures in most regions of the country this week led to lower natural gas spot and futures prices in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, March 7. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, March 7-14), the Henry Hub spot price decreased 66 cents per MMBtu, or about 9 percent, to $6.86. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for April delivery fell 28 cents per MMBtu on the week to a daily settlement of $7.083 yesterday (March 14). Working gas in underground storage was 1,516 Bcf as of Friday, March 9, which is 12 percent above the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $3.70 per barrel on the week to $58.15 per barrel, or $10.03 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2001 8, 2001 Prices ended the week up slightly from where they started as a brief heat wave in the eastern half of the country caused a rise in prices (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) that was somewhat undone by the return of moderate temperatures and the report of another hefty stock build. On a Friday-to-Friday basis, the spot price at the Henry Hub increased by $0.25 to $3.88 per MMBtu compared with an increase of $0.23 to $0.33 at other major supply points in the eastern half of the country. In the same time period, the near-month (July delivery) futures contract was up less than 6 cents to $3.979 per MMBtu as of Friday, June 15, 2001. Prices in California rose substantially last Monday after coming off high inventory flow orders (OFOs) but ended the week close to or lower than the previous week due to another round of OFOs. For the past 7 weeks, weekly storage injections neared or exceeded 100 Bcf, bringing stocks to within less than a 1 percent difference from average levels. The string of record-breaking stock builds appears attributable to moderate spring temperatures and reduced cooling demand by natural-gas-fired electricity generation.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

February 19, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 26) February 19, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 26) Spot and futures prices moved in different directions over the past week (Wednesday to Wednesday, February 11-18), with spot prices at most market locations falling from a nickel to around 30 cents per MMBtu, while futures prices increased by a dime or less. At the Henry Hub, the spot price eased down 2 cents on the week, to $5.33 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX, the futures contract for March delivery increased $0.096 per MMBtu for the week, ending trading yesterday (February 18) at $5.356. EIA reported that natural gas inventories declined to 1,431 Bcf as of Friday, February 13, which is 6.2 percent lower than the previous 5-year (1999-2003) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose each day of the holiday-shortened week, and ended trading yesterday with an increase for the week of $1.49 per barrel ($0.24 per MMBtu), or a little over 4 percent, to $35.42 ($6.11 per MMBtu).

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 5, 2006) 8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 5, 2006) Natural gas spot prices decreased sharply since Wednesday, September 20, at nearly all market locations. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the price at the Henry Hub decreased $0.52 per MMBtu, or about 10 percent, to $4.35 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub declined about 73 cents since last Wednesday to close yesterday at $4.201 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, September 22, was 3,254 Bcf, which is 12.2 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.96 per barrel, or about 5 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $62.96 per barrel or $10.86 per MMBtu. This week's increase in the price of crude oil was the first week-on-week up-tick in the past 6 weeks.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

23, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 30) 23, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 30) Natural gas spot and futures prices trended down for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, May 15-22). The cold front that moved into major gas-consuming areas of the Midwest and Northeast for the weekend and lingered into the first part of this week had minimal impact on prices. At the Henry Hub, the average spot price fell 24 cents for the week to $3.38 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX, the settlement price of the near-month contract (June delivery) declined for 5 straight trading sessions before recording a small increase of $0.064 per MMBtu in May 22 trading, to settle at $3.459. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, which had held at or above $28 per barrel since last Thursday, fell nearly $1 on Tuesday, May 21, following the American Petroleum Institute's announcement of an unexpected build in crude oil stocks of 5.5 million barrels for the week ended Friday, May 17. For the week (May 15-22), the WTI price was down $0.99, at $27.01 per barrel, or $4.66 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 23, 2006) 16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 23, 2006) Winter-like conditions in much of the East this past weekend transitioned to above-normal temperatures, contributing to a further decline in natural gas spot prices this week (Wednesday, February 8 - Wednesday, February 15). On the week the Henry Hub spot price declined 57 cents per MMBtu to $7.31. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts also registered significant declines. The futures contract for March delivery, which is the last contract for the current heating season, declined 66.9 cents per MMBtu on the week to $7.066. Relatively high levels of natural gas in working storage and falling prices for competing fuels likely contributed to falling natural gas prices this week. Working gas in storage as of Friday, February 10, was 2,266 Bcf, which is 43.9 percent above the 5-year (2001-2005) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $4.90 per barrel on the week to $57.61, or $9.93 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

23, to Wednesday, April 30) 23, to Wednesday, April 30) Released: May 1, 2008 Next release: May 8, 2008 · Natural gas spot prices increased in all trading regions in the Lower 48 States this report week (Wednesday-Wednesday, April 23-30). During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.48 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $10.81. During the month of April, the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.95 per MMBtu, or 9.6 percent. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices declined for the report week, after a string of price increases during the previous five report periods. The futures contract for June delivery declined 10.3 cents per MMBtu on the week to $10.843. · During the week ending Friday, April 25, estimated net injections of natural gas into underground storage totaled the largest volume to date this year at 86 billion cubic feet (Bcf). Working gas in underground storage as of April 25 was 1,371 Bcf, which is 0.2 percent below the 5-year (2003-2007) average.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 21) 14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 21) The emergence of more spring-like temperatures in most regions of the country, ample natural gas storage supplies, and lower oil prices resulted in natural gas spot prices easing 7 to 43 cents per MMBtu in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, April 6. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, April 6-13), the Henry Hub spot price dropped 39 cents per MMBtu, or about 5 percent, to $7.07. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery fell 58 cents per MMBtu on the week to a daily settlement of $6.978 yesterday (April 13), the first close below $7 for a near-month contract since March 28. A second week of net injections brought natural gas storage supplies to 1,293 Bcf as of Friday, April 8, which is 26.3 percent above the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $5.67 per barrel on the week to $50.21 per barrel, or $8.66 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

15, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 29, 2007) 15, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 29, 2007) Natural gas spot prices decreased this week, with the changes at most market locations somewhat more modest than the price changes observed over the past couple weeks. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, November 7-14), the price at the Henry Hub decreased 15 cents per MMBtu or about 2 percent. Relatively abundant supplies in the West and high stock levels in storage helped to drive spot prices lower this week. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for December delivery moved up about 21 cents to $7.835 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage was 3,536 Bcf as of Friday, November 9, which is 8.4 percent higher than the 5-year average of 3,263 Bcf. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased on the week by $2.44 per barrel or about 3 percent to trade yesterday at $94.02 per barrel or $16.21 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 29) 2, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 29) Natural gas prices continued their upward trend for a second consecutive week with most market locations in the Lower 48 States registering gains of up to 25 cents per MMBtu since Wednesday, August 14. Continued hot temperatures across the country and an increase in oil prices resulted in prices generally ranging between $3.15 and $3.25 per MMBtu along the Gulf Coast, representing new 8-week highs. At the NYMEX, the price for the futures contract for September delivery closed on Wednesday, August 21, at $3.274 per MMBtu, an increase of just over 36 cents, or about 12.5 percent, on the week. Working gas in storage for the week ended Friday, August 16 was 2,657 Bcf, which exceeds the average for the previous 5 years by 13.1 percent. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $2.18 to end trading yesterday at $30.37 per barrel, or $5.24 per MMBtu

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 5) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 5) Moderate temperatures across the country except in the Southwest and Gulf Coast contributed to natural gas spot prices easing 9 to 35 cents per MMBtu since Wednesday, July 21. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, July 21-28), the Henry Hub spot price dropped 14 cents per MMBtu to $5.77. In contrast to the decrease in spot prices, natural gas futures prices increased this week owing at least in part to higher crude oil and petroleum product prices. The NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub expired at $6.048 per MMBtu on Wednesday, July 28, after increasing 11.7 cents in its last week of trading. The September contract takes over as the near-month contract at nearly a dime premium to the August contract, closing yesterday (July 28) at $6.142 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, July 23, increased to 2,297 Bcf, which is 3.1 percent above the 5-year average. Crude oil prices rose this week to recent historical highs, in part owing to concerns over supply from Russia. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $2.18 per barrel on the week to yesterday's closing price of $42.81 per barrel, or $7.38 per MMBtu.

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Average Weekly Propane Spot Prices - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Propane spot prices at the major trading hubs remained relatively close through the fall of 2000, even as they were pushed higher by rapidly rising natural gas prices.

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Average Weekly Propane Spot Prices - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Propane spot prices at the major trading hubs remained relatively close through October 2000, but uncoupled in California as natural gas prices rose rapidly during ...

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 8, 2007) 1, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 8, 2007) Since Wednesday, January 24, natural gas spot prices have increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with increases ranging between 9 and 60 cents per MMBtu or about 1.1 to 8.4 percent at most markets. On Wednesday, January 31, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $7.75 per MMBtu, reflecting an increase of 29 cents per MMBtu or about 4 percent since Wednesday, January 24. The futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub closed at $6.917 per MMBtu on Monday, January 29, decreasing about 50 cents per MMBtu since Wednesday, January 24. By yesterday, (January 31), the futures contract for March 2007 delivery at the Henry Hub increased about 29 cents per MMBtu or about 4 percent since Wednesday, January 24. Natural gas in storage was 2,571 Bcf as of January 26, which is about 21 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $3.93 per barrel, or 7.3 percent to $58.17 per barrel or $10.03 per MMBtu. This week's WTI price change was the highest week-on-week increase since the week ended November 29, 2006, when crude oil increased $5.17 per barrel or $0.89 per MMBtu. Despite this week's relatively high increase, crude oil prices remain about 14.3 percent lower than a year ago.

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report - Energy Information Administration  

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report/Energy Information Administration v U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged over 14.5 million barrels per day during the week ending ...

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11 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 18) 11 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 18) Natural gas spot prices exhibited increases in most locations this week (Wednesday - Wednesday, August 3 - 10) as demand responded to above average temperatures, high crude oil prices, and reduced coal deliveries, which added to demand for natural gas-fired power generation. The Henry Hub spot price increased 6 cents this week, or less than 1 percent, to $8.81 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery increased 72 cents since last Wednesday (August 3) to settle yesterday at $9.071 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, August 5, was 2,463 Bcf, which is 6.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil hit a record high yesterday of $64.80 per barrel ($11.17 per MMBtu) after increasing $4.04 per barrel (70 cents per MMBtu), or about 7 percent, on the week.

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14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 21, 2006) 14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 21, 2006) Softening natural gas market conditions led to spot price decreases at most market locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, December 6, with decreases ranging between $0.02 and $1.22 per MMBtu. The few price increases on the week were mostly confined to market locations west of the Rocky Mountains. On Wednesday, December 13, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $7.21 per MMBtu, decreasing $0.13 per MMBtu, or about 2 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The prices of futures contracts through December 2007 changed only slightly since December 6. The price for the January delivery contract decreased about 5 cents per MMBtu, or about 1 percent on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), settling at $7.673 per MMBtu yesterday (December 13). Natural gas in storage was 3,238 Bcf as of December 8, which is 7.5 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased 86 cents per barrel, or about 1 percent on the week to $61.34 per barrel or $10.58 per MMBtu.

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9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 16, 2006) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 16, 2006) Natural gas spot price movements were mixed this week (Wednesday to Wednesday, March 1-8) as temperatures varied across the Lower 48 States. Spot prices at some market locations climbed 2 to 49 cents per MMBtu since last Wednesday, primarily in areas that experienced colder-than-normal temperatures during the week, while price declines in the East, Midwest, and Louisiana averaged 34 cents per MMBtu. The Henry Hub spot price decreased 14 cents per MMBtu, or 2 percent, to $6.48. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub fell by 9 cents per MMBtu, settling at $6.648 on Wednesday, March 8. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, March 3, decreased to 1,887 Bcf, which is 54 percent above the 5-year (2001-2005) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil traded at $60.06 per barrel, decreasing $1.95, or $0.34 per MMBtu on the week.

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25, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 1, 2007) 25, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 1, 2007) Natural gas spot and futures prices generally decreased this report week (Wednesday to Wednesday, October 17-24), as moderate weather prevailed across much of the Lower 48 States. Although tropical storms entering the Gulf of Mexico production region-evidenced by a system currently moving through the Caribbean-could still disrupt supplies, the passing of at least the most active part of the hurricane season may help explain the price declines. On the week the Henry Hub spot price decreased $1.01 per MMBtu to $6.10. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts also registered significant decreases. The futures contract for November delivery declined about 49 cents per MMBtu on the week to $6.972. Working gas in storage is well above the 5-year average for this time year, indicating a healthy supply picture ahead of the winter heating season. As of Friday, October 19, working gas in storage was 3,443 Bcf, which is 7.2 percent above the 5-year (2002-2006) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.11 per barrel, ending trading yesterday at $88.30, or $15.22 per MMBtu.

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26, 2007 to Thursday, January 3, 2008) 26, 2007 to Thursday, January 3, 2008) Released: January 4, 2008 Next release: January 10, 2008 · Natural gas spot and futures prices increased this report week (Wednesday to Thursday, December 26, 2007, to January 3, 2008), as frigid temperatures in much of the country increased demand for space heating. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.90 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $7.84. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts also registered significant increases. The futures contract for February delivery rose about 51 cents per MMBtu on the week to $7.674. · Working gas in storage is well above the 5-year average for this time year, indicating a ready supply source to meet peak demand as the winter heating season progresses. As of Friday, December 28, working gas in storage was 2,921 Bcf, which is 8.2 percent above the 5-year (2002-2006) average.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 16) 9, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 16) Spot prices overall showed strong gains since Tuesday, December 31. Futures prices were mixed, with the February and March contracts retreating slightly from their levels of Thursday, January 2 (the first day of trading in the New Year), while out-month contracts had slight gains. Temperatures were relatively warm throughout most of the nation for a third consecutive week, while at the same time a weekend snow storm in the Middle Atlantic and Northeast helped push spot prices higher at the end of last week. At the Henry Hub, the average spot price rose 47 cents for the week (prices for Wednesday, January 1, deliveries were established in trading on December 31), to end trading yesterday (Wednesday, January 8) at $5.07 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for February delivery declined 9 cents per MMBtu, settling yesterday at $5.161. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, January 3 decreased to 2,331 Bcf, which is just 2 Bcf below the 5-year (1998-2002) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, which had reached $33.26 per barrel on Friday, fell to $30.66 per barrel, or $5.29 per MMBtu yesterday.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

15 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 22) 15 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 22) Natural gas spot and futures prices moved lower on the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, July 7-14), as generally cooler-than-normal temperatures prevailed most days in key weather-sensitive markets. At the Henry Hub, the spot price declined 37 cents, or nearly 6 percent, from last Wednesday's level, averaging $5.91 per MMBtu in yesterday's (Wednesday, July 14) trading. On the futures market, the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery declined most days, dipping below $6 in Monday trading for the first time in more than two months. Despite slight increases over the next two days, the August contract settled yesterday at $5.977 per MMBtu, down $0.393 from the previous Wednesday (July 7). EIA reported that inventories were 2,155 Bcf as of Friday, July 9, which is 2.6 percent greater than the 5-year average. Primarily on the strength of yesterday's $1.43 per barrel increase, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil exceeded $40 for the first time in more than 6 weeks, gaining $1.80 per barrel on the week to trade yesterday at $40.98, or $7.07 per MMBtu.

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February 6, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 13) February 6, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 13) Natural gas spot prices climbed between $0.55 and $0.95 per MMBtu at most production-area trading locations since Wednesday, January 29. Strong space-heating demand in the Midcontinent and parts of New England supported prices well over $6 throughout much of the country, but price gains were particularly large at Rockies trading locations. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), the Henry Hub spot price jumped $0.62 to an average of $6.24 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for March delivery gained just under 2 cents per MMBtu on the week to settle at $5.644 on Wednesday, February 5. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, January 31, decreased to 1,521 Bcf, which is 15.9 percent below the 5-year (1998-2002) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $0.37 per barrel on the week to yesterday's closing price of $33.91 per barrel, or $5.29 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

November 28 to Wednesday, December 5) November 28 to Wednesday, December 5) Released: December 6 Next release: December 13, 2007 · Natural gas spot prices decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States for the week. · The Henry Hub spot price averaged $7.04 per million Btu (MMBtu) as of December 5, declining 47 cents, or about 6 percent. · The New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) futures contract for January delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.185 per MMBtu on Wednesday, December 5, down about $0.30 per MMBtu, or 4 percent, for the week. · The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $3.26 per barrel, or about 4 percent, on the week to $87.45 per barrel or $15.08 per MMBtu. · Natural gas in storage was 3,440 Bcf as of November 30, which is 8.6 percent above the 5-year average.

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18 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 25, 2006) 18 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 25, 2006) Natural gas spot prices decreased this week (Wednesday - Wednesday, May 10-17) at virtually all market locations, partly because of weak weather-related demand and a decrease in the price of crude oil. The Henry Hub spot price decreased 34 cents per MMBtu, or about 5 percent, while some other market locations in Louisiana noted decreases of up to 65 cents on the week. East and South Texas trading locations, as well as locations in the Northeast, experienced slightly less dramatic decreases, averaging 31 cents per MMBtu. Yesterday (May 17), the price of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.129 per MMBtu, decreasing 77 cents or about 11 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, May 12, increased 91 Bcf to 2,080 Bcf, which is 53.2 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $3.50 per barrel, or almost 5 percent on the week (Wednesday - Wednesday), to $68.65 per barrel or about $11.84 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 24, 2007) 7, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 24, 2007) Natural gas spot and futures prices increased slightly this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, May 9-16), despite the usual lull in demand during this shoulder period between the winter heating and summer cooling seasons. The upward price trend likely resulted from a variety of factors, including rising prices for competing petroleum products (as evidenced by an increase in the underlying crude oil price). Additionally, concerns over current and future supplies do not appear to have eased. The official start of the hurricane season is imminent, and the first named tropical storm appeared this week. However, imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) have increased markedly in the past few months. On the week, the Henry Hub spot price increased 16 cents per MMBtu, or 2 percent, to $7.62. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the contract for June delivery increased 17.0 cents per MMBtu on the week to a daily settlement of $7.890 yesterday (May 16). EIA's Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report today reported natural gas storage supplies of 1,842 Bcf as of Friday, May 11, reflecting an implied net injection of 95 Bcf. This level of working gas in underground storage is 20.6 percent above the 5-year average inventory for this time of year. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.03 per barrel on the week to $62.57 per barrel, or $10.79 per MMBtu.

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May 6 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 13) May 6 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 13) Upward pressure on spot and futures natural gas prices continued for a second consecutive week (Wednesday-Wednesday, April 28-May 5), owing to continuing concerns over gas supplies and higher crude oil prices. A 42-cent per MMBtu price increase at the Henry Hub on Tuesday (May 4) appeared to be related to the increase in futures prices the previous day, when the near-month contract moved past the $6-mark to a close of $6.231. The Henry Hub spot price increase on Tuesday and a 2-cent increase last Friday (April 30) were more than enough to offset declines in the other three trading sessions this week, resulting in a net gain on the week of 30 cents per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub was higher on the week by about 34 cents per MMBtu, closing yesterday (May 5) at $6.31. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, April 30, increased to 1,227 Bcf, which is 2.2 percent below the 5-year average. Owing to geopolitical concerns and perceived low gasoline supplies heading into the summer driving season, crude oil prices rose to almost $40 per barrel this week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.46 per barrel on the week to yesterday's closing price of $39.69 per barrel, or $6.84 per MMBtu.

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1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 28) 1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 28) Increased natural gas demand owing to falling temperatures this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, October 13-20) combined with higher petroleum prices to lift spot and futures gas prices dramatically. The result at the Henry Hub was a net gain on the week of $1.86 per MMBtu, or 35 percent, to $7.25. After gaining value in the past three trading days, the NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub ended the week at $7.623 per MMBtu, a net increase of 77.2 cents. Natural gas in storage continues to build at a rate that could result in the highest inventories in years by the start of the traditional heating season (November 1). As of Friday, October 15, inventories were 3,223 Bcf, which is 7.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $1.07 per barrel on the week to yesterday's (October 20) closing price of $54.93 per barrel, or $9.47 per MMBtu.

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Monday, December 29 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 8) Monday, December 29 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 8) A trend of increasing natural gas spot prices since mid-November abruptly halted late in the week before Christmas, owing to mild temperatures across the country during the first week of the holiday season. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, December 17-24), the Henry Hub spot price decreased $1.06 per MMBtu to $5.50, while declines in Midwest and Northeast market centers were even greater at between $1.10-$1.40. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for January delivery fell slightly more than $0.61 per MMBtu to $6.379. As of December 19, natural gas in storage had decreased to 2,699 Bcf, which is 0.1 percent below the 5-year average. Although the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased slightly in trading before the holiday, the spot price fell $1.33 on the week to $32.03, or $5.52 per MMBtu.

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13 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 20, 2006) 13 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 20, 2006) Natural gas spot prices increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States this week despite significant drops in prices at many locations early in the report week. The spot price at the Henry Hub was one of the few to decrease for the week (Wednesday - Wednesday, July 5 to 12), declining 6 cents, or about 1 percent, to $5.65 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery settled at $5.782 per MMBtu yesterday (July 12), which is 2 cents, or less than 1 percent, above last Wednesday's level. As of Friday, July 7, 2006, natural gas in storage was 2,704 Bcf or 27.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil was $74.99 per barrel or $12.93 per MMBtu yesterday. This price is 21 cents per barrel less than the price last week, a decrease of less than 1 percent.

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8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 15, 2006) 8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 15, 2006) Continuing moderate temperatures across much of the Lower 48 States, particularly in the eastern half of the country, helped lower natural gas spot and futures prices during the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, May 31 - June 7). The spot price at the Henry Hub decreased by $0.15 per MMBtu, or about 2.5 percent, for the week, to $5.82 in yesterday's (Wednesday, June 7) trading. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for July delivery moved lower by 41 cents per MMBtu compared with its settlement price a week ago, ending yesterday at $5.974 per MMBtu. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that natural gas inventories in underground storage were an estimated 2,320 Bcf as of Friday, June 2, which is 41.3 percent greater than the previous 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased by $0.52 per barrel, or less than 1 percent on the week, bringing the WTI spot price in yesterday's trading to $70.90 per barrel, or $12.22 per MMBtu.

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March 4, 2002 March 4, 2002 Spot prices wound up slightly higher for the week (Friday to Friday) after trading within relatively narrow ranges with only regional exceptions. On the NYMEX futures market, the March contract expired on Tuesday, February 26, 2002, at $2.388 per MMBtu, ending with a gain of $0.321 per MMBtu since becoming the near-month contract on January 29. Tuesday also saw the largest increase in spot prices, as a huge Arctic air mass expanded from the Central Plains States into the Midwest and Southwest, bringing some of the coldest temperatures thus far this winter. Daily average temperatures on Tuesday through Thursday in major cities in the Central and Southwest regions ranged from 6 to 18 degrees below normal and up to 8 degrees below normal in the Midwest. Equally sharp temperature drops were seen in the Southeast by Wednesday. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) At the Henry Hub, the spot price gained a nickel on Tuesday, but for the week was up by only 9 cents, to $2.49 per MMBtu. The new near-month contract, for April delivery at the Henry Hub, ended the week at $2.359 per MMBtu. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil moved above $22 per barrel for the first time since early November, gaining $1.45 for the week and ending trading on Friday at $22.37 per barrel, or $3.86 per MMBtu.

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12 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 19) 12 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 19) Spot and futures natural gas prices this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, May 4-11) partly recovered from the prior week's sharp decline, owing to warmer temperatures moving into parts of the South and cool temperatures in the Rockies. The Henry Hub spot price increased 14 cents per MMBtu to $6.63. The New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub was higher on the week by about 5 cents per MMBtu, closing yesterday (May 11) at $6.683. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, May 6, increased to 1,509 Bcf, which is 22.3 percent above the 5-year average. Before declining sharply yesterday, crude oil spot prices appeared to be supporting higher natural gas prices, with the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) price increasing more than $1.50 per barrel since Wednesday (May 4) to over $52. The net change in the WTI price on the week was 17 cents per MMBtu, or less than 1 percent, as the price dropped $1.37 per barrel yesterday to $50.39 per barrel, or $8.69 per MMBtu.

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Wednesday, January 02, 2002 Wednesday, January 02, 2002 Spot prices in the Midwest and the East moved up most days during the holiday period as cold weather blanketed much of the area. .(See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) (Temperature map) (Temperature Deviation Map). Prices in Chicago moved close to $3.00 per MMBtu last week, while prices in the New York City area approached $5.00 on the last day of the year. Daytime temperatures early this week in the Northeast remained in the 20s and 30s from Washington, DC to Boston. The National Weather Service is calling for the wintry temperatures to continue through the end of the week in most areas in the eastern two thirds of the country. On the NYMEX, the daily settlement price for the futures contract for February delivery has declined in recent trading as the higher-than-average storage levels continue to be the main contributor to the current strong natural gas supply situation. An estimated 2,992 Bcf remains in storage as of December 21, 2001. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down in last week's trading and ended the year at $19.96 per barrel or $3.44 per MMBtu on Monday.

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13, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 20, 2007) 13, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 20, 2007) Natural gas spot and futures prices generally increased this report week (Wednesday to Wednesday, September 6-13), as tropical storms threatened to disrupt supplies and pipeline explosions in Mexico stirred concerns of supply security. Hurricane Humberto is still active near the Texas-Louisiana border at the time of this writing, and Tropical Depression 8 in the South Atlantic is apparently moving toward Puerto Rico and the general direction of the Gulf of Mexico (where these storms might cause energy-producing platforms to be evacuated and supplies to be shut in). However, companies have not yet announced significant shut-in production or damage from the weather. On the week the Henry Hub spot price increased 32 cents per MMBtu to $6.13. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts also registered significant increases. The futures contract for October delivery rose 63.3 cents per MMBtu on the week to $6.438. Working gas in storage as of Friday, September 7, was 3,069 Bcf, which is 9.3 percent above the 5-year (2002-2006) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil recorded yet another record high, increasing $4.11 per barrel on the week to $79.85, or $13.77 per MMBtu.

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15, 2005 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 22) 15, 2005 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 22) A drop in temperatures across most of the Lower 48 States helped push natural gas spot and futures prices up on the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, December 7-14). The spot price at the Henry Hub increased by $0.85 per MMBtu, or about 6 percent, for the week, to $14.80 in yesterday's (Wednesday, December 14) trading. On the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for January delivery added 97.9 cents to its settlement price of 1 week ago, settling yesterday at $14.679 per MMBtu. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that natural gas inventories in underground storage were 2,964 Bcf as of Friday, December 9, which is 3.7 percent greater than the previous 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased by $1.65 per barrel, bringing the WTI spot price in yesterday's trading to $60.86 per barrel, or $10.49 per MMBtu, an almost 3 percent gain on the week.

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9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 16) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 16) Higher demand for natural gas from power generators meeting air-conditioning needs likely contributed to natural gas spot prices climbing $0.38 to $1.28 per MMBtu at most trading locations since Wednesday, June 1. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, June 1-8), the Henry Hub spot price rose 86 cents per MMBtu to $7.22. The NYMEX futures contract for July delivery gained 21.1 cents per MMBtu on the week to a daily settlement price of $7.00 on Wednesday, June 8. Working gas in storage as of Friday, June 3, increased to 1,890 Bcf, which is 20.2 percent above the 5-year (2000-2004) average inventory for the week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.89 per barrel on the week to $52.51, or $9.05 per MMBtu.

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Due to the upcoming holidays, we will not produce another Natural Gas Weekly Update until January 2, 2002. Due to the upcoming holidays, we will not produce another Natural Gas Weekly Update until January 2, 2002. Overview: Monday, December 17, 2001 The spot price at the Henry Hub finished the trading week on December 14 at $2.41 per MMBtu, roughly 30 cents or 14 percent over the previous Friday. On the NYMEX, the settlement price of the futures contract for January delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $2.846 per MMBtu, up nearly 28 cents over the previous Friday. Market prices were affected early in the week by colder weather, and then by milder temperatures that prevailed after Tuesday. (Temperature Map)(Temperature Deviation Map) At 22 Bcf, withdrawals from storage were again much smaller than historical averages. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased by over 1 percent, climbing to $19.31 per barrel or $3.33 per MMBtu.

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June 24 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 1) June 24 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 1) Cooler-than-normal temperatures over much of the nation and relative calm in petroleum and products futures markets facilitated a downward slide in natural gas spot and futures prices on the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, June 16-23). At the Henry Hub, the spot price ended the week a dime lower than last Wednesday (June 16), trading yesterday (June 23) at $6.29 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for July delivery edged down just over 7 cents on the week, settling yesterday at $6.415 per MMBtu. EIA reported that inventories were 1,845 Bcf as of Friday, June 18, which is 0.1 percent below the previous 5-year (1999-2003) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil increased on 3 of 5 trading days during the week and traded yesterday at $37.56 per barrel, or $6.48 per MMBtu, up 23 cents per barrel (4 cents per MMBtu) since last Wednesday.

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16 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 23) 16 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 23) Moderate temperatures for much of the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, October 8-15) failed to offset upward pressure on spot prices from higher crude oil prices and the prospect of higher demand with the approaching heating season. The result at the Henry Hub was a net gain on the week of 9 cents per MMBtu to $4.93. Despite losing value in the past three trading days, the NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub was higher on the week by about 28 cents per MMBtu to $5.431. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, October 10, increased to 2,944 Bcf, which is 0.3 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $2.14 per barrel on the week to yesterday's (October 15) closing price of $31.74 per barrel, or $5.47 per MMBtu.

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August 7, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 14) August 7, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 14) With little in the way of fundamental changes, spot and futures prices showed modest gains for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, July 30-August 6). The Henry Hub spot price gained a nickel on the week, ending trading yesterday (Wednesday, August 6) at $4.71 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX, the near-month futures contract (for September delivery) settlement price increased by $0.077 to $4.745 per MMBtu. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that working gas inventories were 2,106 Bcf as of Friday, August 1, which is 10 percent below the 5-year (1998-2002) average for the week. Crude oil prices showed more upward movement, as a terrorist bombing in Indonesia and continuing unsettled conditions in Iraq contributed to concerns about oil supply as the market looks toward the upcoming winter. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $1.08 per barrel, or 21 cents per MMBtu, on the week to $31.77 per barrel ($5.48 per MMBtu) in yesterday's trading.

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26 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 2) 26 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 2) Natural gas prices in both the spot and futures markets continued their downward slide, as unusually cool August temperatures persisted for another week in most areas of the country. At the Henry Hub, the spot price edged down 3 cents on the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, August 18-25) as spot gas traded yesterday (August 25) for $5.32 per MMBtu. On the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for September delivery declined over 8 cents, or just under 2 percent, settling yesterday at $5.298 per MMBtu. EIA reported that inventories were 2,614 Bcf as of Friday, August 20, which is 6.7 percent greater than the prior 5-year average. After climbing to consecutive record highs on Wednesday and Thursday of last week (August 18-19), the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell sharply in the ensuing 4 trading days. The WTI spot price declined $3.53 per barrel ($0.61 per MMBtu) on the week to $43.83 ($7.56), a drop of over 7 percent.

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0 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 27, 2006) 0 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 27, 2006) High crude oil prices and increasing cooling demand in some regions contributed to natural gas spot prices climbing more than 10 percent at trading locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, April 12. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, April 12-19), the Henry Hub spot price rose 93 cents per MMBtu to $7.72. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery rose in each trading session this week, gaining $1.384 per MMBtu to close at $8.192 per MMBtu yesterday (April 19). Net storage injections continued for the second week this refill season. Working gas in storage as of Friday, April 14, increased to 1,761 Bcf, which is 62.6 percent above the 5-year (2001-2005) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $3.54 per barrel on the week to $72.07, or $12.43 per MMBtu.

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2, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 19, 2007) 2, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 19, 2007) Natural gas spot prices increased during this holiday-shortened report week (Thursday-Wednesday, July 5-11) as weather-related demand emerged in response to the hottest temperatures to date this year in the Northeast and Midwest. On the week, the Henry Hub spot price increased 36 cents per MMBtu, or 5.7 percent, to $6.65. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the story was slightly different with the contract price for August delivery decreasing to $6.600 per MMBtu, which was 1.8 cents lower than last Thursday's (July 5) closing price. EIA's Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report today reported natural gas storage supplies of 2,627 Bcf as of Friday, July 7. This level of working gas in underground storage is 16.6 percent above the 5-year average inventory for this time of year. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $0.77 per barrel on the week to $72.58 per barrel. On a Btu basis, the crude oil price is now nearly double the price of natural gas at $12.51 per MMBtu. The relative difference in pricing can have a large effect on demand (mostly in the industrial sector and power plants).

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Tuesday, January 22, 2002 Tuesday, January 22, 2002 Spot prices at many market locations across the country finished the week on Friday, January 18 with sharp decreases that reversed gains from earlier in the week. Prices at the Henry Hub declined 2 cents per MMBtu compared with the previous Friday. On the NYMEX, the settlement price of the futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $2.236 per MMBtu, up roughly 3 cents over the previous Friday. A trend towards cooler temperatures across most of the country likely contributed to the modest rally in prices early in the week. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) However, expectations of warmer temperatures early this week and lighter demand over the holiday weekend along with a-year-over-year storage differential of over 500 Bcf from normal (as measured by the 6-year average) likely reversed the price rally. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased by over 8 percent, falling to $18.02 per barrel or $3.10 per MMBtu.

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14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 21) 14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 21) Natural gas spot prices and the near-month futures price showed a week-to-week decline as the pace of storage injections indicate adequate supplies, despite continued shut-in production in the Gulf of Mexico owing to Hurricane Ivan's impact. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, October 6-13), the price at the Henry Hub decreased 61 cents or about 10 percent to $5.39 per MMBtu. Prices in production areas along the Gulf Coast and Texas generally fell between 40 and 75 cents per MMBtu, while Midcontinent price declines were less than 36 cents per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for November delivery ended the week at $6.851, a decline of roughly 19 cents per MMBtu or slightly more than 2.8 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage increased to 3,159 Bcf as of Friday, October 8, which is about 7.2 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.88 per barrel, or 3.6 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday (October 13) at $53.86 per barrel or $9.29 per MMBtu.

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1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 8) 1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 8) Natural gas spot and futures prices increased sharply this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, August 24-31), as Hurricane Katrina's movement through the Gulf of Mexico region brought widespread evacuations of production facilities and an unknown amount of infrastructure damage. For the week, the spot price at the Henry Hub increased $2.70 per MMBtu to $12.70. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), final settlement for the September delivery contract occurred on Monday as Katrina hammered the Gulf Coast, causing a one-day increase of $1.055 per MMBtu to a final expiration price of $10.847. On the week, the price of the futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub moved approximately $1.45 per MMBtu higher to settle yesterday (Wednesday, August 31) at $11.472. Natural gas in storage was 2,633 Bcf as of Friday, August 26, which is 5.2 percent above the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.53 per barrel or about 2 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $68.63 per barrel or $11.83 per MMBtu.

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2, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 29, 2007) 2, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 29, 2007) As the bitter cold has evolved to more moderate temperatures, natural gas spot prices have eased through most of the country. During the report week (Wednesday-Wednesday, March 14-21), the Henry Hub spot price declined 4 cents per MMBtu to $6.82. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts were slightly higher, as increases Tuesday and yesterday (March 20 and 21) more than offset decreases that occurred in the 3 previous trading days. The futures contract for April delivery, which is the first contract following the current heating season, increased 7.7 cents per MMBtu on the week to $7.160. Relatively high levels of natural gas in working storage and decreasing prices for competing fuels likely contributed to falling natural gas spot prices this week. Working gas in storage as of Friday, March 16, was 1,533 Bcf, which is 18.5 percent above the 5-year (2002-2006) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.17 per barrel on the week to $56.98, or $9.82 per MMBtu.

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22, 2001 22, 2001 The spot price at the Henry Hub finished the week at $2.34 per MMBtu, or just 3 cents above its level the previous Friday. On the NYMEX, the futures contract for November delivery ended the week over a quarter of a dollar higher than the previous Friday, at $2.681 per MMBtu. Despite a brief 2-day cold snap, temperatures across the Lower 48 States were relatively mild. Although some unseasonably cooler temperatures were seen from the Gulf Coast into the Mid-continent, even there average temperatures for the week generally were 50 degrees or more. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) On October 12 the Coast Guard lifted the ban on liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers' use of Boston harbor to reach Distrigas of Massachusetts' import facility, helping to alleviate concerns about winter supply in New England. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell by 10 percent on Tuesday, October 16, dropping to $20.05 per barrel. By Friday, WTI had recovered two thirds of the decrease, ending the week at $21.85 per barrel, or $3.77 per MMBtu.

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2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 9) 2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 9) Although temperatures remain generally moderate, December's arrival has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the current winter and a reminder of the prospect of higher demand as the nation continues into the heating season. This contributed to widespread price increases in spot markets across the Lower 48 States during this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, November 24 to December 1). At the Henry Hub, the spot gas price gained $1.82 per MMBtu on the week to trade at $6.77 yesterday (December 1). In contrast, at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices dropped dramatically. The price of the futures contract for January delivery traded lower on the week by about $1.23 per MMBtu, closing yesterday at $7.413. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, November 26, decreased to 3,299 Bcf, which is 11.2 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dropped $3.58 per barrel on the week to trade yesterday at $45.56, or $7.86 per MMBtu.

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16, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 23) 16, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 23) Natural gas spot prices have climbed 10 to 30 cents per MMBtu at most trading locations since Wednesday, January 8. Strong space-heating demand in Northeast and Midwest population centers boosted prices throughout much of the country, but particularly where several interstate pipelines notified shippers of restrictions on their systems. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), the Henry Hub spot price climbed 15 cents to an average of $5.22 per MMBtu, while the New York citygate price registered a much steeper increase of $1.20 to an average of $7.46. The NYMEX futures contract for February delivery gained just under 27 cents per MMBtu to a close of $5.43 on Wednesday, January 15. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, January 10, decreased to 2,195 Bcf, which is 0.8 percent below the 5-year (1998-2002) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil traded near two-year highs, rising $2.57 per barrel on the week to yesterday's closing price of $33.23 per barrel, or $5.29 per MMBtu.

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4, 2009 4, 2009 Next Release: May 21, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, May 13, 2009) Since Wednesday, May 6, natural gas spot prices rose at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with increases ranging between 49 and 95 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). Prices at the Henry Hub climbed by 75 cents per MMBtu, or about 20 percent, to $4.42 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday, May 13, at $4.333 per MMBtu, increasing by 45 cents or about 11 percent during the report week. Natural gas in storage was 2,013 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of May 8, which is about 23 percent above the 5-year average (2004-2008),

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2, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 2, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, April 29, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, April 21, 2010) Natural gas spot prices fell during the week at locations across the country, with declines ranging from 12 to 62 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). The Henry Hub spot price fell 19 cents, or about 5 percent, averaging $3.96 per MMBtu yesterday, April 21. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the value of the futures contract for May 2010 delivery at the Henry Hub fell about 6 percent, from $4.199 per MMBtu on April 14 to $3.955 per MMBtu on April 21. The West Texas Intermediate crude oil spot price fell 3 percent since last Wednesday to $82.98 per barrel, or $14.31 per MMBtu.

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Monday, January 07, 2002 Monday, January 07, 2002 The spot price at the Henry Hub finished the trading week on January 4 at $2.36 per MMBtu, roughly 30 cents or over 11 percent less than on the previous Friday. On the NYMEX, the settlement price of the futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $2.275 per MMBtu, down nearly 50 cents from the previous Friday. Market prices were affected early in the week by colder temperatures in most of the eastern two-thirds of the United States. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) Although again smaller than historical averages and market expectations, withdrawals from storage at 124 Bcf were the largest reported so far during the current heating season. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased by over 1 percent, climbing to $21.47 per barrel or $3.70 per MMBtu.

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5, 2008 5, 2008 Next Release: June 12, 2008 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview Spot gas at most market locations (outside the Rocky Mountain Region) traded above $10 per million Btu (MMBtu) this report week (Wednesday-Wednesday), with many points registering prices in excess of $12 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub moved higher by 38 cents per MMBtu compared with its settlement price a week ago, ending yesterday (June 4) at $12.379 MMBtu. Natural gas in storage was 1,806 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of May 30, which is 0.1 percent below the 5-year average (2003-2007). The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased

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9, 2009 9, 2009 Next Release: February 26, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, February 18, 2009) Since Wednesday, February 11, natural gas spot prices declined at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States, with decreases ranging between 3 and 78 cents per MMBtu. Prices at the Henry Hub fell 33 cents per million Btu (MMBtu), or about 7 percent, to $4.35 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for March delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (February 18) at $4.214 per MMBtu, declining 32 cents per MMBtu or about 7 percent during the report week. Natural gas in storage was 1,996 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of February 13, which is about 8.4 percent above the 5-year average

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8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, August 25, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, August 17, 2011) Natural gas prices across the country declined this week, as relief from the high temperatures earlier this month continued to lessen air conditioning load. The Henry Hub spot price fell 12 cents from $4.09 per million Btu (MMBtu) last Wednesday, August 10, to $3.97 per MMBtu yesterday, August 17, falling below $4 for the first time since March of 2010. Prices at numerous points across the country also averaged below $4 yesterday. At the New York Mercantile Exchange, the price of the near-month contract (September 2011) fell by $0.070 per MMBtu, from $4.003 per MMBTU last Wednesday to $3.933 yesterday.

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0, 2009 0, 2009 Next Release: August 6, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, July 29, 2009) Since Wednesday, July 22, natural gas spot prices fell at most market locations, with decreases of as much as 19 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). Prices at the Henry Hub declined by 8 cents per MMBtu, or about 2 percent, to $3.41 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub expired yesterday, July 29, at $3.379 per MMBtu, decreasing by 41 cents or about 11 percent during the report week. Natural gas in storage was 3,023 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of July 24, which is about 19 percent above the 5-year average (2004-2008),

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1, 2009 1, 2009 Next Release: June 18, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, June 10, 2009) Since Wednesday, June 3, natural gas spot prices fell at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with the Henry Hub spot price falling to $3.56 per million Btu (MMBtu), about a 7 percent decline from the previous Wednesday’s level of $3.81 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price for the July contract fell from $3.766 to $3.708 over the week, about a 2 percent decline. Prices for contracts beyond the near month and August 2009, however, increased. Natural gas in storage was 2,443 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of June 5, which is 21.8 percent above the 5-year (2004-2008) average, after an

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7, 2009 7, 2009 Next Release: September 3, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, August 26, 2009) Since Wednesday, August 19, natural gas spot prices fell at all market locations, with decreases ranging between 10 and 39 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). Prices at the Henry Hub declined by 26 cents per MMBtu, or about 9 percent, to $2.76 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday, August 26, at $2.91 per MMBtu, decreasing by 21 cents or about 7 percent during the report week. Natural gas in storage was 3,258 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of August 21, which is about 18 percent above the 5-year average (2004-2008),

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2, 2009 2, 2009 Next Release: March 19, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, March 11, 2009) Since Wednesday, March 4, natural gas spot prices declined at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with decreases ranging up to 59 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). Prices at the Henry Hub fell 31 cents per MMBtu, or about 7 percent, to $3.92 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday, March 11, at $3.80 per MMBtu, declining 54 cents per MMBtu or about 12 percent during the report week. Natural gas in storage was 1,681 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of March 6, which is about 13 percent above the 5-year average (2004-2008),

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1, 2008 1, 2008 Next Release: August 28, 2008 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (Wednesday, August 13, to Wednesday, August 20) During the report week (Wednesday-Wednesday, August 13-20), natural gas prices continued their overall declines in the Lower 48 States, with decreases ranging between 1 and 58 cents per million British thermal units (MMBtu). However, there were a few exceptions in the Rocky Mountains, where the only average regional price increase on the week was recorded. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for the September delivery contract decreased 38 cents per MMBtu, settling yesterday at $8.077. On Monday and Tuesday, the September contract price dipped below $8 per MMBtu, reaching this level for the first time since

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9, 2009 9, 2009 Next Release: April 16, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, April 8, 2009) Since Wednesday, April 1, natural gas spot prices declined at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with decreases ranging up to 40 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). Prices at the Henry Hub fell by 6 cents per MMBtu, or about 2 percent, to $3.50. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday, April 8, at $3.63 per MMBtu, declining by 7 cents or about 2 percent during the report week. Natural gas in storage was 1,674 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of April 3, which is about 23 percent above the 5-year average (2004-2008),

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3, 2009 3, 2009 Next Release: April 30, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, April 22, 2009) Since Wednesday, April 15, natural gas spot prices fell at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. Prices traded yesterday at or below $4 per million Btu (MMBtu) at all market locations. The Henry Hub spot market price fell by 12 cents, or 3 percent, over the week to $3.48 per MMBtu yesterday. The price for the May contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) fell by 4 percent to $3.532 per MMBtu, from $3.693. Natural gas in storage was 1,741 Bcf as of Friday, April 17, following a 46 Bcf injection. Inventories are now 23 percent higher than the 5-year average and 36 percent higher than the level 1 year ago.

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November 4 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 10) November 4 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 10) Since Wednesday, October 27, natural gas spot prices have decreased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub declined 86 cents, or about 11 percent, to $7.26 per MMBtu. Yesterday (November 3), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $8.752 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 2 cents since last Wednesday (October 27). Natural gas in storage was 3,293 Bcf as of October 29, which is 7.8 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $0.62 per barrel, or about 3 percent, on the week to $50.90 per barrel or $8.776 per MMBtu.

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4, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 4, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, October 21, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, October 13, 2010) Natural gas spot prices posted gains at most markets across the lower 48 States since Wednesday, October 6, accompanied by double-digit increases in trading since the holiday weekend. Price increases on the week ranged up to 25 cents per million Btu (MMBtu), with the Henry Hub natural gas spot price increasing $0.02 per MMBtu since last Wednesday, averaging $3.58 per MMBtu in trading yesterday, October 13. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday at $3.696 per MMBtu, falling by $0.169, or about 4 percent, since the previous Wednesday.

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6, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 6, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, September 2, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, August 25, 2010) Since Wednesday, August 18, natural gas spot prices fell at most markets across the lower 48 States. Although a majority of markets posted declines of as much as $1.36 per million Btu (MMBtu), selected western market locations posted relatively narrow gains on the week. The Henry Hub natural gas spot price fell $0.36 per MMBtu, or about 8 percent, averaging $3.99 per MMBtu in trading yesterday, August 25, falling below $4 per MMBtu for the first time since May 7. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday at $3.871 per

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January 6 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 13) January 6 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 13) Since Wednesday, December 29, natural gas spot prices have decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub declined 34 cents, or about 6 percent, to $5.84 per MMBtu. Yesterday (January 5), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.833 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 57 cents since last Wednesday (December 29). Natural gas in storage was 2,698 Bcf as of December 31, which is about 12 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $0.28 per barrel, or less than 1 percent, on the week to $43.41 per barrel or $7.484 per MMBtu.

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In the Midwest, rising propane ... The national average diesel fuel price decreased three cents for a second consecutive week, to $3.92 per gallon, ...

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8, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 25, 2007) 8, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 25, 2007) Natural gas spot prices increased since Wednesday, October 10, at nearly all market locations. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the price at the Henry Hub increased $0.32 per MMBtu, or about 5 percent, to $7.11 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub rose 45 cents since last Wednesday to close yesterday at $7.458 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, October 12, was 3,375 Bcf, which is 6.7 percent above the 5-year average. Despite the seemingly favorable supply conditions and little weather-related natural gas demand, natural gas prices continued their upward movement of the past 6 weeks. The Henry Hub spot price exceeded the $7-per MMBtu mark in this week's trading for the first time in 2 months. One factor in the recent run-up in prices may be the relatively low imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the Lower 48 States. LNG imports have averaged less than 1 Bcf per day during the first half of October, based on the sendout data published on companies' websites. LNG cargoes instead are heading to Europe and Asia, where buyers continue to purchase LNG at much higher prices than have prevailed in U.S. markets. A likely influence on natural gas prices is the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, which reached yet another record high on Tuesday, but decreased slightly during yesterday's trading to $87.19 per barrel or $15.03 per MMBtu. On the week, however, the WTI increased $5.89 per barrel or about 7 percent.

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19, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 26) 19, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 26) Spot and futures prices surged upward as two tropical storms in close succession made their presence felt in gas markets over the past week. At the Henry Hub, the average spot price rose 47 cents week-to-week (Wednesday, September 11 to Wednesday, September 18) to $3.79 per MMBtu, which is at its highest level since May 1. In addition to some production shut-ins from Tropical Storm Hanna's arrival in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday (September 13), spot prices were also bolstered somewhat by warmer-than-normal temperatures in most regions since last Wednesday, as well as by outages of a number of nuclear-fired electric plants for routine maintenance. On the NYMEX, the settlement price of the futures contract for October delivery rose in five consecutive trading sessions, reaching a 4-month high yesterday at $3.787 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage increased by 69 Bcf to 2,924 Bcf, 12 percent above the 5-year average. After falling 82 cents on Thursday (September 12) to dip below $29 per barrel, the spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rebounded strongly on Friday and remained above the $29 per barrel mark for the rest of the week, ending trading yesterday at $29.57 per barrel, or $5.10 per MMBtu. This is a decline of 20 cents per barrel from the WTI spot price of last Wednesday.

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The release day for the Natural Gas Weekly Market Update will shift from Monday to Thursday effective for the week of April 8-12. This is the last issue to be published on Monday. There will be no issue released on Monday, April 8. The next issue will be released on Thursday, April 11. The release day for the Natural Gas Weekly Market Update will shift from Monday to Thursday effective for the week of April 8-12. This is the last issue to be published on Monday. There will be no issue released on Monday, April 8. The next issue will be released on Thursday, April 11. Overview: Monday, April 1, 2002 Spot prices fell sharply after Tuesday, March 26, during last week's holiday-shortened trading, as unseasonably cold temperatures began to moderate around midweek in many high gas consumption areas. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) With the exception of the expiring near-month contract, futures contract prices also trended down, but the decreases were relatively modest. By Thursday's end of trading (both spot and futures markets were closed for Good Friday, March 29), the Henry Hub average spot price had declined by $0.35 per MMBtu since the previous Friday (March 22) to $3.19. The NYMEX futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub expired on Tuesday on an upswing, gaining almost 15 cents in 2 days to close out trading at $3.472 per MMBtu. The new near-month contract (May delivery) ended trading on Thursday at $3.283 per MMBtu, down just over 9 cents in 2 days as the near-month contract. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil continued its steady rise, with modest gains early in the week punctuated by a 42-cent per barrel increase on Thursday. The WTI spot price at week's end was $26.21 per barrel ($4.52 per MMBtu), up $0.62 per barrel over the previous Friday. This is the highest price for WTI since the third week of September 2001.

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October 3, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 10) October 3, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 10) Spot and futures prices moved up strongly for the week (Wednesday, September 25 through Wednesday, October 2) as Tropical Storm Isidore and then Hurricane Lili caused significant production curtailments in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore Texas and Louisiana. The average spot price at the Henry Hub yesterday (Wednesday, October 2), at $4.24 per MMBtu, was 49 cents higher than a week ago. However, the amount of gas actually delivered at October 2 prices is likely to be small, as operations at the Henry Hub near Erath, LA, were essentially shut down for at least 48 hours because of Lili's impending arrival. On the NYMEX, the expiring near-month contract for October delivery ended trading on Thursday, September 26 with a sizeable gain of over 19 cents per MMBtu, closing at $3.686. Taking over as the near-month contract, the futures contract for November delivery promptly gained $0.152 per MMBtu to settle at $4.041 on Friday. Natural gas in storage reached 3,038 Bcf on September 27, which exceeds the average of the past 5 years by 10 percent. With continuing turmoil in the Middle East and uncertainty surrounding the conflict with Iraq over weapons inspections keeping oil prices high, the spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil hovered above $30 per barrel throughout the week. WTI ended trading Wednesday (October 2) at an average of $30.59 per barrel, or about $5.27 per MMBtu, down a dime per barrel from the previous Wednesday.

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2, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 19) 2, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 19) Moderate temperatures across the country except in the Southwest contributed to natural gas spot prices easing 25 to 50 cents per MMBtu since Wednesday, June 4. On the week (Wednesday, June 4-Wednesday, June 11), the Henry Hub spot price dropped 35 cents per MMBtu to $6.06. The NYMEX futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub fell about 16 cents per MMBtu to $6.213. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, June 6, increased to 1,324 Bcf, which is 25.2 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $2.36 per barrel on the week to yesterday's (June 11) closing price of $32.17 per barrel, or $5.55 per MMBtu. Prices: Natural gas spot prices at many market locations in the Lower 48 States have declined for three consecutive trading days from Friday peaks as key market areas in the Midwest and the Eastern seaboard have experienced unseasonably cool weather. Although prices remain elevated, the slackened demand for natural gas for electric generation has contributed to prices generally softening across the board. For the week, the spot price at the Henry Hub dropped about 6 percent to $6.06 per MMBtu, while other pricing points on the Gulf Coast showed slightly greater declines and fell below the $6-mark. The overall easing of prices may reflect also the slightly improving storage picture as injections in 7 of the past 8 weeks have exceeded the 5-year average with a record net addition reported last Thursday. Although the storage refill season started slowly, injections have increased considerably, with at least one major interstate pipeline serving the Northeast, Tennessee Gas Pipeline, announcing restrictions to shippers due to injection nominations exceeding capacity. The spot price at Tennessee Gas Pipeline's Zone 6, which serves major citygates in New York and other Northeastern states, this week fell 47 cents per MMBtu to $6.30. In contrast to the East, prices in the West moved higher early in the week, as maintenance on El Paso Natural Gas in the San Juan Basin restricted deliveries from the region and a heat wave sparked buying at pricing locations in California and New Mexico. The spot price at the Southern California border surged 61 cents per MMBtu on Monday to $5.78, but has since dropped to $5.51, which is a net decline of 51 cents since Wednesday, June 4.

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9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 16) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 16) Both natural gas spot and futures prices fell significantly over the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, December 1-8), as temperatures in most major gas-consuming areas of the nation were above normal most days, with differences reaching double digits in the past several days in many locations east of the Mississippi River. The Henry Hub spot price fell 79 cents per MMBtu, or nearly 12 percent, since last Wednesday (December 1) trading yesterday (Wednesday, December 8) at $5.98. The NYMEX futures contract for January 2005 delivery declined by a similar amount for the week (73 cents per MMBtu), settling yesterday) at $6.683 per MMBtu, or about 10 percent less than last Wednesday's settlement price ($7.413). EIA reported that inventories were 3,211 Bcf as of Friday, December 3, which is 12 percent greater than the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell by over $3 per barrel for the second week in a row, declining in 4 of 5 trading days and ending the week down $3.60 per barrel ($0.62 per MMBtu), at yesterday's price of $41.96 ($7.23). Since reaching its record-high spot price of $56.37 per barrel on October 26, the WTI spot price has declined in 5 of the 6 ensuing weeks, with yesterday's price representing a nearly26 percent drop in value.

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14, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 21, 2007) 14, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 21, 2007) Natural gas spot and futures prices decreased this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, June 6-13) as weather-related demand was limited amid close-to-normal temperatures for this time of year. Easing prices also likely resulted in part from reduced supply uncertainty in response to the amount of natural gas in underground storage (mostly for use during the winter heating season but also available for periods of hot weather in the summer). Supplies from international sources have grown considerably this spring, as imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) have increased markedly even as natural gas supplies from Canada (transported by pipeline) likely have decreased. On the week, the Henry Hub spot price decreased 23 cents per MMBtu, or 2.9 percent, to $7.60. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the contract for July delivery decreased 47.2 cents per MMBtu on the week to a daily settlement of $7.608 yesterday (June 13). EIA's Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report today reported natural gas storage supplies of 2,255 Bcf as of Friday, June 8, reflecting an implied net injection of 92 Bcf. This level of working gas in underground storage is 19.3 percent above the 5-year average inventory for this time of year. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $0.20 per barrel on the week to $66.17 per barrel, or $11.41 per MMBtu.

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0 at 2:00 P.M. 0 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, November 18, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Tuesday, November 9, 2010) Since Wednesday, November 3, natural gas spot prices rose across the lower 48 States, increasing between $0.25 and $1.12 per million Btu (MMBtu). Prices at the Henry Hub rose $0.41 per MMBtu since last Wednesday, averaging $3.76 per MMBtu in trading yesterday, November 9. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday at $4.21 per MMBtu, climbing by $0.37, or about 10 percent, since the previous Wednesday. Natural gas in storage totaled 3,840 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of November 5, about 10 percent above the 5-year (2005-2009) average, and

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7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 1) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 1) Since Wednesday, November 9, natural gas spot prices have increased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States, with increases exceeding $2 per MMBtu at most markets. On Wednesday, November 16, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $11.04 per MMBtu, increasing $1.73 per MMBtu, or more than 18 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The futures contract for December delivery has increased 66 cents per MMBtu, or about 6 percent on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), settling at $12.329 per MMBtu yesterday (November 16). Natural gas in storage was 3,282 Bcf as of November 11, which is about 6 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.80 per barrel, or about 3 percent, on the week to $57.85 per barrel or $9.974 per MMBtu.

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23, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 30) 23, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 30) Spot prices have surged upward since Wednesday, January 15, particularly in the Northeast where prices increased by more than a dollar each of the past 3 days. At the Henry Hub, the average spot price rose 46 cents during this holiday-shortened period, reaching $5.68 per MMBtu on Wednesday, January 22 as bitterly cold weather continued to blanket the nation east of the Rocky Mountains. Futures prices also increased for the week. The settlement price of the NYMEX futures contract for February delivery rose nearly a quarter, ending yesterday's (January 22) trading at $5.673 per MMBtu. The effects of the continuing unusually cold temperatures also showed up in storage activity during the week ended Friday, January 17, as implied net injections were 210 Bcf, leaving storage inventories at 1,985 Bcf, which is 3.7 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil has increased $1.09 per barrel since last Wednesday, ending trading yesterday at $34.32 or $5.92 per MMBtu.

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24, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 31) 24, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 31) A second early season cold front caused heating demand that increased prices at key market centers in the Northeast and West Coast up to 42 cents per MMBtu since October 16. The higher aggregate demand lifted natural gas spot prices 10 to 25 cents at most production-area trading locations. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), the average Henry Hub price climbed $0.14 per MMBtu to $4.24. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub increased a more moderate $0.033 per MMBtu to a $4.260 settlement yesterday (October 23). Natural gas in storage increased to 3,161 Bcf for the week ending October 18, which exceeds the 5-year average by 7.4 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dropped $1.09 per barrel to $28.19, or $4.86 per MMBtu.

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1, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 8) 1, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 8) Since Wednesday, July 24, natural gas spot prices have registered gains between 5 and 20 cents at most trading locations in the Lower 48 States. A heat wave rolling through most of the East supported production area prices during the week and prompted a surge in Northeast prices to highs for the season. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), the Henry Hub spot price gained $0.13 per MMBtu to an average price of $3.04 yesterday (July 31). The price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $2.954 per MMBtu yesterday, 8.6 cents less than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,546 Bcf as of July 26, which exceeds the 5-year average by 16.9 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $0.24 cents per barrel since last Wednesday, trading at $27.02 per barrel or $4.66 per MMBtu.

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8, 2005 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 15) 8, 2005 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 15) Since Wednesday, November 30, natural gas spot prices have increased at all market locations in the Lower 48 States, with increases exceeding $2.50 per MMBtu at most markets. On Wednesday, December 7, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $13.95 per MMBtu, increasing $2.22 per MMBtu, or about 19 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The futures contract for January delivery at the Henry Hub has increased about $1.11 per MMBtu, or about 9 percent on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), settling at $13.70 per MMBtu yesterday (December 7). Natural gas in storage was 3,166 Bcf as of December 2, which is about 7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.88 per barrel, or about 3 percent on the week to $59.21 per barrel or $10.21 per MMBtu.

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19, to Wednesday, March 26) 19, to Wednesday, March 26) Released: March 27, 2008 Next release: April 3, 2008 · Since Wednesday, March 19, natural gas prices increased on both the spot and futures markets. · The spot price at the Henry Hub increased 14 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) or 1.5 percent on the week, averaging $9.25 per MMBtu yesterday. · One day ahead of its expiration as the near-month contract, the price of the April 2008 futures contract settled at $9.572 per MMBtu, increasing about 55 cents or 6 percent since last Wednesday. · Natural gas in storage was 1,277 Bcf as of March 21, which is 2.7 percent above the 5-year average. · The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.58 per barrel on the week to $105.83 per barrel or $18.25 per MMBtu. In yesterday's trading alone, however, the WTI price jumped $4.68 per barrel or about 4 percent.

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

4 4 Table 8. Preliminary Crude Imports by Country of Origin (For the Top 10 Importing Countries of 2012) 1 (Thousand Barrels per Day) Countries 2 2012 Percentage 3 Current Week Last Week Year Ago 2 Years Ago Four-Week Averages 12/13/13 12/6/13 Difference 12/14/12 Percent Change 12/16/11 Percent Change 12/13/13 12/14/12 Percent Change Crude Imports By Country of Origin Canada ......................................... 28.4 2,786 2,316 470 2,333 19.4 2,133 30.6 2,577 2,100 22.7 Saudi Arabia ................................. 16.0 1,905 1,295 610 1,504 26.7 1,251 52.3 1,516 1,420 6.8 Mexico .......................................... 11.4 947 1,161 -214 1,111 -14.8 603 57.0 1,065 1,072 -0.6 Venezuela ..................................... 10.7 779 783 -4 1,097 -29.0 656 18.8 719 1,033 -30.4 Iraq ...............................................

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31 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 7) 31 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 7) With the traditional heating season coming to a close, temperatures moderated this week and spot price changes were relatively small at most trading locations. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, March 23-30), the spot price at the Henry Hub increased 6 cents per MMBtu, or less than 1 percent to $7.17. In contrast to the mixed price patterns on the spot markets, the prices of futures contracts at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) for delivery through next heating season all rose on the week. After rising 32.4 cents per MMBtu on Tuesday, March 29, the day of expiration, the April NYMEX contract's monthly settlement price was $7.323. The futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub yesterday (Wednesday, March 30) settled at $7.460 per MMBtu, which is 20.5 cents more than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage decreased to 1,239 Bcf as of March 25, which is 19.9 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell $4.53 per barrel or about 9 percent since last Wednesday to $53.96 per barrel or $9.30 per MMBtu.

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July 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 14) July 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 14) Natural gas spot prices increased sharply this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, June 29-July 6), as two tropical storms have disrupted production in the Gulf of Mexico and power generation demand to meet air-conditioning load has remained strong. For the week, the price at the Henry Hub increased $0.61 per MMBtu to $7.68. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub moved approximately 60 cents per MMBtu higher to settle yesterday (Wednesday, July 6) at $7.688. Natural gas in storage was 2,186 Bcf as of Friday, July 1, which is 12.4 percent above the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $4.01 per barrel or about 7 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at an all-time high of $61.24 per barrel or $10.56 per MMBtu.

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16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 23) 16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 23) Summer-like heat across much of the country and shut-ins in the Gulf of Mexico owing to the first tropical storm of this year's hurricane season continued to put upward pressure on natural gas prices this week (June 8 - June 15). The Henry Hub spot price increased 17 cents per MMBtu or 2.4 percent on the week to $7.39 in trading yesterday (June 15). The NYMEX futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub gained 44 cents since last Wednesday, closing yesterday at $7.441 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, June 10, totaled an estimated 1,963 Bcf, which is 17.6 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $3.02 per barrel, or about 6 percent, on the week to $55.53 per barrel, or $9.57 per MMBtu.

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9, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 5) 9, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 5) Spot and futures prices trended down for the second consecutive week, as cool, rainy weather continued to dominate much of the nation, with the few pockets of summer-like temperatures generating swing demand and higher prices only in limited areas. At the Henry Hub, prices declined by nearly 6 percent for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, May 22-29), falling 36 cents to $5.71 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for June delivery declined by $0.253 per MMBtu on the week, expiring yesterday (Wednesday, May 28) at the closing price of $5.945 per MMBtu. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that natural gas inventories reached 1,085 Bcf as of Friday, May 23, which is 31.9 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil declined by just over $1 from the previous Wednesday (May 21), falling $1.05 per barrel to $28.46, or $4.91 per MMBtu.

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1, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 8, 2007) 1, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 8, 2007) Natural gas spot prices decreased at almost all market locations this week in spite of continuing cold weather through most of the country and increasing crude oil prices. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the spot price at the Henry Hub declined 27 cents per MMBtu, or about 4 percent, to trade at $7.24 per MMBtu yesterday (February 28). The price of the NYMEX futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub decreased 42 cents, or about 5 percent, this week, closing yesterday at $7.300 per MMBtu, while the March contract expired at $7.547 per MMBtu on Tuesday, February 27. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, February 23, decreased to 1,733 Bcf, which is 11.5 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $2.38 per barrel since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $61.78 per barrel or $10.65 per MMBtu, which is the highest price since late December.

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August 3 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 10, 2006) August 3 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 10, 2006) Natural gas spot prices increased sharply this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, July 26 - August 2), as demand for power generation remained high in order to meet air-conditioning load and crude oil continued to trade near record-high prices. For the week, the price at the Henry Hub increased $1.94 per MMBtu, or about 29 percent, to $8.65. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the August contract expired last Thursday, July 27, at $7.042 per MMBtu, about $1.16 more than the previous month's settlement. The price of the futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub moved about 83 cents per MMBtu higher on the week to settle yesterday (Wednesday, August 2) at $7.799. Natural gas in storage was 2,775 Bcf as of Friday, July 28, which is 19.2 percent higher than the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.34 per barrel or about 3 percent, since last Wednesday (July 26) to trade yesterday at $76.16 per barrel or $13.13 per MMBtu.

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9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 16) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 16) Downward pressure on prices during August carried over to the first week of September as mostly moderate temperatures during the holiday-shortened trading week resulted in net price declines. Since Wednesday, September 1, natural gas spot prices have declined between 11 and 43 cents per MMBtu at trading locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, September 1-8), the spot price at the Henry Hub in Louisiana fell 34 cents or roughly 7 percent to $4.69 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub decreased 33.4 cents per MMBtu since last Wednesday to settle at $4.631 yesterday (September 8). Natural gas in storage increased to 2,775 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by 7.1 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down $1.12 per barrel or about 2.6 percent since last Wednesday, to a price of $42.77 per barrel or $7.37 per MMBtu.

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16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 30) 16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 30) A drop in temperatures in the eastern half of the nation beginning this past Monday (December 13) helped push natural gas spot prices up sharply on the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, December 8-15). Futures prices rose by smaller, but still significant, amounts. The spot price at the Henry Hub increased by $1.06 per MMBtu, or nearly 18 percent, for the week, to $7.04 in yesterday's (Wednesday, December 15) trading. On the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for January delivery added 55.3 cents to its settlement price of one week ago, settling yesterday at $7.236 per MMBtu. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that inventories were 3,150 Bcf as of Friday, December 10, which is 14.3 percent greater than the previous 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil surged upward by $2.45 per barrel in yesterday's trading, bringing the WTI spot price to $44.21 per barrel ($7.62 per MMBtu). The WTI spot price gained $2.25 per barrel ($0.39 per MMBtu), an increase of more than 5 percent.

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9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 26, 2006) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 26, 2006) Changes in natural gas spot prices were mixed this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, January 11-18), as colder weather boosted demand for space-heating in the eastern half of the country and moderate temperatures in part led to continued price declines in the West. For the week, the price at the Henry Hub increased 30 cents, or about 3.5 percent, to $8.85 per MMBtu, as colder weather returned to the East. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for February delivery dropped 47 cents per MMBtu yesterday (January 18) to $8.694, a 6-month low for the February 2006 contract, on expectations of moderate temperatures for the rest of the heating season. The near-month contract decreased roughly 54 cents since last Wednesday (January 11), and is now also trading at a 5-month low for a near-month contract. Natural gas in storage was 2,575 Bcf as of January 13, which is 16.3 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.85 per barrel, or nearly 3 percent, on the week to $65.76 per barrel or $11.34 per MMBtu.

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2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 9) 2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 9) Natural gas spot prices fell at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States during the holiday-shortened trading week (Wednesday to Wednesday, May 25-June 1), while futures prices increased. The spot price at the Henry Hub, however, rose by 3 cents per MMBtu on the week, or nearly 0.5 percent, to $6.36 per MMBtu. On the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the June contract expired at $6.123 per MMBtu on May 26 after declining 19 cents in its final day of trading. The settlement price for the futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub increased by 42 cents on the week, settling yesterday (June 1) at $6.789 per MMBtu. EIA reported that inventories of working gas in underground storage were 1,778 Bcf as of Friday, May 27, which is 20.6 percent higher than the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $4.03 per barrel, or 8 percent, since last Wednesday (May 25), ending trading yesterday at $54.40 per barrel ($9.38 per MMBtu), which is the highest spot price since the April 6, 2005, price of $55.88 per barrel.

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7, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 3) 7, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 3) At the Henry Hub, the spot price declined 29 cents per MMBtu from the previous Wednesday (March 19), as spot gas traded yesterday (Wednesday, March 26) for $4.91. Both spot and futures prices trended lower for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, March 19-26), as mild temperatures in most of the nation accompanied the first week of spring. On the NYMEX, the settlement price for the futures contract for April delivery fell a cumulative $0.181 per MMBtu from last Wednesday's level, to $5.097 per MMBtu at yesterday's close of trading. Natural gas stocks as of Friday, March 21 stood at 643 Bcf, which is 47.4 percent less than the previous 5-year (1998-2002) average. The war in Iraq has caused significant volatility in oil prices over the past week. In yesterday's trading, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell $4.71 to $28.71 per barrel, or $4.95 per MMBtu. This is $1.30 per barrel ($0.22 per MMBtu) less than last Wednesday's price.

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5 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 12) 5 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 12) Cold weather over the Thanksgiving weekend and early this week lifted natural gas spot prices in many regions of the country. While prices at several Northeast trading locations climbed more than $1 per MMBtu since Wednesday, November 27, prices along the Gulf Coast and other producing areas increased by a more modest 4 to 25 cents per MMBtu. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), the Henry Hub spot price rose $0.04 per MMBtu to $4.24. At the NYMEX, the price of the futures contract for January delivery climbed just under a dime to $4.298 per MMBtu. Cold weather throughout the final full week in November also resulted in the season's largest withdrawal from storage. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, November 29, decreased by 91 Bcf to 2,956 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by 0.9 percent. The spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dropped $0.54 per barrel in trading yesterday (Wednesday, December 4), settling at $26.80, or $4.62 per MMBtu.,

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0 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 17, 2006) 0 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 17, 2006) Natural gas spot prices decreased at all locations except for one this week (Wednesday - Wednesday, August 2 - 9) as moderating temperatures contributed to lower demand. The Henry Hub spot price decreased $1.06 per MMBtu this week, or more than 12 percent, to $7.59. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery also decreased, albeit only by 15 cents since last Wednesday (August 2) to settle yesterday at $7.651 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, August 4, was 2,763 Bcf, which is 15.7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil ended yesterday's trading session at $76.28 per barrel ($13.15 per MMBtu) after increasing $0.12 per barrel (2 cents per MMBtu), or less than 1 percent, on the week.

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9, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 26, 2007) 9, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 26, 2007) With winter-like conditions finally moving toward the moderate temperatures (and less heating demand) of spring, natural gas spot prices have eased across most of the country. During the report week (Wednesday-Wednesday, April 11-18), the Henry Hub spot price declined 42 cents per MMBtu to $7.54. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts also were lower. The futures contract for May delivery decreased 35.8 cents per MMBtu on the week to $7.497. Working gas in storage as of Friday, April 13, was 1,546 Bcf, which is 22.1 percent above the 5-year (2002-2006) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.16 per barrel on the week to $63.14, or $10.89 per MMBtu.

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7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 3) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 3) High crude oil prices and increasing cooling demand contributed to natural gas spot prices climbing 20 to 55 cents per MMBtu at most trading locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, May 19. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, May 19-26), the Henry Hub spot price rose 52 cents per MMBtu to $6.70. The NYMEX futures contract for June delivery gained 22.5 cents per MMBtu on the week to a monthly settlement price of $6.68 in its final day of trading on Wednesday, May 26. Working gas in storage as of Friday, May 21, increased to 1,477 Bcf, which is 0.1 percent below the 5-year (1999-2003) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.01 per barrel on the week to $40.60, or $7.00 per MMBtu.

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31 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 7, 2006) 31 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 7, 2006) Natural gas spot prices decreased significantly in the Lower 48 States this week as Tropical Storm Ernesto moved north along the east coast, easing the threat to Gulf of Mexico natural gas supplies. The spot price at the Henry Hub dropped 79 cents, or about 11 percent this week (Wednesday to Wednesday, August 23 to 30) to $6.40 per MMBtu. In its first day of trading as the near month contract, the price of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) futures contract for October delivery settled at $6.29 per MMBtu yesterday (August 30), which is 72 cents, or about 10 percent, less than last Wednesday's price. As of Friday, August 25, 2006, natural gas in storage was 2,905 Bcf or 12.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $1.25 this week to $70.20 per barrel or $12.10 per MMBtu yesterday.

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16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 30, 2006) 16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 30, 2006) Changes in natural gas spot prices were modest at most trading locations in the Lower 48 States this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, November 8-15), as current demand for space-heating remained relatively low amid continuing concerns over long-term supplies. For the week, the price at the Henry Hub increased $0.08 per MMBtu, or about 1 percent, to $7.45. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub moved about 30 cents per MMBtu, or 3.4 percent, higher on the week to settle yesterday (Wednesday, November 15) at $8.12. Natural gas in storage was 3,450 Bcf as of Friday, November 10, which is 7.4 percent higher than the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.14 per barrel or about 2 percent, since last Wednesday (November 8) to trade yesterday at $58.79 per barrel or $10.14 per MMBtu.

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6, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 13, 2007) 6, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 13, 2007) Since Wednesday, August 29, natural gas spot prices increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with a few exceptions in Florida and the Rocky Mountain region. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub rose 17 cents, or about 3 percent, to $5.81 per MMBtu. Yesterday (September 5), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.805 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 22 cents or about 4 percent since last Wednesday (August 29). Natural gas in storage was 3,005 Bcf as of August 30, leaving natural gas inventories at 10.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased in all but one trading session during the week, rising $2.22 per barrel, or 3 percent, on the week to $75.74 per barrel or $13.06 per MMBtu.

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12, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 19, 2007) 12, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 19, 2007) Unseasonably cold temperatures in most regions of the country led to increases of both spot and futures prices since Wednesday, April 4. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, April 4-11) the Henry Hub spot price increased 50 cents per MMBtu, or about 6.7 percent, to $7.96. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery increased 34 cents per MMBtu to a daily settlement of $7.855 yesterday (April 11). The first weekly report of the traditional injection season brought natural gas volumes in underground storage to 1,592 Bcf as of Friday, April 6, which is 28.4 percent above the 5-year average inventory for the report week. The spot price for the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $2.42 per barrel to $61.98 per barrel or $10.69 per MMBtu.

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0, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 27) 0, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 27) Natural gas spot prices declined at nearly all trading locations for a third consecutive week (March 12-19) as temperatures became more spring-like and space-heating demand slackened. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased $0.58 per MMBtu, or 10 percent, to $5.20. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub fell to its lowest point since becoming the near-month contract, decreasing for the week about $0.59 per MMBtu to settle yesterday (Wednesday, March 19) at $5.278. Natural gas in storage decreased to a record low of 636 Bcf as of Friday, March 14, which is more than 50 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $7.86 per barrel or about 21 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $30.01 per barrel or $5.17 per MMBtu.

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9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 16, 2006) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 16, 2006) Despite the slightly colder weather that dominated the country this week, natural gas spot and futures prices generally decreased for the week (February 1-8). The Henry Hub natural gas spot price fell 83 cents, or about 10 percent, while prices at most other regional markets ended the week with decreases averaging 58 cents per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for March delivery at the Henry Hub decreased 99 cents per MMBtu, or slightly over 11 percent, settling yesterday (February 8) at $7.735 per MMBtu. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported working gas in underground storage of 2,368 Bcf as of February 3, which reflects an implied net decrease of 38 Bcf. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $4.10 per barrel, or more than 6 percent since last Wednesday (February 1), ending trading yesterday at $62.51 per barrel, or $10.78 per MMBtu.

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15, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 22, 2007) 15, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 22, 2007) Natural gas spot prices increased this week at most market locations as frigid temperatures and winter storms blanketed the United States, particularly in the Northeast region. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, February 7 to February 14), the spot price at the Henry Hub increased $1.02 per MMBtu, or about 13 percent, to trade at $8.91 per MMBtu yesterday (February 14). In contrast, the price of the NYMEX futures contract for March delivery at the Henry Hub decreased 6 percent this week to settle yesterday at $7.241 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, February 9, was 2,088 Bcf, which is 14.7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased 25 cents per barrel, or less than 1 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $58 per barrel or $10 per MMBtu.

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10 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 17) 10 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 17) Natural gas spot prices increased this week (Wednesday to Wednesday, March 2-9) as a late season cold front moved into major gas-consuming regions of the country, bringing a reminder that the end of winter is still two weeks away. Spot prices climbed 17 to 76 cents per MMBtu at trading locations in the Lower 48 States since last Wednesday. Price changes in the Northeast were at the higher end of the range, while trading in the West resulted in gains at the lower end. The Henry Hub spot price increased 38 cents per MMBtu, or 5.7 percent, to $6.99. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for April delivery gained 16.3 cents per MMBtu, settling at $6.880 on Wednesday, March 9. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, March 4, decreased to 1,474 Bcf, which is 25.7 percent above the 5-year (2000-2004) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil traded at near-record highs, rising $1.75 per barrel on the week to yesterday's closing price of $54.75 per barrel, or $9.44 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

June 1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 8, 2006) June 1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 8, 2006) Natural gas spot prices were virtually unchanged at most market locations in the Lower 48 States during the holiday-shortened trading week (Wednesday to Wednesday, May 24-31), while futures prices increased. The spot price at the Henry Hub decreased by 4 cents per MMBtu on the week, or less than 1 percent, to $5.97 per MMBtu. On the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the June contract expired at $5.925 per MMBtu on May 26, marking the lowest contract closing price since the October 2004 futures contract closed at $5.723 per MMBtu. The settlement price for the futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub increased 21 cents on the week, settling yesterday (May 31) at $6.384 per MMBtu. EIA reported that inventories of working gas in underground storage were 2,243 Bcf as of Friday, May 26, which is 45.9 percent higher than the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $1.95 per barrel, or about 3 percent, since last Wednesday (May 24), trading yesterday at $71.42 per barrel ($12.31 per MMBtu).

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

18, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 25) 18, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 25) Since Wednesday, July 10, natural gas spot prices have declined slightly at most trading locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub fell 6 cents or 2 percent to $2.98 per MMBtu. Notable exceptions to the general market trend included a recovery in prices at Rockies trading locations and an upward surge in the spot price at the New York citygate. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub fell $0.023 per MMBtu on the week to settle at $2.841 on Wednesday (July 17). Natural gas in storage for the week ending July 12 increased to 2,422 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by 17.8 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.15 per barrel since last Wednesday, trading at $27.88 or $4.81 per MMBtu.

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Table 3. Refiner and Blender Net Production (Thousand Barrels per Day) Product / Region Current Week Last Week Year Ago 2 Years Ago Four-Week Averages 12/13/13 12/6/13 Difference 12/14/12 Percent Change 12/16/11 Percent Change 12/13/13 12/14/12 Percent Change Refiner Net Production Finished Motor Gasoline 1 ................... 2,368 2,462 -94 2,662 -11.0 2,703 -12.4 2,381 2,612 -8.8 East Coast (PADD 1) .................... 67 71 -4 168 -60.1 174 -61.6 64 154 -58.3 Midwest (PADD 2) ......................... 790 798 -8 843 -6.3 904 -12.6 755 815 -7.4 Gulf Coast (PADD 3) ..................... 1,021 1,011 9 1,111 -8.1 1,158 -11.9 1,024 1,111 -7.8 Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) ............ 235 279 -44 227 3.5 229 2.8 248 230 7.9 West Coast (PADD 5) ................... 255 302 -48 312 -18.3 237 7.6 290 302 -3.9 Reformulated ...................................

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

January 26 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 2, 2006) January 26 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 2, 2006) Natural gas spot prices continued to decrease this week at all market locations as unseasonably mild temperatures persist in most regions of the United States. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the spot price at the Henry Hub declined 35 cents per MMBtu, or about 4 percent, to trade at $8.50 per MMBtu yesterday (January 25). The price of the NYMEX futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub also decreased this week. The contract closed yesterday at $8.460 per MMBtu which is 23 cents per MMBtu, or about 3 percent, less than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, January 20, decreased to 2,494 Bcf, which is 21.7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dropped 16 cents per barrel since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $65.60 per barrel or $11.31 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

August 5 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 12) August 5 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 12) Since Wednesday, July 28, natural gas spot prices have decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub declined 7 cents or about 1 percent to $5.70 per MMBtu. Yesterday (August 4), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.661 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 48 cents or nearly 8 percent since last Wednesday (July 28). Natural gas in storage was 2,380 Bcf as of July 30, which is 4.3 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell 8 cents per barrel or less than 1 percent on the week to $42.73 per barrel or $7.367 per MMBtu, despite reaching a record high of $44.13 per barrel during the week.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

August 4 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 11) August 4 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 11) Natural gas spot prices increased sharply this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, July 27 - August 3), as demand for power generation remained high in order to meet air-conditioning load and crude oil continued to trade near record-high prices. For the week, the price at the Henry Hub increased $1.25 per MMBtu, or about 17 percent, to $8.75. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub moved about 76 cents per MMBtu higher to settle yesterday (Wednesday, August 3) at $8.351. Natural gas in storage was 2,420 Bcf as of Friday, July 29, which is 7.6 percent higher than the 5-year average. However, the hot temperatures throughout the Lower 48 States have slowed net injections in the past several weeks. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.64 per barrel or about 3 percent, since last Wednesday (July 27) to trade yesterday at $60.76 per barrel or $10.48 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 11) 4, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 11) Colder-than-expected weather over the Thanksgiving weekend that continued into this week resulted in higher natural gas spot prices at most trading locations since Wednesday, November 26. While prices at several Northeast trading locations climbed more than $0.70 per MMBtu, prices along the Gulf Coast increased a more modest $0.50-$0.60. On the week (Wednesday, November 26-Wednesday, December 3), the Henry Hub spot price rose $0.59 per MMBtu to $5.45, closing above $5 for the first time since late August. At the NYMEX, the price of the futures contract for January delivery increased $0.83 per MMBtu, or 12 percent, to $5.756 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, November 28, decreased by 59 Bcf to 3,095 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by 3.9 percent. The spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dropped $0.13 per barrel in trading yesterday (Wednesday, December 3), but rose a modest $0.28 on the week, settling at $30.61 per barrel, or $5.28 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 19) 2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 19) Natural gas spot and futures prices moved lower on the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, August 4-11), as unseasonably cool temperatures prevailed in most high gas-consuming regions of the nation. At the Henry Hub, the spot price declined 6 cents on the week, or just over 1 percent, to yesterday's (Wednesday, August 11) level of $5.64 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX, the futures contract for September delivery edged down nearly 5 cents per MMBtu, or about 1 percent, to settle yesterday at $5.614. EIA reported that inventories were 2,452 Bcf as of Friday, August 6, which is 5.0 percent greater than the average for the previous 5 years (1999-2003). The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose sharply in last Thursday's (August 5) trading to top $44 per barrel and stayed above that level for 4 of the 5 trading days in the week. The WTI spot price ended trading yesterday at $44.72 per barrel, or $7.71 per MMBtu, which is $1.99 per barrel, or almost 5 percent, higher than last Wednesday's (August 4) price.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Friday, July 6, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 12, 2007) Friday, July 6, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 12, 2007) Natural gas spot prices decreased sharply this week (Wednesday-Thursday, June 27-July 5), although crude oil prices continued to trade at near-record high levels. For the week, the price at the Henry Hub decreased $0.45 per MMBtu, or about 7 percent, to $6.29. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub moved 47 cents per MMBtu lower to settle yesterday (Thursday, July 5) at $6.618. Natural gas in storage was 2,521 Bcf as of Friday, June 29, which is 16.9 percent higher than the 5-year average. Crude oil prices continued to rise this week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.83 per barrel or about 4 percent since last Wednesday (June 27) to trade yesterday at $71.81 per barrel or $12.38 per MMBtu.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 26) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 26) Higher crude oil prices this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, August 11-18) failed to offset the downward pressure on natural gas prices from unseasonably cool weather and associated lower electric power demand. Natural gas spot prices decreased 17 to 44 cents per MMBtu at most trading locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, August 11. On the week, the Henry Hub spot price decreased 29 cents to $5.35 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for September delivery dropped just over 23 cents per MMBtu to a close of $5.382 on Wednesday, August 18. Working gas in storage as of Friday, August 13, increased to 2,530 Bcf, which is 5.7 percent above the 5-year (1999-2003) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.64 per barrel on the week to $47.36, or $8.17 per MMBtu.

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8 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 15) 8 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 15) A massive cold front that began flowing into the Plains States over this past weekend and spread south and eastward sent spot prices sharply upward for the first two days of this week. Coupled with the generally smaller net increases seen during the holiday-shortened New Year's week (Monday, December 29-Friday, January 2), spot prices have gained more than $1 per MMBtu since Wednesday, December 24, at nearly every market location. At the Henry Hub, the spot price rose 27 cents per MMBtu during New Year's week, and jumped 86 cents per MMBtu since Wednesday, December 31, for a net increase of $1.13 per MMBtu since Christmas, ending trading yesterday (Wednesday, January 7) at $6.63. On the NYMEX, the contract for January delivery expired on Monday, December 29, with a final settlement price of $6.150 per MMBtu. The contract for February delivery opened as the near-month contract the following day with a settlement price of $6.600 per MMBtu, and has gained $0.278 per MMBtu since then with settlement yesterday at $6.878. EIA reported that natural gas inventories were 2,567 Bcf as of Friday, January 2, which is 8.3 percent greater than the previous 5-year (1999-2003) average for the week. Since Wednesday, December 24, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil on the spot market has traded between $32.51 and $33.71 per barrel. WTI ended trading yesterday at $33.57 per barrel, or $5.79 per MMBtu, up $1.06 per barrel ($0.18 per MMBtu) from the previous Wednesday (December 29).

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8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 4) 8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 4) Natural gas spot prices spiked significantly higher for the second consecutive week, while futures prices for delivery months beyond November saw smaller, yet still substantial, increases. The November contract expired yesterday (Wednesday, October 27) at nearly the identical price of last Wednesday's settlement, up $0.003 on the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, October 21-28) to end trading at $7.626 per MMBtu. Taking over as the near-month contract, the NYMEX futures contract for December delivery settled yesterday at $8.775 per MMBtu, an increase of $0.235 per MMBtu, or almost 3 percent, since last Wednesday. The price for spot gas at the Henry Hub jumped $0.87 per MMBtu on the week, an increase of 12 percent, as spot gas traded yesterday at $8.12, topping $8 for the first time since early March 2003. Working gas inventories were 3,249 Bcf as of Friday, October 22, which is 6.9 percent greater than the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil reached a record-high $56.37 per barrel ($9.72 per MMBtu) on Tuesday (October 26), only to drop in yesterday's trading on news that last week's crude oil stocks build was about double the market's expectations. WTI ended trading yesterday at $52.52 per barrel ($9.06 per MMBtu), down $2.41 per barrel ($0.42 per MMBtu), or over 4 percent, from last Wednesday's level.

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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

31, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 7) 31, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 7) Spot and futures prices fluctuated over the past week (Wednesday, October 23 to Wednesday, October 30), with cash prices moving up from 6 to 35 cents per MMBtu at most market locations in response to rising demand from colder-than-normal temperatures, while futures prices for contracts for delivery through the impending heating season drifted lower. At the Henry Hub, the average spot price rose 9 cents from the previous Wednesday (October 23) to $4.33 per MMBtu in yesterday's (October 30) trading. The expired near-month contract for November delivery ended trading on Tuesday, October 29 at $4.126 per MMBtu, recording a net gain of $0.085 since beginning as the prompt month contract on September 27. The new near-month contract, for December delivery, began with a gain of just under 13 cents, to settle at $4.389 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, October 25 increased to 3,172 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by 6.3 percent. In contrast to natural gas spot prices, crude oil prices continued to soften. After dropping over $1 per barrel the previous week, the average spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell another $1.36 per barrel to end trading on Wednesday, October 30 at $26.85, or $4.63 per MMBtu.

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1, 2001 1, 2001 From Friday, June 1 to Friday, June 8, cash prices fell again, as cooler-than-normal temperatures prevailed from midweek on in the northern half of the nation as well as in some areas along the Gulf of Mexico (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map). Price declines in cash markets ranged from pennies to over $1.00 per MMBtu, with most points down 9-15 cents. At the Henry Hub, the price fell 8 cents to $3.63 per MMBtu. The near-month (July delivery) futures contract lost less than 1 cent for the week, settling on Friday, June 8 at $3.922 per MMBtu. Once again, weekly storage injections topped 100 Bcf, approaching or exceeding regional records for the report week. Prices: It was a week of contrasting price movements in cash markets. Spot prices responded on Monday to demand-increasing weather extremes (hot weather in Texas and the Gulf Coast; near-winter temperatures in the Rockies) with increases of 20 cents or more at most locations. Further gains of a nickel to a dime occurred on Tuesday as Tropical Storm Allison headed for landfall in the western Gulf. However, gains began to erode Wednesday with the American Gas Association's (AGA) announcement of storage injections of 117 Bcf. Spot prices continued to trend down for the rest of the week. Allison was no threat to production assets, and her heavy rains and persistent cloud cover over much of east Texas, Louisiana, and southern Arkansas eased utility demand significantly. Price drops were most pronounced in California, where moderate temperatures and adequate electricity supplies obliterated early-week gains. Both PG&E and SOCAL issued high-inventory operational flow orders (OFO) on Friday. On SOCAL, prices were down nearly $6 from their Tuesday highs to $3.54 per MMBtu on Friday. This is the first time since May 2000 that the SOCAL price was less than at the Henry Hub. At Rockies price points, where the effects of warming temperatures, lack of demand in California, and major pipeline maintenance projects had gas backing up throughout the region, prices fell under $2.00 per MMBtu at several locations for the first time since early November 1999. The average spot price in the Rockies on Friday was $1.76 per MMBtu.

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Temperature Data for Week Ending May 12, 2005  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Temperature Data for Week Ending May 12, 2005 (F) Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service Average Temperature Deviation Between Average...

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2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 29) 2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 29) Since Wednesday, July 14, natural gas spot prices have increased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub remained at $5.91 per MMBtu. Yesterday (July 21), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.931 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 5 cents or less than 1 percent since last Wednesday (July 14). Natural gas in storage was at 2,227 Bcf as of July 16, which is 2.6 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell 35 cents per barrel or less than 1 percent on the week to $40.63 per barrel or $7.005 per MMBtu. Prices: Strengthening weather fundamentals and increasing power generation loads since Monday, July 19, contributed to rebounding gas prices at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. The growing potential for a supply-side disturbance also contributed to rising prices on Wednesday, July 21, as the first tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season may be gathering south of Hispaniola. The largest gains in spot prices since last Wednesday, July 14, principally occurred west of the Rockies as increases in the California and Rocky Mountains regions averaged 21 and 19 cents per MMBtu, respectively. Prices in the Northeast gained 11 cents per MMBtu on average with prices at the Algonquin and New York City citygates climbing 19 and 17 cents per MMBtu, respectively. Gains elsewhere were less pronounced with prices in the Midcontinent, Midwest, and Texas regions increasing less than a dime on average. In contrast to the general pattern of rising prices in the Lower 48 States, prices in Florida fell on average 8 cents per MMBtu. Prices continue to exceed last year's levels by almost a dollar. As of July 21, 2004, prices at the Henry Hub are 90 cents or 17 percent above last year's level.

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0 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 27) 0 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 27) Since Wednesday, May 12, natural gas spot prices have decreased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 21 cents or about 3 percent to $6.18 per MMBtu. Yesterday (May 19), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.455 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 5 cents or less than 1 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,388 Bcf as of May 14, which is 1.1 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil climbed $1.31 per barrel or 3 percent on the week to $41.61 per barrel or $7.174 per MMBtu. Prices: Moderating temperatures led to price declines of 12 to 48 cents per MMBtu at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States since last Wednesday, May 12. The steepest declines occurred principally west of the Rockies, where prices fell more than 35 cents per MMBtu at most markets. In California, prices fell more than 40 cents per MMBtu, while declines in the Rocky Mountains region averaged roughly 36 cents per MMBtu. East of the Rockies, price decreases were widespread with declines ranging between 20 and 35 cents per MMBtu at most markets. These declines were more pronounced along the northern tier with declines averaging 28, 27, and 23 cents per MMBtu in the Midcontinent, Northeast and Midwest regions, respectively. In the south, including Texas, Louisiana, and Florida, price decreases were less than 23 cents per MMBtu on average. Despite these widespread declines, prices nevertheless remain somewhat high relative to historical trends and exceed last year's levels by 3 to 5 percent. For example, prices at the New York citygate are 34 cents or 5 percent above last year's level. Principal contributing factors sustaining the higher price levels likely include higher oil prices this year as the price of crude oil exceeds last year's level by more than 42 percent.

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12 to Wednesday, December 19) 12 to Wednesday, December 19) Released: December 20 Next release: January 4, 2008 · Since Wednesday, December 12, natural gas spot prices decreased at virtually all markets in the Lower 48 States. Prices at the Henry Hub fell 4 cents per million Btu (MMBtu), or less than 1 percent to $7.18 per MMBtu. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for January delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (December 19) at $7.179 per MMBtu, falling 23 cents or 3 percent since Wednesday, December 12. · Natural gas in storage was 3,173 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of December 14, which is 9 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006). · The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $3.30 per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $91.11 per barrel or $15.71 per MMBtu.

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1, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 1, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, March 18, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, March 10, 2010) Since Wednesday, March 3, natural gas spot prices fell at most market locations across the lower 48 States, with decreases of as much as 11 percent. Prices at the Henry Hub declined $0.32, or about 7 percent, to $4.44 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday, March 10, at $4.56 per MMBtu, falling by $0.20 or about 4 percent since the previous Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,626 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of March 5, about 1 percent above the 5-year average (2005-2009). The implied

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3, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 3, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, June 10, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, June 2, 2010) Since Wednesday, May 26, natural gas spot prices increased across the lower 48 States, with gains of up to $0.18 per million Btu (MMBtu), at most market locations. The Henry Hub natural gas spot price rose $0.13 per MMBtu, or about 3 percent, averaging $4.32 per MMBtu in trading yesterday, June 2. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday at $4.42 per MMBtu, climbing by $0.25 or about 6 percent since the previous Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 2,357 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of May

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4, 2008 4, 2008 Next Release: September 11, 2008 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (Wednesday, August 27, to Wednesday, September 3) Since Wednesday, August 27, natural gas spot prices decreased at all markets in the Lower 48 States, with prices falling more than $1 per million Btu (MMBtu) at most locations. Prices at the Henry Hub fell $1.29 per MMBtu or about 15 percent, to $7.26 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (September 3) at $7.264 per MMBtu, declining $1.344 or about 16 percent in its first week as the near-month contract. Natural gas in storage was 2,847 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of August 29, which is about 4 percent above the 5-year average (2003-2007),

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, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. , 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, July 8, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, June 30, 2010) Since Wednesday, June 23, natural gas spot prices decreased across the lower 48 States, with declines of as much as $0.68 per million Btu (MMBtu). The Henry Hub natural gas spot price fell $0.37, or about 7 percent, averaging $4.53 per MMBtu in trading yesterday, June 30. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday at $4.616 per MMBtu, climbing by $0.24 or about 5 percent since the previous Wednesday. The futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub expired in trading on Monday, June 28, at $4.717 per MMBtu, climbing $0.39 per MMBtu during its

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8, 2009 8, 2009 Next Release: January 15, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, January 7, 2009) Since Wednesday, December 31, natural gas spot prices increased at most markets in the Lower 48 States except in the Northeast region. Prices at the Henry Hub rose 26 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) or about 5 percent, to $5.89 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (January 7) at $5.872 per MMBtu, climbing 22 cents per MMBtu or about 4 percent since last Wednesday, December 31. Natural gas in storage was 2,830 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of January 2, which is about 3 percent above the 5-year average (2004-2008),

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6, to Wednesday, February 13) 6, to Wednesday, February 13) Released: February 14, 2008 Next release: February 21, 2008 · Since Wednesday, February 6, natural gas spot prices increased at virtually all markets in the Lower 48 States. Prices at the Henry Hub rose 41 cents per million Btu (MMBtu), or about 5 percent, to $8.35 per MMBtu. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for March delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (February 13) at $8.388 per MMBtu, climbing 39 cents or about 5 percent since Wednesday, February 6. · Natural gas in storage was 1,942 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of February 8, which is 5.9 percent above the 5-year average (2003-2007). · The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil climbed $6.12 per barrel on the week to $93.28 per barrel or $16.08 per MMBtu.

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3, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 3, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, September 30, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, September 22, 2010) Since Wednesday, September 15, natural gas spot prices fell at most markets across the lower 48 States, with declines of less than 10 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). However, selected markets in the Rocky Mountains and at the Florida citygate posted considerably larger declines, falling by as much as $0.51 per MMBtu. The Henry Hub natural gas spot price fell $0.04 per MMBtu since last Wednesday, averaging $4.02 per MMBtu in trading yesterday, September 22. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday at $3.966 per

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2, 2001 2, 2001 The overall decline in spot prices accelerated last week, as continued below-normal temperatures in significant portions of the country suppressed electricity demand for air-conditioning use and storage injections once again hit record-setting levels. Temperatures averaged in the 80s for most of the eastern half of the nation, with slightly cooler temperatures prevailing along much of the populous West coast. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map). Futures market prices reinforced the general price weakness, with contracts for future deliveries falling 5 days in a row. NYMEX Natural Gas Futures Near Month Contract Settlement Price, Henry Hub Spot Price, and West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil Price Prices: The key factors of increased supply and very little weather-generated swing demand sent prices lower in spot markets throughout the country, with the majority showing declines every day of the week. Average temperatures last week were as much as 7 degrees below normal in the usually high summertime electricity demand areas of the Midwest, Southeast, Gulf Coast, and eastern Texas. In addition, temperatures were normal to slightly below normal in southern California, and cooler still in northern California. By Friday, the low end of the common trading range for spot gas at the Henry Hub fell below $3.00 per MMBtu for the first time since April 2000, and by the end of Friday trading, the Henry Hub midpoint price had dropped $0.69 per MMBtu from the previous Friday to an even $3. Spot prices under $2 per MMBtu were seen at some Rockies trading points on Friday. Only in the Northeast were prices able to buck the downward trend, where hot, muggy weather early in the week had New York citygate prices rising for several days to the week's high point on Wednesday of $4.34 per MMBtu-up 27 cents from the previous Friday. But by Thursday, with temperatures beginning to moderate, Northeast prices joined in the overall downward trend so that by Friday, the price at TRANSCO Zone 6 for New York delivery had fallen to $3.50 per MMBtu. While spot prices jumped on Monday on both SOCAL and PG&E as these systems lifted their respective weekend high-inventory operational flow orders (OFO), the over $2 increase on SOCAL (to around $6.06 per MMBtu) and nearly 25-cent increase on PG&E (to about $4.00) were easily overwhelmed by the week-long demand weakness. By Friday, the spot price on SOCAL had fallen to $3.83 per MMBtu, while on PG&E, spot prices fell nearly a dollar from the previous Friday, dipping below $3 at $2.79 per MMBtu.

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21, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 5) 21, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 5) Both spot and futures prices recorded significant gains over the past week (Wednesday, November 13 to Wednesday, November 20), as temperatures in many regions of the country headed below normal and the National Weather Service (NWS) predicted more of the same through the end of the month for at least the eastern two-thirds of the nation. Most of the gains came in large one-day price increases on Monday. At the Henry Hub, the average spot price increased 5 days in a row, and ended trading yesterday (November 20) at $4.27 per MMBtu, 44 cents higher than last Wednesday, 27 cents of which was gained on Monday. The NYMEX futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub ended trading yesterday at $4.254 per MMBtu, up $0.377 for the week. Nearly 75 percent of this increase ($0.282) came in Monday's trading. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, November 15 decreased by 1 Bcf to 3,096 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by 3.3 percent. The spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, after reaching a 5-month low last Wednesday, at $25.28 per barrel ($4.36 per MMBtu), increased $1.72, settling at $27.00 per barrel, ($4.66 per MMBtu) in trading yesterday (Wednesday, November 20).

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17, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 24) 17, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 24) Spot and futures prices fell significantly during the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, July 9-16), as working gas inventories continued to grow strongly, intense summer heat was limited almost exclusively to the mountainous regions of the West, and Hurricane Claudette's immediate effect on prices was minimal. In trading at the Henry Hub, spot prices fell 56 cents from the previous Wednesday (July 9), to an even $5 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX, the settlement price of the futures contract for August delivery dipped below $5 per MMBtu, as it closed yesterday (July 16) at $4.934 per MMBtu-the first sub-$5 settlement for a near-month contract in nearly 4 months. EIA reported that working gas inventories were 1,866 Bcf as of Friday, July 11, which is 13.9 percent below the previous 5-year (1998-2002) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil traded in a narrow range between $31.04 and $31.60 per barrel for the week. It ended trading yesterday with a decline of 40 cents per barrel to $31.20, or about $5.38 per MMBtu, as oil markets also reacted to Hurricane Claudette's limited impact on infrastructure and production. For the week, WTI showed a modest gain of $0.33 per barrel ($0.03 per MMBtu).

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July 1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 8) July 1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 8) Since Wednesday, June 23, natural gas spot prices have decreased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 24 cents or about 4 percent to $6.05 per MMBtu. Yesterday (June 30), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.155 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 33 cents or about 5 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,938 Bcf as of June 25 which is 0.5 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell 64 cents per barrel or nearly 2 percent on the week to $36.92 per barrel or $6.37 per MMBtu. Prices: Widespread moderate temperature conditions and falling crude oil prices contributed to price declines of between 10 and 49 cents per MMBtu at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States since last Wednesday, June 2, with declines exceeding 30 cents per MMBtu at most market locations. After prices climbed 10 to 20 cents per MMBtu at most market locations on Thursday, June 24, they then fell during the next four trading days. The steepest declines occurred principally in the Northeast, Louisiana, and Texas regions, where prices fell more than 35 cents per MMBtu since last week. Despite these widespread declines, prices remain high relative to last year's levels, exceeding last year's level by more than 8 percent. For example, prices at the Henry Hub are 70 cents or 13 percent above last year's level.

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26, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 2, 2007) 26, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 2, 2007) Since Wednesday, July 18, natural gas spot prices have decreased at all market locations in the Lower 48 States, with the exception of a few points in the Rockies. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased by about 11 percent to $5.57 per MMBtu. Yesterday (July 25), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.925 per MMBtu in its third to last day of trading, decreasing by a net of $0.60 or about 9 percent since last Wednesday (July 18). The August 2007 contract reversed a 3-day downward price trend in the final day of the report week, increasing 6.2 cents per MMBtu on Wednesday, July 25. Natural gas in storage was 2,763 Bcf as of July 20, which is 16.1 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $0.71 per barrel or about 1 percent on the week to $75.74 per barrel or $13.06 per MMBtu. The crude oil price reached $75.90 per barrel on July 19, which was the highest crude oil price since August 9, 2006, when the WTI traded at $76.28 per barrel. Furthermore, it was $1.15 per barrel lower than the all-time high of $77.05 per barrel recorded on August 7, 2006.

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23 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 30) 23 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 30) Since Wednesday, September 15, natural gas spot prices have increased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States, owing to the effects of Hurricane Ivan. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 43 cents, or about 8 percent, to $5.59 per MMBtu. Yesterday (September 22), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.629 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 81 cents or about 17 percent since last Wednesday (September 15). Natural gas in storage was 2,942 Bcf as of September 17, which is 7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $4.58 per barrel, or about 10 percent, on the week to $48.41 per barrel or $8.347 per MMBtu.

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30, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 6) 30, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 6) Since Wednesday, January 22, natural gas spot prices have decreased at nearly all locations in the Lower 48 States, falling up to $3.18 per MMBtu. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 6 cents or roughly 1 percent to $5.62 per MMBtu. However, prices hit $6.56 on Thursday, January 23, which is its highest level since late January 2001. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub increased roughly 1 cent per MMBtu since last Wednesday to settle at $5.660 per MMBtu yesterday (January 29) in its final day of trading. Natural gas in storage decreased to 1, 729 Bcf for the week ended Friday, January 24, which is roughly 10 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased 84 cents per barrel or about 3 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $33.54 per barrel or $5.78 per MMBtu.

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10, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 17) 10, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 17) Unlikely wintry weather in key market areas this week boosted aggregate demand, lifting natural gas spot prices $0.20 per MMBtu or more at most trading location in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday, April 2-Wednesday, April 9), the Henry Hub spot price increased 22 cents per MMBtu, while spot price gains in the still-frigid Northeast were generally between $0.70 and $1.00. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub rose $0.13 per MMBtu, or 2.6 percent, to settle at $5.195 yesterday (April 9). Natural gas in storage decreased to 671 Bcf as of Friday, April 4, which is about 44 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased 38 cents per barrel or 1.3 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $28.93 per barrel or $4.99 per MMBtu.

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15, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 22) 15, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 22) Since Wednesday, January 7, natural gas spot prices have decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States outside of the Northeast region. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 89 cents or about 13 percent to $5.74 per MMBtu. Despite widespread declines elsewhere, prices in the Northeast region surged to more than seven times last week's levels at some market locations as extreme wintry conditions moved into the region. Yesterday (January 14), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.387 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 49 cents or 7 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 2,414 Bcf as of January 9, which is 8.3 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $1.05 per barrel or about 3 percent since last Wednesday, climbing to $34.62 per barrel or $5.969 per MMBtu.

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24 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 31) 24 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 31) Both spot and futures prices were relatively unchanged for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday, March 16-23). Colder-than-normal temperatures were offset by high volumes of working gas in storage remaining with only 8 days left in the traditional heating season. The Henry Hub spot price increased 3 cents per MMBtu since last Wednesday, trading yesterday (Wednesday, March 23) for $7.11. On the NYMEX, the settlement price for the futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub fell $0.054 per MMBtu from last Wednesday's level to $7.138 per MMBtu at yesterday's close of trading. Working gas in underground storage was 1,290 Bcf as of Friday, March 18, which is 21.9 percent above the previous 5-year (2000-2004) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $7.07 per barrel, or about 12 percent, on the week to $49.43 per barrel or $8.52 per MMBtu.

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February 26, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 4) February 26, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 4) In contrast to last year's late February price spikes, spot and futures prices this week continued drifting lower as temperatures were seasonably cool across most of the country. Since Wednesday, February 18, natural gas spot prices have decreased between 10 and 30 cents per MMBtu at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub fell 23 cents per MMBtu or 4 percent to $5.10. Yesterday (Wednesday, February 25), the NYMEX futures contract for March delivery at the Henry Hub expired at $5.15 per MMBtu, which was 21 cents less than last Wednesday's price and 59 cents less than its debut as the near-month contract at $5.74. Natural gas in storage decreased to 1,267 Bcf as of February 20, which is about 11.4 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved up $1.86 per barrel or about 5 percent since last Wednesday to $37.28 per barrel or $6.43 per MMBtu.

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17 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 24) 17 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 24) Since Wednesday, March 9, natural gas spot prices have risen at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, while declining in the Northeast region. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 9 cents, or about 1 percent, to $7.08 per MMBtu. Yesterday (March 16), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.192 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 31 cents, or about 5 percent, since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,379 Bcf as of March 11, which is about 24 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.76 per barrel, or about 3 percent, on the week to $56.50 per barrel or $8.741 per MMBtu.

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17 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 24) 17 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 24) Moderate temperatures throughout most of the country this week contributed to widespread price decreases at trading locations in the Lower 48 States. However, most price declines were limited to less than 20 cents per MMBtu as higher crude oil prices appeared to support prices across the energy complex. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, February 9-16), the price for next-day delivery at the Henry Hub slipped 9 cents per MMBtu, or about 1 percent to $6.11. The NYMEX futures contract for March delivery at the Henry Hub yesterday (February 16) settled at $6.109 per MMBtu, which is 5.6 cents less than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage decreased to 1,808 Bcf as of February 11, which is 20.9 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved up $2.90 per barrel or about 6 percent since last Wednesday to $48.35 per barrel or $8.34 per MMBtu.

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2, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 29) 2, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 29) Natural gas spot prices increased 10 to 60 cents per MMBtu at nearly all major trading locations in the Lower 48 States as space-heating demand remained strong amid very cold temperatures in critical gas-consuming markets. However, elevated prices of $40 per MMBtu and more in the Northeast eased closer to historical norms over the course of the week following at least a temporary reprieve from the extreme cold in the region. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased $0.53 per MMBtu, or 9 percent, to $6.27. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub fell approximately 24 cents per MMBtu to settle yesterday (Wednesday, January 21) at $6.150. Natural gas in storage was 2,258 Bcf as of Friday, January 16, which is 9.3 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $0.91 per barrel or about 2.6 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $35.53 per barrel or $6.13 per MMBtu.

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November 30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 7, 2006) November 30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 7, 2006) Natural gas spot prices increased at nearly all market locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, November 22, 2006, with some Midcontinent and Western regions showing increases of more than $2 per MMBtu. With only 3 trading days included in the report week owing to the Thanksgiving holiday, the spot price at the Henry Hub increased by 34 cents, or about 5 percent, to $7.75 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for January delivery settled at $8.871 per MMBtu yesterday (November 29), which is 77 cents, or about 10 percent, more than last Wednesday, and the December 2006 contract expired Tuesday at $8.318 per MMBtu. As of Friday, November 24, 2006, natural gas in storage was 3,417 Bcf or 7.2 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose to $62.45 per barrel or $10.77 per MMBtu yesterday. This price is $5.17 per barrel, or 9 percent, more than the price last week and is the highest price since late September.

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September 05, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 12) September 05, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 12) Since Wednesday, August 28, natural gas spot prices have declined at most locations in the Lower 48 States, generally falling between 1 and 22 cents with steeper declines at some market locations. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub fell 21 cents or roughly 6 percent to $3.12 per MMBtu. Price drops at most locations were driven principally by moderating temperatures since late last week. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub decreased 21 cents since last Wednesday to settle at $3.193 per MMBtu yesterday. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,781 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by nearly 13 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down 3 cents per barrel or less than 1 percent since last Wednesday, trading at $28.28 per barrel or $4.88 per MMBtu.

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14, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 21) 14, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 21) Natural gas spot prices climbed 25 to 55 cents across the Lower 48 States this week (Wednesday, August 6-Wednesday, August 13). Increases were highest in sun-drenched California, but also significant in the Northeast and Midwest as this summer's hottest weather to date occurred in parts of the two regions. At the Henry Hub, the spot price increased 43 cents or roughly 9 percent to $5.17 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub similarly increased, gaining just over 43 cents per MMBtu since last Wednesday to settle at $5.179 per MMBtu yesterday (August 13). Natural gas in storage increased to 2,188 Bcf as of Friday, August 8, which is about 8.5 percent below the 5-year average inventory level for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $0.92 per barrel or 2.9 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $30.85 per barrel, or $5.32 per MMBtu.

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9, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 5) 9, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 5) Spot prices in most regional markets ended the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, January 21-28) lower, despite severe cold in the Northeast beginning Friday (January 23) and continuing through the weekend. As a result, prices in the Northeast market proved the major exception to the downward trend, as cash prices moved up sharply at most locations in the region. At the Henry Hub, the spot price was 23 cents per MMBtu lower on the week, or about 4 percent, ending with yesterday's (Wednesday, January 28) level of $6.04. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for February delivery showed a modest gain of nearly 6 cents on its final day of trading, closing out at $5.775 per MMBtu. The contract for March delivery assumes the near-month position beginning today (Thursday, January 29). The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that natural gas inventories were 2,063 Bcf as of Friday, January 23, which is 8.6 percent greater than the previous 5-year (1999-2003) average. West Texas Intermediate crude oil on the spot market fell $1.90 per barrel, or $0.26 per MMBtu, since last Wednesday (January 21), ending trading yesterday at $33.63 per barrel, or $5.80 per MMBtu.

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22 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 29) 22 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 29) Since Wednesday, September 14, natural gas spot prices have increased at all market locations in the Lower 48 States, owing to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the approaching Hurricane Rita. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased $3.45, or about 32 percent, to $14.25 per MMBtu. Yesterday (September 21), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $12.594 per MMBtu, increasing roughly $1.43 or about 13 percent since last Wednesday (September 14). Natural gas in storage was 2,832 Bcf as of September 16, which is 3.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.76 per barrel, or about 3 percent, on the week to $66.96 per barrel or $11.54 per MMBtu.

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0, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 17) 0, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 17) The threat of production interruptions from a tropical storm and increased cooling demand contributed to natural gas spot prices climbing 35 to 70 cents per MMBtu at most trading locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, July 2. On the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), the Henry Hub spot price climbed 51 cents to $5.56 per MMBtu, while spot prices in the Northeast were slightly higher with gains of nearly 60 cents in response to regional cooling demand. The NYMEX futures contract for August delivery gained just over 32 cents per MMBtu to a close of $5.52 on Wednesday, July 9. Working gas in storage as of Friday, July 4 increased to 1,773 Bcf, which is 15.2 percent below the 5-year (1998-2002) average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $0.58 per barrel on the week to $30.87, or $5.32 per MMBtu.

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26, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 3, 2007) 26, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 3, 2007) Natural gas spot prices increased slightly at most market locations outside the Northeast and the Rockies since Wednesday, April 18, 2007. For the week (Wednesday, April 18, to Wednesday, April 25), the spot price at the Henry Hub increased 5 cents, or less than 1 percent, to $7.59 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for May delivery settled at $7.689 per MMBtu yesterday (April 25), which is 19 cents or about 3 percent more than last Wednesday's level. As of Friday, April 20, 2007, natural gas in storage was 1,564 Bcf, which is 17.5 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil was $65.33 per barrel or $11.26 per MMBtu as of yesterday. This is $2.19 per barrel more than the price last week, an increase of about 3 percent.

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9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 26) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 26) Natural gas spot prices dropped this week (Wednesday - Wednesday, May 11-18) at all market locations partly because of weak weather demand and a decrease in the price of crude oil. The Henry Hub spot price decreased 13 cents per MMBtu, or about 2 percent, while prices in California and the Rockies experienced more dramatic decreases of more than 24 cents per MMBtu at most market locations. Yesterday (May 18), the price of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.392 per MMBtu, decreasing 29 cents, or about 4 percent, since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, May 13, increased 90 Bcf to 1,599 Bcf, which is 22.2 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $3.40 per barrel, or almost 7 percent on the week (Wednesday - Wednesday) to $46.99 per barrel or about $8.10 per MMBtu.

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0, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 0, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, February 17, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, February 9, 2011) The Henry Hub spot price fell during the week from $4.55 per million Btu (MMBtu) on Wednesday, February 2, to $4.22 per MMBtu on Wednesday, February 9. The price decline occurred in spite of very cold weather across the United States. The West Texas Intermediate crude oil spot price fell from $89.78 per barrel, or $15.48 per MMBtu, on Thursday to $85.59 per barrel, or $14.76 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the near month futures contract (March 2011) fell by 39 cents from $4.429 per MMBtu to $4.044 per MMBtu. Working natural gas in storage fell below the 5-year average for the

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September 30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 7) September 30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 7) Since Wednesday, September 22, natural gas spot prices have increased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States, owing to the effects of Hurricane Ivan, climbing crude oil prices, and market expectations of an early arrival of winter. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 64 cents, or about 11 percent, to $6.23 per MMBtu. Yesterday (September 29), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.911 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 67 cents or about 11 percent since last Wednesday (September 22). Natural gas in storage was 3,011 Bcf as of September 24, which is 7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.12 per barrel, or about 2 percent, on the week to $49.53 per barrel or $8.54 per MMBtu.

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July 28 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 4) July 28 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 4) Since Wednesday, July 20, natural gas spot prices have decreased at all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased by about 3 percent to $7.50 per MMBtu. Yesterday (July 27), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.647 per MMBtu in its final day of trading, increasing roughly 10 cents or about 1 percent since last Wednesday (July 20). Natural gas in storage was 2,381 Bcf as of July 22, which is 9 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $2.39 per barrel or about 4 percent on the week to $59.12 per barrel or $10.19 per MMBtu.

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23 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 30, 2006) 23 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 30, 2006) Natural gas spot prices showed relatively modest changes at most market locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, March 15, 2006. For the week (Wednesday - Wednesday, March 15 to 22), the spot price at the Henry Hub decreased by 3 cents, or less than one-half percent, to $7.07 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for April delivery settled at $6.953 per MMBtu yesterday (March 22), which is 19 cents, or about 3 percent, less than last Wednesday. As of Friday, March 17, 2006, natural gas in storage was 1,809 Bcf or 67 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil was $60.03 per barrel or $10.35 per MMBtu yesterday. This price is $2.08 per barrel less than the price last week, a decrease of about 3 percent.

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25 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 1) 25 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 1) Since Wednesday, August 17, changes to natural gas spot prices were mixed, decreasing in major consuming areas in the Northeast and Midwest, while increasing at most markets in the Rocky Mountains, California, and West Texas regions. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 2 cents to $10 per MMBtu. Yesterday (August 24), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery settled at $9.984 per MMBtu, increasing about 59 cents or more than 6 percent since Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 2,575 Bcf as of August 19, which is 5.6 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $3.81 per barrel, or about 6 percent, on the week to a record high price of $67.10 per barrel, or $11.57 per MMBtu.

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12 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 19, 2006) 12 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 19, 2006) Natural gas spot prices increased sharply this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, October 4-11) as colder temperatures crept into the Midwest. For the week, the price at the Henry Hub increased $1.28 per MMBtu, or about 29 percent, to $5.65. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub moved higher by about 16 cents per MMBtu to settle yesterday (Wednesday, October 11) at $6.150. Natural gas in storage was 3,389 Bcf as of Friday, October 6, which is 11.8 percent higher than the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.97 per barrel, or about 3 percent, since last Wednesday (October 4) to trade yesterday at $57.56 per barrel or $9.92 per MMBtu.

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29, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 6, 2007) 29, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 6, 2007) Since Wednesday, November 21, natural gas spot prices increased at all markets in the Lower 48 States. Prices at the Henry Hub rose 83 cents per MMBtu, or 12 percent, since Wednesday to $7.51 per MMBtu. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub expired yesterday (November 28) at $7.203 per MMBtu, falling 35 cents or 5 percent since Wednesday, November 21. Natural gas in storage was 3,528 Bcf as of November 23, which is 9 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006), marking the fifth consecutive week that working gas stocks have exceeded 3,500 Bcf. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $7.86 per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $90.71 per barrel or $15.64 per MMBtu.

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May 26 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 2) May 26 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 2) Since Wednesday, May 18, natural gas spot prices have declined at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, while climbing in the Southwestern region. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 17 cents, or nearly 3 percent, to $6.33 per MMBtu. Yesterday (May 25), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.315 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 8 cents, or about 1 percent, since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,692 Bcf as of May 20, which is about 22 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $3.38 per barrel, or about 7 percent, on the week to $50.37 per barrel or $8.684 per MMBtu.

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7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 13, 2006) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 13, 2006) Natural gas spot prices decreased sharply this week (Wednesday-Thursday, June 28 - July 6), although crude oil prices continued to trade at near record high levels. For the week, the price at the Henry Hub decreased $0.76 per MMBtu, or about 13 percent, to $5.28. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub moved about 50 cents per MMBtu lower to settle yesterday (Thursday, July 6) at $5.664. Natural gas in storage was 2,615 Bcf as of Friday, June 30, which is 29.2 percent higher than the 5-year average. Crude oil continued to trade at near record-high prices. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.85 per barrel or about 3 percent since last Wednesday (June 28) to trade yesterday at $75.00 per barrel or $12.93 per MMBtu.

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8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 5) 8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 5) Since Wednesday, April 20, natural gas spot prices have remained relatively unchanged, increasing less than 12 cents per MMBtu at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, while declining less than 12 cents in the Northeast region. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub were virtually unchanged, climbing 1 cent, to $7.11 per MMBtu. Yesterday (April 27), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub expired at $6.748 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 31 cents, or about 4 percent, since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,416 Bcf as of April 22, which is about 29 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.08 per barrel, or about 2 percent, on the week to $51.37 per barrel or $8.857 per MMBtu.

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24 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 3) 24 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 3) Since Wednesday, February 16, natural gas spot prices have declined at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, while increasing in the Northeast region. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub fell 9 cents, or about 1 percent, to $6.02 per MMBtu. Yesterday (February 23), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for March delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.311 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 20 cents, or about 3 percent, since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,720 Bcf as of February 18, which is about 26 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $3.38 per barrel, or about 4 percent, on the week to $51.73 per barrel or $8.919 per MMBtu.

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23 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 30) 23 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 30) Since Wednesday, June 15, changes to natural gas spot prices were mixed, declining at most markets in the Gulf of Mexico and Northeast regions while increasing at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub edged up 1 cent, to $7.40 per MMBtu. Yesterday (June 22), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.442 per MMBtu, roughly equal to last Wednesday's settlement price of $7.441 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage was 2,031 Bcf as of June 17, which is about 15 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.74 per barrel, or about 5 percent, on the week to $58.27 per barrel or $10.047 per MMBtu.

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1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 28, 2006) 1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 28, 2006) Except for some Rocky Mountain markets, natural gas spot prices decreased significantly in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, September 13, reaching the lowest levels in over 2 years at most market locations. The spot price at the Henry Hub dropped 54 cents, or about 10 percent this week (Wednesday to Wednesday, September 13 to 20) to $4.87 per MMBtu. Similarly, the price of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) futures contract for October delivery settled at $4.931 per MMBtu yesterday (September 20), which is 52 cents, or about 10 percent, less than last Wednesday's price. As of Friday, September 15, 2006, natural gas in storage was 3,177 Bcf or 12.5 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $4.09 per barrel this week to $60.00 per barrel or $10.34 per MMBtu yesterday.

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July 27 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 3, 2006) July 27 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 3, 2006) Since Wednesday, July 19, natural gas spot prices have increased at all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased by about 14 percent to $6.71 per MMBtu. Yesterday (July 26), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.887 per MMBtu in its next to last day of trading, increasing $1.025 or about 18 percent since last Wednesday (July 19). Natural gas in storage was 2,756 Bcf as of July 21, which is 21.6 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $1.03 per barrel or 1.4 percent on the week to $73.82 per barrel or $12.73 per MMBtu.

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0, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 27) 0, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 27) Since Wednesday, February 12, natural gas spot prices have decreased at nearly all locations in the Lower 48 States, falling up to $6.03 per MMBtu. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 10 cents or roughly 2 percent to $6.07 per MMBtu. However, prices remain close to their highest levels since late January 2001. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for March delivery at the Henry Hub increased roughly 35 cents per MMBtu or 6 percent since last Wednesday to settle at $6.134 per MMBtu yesterday (February 19). Natural gas in storage decreased to 1,168 Bcf for the week ended Friday, February 14, which is about 27 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.19 per barrel or about 3 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $37.02 per barrel or $6.38 per MMBtu.

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8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 15) 8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 15) Natural gas spot prices climbed 15 to 62 cents per MMBtu across the Lower 48 States this week (Wednesday, June 30-Wednesday, July 7). Increases were highest in the sun-drenched Southwest and California, but also significant in the Northeast and Midwest. At the Henry Hub, the spot price increased 23 cents or roughly 4 percent to $6.28 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub similarly increased, gaining 21.5 cents per MMBtu since last Wednesday to settle at $6.370 per MMBtu yesterday (July 7). Natural gas in storage increased to 2,047 Bcf as of Friday, July 2, which is about 1.2 percent above the 5-year average inventory level for the report week. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.26 per barrel, or 6.1 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $39.18 per barrel, or $6.76 per MMBtu.

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21 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 28) 21 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 28) Since Wednesday, July 13, changes to natural gas spot prices were mixed, increasing at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, while declining at most markets in the Rocky Mountains, California, and Midwest regions. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub declined 3 cents, to $7.75 per MMBtu. Yesterday (July 20), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.550 per MMBtu, declining about 35 cents or about 4 percent since Wednesday, July 13. Natural gas in storage was 2,339 Bcf as of July 15, which is about 10 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $3.27 per barrel, or about 5 percent, on the week to $56.73 per barrel or $9.78 per MMBtu.

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1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 28) 1 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 28) Natural gas spot prices exhibited relatively modest changes at all market locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, April 14, 2005. For the week (Wednesday - Wednesday, April 13 to 20), the spot price at the Henry Hub increased 3 cents, less than one-half percent, to $7.10 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for May delivery settled at $7.057 per MMBtu yesterday (April 20), which is an 8 cent or 1.3 percent increase since last Wednesday. As of Friday, April 15, 2005, natural gas in storage was 1,343 Bcf or 28.4 percent above the 5-year average of 1,046 Bcf. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil was $52.45 per barrel or $9.04 per MMBtu as of yesterday. This is $2.24 per barrel more than the price last week, an increase of about 4 percent.

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16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 23, 2006) 16 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 23, 2006) Since Wednesday, March 8, natural gas spot prices have risen at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States, despite some decreases during yesterday's trading. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 62 cents, or about 10 percent, to $7.10 per MMBtu. Yesterday (March 15), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.143 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 50 cents, or more than 7 percent, since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,832 Bcf as of March 10, which is about 60 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.05 per barrel, or about 3 percent, on the week to $62.11 per barrel or $10.71 per MMBtu.

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4 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 11, 2006) 4 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 11, 2006) Natural gas spot prices decreased at all market locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, April 26, 2006. For the week (Wednesday, April 26 to Wednesday, May 3), the spot price at the Henry Hub decreased 62 cents, or about 9 percent, to $6.56 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for June delivery settled at $6.606 per MMBtu yesterday (May 3), which is 67 cents or about 9 percent less than last Wednesday's level. As of Friday, April 28, 2006, natural gas in storage was 1,904 Bcf or 58 percent above the 5-year average of 1,205 Bcf. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil was $72.26 per barrel or $12.46 per MMBtu as of yesterday. This is 55 cents per barrel more than the price last week, an increase of about 1 percent.

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7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 3) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 3) Natural gas spot prices increased sharply this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, October 19-26), as a large volume of production continued to be shut in from the recent major hurricanes and cool temperatures added space-heating demand in many regions of the country. For the week, the price at the Henry Hub increased $1.15 per MMBtu, or about 8.5 percent, to $14.67. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub moved about 49 cents per MMBtu higher to settle yesterday (Wednesday, October 26) at $14.04. A steady pace of injections into underground storage has continued despite offshore production shut-ins of almost 5.6 billion cubic feet (Bcf) a day, indicating substantial demand loss in the wake of the hurricanes and amid the high-price environment. The volume of natural gas in storage was 3,139 Bcf as of Friday, October 21, which is 2.8 percent higher than the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.26 per barrel or about 2 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $60.85, or $10.49 per MMBtu.

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27 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 3) 27 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 3) Cold temperatures in parts of the Midwest and the Northeast lifted aggregate demand this week, resulting in higher natural gas spot prices at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, January 19-26), spot prices at the Henry Hub increased 23 cents per MMBtu, or about 3.7 percent, to $6.44. Prices in the Northeast surged as extreme wintry conditions moved into the region, and constraints on interstate pipelines limited supply options for incremental deliveries. Yesterday (January 26), the price of the futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.388 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 10 cents, or 1.5 percent, since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 2,270 Bcf as of January 21, which is 14.0 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $1.19 per barrel or about 2.5 percent since last Wednesday, climbing to $48.80 per barrel or $8.41 per MMBtu.

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7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 14, 2006) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 14, 2006) Since Wednesday, August 30, natural gas spot prices have decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub declined 67 cents, or about 10 percent, to $5.73 per MMBtu. Yesterday (September 6), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.994 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 30 cents or about 5 percent since last Wednesday (August 30). Natural gas in storage was 2,976 Bcf as of September 1, which is 12.1 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $2.45 per barrel, or 3.5 percent, on the week to $67.75 per barrel or $11.68 per MMBtu, which is its lowest level since April 25, 2006.

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9, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 5, 2007) 9, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 5, 2007) Natural gas spot prices increased at almost all market locations in the Lower 48 States by as much as 82 cents per MMBtu since Wednesday, March 21, 2007. For the week (Wednesday - Wednesday, March 21 to 28), the spot price at the Henry Hub increased by 65 cents, or about 10 percent, to $7.47 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for April delivery settled at $7.558 per MMBtu yesterday (March 28), which is 40 cents, or about 6 percent, more than last Wednesday. As of Friday, March 23, 2007, natural gas in storage was 1,511 Bcf or 21.5 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil was $64.11 per barrel or $11.05 per MMBtu yesterday. This price is $7.13 per barrel, or about 13 percent, more than the price last week and is the highest WTI spot price since September 11, 2006.

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24, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 31, 2007) 24, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 31, 2007) Natural gas spot prices decreased or remained unchanged at almost all trading locations in the Lower 48 States since Wednesday, May 16, 2007. For the week (Wednesday - Wednesday, May 16 to May 23), the spot price at the Henry Hub decreased 9 cents, or about 1 percent, to $7.53 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for June delivery settled at $7.757 per MMBtu yesterday, which is 13 cents or about 2 percent less than last Wednesday. As of Friday, May 18, 2007, natural gas in storage was 1,946 Bcf, or 20.7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil was $65.10 per barrel or $11.22 per MMBtu as of yesterday. This is $2.53 per barrel more than the price last week, an increase of about 4 percent.

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June 3 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 10) June 3 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 10) Natural gas futures prices moved down during the holiday-shortened trading week (Wednesday to Wednesday, May 26-June 2) joined by falling spot prices in markets east of the Rocky Mountains, while cash prices in western market locations rose appreciably. The spot price at the Henry Hub declined 19 cents per MMBtu on the week, or nearly 3 percent, to $6.51. On the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the settlement price for the futures contract for July delivery fell by $0.213 to $6.519 per MMBtu. EIA reported that inventories were 1,564 Bcf as of Friday, May 28, which is 0.5 percent less than the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil was 64 cents per barrel (11 cents per MMBtu) below its level of last Wednesday (May 26), ending trading yesterday (June 2) at $39.96 ($6.89 per MMBtu), after hitting a record high spot price of $42.33 ($7.30 per MMBtu) on Tuesday.

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7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 4, 2006) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 4, 2006) Since Wednesday, April 19, natural gas spot prices decreased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States, with decreases exceeding $0.30 per MMBtu at most markets. On Wednesday, April 26, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $7.18 per MMBtu, decreasing 54 cents per MMBtu, or about 7 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.198 per MMBtu, on Wednesday, April 26, declining about 99 cents or 12 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,851 Bcf as of April 21, which is about 62 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased 36 cents per barrel, or less than 1 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $71.71 per barrel or $12.36 per MMBtu.

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November 2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 9, 2006) November 2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 9, 2006) Since Wednesday, October 25, natural gas spot prices decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. On Wednesday, November 1, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $7.16 per MMBtu, a decline of 4 cents per MMBtu, or less than 1 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.712 per MMBtu, on Wednesday, November 1, falling about 62 cents per MMBtu, or 7 percent, from the settlement price of $8.328 recorded last Wednesday, October 25. Natural gas in storage was 3,452 Bcf as of October 27, which is about 9 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased 45 cents per barrel, or less than 1 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $58.64 per barrel or $10.11 per MMBtu.

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8, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 15, 2007) 8, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 15, 2007) Since Wednesday, February 28, natural gas spot prices generally increased east of the Rocky Mountains and decreased in the Rocky Mountains and to the west. On Wednesday, March 7, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $7.52 per MMBtu, gaining 28 cents per MMBtu, or about 4 percent, from the level of the previous Wednesday (February 28). The NYMEX futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.366 per MMBtu on Wednesday, March 7, rising about 7 cents per MMBtu, or nearly 1 percent, from the settlement price of $7.300 recorded last Wednesday, February 28. Natural gas in storage was 1,631 Bcf as of March 2, which is 14 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased 7 cents per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $61.85 per barrel or $10.66 per MMBtu.

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October 6 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 13) October 6 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 13) Natural gas spot prices increased at all market locations since Wednesday, September 28, despite milder temperatures, as Gulf of Mexico supply shut-ins continue. Although the force majeure has been partially lifted at the Henry Hub, no daily gas trades have been reported since Thursday, September 22. Prices at other locations in Louisiana however saw an average increase of $1.65 per MMBtu or about 12 percent for the week (Wednesday to Wednesday). The NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub increased about 8 cents since last Wednesday to close yesterday (October 5) at $14.183 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, September 30, was 2,929 Bcf, which is 1.4 percent above the 5 year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $3.80 per barrel, or about 6 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $62.56 per barrel or $10.79 per MMBtu.

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9, to Wednesday, April 16) 9, to Wednesday, April 16) Released: April 17, 2008 Next release: April 24, 2008 · Since Wednesday, April 9, natural gas spot prices increased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. Currently, spot prices exceed the average spot prices of the 2007-2008 heating season by about 25 percent. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (April 16) at $10.433 per million Btu (MMBtu), posting a 38-cent increase and reaching the highest price for a near-month contract since January 2006. · Natural gas in storage was 1,261 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of April 11, which is 0.2 percent below the 5-year average (2003-2007). · The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $3.91 per barrel on the week to $114.80 per barrel or $19.79 per MMBtu.

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9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 7, 2006) 9 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 7, 2006) Natural gas spot prices decreased at virtually all market locations this week (Wednesday - Wednesday, June 21-28) partly because of moderate cooling demand across much of the Lower 48 States. The Henry Hub spot price decreased 46 cents, or about 7 percent, to $6.04 per MMBtu, while locations in the Midwest and Midcontinent recorded the largest decreases averaging 59 and 66 cents per MMBtu, respectively. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for July delivery expired yesterday (June 28) at $5.887, decreasing 70 cents per MMBtu, or 10.6 percent, since last Wednesday (June 21). Natural gas in storage as of Friday, June 23 was 2,542 Bcf, which is 31.6 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.08 per barrel, or about 3 percent, since last Wednesday, trading yesterday at $72.15 per barrel, or $12.44 per MMBtu.

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30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 6, 2006) 30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 6, 2006) Since Wednesday, March 22, natural gas spot prices decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with declines of up to 38 cents per MMBtu. On Wednesday, March 29, the spot price at the Henry Hub averaged $7.16 per MMBtu, climbing about 9 cents per MMBtu or about 1 percent during the week (Wednesday-Wednesday). The futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.233 per MMBtu yesterday (March 29), gaining about 28 cents per MMBtu or about 4 percent since the previous Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,705 Bcf as of March 24, which is about 62 percent above the 5-year average. Since March 22, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $5.97 per barrel, or about 10 percent to $66.00 per barrel or $11.379 per MMBtu.

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5 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 12, 2006) 5 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 12, 2006) Since Wednesday, September 27, natural gas spot prices increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. On Wednesday, October 4, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $4.37 per MMBtu, a gain of 2 cents per MMBtu, or less than 1 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.995 per MMBtu, on Wednesday, October 4, climbing about 55 cents per MMBtu, or 6 percent, from the settlement price of $5.669 recorded last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 3,327 Bcf as of September 29, which is about 12 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $3.43 per barrel, or about 5 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $59.53 per barrel or $10.26 per MMBtu.

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7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 24, 2006) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 24, 2006) Since Wednesday, August 9, natural gas spot prices decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. On Wednesday, August 16, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $7.02 per MMBtu, decreasing 57 cents per MMBtu, or about 7.5 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.766 per MMBtu, on Wednesday, August 16, falling about 89 cents per MMBtu, or 11.6 percent, from the settlement price of $7.651 last Wednesday, August 9. Natural gas in storage was 2,800 Bcf as of August 11, which is about 14 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $4.46 per barrel, or about 6 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $71.64 per barrel or $12.35 per MMBtu.

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14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 21, 2006) 14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 21, 2006) Since Wednesday, September 6, natural gas spot prices decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. On Wednesday, September 13, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $5.41 per MMBtu, decreasing 32 cents per MMBtu, or about 6 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.449 per MMBtu on Wednesday, September 13, falling about 55 cents per MMBtu, or 9 percent, from the settlement price of $5.994 recorded last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 3,084 Bcf as of September 8, which is about 12 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $3.66 per barrel, or about 5 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $64.09 per barrel or $11.05 per MMBtu.

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25 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 1, 2006) 25 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 1, 2006) Since Wednesday, May 17, natural gas spot prices decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. On Wednesday, May 24, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $6.01 per MMBtu, decreasing 15 cents per MMBtu, or about 2 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.964 per MMBtu, on Wednesday, May 24, declining about 17 cents or 3 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 2,163 Bcf as of May 19, which is almost 50 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased 82 cents per barrel, or about 1 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $69.47 per barrel or $11.978 per MMBtu.

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2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 9, 2006) 2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 9, 2006) Since Wednesday, February 22, natural gas spot prices have decreased at all market locations in the Lower 48 States, with decreases exceeding $1 per MMBtu at most locations. On Wednesday, March 1, the spot price at the Henry Hub averaged $6.62 per MMBtu, declining about 92 cents per MMBtu or about 12 percent during the week (Wednesday-Wednesday). The futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.733 per MMBtu yesterday (March 1), falling about 70 cents per MMBtu or about 9 percent since the previous Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,972 Bcf as of February 24, which is about 48 percent above the 5-year average. Since February 22, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.98 per barrel, or about 5 percent to $62.01 per barrel or $10.691 per MMBtu.

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3 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 10) 3 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 10) Since Wednesday, October 26, natural gas spot prices decreased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States, with decreases exceeding $4 per MMBtu at most markets. On Wednesday, November 2, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $10.84 per MMBtu, decreasing $3.83 per MMBtu, or more than 26 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub expired at $13.832 per MMBtu, on Thursday, October 27, declining about 36 cents or nearly 3 percent since becoming the near-month contract on September 29. The futures contract for December delivery has declined $2.08 per MMBtu, or about 15 percent since becoming the new near-month contract on Friday, October 28, settling at $11.604 per MMBtu yesterday (November 2). Natural gas in storage was 3,168 Bcf as of October 28, which is about 2.6 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.10 per barrel, or about1.8 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $59.75 per barrel or $10.30 per MMBtu.

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7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 14, 2006) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 14, 2006) Since Wednesday, November 29, natural gas spot prices decreased more than 25 cents per MMBtu at most market locations in the Lower 48 States although some markets posted price hikes. On Wednesday, December 6, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $7.34 per MMBtu, a decline of 41 cents per MMBtu, or about 5 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for January delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.72 per MMBtu on Wednesday, December 6, falling about $1.14 per MMBtu, or 13 percent, from the settlement price of $8.871 recorded last Wednesday, November 29. Natural gas in storage was 3,406 Bcf as of December 1, which is 9 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased 25 cents per barrel, or less than 1 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $62.20 per barrel or $10.72 per MMBtu.

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11, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 18, 2007) 11, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 18, 2007) Since Wednesday, January 3, natural gas spot prices increased by more than 43 cents per MMBtu at market locations across the Lower 48 States, with increases exceeding 75 cents per MMBtu at most markets. On Wednesday, January 10, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $6.41 per MMBtu, a climb of 94 cents per MMBtu, or about 17 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.755 per MMBtu on Wednesday, January 10, rising about 59 cents per MMBtu, or nearly 10 percent, from the settlement price of $6.163 recorded last Wednesday, January 3. Natural gas in storage was 3,025 Bcf as of January 5, which is 18 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $4.36 per barrel, or about 7 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $53.95 per barrel or $9.30 per MMBtu, which is the lowest level since June 10, 2005.

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20 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 27, 2006) 20 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 27, 2006) Since Wednesday, July 12, natural gas spot prices increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. On Wednesday, July 19, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $5.89 per MMBtu, increasing 24 cents per MMBtu, or about 4 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.862 per MMBtu, on Wednesday, July 19, climbing 8 cents per MMBtu, or about 1 percent, from the settlement price of $5.782 last Wednesday, July 12. Natural gas in storage was 2,763 Bcf as of July14, which is almost 26 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $2.20 per barrel, or about 3 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $72.79 per barrel or $12.55 per MMBtu.

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12, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 19) 12, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 19) Natural gas spot prices have moved up by 10 to 25 cents at most trading locations since Wednesday, September 4. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), the average Henry Hub price climbed $0.20 per MMBtu to $3.32 as Tropical Storm Fay temporarily threatened Gulf area production activity and late-season high temperatures triggered cooling demand in key market areas. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub increased a more moderate $0.057 per MMBtu since last Wednesday to settle at $3.250 yesterday. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,855 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by nearly 12.3 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil rose $1.49 per barrel to $29.77, or $5.13 per MMBtu.

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2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 29, 2006) 2 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 29, 2006) Since Wednesday, June 14, natural gas spot prices increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. On Wednesday, June 21, prices at the Henry Hub averaged $6.51 per MMBtu, increasing 41 cents per MMBtu, or about 7 percent, since the previous Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.588 per MMBtu, on Wednesday, June 21, posting a slight decline from the settlement price of $6.590 last Wednesday, June 14. Natural gas in storage was 2,476 Bcf as of June 16, which is almost 35 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased 95 cents per barrel, or about 1 percent, on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $70.07 per barrel or $12.08 per MMBtu.

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9, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 26, 2007) 9, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 26, 2007) Since Wednesday, July 11, natural gas spot prices decreased at virtually all markets in the Lower 48 States. Prices at the Henry Hub declined 41 cents per MMBtu, or 6 percent, since Wednesday, July 11, to $6.24 per MMBtu. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (July 18) at $6.528 per MMBtu, falling 7 cents per MMBtu, or 1 percent since last Wednesday, July 11. Natural gas in storage was 2,692 Bcf as of July 13, which is 15.7 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006). The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $2.45 per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $75.03 per barrel or $12.94 per MMBtu. Prices: Natural gas prices fell at virtually all market locations since last Wednesday, July 11, with declines of 25 to 50 cents per MMBtu or about 4 to 12 percent. Moderating temperatures in most areas of the Lower 48 States likely accounted for the widespread declines, as cooler temperatures mitigated cooling demand for natural gas. On a regional basis, price declines averaged between 18 and 58 cents per MMBtu, or 3 and 13 percent, since last Wednesday, July 11. The largest price decreases since last Wednesday, July 11, occurred principally in the Rocky Mountain region, where prices fell by more than 57 cents per MMBtu, or 13 percent on average. By far, the smallest decreases occurred in the Arizona/Nevada and Florida regions, where prices fell by 18 and 24 cents per MMBtu on average, respectively, with the Florida citygate posting the highest price in the Lower 48 States at $8.00 per MMBtu. Elsewhere, average price decreases by region ranged between 30 and 43 cents per MMBtu. Despite these declines and lower electric generation demand relative to last year, prices generally exceeded levels reported last year at this time, with prices at the Henry Hub $0.22 per MMBtu or 4 percent above last year's level. The principal exception to the year-over-year price increases occurred in the Rocky Mountain region, where prices at selected markets were between $1.87 and $2.28 per MMBtu or about 35 and 43 percent below last year's level.

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8, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 15, 2007) 8, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 15, 2007) Natural gas spot price movements varied this week (Wednesday-Wednesday, October 31-November 7). Prices in Lower 48 market areas in the West and the Midcontinent decreased significantly on the week. Other regions, however, most notably the high-demand areas of the Northeast and the Midwest, as well as Gulf Coast production areas, recorded price increases. The spot price at the Henry Hub gained 16 cents per MMBtu, or about 2 percent, to $7.42 per MMBtu. In contrast to the spot market, prices of futures contracts at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) for the next 12 months uniformly decreased, with the futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub decreasing about 71 cents since last Wednesday to close yesterday (November 7) at $7.624 per MMBtu. Working gas stocks as of Friday, November 2, again hit a record high with 3,545 Bcf in storage, which is 8.9 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.30 per barrel, or 2.4 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $96.46 per barrel or $16.63 per MMBtu. Yesterday's crude oil price was $37.52 per barrel higher than the year-ago level, when crude oil traded at $58.94 per barrel on November 7, 2006.

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What Consumers Should Know What Consumers Should Know An Assessment of Prices of Natural Gas Futures Contracts As A Predictor of Realized Spot Prices at the Henry Hub Overview of U.S. Legislation and Regulations Affecting Offshore Natural Gas and Oil Activity Changes in U.S. Natural Gas Transportation Infrastructure in 2004 Major Legislative and Regulatory Actions (1935 - 2004) U.S. Natural Gas Imports and Exports: Issues and Trends 2003 U.S. LNG Markets and Uses: June 2004 Natural Gas Restructuring Previous Issues of Natural Gas Weekly Update Natural Gas Homepage EIA's Natural Gas Division Survey Form Comments Overview: Thursday, December 1, 2005 (next release 2:00 p.m. on December 8) Colder-than-normal temperatures contributed to widespread price increases in natural gas spot markets since Wednesday, November 23 as heating demand increased. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the spot price at the Henry Hub gained 59 cents per MMBtu, or about 5 percent, to trade at $11.73 per MMBtu yesterday (November 30). Similarly, at the NYMEX, the price for the futures contract for January delivery at the Henry Hub gained 54 cents since last Wednesday to close yesterday at $12.587 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, November 25, decreased to 3,225 Bcf, which is 6.3 percent above the 5 year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dropped $1.02 per barrel, or about 2 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $57.33 per barrel or $9.88 per MMBtu.

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Average Commercial Price  

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Weekly Preliminary Crude Imports by Top 10 Countries of Origin (based on  

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Preliminary Crude Imports by Top 10 Countries of Origin (based on 2012 Petroleum Supply Monthly data) Preliminary Crude Imports by Top 10 Countries of Origin (based on 2012 Petroleum Supply Monthly data) (Thousand Barrels per Day) Period: Weekly 4-Week Average Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Country 12/06/13 12/13/13 12/20/13 12/27/13 01/03/14 01/10/14 View History 1- Canada 2,316 2,786 2,594 2,515 2,838 2,460 2010-2014 2- Saudi Arabia 1,295 1,905 1,614 1,328 1,242 1,521 2010-2014 3- Mexico 1,161 947 1,019 1,082 867 555 2010-2014 4- Venezuela 783 779 518 1,008 709 730 2010-2014 5- Iraq 120 143 332 370 626 202 2010-2014 6- Nigeria 136 0 0 36 98 146 2010-2014 7- Colombia 114 127 288 320 257 360 2010-2014 8- Kuwait 127 237 85 438 584 263 2010-2014

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10 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 17) 10 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 17) Since Wednesday, June 2, natural gas spot prices have decreased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 46 cents or about 7 percent to $6.05 per MMBtu. Yesterday (June 9), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.082 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 44 cents or nearly 7 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,666 Bcf as of June 4, which is 0.2 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell $2.36 per barrel or nearly 6 percent on the week to $37.60 per barrel or $6.48 per MMBtu. Prices: Widespread moderate temperatures and falling crude oil prices contributed to price declines of 31 to 87 cents per MMBtu at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States since last Wednesday, June 2. The steepest declines occurred principally west of the Rockies, where prices fell more than 70 cents per MMBtu at most markets, with the largest declines in California. The lack of temperature-driven demand also caused operational difficulties, with a number of pipelines in the West issuing either high inventory OFOs or critical notices in response to high linepack on their systems. East of the Rockies, price decreases were widespread with declines ranging between 40 and 60 cents per MMBtu at most markets. These declines were more pronounced in the central regions of the Lower 48 States with declines averaging between 50 and 60 cents per MMBtu in the Midcontinent, Midwest, and Texas regions. In Louisiana and east of the Mississippi, prices fell less than 50 cents. With these widespread declines, prices have fallen below last year's levels by as much as 39 cents per MMBtu. For example, prices at the southern California border are 39 cents or nearly 7 percent below last year's level, while prices at the Henry Hubare 20 cents or 3 percent below last year's level.

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

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1 1 Table D4. Wholesale Propane Prices by Region and State (Dollars per Gallon, Excluding Taxes) Region/State 2013 - 2014 Heating Season Monthly October November December January February March Average 1.259 1.396 - - - - East Coast (PADD 1) 1.362 1.482 - - - - Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 1.398 1.520 - - - - Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 1.307 1.426 - - - - Midwest (PADD 2) 1.224 1.362 - - - - Region/State 2013 - 2014 Heating Season Weekly 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 Average - 1.202 1.251 1.273 1.311 1.365 1.381 1.412 1.427 1.406 1.524 1.637 East Coast (PADD 1) - 1.324 1.351 1.378 1.394 1.427 1.442 1.509 1.551 1.548 1.660 1.712 Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) - 1.349 1.389 1.418 1.437 1.473 1.493 1.530 1.584 1.587 1.702 1.751 Delaware - - - - - - - - - - - - New Jersey - 1.423 1.485 1.511 1.559 1.554 1.575 1.583 1.596 1.624 1.672 1.672 New York

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18, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 25, 2007) 18, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 25, 2007) Natural gas spot prices increased by $0.07 to $1.05 per MMBtu at nearly all trading locations in the Lower 48 States as space-heating demand remained strong amid very cold temperatures in critical gas-consuming markets. Prices at some market locations in the Northeast peaked at more than $10 per MMBtu on Tuesday and then declined significantly in Wednesday's (yesterday, January 17) trading. The average price in the Northeast remained among the highest of all regions during yesterday's trading. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased $0.16 per MMBtu, or 2.5 percent, to $6.57. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub fell approximately 52 cents per MMBtu to settle yesterday at $6.234. Natural gas in storage was 2,936 Bcf as of Friday, January 12, which is 20 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.65 per barrel or about 3 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $52.30 per barrel or $9.02 per MMBtu. The price of crude oil as of yesterday was $14.06 per barrel lower than the year-ago level, and $24.75 less than the all-time high price of $77.05 per barrel reached in early August 2006.

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

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8 8 Table D2. Wholesale Heating Oil Prices by Region and State (Dollars per Gallon, Excluding Taxes) Region/State 2013 - 2014 Heating Season Monthly October November December January February March Average 3.075 3.046 - - - - East Coast (PADD 1) 3.071 3.039 - - - - New England (PADD 1A) 3.105 3.077 - - - - Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 3.054 3.024 - - - - Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 3.037 2.973 - - - - Midwest (PADD 2) 3.098 3.084 - - - - Region/State 2013 - 2014 Heating Season Weekly 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 Average - 3.073 3.106 3.106 3.016 3.003 2.990 3.042 3.150 3.152 3.137 3.074 East Coast (PADD 1) - 3.069 3.102 3.105 3.006 2.983 2.977 3.044 3.151 3.159 3.168 3.107 New England (PADD 1A) - 3.106 3.136 3.137 3.040 3.019 3.012 3.084 3.194 3.205 3.222 3.166 Connecticut - 3.084 3.116 3.111 3.021 2.996 3.001 3.074 3.187 3.198

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2 2006 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 19, 2006) 2 2006 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 19, 2006) Warmer-than-normal temperatures throughout the country led to lower natural gas spot prices at many trading locations in the Lower 48 States, while some markets exhibited modest increases since last Wednesday. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, January 4-11), the price for next-day delivery at the Henry Hub decreased 70 cents per MMBtu, or 7.6 percent to $8.55 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (January 11) at $9.238 per MMBtu, which was 96 cents less than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage decreased to 2,621 Bcf as of January 6, leaving the inventories at 11.8 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved up $0.50 per barrel or about 1 percent since last Wednesday to $63.91 per barrel or $11.02 per MMBtu. As natural gas prices have declined while crude oil prices remain above $60 per barrel, the relative position of these prices has returned to a more typical pattern, where the price of natural gas is below that of crude oil on a Btu basis. The Henry Hub spot price was 24 percent below the WTI crude oil price from the beginning of 2005 up to the point that Hurricane Katrina made landfall in late August. For the remainder of 2005, the Henry Hub spot price exceeded the WTI price by 15 percent. However, that unusual pattern of relative prices was changing by the end of 2005, and the Henry Hub spot price has been 17 percent below the WTI price on average so far in January.

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5, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 12, 2007) 5, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 12, 2007) Since Wednesday, March 28, natural gas spot prices generally increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, while declining at selected markets. Prices at the Henry Hub declined a penny since Wednesday, March 28, to $7.46 per MMBtu. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub declined 16 cents per MMBtu, or about 2 percent since Wednesday, March 28, to settle at $7.515 per MMBtu yesterday (Wednesday, April 4). Natural gas in storage was 1,569 Bcf as of March 30, which is 27 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006). The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased 29 cents per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $64.40 per barrel or $11.10 per MMBtu.

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June 27, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 5) June 27, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 5) Since Wednesday, June 19, natural gas spot prices increased at most locations, despite declines ranging between 5 and 14 cents per MMBtu on Wednesday, June 26. For the week, prices at the Henry Hub increased 19 cents to $3.42 per MMBtu, which is an increase of almost 6 percent. High temperatures and rising crude oil prices contributed to increased cooling demand for gas, which spurred the price hikes. The NYMEX futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub expired yesterday (June 26) at $3.278 per MMBtu, falling over 17 cents in its final day of trading. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,184 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by more 20 than percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.10 per barrel or over 4 percent since last Wednesday, trading at $26.67 per barrel or $4.60 per MMBtu.

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16, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 23) 16, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 23) Natural gas spot prices at many trading locations this week surged close to their highest levels for the month, but then eased yesterday (May 15) as cooler weather relieved a heat wave in the South and a recent run-up in the price of crude oil abated. On Tuesday, the NYMEX closing price of $3.855 per MMBtu for the futures contract with June delivery was the highest price for a near-month contract since June 2001. But by the end of trading the next day, prices had subsided along with a drop in crude oil prices. After reaching a high of $29.17 per barrel on Tuesday, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil dropped Wednesday to an average of $28.17 per barrel, or $4.86 per MMBtu. This was an increase of 3 percent since last Wednesday.

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12, to Wednesday, March 19) 12, to Wednesday, March 19) Released: March 20, 2008 Next release: March 27, 2008 Since Wednesday, March 12, natural gas spot prices eased at virtually all markets in the Lower 48 States. Prices at the Henry Hub fell 58 cents per million Btu (MMBtu), or about 6 percent, to $9.11 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (March 19) at $9.024 per MMBtu, falling nearly 99 cents or about 10 percent since Wednesday, March 12. Natural gas in storage was 1,313 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of March 14, which is 2.3 percent above the 5-year average (2003-2007), following an implied net withdrawal of 85 Bcf. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $6.61 per barrel on the week to $103.25 per barrel or $17.80 per MMBtu.

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2, to Wednesday, April 9) 2, to Wednesday, April 9) Released: April 10, 2008 Next release: April 17, 2008 · Since Wednesday, April 2, natural gas spot prices increased at most markets in the Lower 48 States. Prices at the Henry Hub rose 30 cents per million Btu (MMBtu), or about 3 percent, to $9.89 per MMBtu. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (April 9) at $10.056 per MMBtu, rising nearly 22 cents or about 2 percent since Wednesday, April 2. · Natural gas in storage was 1,234 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of April 4, which is nearly 2 percent below the 5-year average (2003-2007), following an implied net withdrawal of 14 Bcf. · The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $6.06 per barrel on the week to $110.89 per barrel or $19.119 per MMBtu.

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0, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 17) 0, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 17) Since Wednesday, October 2, natural gas spot prices at most Gulf Coast markets have dropped $0.20 to $0.80 per MMBtu with the passing of Hurricane Lili. Although offshore producers and pipeline companies are still working to return supply operations to normal, infrastructure damage appears minimal. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub fell 33 cents or slightly less than 8 percent to $3.91 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub decreased slightly more than 24 cents since last Wednesday to settle at $3.918 per MMBtu yesterday (October 9). Natural gas in storage as of October 4 increased to 3,080 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by 9 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down $1.28 per barrel or more than 4 percent since last Wednesday, trading at $29.31 per barrel or $5.05 per MMBtu.

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8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 15) 8 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 15) Natural gas spot prices decreased sharply since Wednesday, August 31, as milder temperatures moved in through the Lower 48 States and some shut-in Gulf production returned to market in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the price at the Henry Hub decreased $1.65 per MMBtu, or about 13 percent, to $11.05 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub declined about 27 cents since last Wednesday to close yesterday at $11.201 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, September 2, was 2,669 Bcf, which is 3.7 percent above the 5 year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $4.25 per barrel, or about 6 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $64.38 per barrel or $11.10 per MMBtu.

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1, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 18) 1, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 18) Since Wednesday, July 3, natural gas spot prices have declined at most locations east of the Rocky Mountains, while climbing at most markets in the West. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub fell 6 cents or 2 percent to $3.04 per MMBtu. High temperatures contributed to increased cooling demand for gas, which spurred the price hikes in the West, while smaller demand owing to the Fourth of July holiday weekend likely contributed to the declines in the East.(See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) The price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub fell 20 cents yesterday (July 10) to settle at $2.864 per MMBtu, almost 28 cents less than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,353 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by more than 19 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down 9 cents per barrel or less than 1 percent since last Wednesday, trading at $26.73 per barrel or $4.61 per MMBtu.

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March 6, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 13) March 6, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 13) Spot prices at many major markets declined significantly from last Wednesday's (February 26) levels as temperatures moderated somewhat over the weekend and again on Tuesday and Wednesday (March 5-6). The spot price at the Henry Hub declined $2.55 per MMBtu from last Wednesday's level, despite peaking for the week at $10.65 on Friday, to end trading yesterday (Wednesday, March 6) at $7.81. The NYMEX futures contract for April delivery began trading as the near-month contract on Thursday, February 27, and promptly surged to its all-time high to date of $8.101 per MMBtu on Friday, before settling yesterday at $7.021. Natural gas stocks fell to 838 Bcf as of February 28, which is nearly 42 percent below the 5-year average. As of yesterday, the WTI spot price had dropped $1.10 per barrel (or $0.19 per MMBtu) from its price-spike level of $37.96 per barrel last Wednesday, to $36.86 per barrel, or $6.36 per MMBtu.

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November 6 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 13) November 6 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 13) Since Wednesday, October 29, natural gas spot prices have increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States except in the Gulf of Mexico producing region. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 5 cents or about 1 percent to $4.45 per MMBtu. Prices climbed in most areas despite moderate temperatures in the Lower 48 States in apparent anticipation of a return to cold temperatures. Yesterday (Wednesday, November 5), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub was nearly 4 cents more than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage increased to 3,155 Bcf as of October 31, which is about 3 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $1.34 per barrel or about 5 percent since last Wednesday to $30.29 per barrel or $5.222 per MMBtu.

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3, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 10, 2007) 3, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 10, 2007) Since Wednesday, April 25, natural gas spot price movements were mixed in the Lower 48 States, with decreases principally occurring west of the Rocky Mountains and increases predominant to the east of the Rockies. Prices at the Henry Hub increased a nickel since Wednesday, April 25, to $7.64 per MMBtu. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub declined about 5 cents per MMBtu, or less than 1 percent since Wednesday, April 25, to settle at $7.730 per MMBtu yesterday (Wednesday, May 2). Natural gas in storage was 1,651 Bcf as of April 27, which is 19 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006). The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $1.55 per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $63.78 per barrel or $11.00 per MMBtu.

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18, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 25) 18, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 25) Natural gas spot prices have increased since Wednesday, March 10, at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 28 cents or about 5 percent to $5.61 per MMBtu. Yesterday (Wednesday, March 17), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.722 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 33 cents or 6 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage decreased to 1,097 Bcf as of March 12, which is less than 6 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil climbed $2.00 per barrel or about 6 percent since last Wednesday, to $38.21 per barrel or $6.588 per MMBtu.

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15 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 22) 15 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 22) Since Wednesday, September 7, natural gas spot prices have increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, owing at least partially to the aftermath of storm activity in the Gulf of Mexico. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) however, prices at the Henry Hub decreased 25 cents, or about 2 percent, to $10.80 per MMBtu. Yesterday (September 14), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $11.166 per MMBtu, decreasing by only 3.5 cents or about 0.3 percent since last Wednesday (September 7). Natural gas in storage was 2,758 Bcf as of September 9, which is 3.7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased 82 cents per barrel, or 1.3 percent, since last Wednesday, trading yesterday at $65.20 per barrel or $11.24 per MMBtu.

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December 30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 6) December 30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 6) Since Wednesday, December 22, natural gas spot prices have decreased sharply at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 87 cents per MMBtu or about 12 percent to $6.18. Prices declined in each of the last three days of trading (December 27-29) as temperatures moderated following the coldest weather to date of the 2004-2005 heating season, which occurred during the holiday weekend. On Tuesday, December 28, the January futures contract at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) ended its tenure as the near-month contract, settling at $6.213 per MMBtu. On its first day of trading as the near-month contract, the NYMEX futures contract for February delivery closed yesterday (Wednesday, December 29) at $6.402 per MMBtu, which was down roughly 45 cents or 6.5 percent lower than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage decreased to 2,849 Bcf as of December 24, which is 14.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $0.55 per barrel or about 1.2 percent since last Wednesday, falling to $43.69 per barrel or $7.53 per MMBtu.

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31, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 7) 31, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 7) Compared with Wednesday, July 23, natural gas spot prices were lower at all locations in the Lower 48 States in trading on July 30. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 19 cents or about 4 percent to $4.69 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub closed on Tuesday, July 29 at $4.693 per MMBtu, down roughly 18 cents or 4 percent since last Wednesday. The NYMEX futures contract for September delivery became the near month contract on Wednesday, July 30, settling at $4.668 per MMBtu (or 18 cents less than last Wednesday's price.) Natural gas in storage increased to 2,032 Bcf as of Friday, July 25, which is about 12 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $0.56 per barrel or roughly 4 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $30.69 per barrel or $5.29 per MMBtu.

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26, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 3) 26, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 3) Compared with Wednesday, June 18, natural gas spot prices were higher at all locations in the Lower 48 States in trading on June 25. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 10 cents or about 2 percent to $5.64 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub increased roughly 18 cents per MMBtu or 3 percent since last Wednesday to settle at $5.757 per MMBtu yesterday (June 25). Natural gas in storage increased to 1,565 Bcf as of Friday, June 20, which is about 19 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.37 per barrel or roughly 5 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $31.65 per barrel or $5.46 per MMBtu.

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April 24, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 1) April 24, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 1) Since Wednesday, April 16, natural gas spot prices were lower at nearly all locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 4 cents or less than 1 percent to $5.58 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub decreased roughly 11 cents per MMBtu or nearly 2 percent since last Wednesday to settle at $5.569 per MMBtu yesterday (April 23). Natural gas in storage increased to 684 Bcf as of Friday, April 18, which is about 46 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.12 per barrel or roughly 4 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $28.04 per barrel or $4.83 per MMBtu.

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7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 14) 7 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 14) Despite the close of the traditional heating season with relatively high volumes of natural gas remaining in storage and milder temperatures across much of the Lower 48 States, spot prices increased at most market locations. For the week, (Wednesday-Wednesday, March 30-April 6), the Henry Hub spot price increased by 29 cents per MMBtu, or 4 percent, to $7.46. Similarly, the NYMEX futures contract price for May delivery at the Henry Hub increased by nearly 10 cents from last Wednesday's level, settling yesterday (April 6) at $7.558 per MMBtu. As of Friday, April 1, natural gas in storage was 1,249 Bcf, or 22.2 percent higher than the 5-year average of 1,022 Bcf. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.92 per barrel or about 4 percent since last Wednesday, to $55.88 per barrel or $9.63 per MMBtu.

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30, to Wednesday, May 7) 30, to Wednesday, May 7) Released: May 8, 2008 Next release: May 15 2008 · Since Wednesday, April 30, natural gas spot prices increased at most markets in the Lower 48 States. Prices at the Henry Hub rose 27 cents per million Btu (MMBtu), or about 2.5 percent, to $11.08 per MMBtu. · At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (May 7) at $11.327 per MMBtu, rising 48 cents or about 4 percent since Wednesday, April 30. · Natural gas in storage was 1,436 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of May 2, which is 1 percent below the 5-year average (2003-2007), following an implied net injection of 65 Bcf. · The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $9.86 per barrel on the week to $123.56 per barrel or $21.30 per MMBtu.

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September 26, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 3) September 26, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 3) Since Wednesday, September 18, natural gas spot prices have declined at most locations in the Lower 48 States. However, prices climbed at some market locations, with a few locations reporting gains of as much as 60 cents during the same period. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub fell 4 cents or roughly 1 percent to $3.75 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub decreased 29 cents since last Wednesday to settle at $3.494 per MMBtu yesterday. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,991 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by slightly more than 11 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.12 per barrel or almost 4 percent since last Wednesday, climbing past the $30 per barrel mark to trade at $30.69 per barrel or $5.29 per MMBtu as fears of a looming war with Iraq intensified.

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April 25, 2002 April 25, 2002 The spot price of natural gas moved up most days since last Wednesday, April 17, as prices at the Henry Hub reached $3.63 per MMBtu on Tuesday - the highest price since April 3, 2002. The recent period of both warmer-than-normal weather east of the Rockies and colder-than-normal temperatures in the West resulted in above normal weather-related demand. The upward price trend reversed itself at all major market locations yesterday (4/24/02), as prices declined generally between 10 to 15 cents per MMBtu with prices at the Henry Hub declining 10 cents to $3.53. On the NYMEX, the settlement price for May delivery, which had increased almost every day since April 16, peaked on Tuesday, then declined sharply in yesterday's trading-moving down over 17 cents-to settle at $3.419 per MMBtu. Net additions to storage were estimated to have been 69 Bcf in the third week of April, well above the previous 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas (WTI) crude oil increased to $26.28 per barrel, or $4.47 per MMBtu.

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Thursday, December 18 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 29) Thursday, December 18 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 29) Since Wednesday, December 10, natural gas spot prices have decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 9 cents or about 1 percent to $6.56 per MMBtu. Prices declined in most areas as temperatures moderated following the first significant winter storms of the 2003-2004 heating season. Yesterday (Wednesday, December 17), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for January delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $6.993 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 28 cents or 4 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage decreased to 2,850 Bcf as of December 12, which is 1.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $1.44 per barrel or about 5 percent since last Wednesday, climbing to $33.36 per barrel or $6.993 per MMBtu.

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9, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 16) 9, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 16) Since Wednesday, October 1, natural gas spot prices have increased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 37 cents or 8 percent to $4.84 per MMBtu. Prices climbed despite moderating temperatures in the Lower 48 States as the market expected a return to cold temperatures. Yesterday (Wednesday, October 8), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub was over 47 cents more than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,863 Bcf as of October 3, which is about 1 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down $0.17 per barrel or about 1 percent since last Wednesday to $29.60 per barrel or $5.148 per MMBtu.

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17, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 24) 17, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 24) Since Wednesday, October 10, natural gas spot prices have increased at most locations in the Lower 48 States, climbing between 10 and 50 cents per MMBtu. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 19 cents or roughly 5 percent to $4.10 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub has increased nearly 31 cents since last Wednesday to settle at $4.227 per MMBtu yesterday (October 16). Natural gas in storage increased to 3,128 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by slightly more than 8.5 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined 30 cents per barrel or less than 1 percent since last Wednesday to trade at $29.28 per barrel or $5.05 per MMBtu.

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4, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 11) 4, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 11) Since Wednesday, August 27, natural gas spot prices have declined at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub fell 44 cents or 9 percent to $4.68 per MMBtu. Lighter cooling demand for natural gas owing to the Labor Day holiday weekend and milder temperatures east of the Rockies likely contributed to the declines. Yesterday (Wednesday, September 3), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub was almost 19 cents less than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,389 Bcf as of August 29, which is 7 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down $1.75 per barrel or about 6 percent since last Wednesday to $29.43 per barrel or $5.07 per MMBtu.

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1, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 8, 2007) 1, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 8, 2007) Since Wednesday, October 24, natural gas spot prices increased at virtually all markets in the Lower 48 States. Prices at the Henry Hub rose $1.16 per MMBtu, or 19 percent, since Wednesday to $7.26 per MMBtu. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (October 31) at $8.33 per MMBtu, rising 67 cents or 8 percent since Wednesday, October 24. Natural gas in storage was 3,509 Bcf as of October 26, which is 8.4 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006), marking the first time working gas stocks exceeded 3,500 Bcf, and breaking a 17-year-old record. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $5.86 per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $94.16 per barrel or $16.23 per MMBtu.

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0 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 17) 0 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 17) Natural gas spot prices decreased at almost all market locations since Wednesday, November 2, as above normal temperatures persisted throughout the country and working gas storage injections continued. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the price at the Henry Hub decreased $1.53 per MMBtu, or about 14 percent, to $9.31 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub gained about 7 cents since last Wednesday to close yesterday (November 9) at $11.669 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, November 4, was 3,229 Bcf, which is 4 percent above the 5 year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased 10 cents per barrel, or less than 1 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $59.65 per barrel or $10.28 per MMBtu.

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Thursday, December 19 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 3) Thursday, December 19 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 3) Natural gas spot prices on Wednesday, December 18, were higher than the previous Wednesday at most locations in the Lower 48 States, climbing between 20 and 60 cents per MMBtu. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 36 cents or roughly 8 percent to $4.86 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for January delivery at the Henry Hub has increased nearly 57 cents since last Wednesday to settle at $5.278 per MMBtu yesterday (December 18). Natural gas in storage decreased to 2,635 Bcf, which is below the 5-year average by over 5 percent, but well within the 5-year historical range. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.95 per barrel or about 11 percent since last Wednesday to trade at $30.44 per barrel or $5.248 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

November 7, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 14) November 7, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 14) Since Wednesday, October 30, natural gas spot prices have decreased at most locations in the Lower 48 States, falling between 29 and 77 cents per MMBtu. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 40 cents or roughly 9 percent to $3.93 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for December delivery at the Henry Hub has decreased nearly 54 cents since last Wednesday to settle at $3.854 per MMBtu yesterday (November 6). Natural gas in storage decreased to 3,145 Bcf, but exceeds the 5-year average by almost 5 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $1.13 per barrel or about 4 percent since last Wednesday to trade at $25.72 per barrel or $4.434 per MMBtu.

353

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 15) 8, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 15) Since Wednesday, July 31, natural gas spot prices have declined at most locations in the Lower 48 States, generally falling between 17 and 41 cents. However, steeper declines were recorded at some market locations. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub fell 31 cents or nearly 14 percent to $2.73 per MMBtu. Principally moderating temperatures since Monday, August 5 drove price drops at most locations. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub decreased over 29 cents since last Wednesday to settle at $2.660 per MMBtu yesterday. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,567 Bcf, which exceeds the 5-year average by more than 15 percent. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down 44 cents per barrel or almost 2 percent since last Wednesday, trading at $26.58 per barrel or $4.58 per MMBtu.

354

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

30, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 6, 2007) 30, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on September 6, 2007) Since Wednesday, August 22, natural gas spot prices decreased at most markets in the Lower 48 States outside the Rocky Mountain region. Prices at the Henry Hub fell 20 cents per MMBtu, or 3 percent, since Wednesday, August 22, to $5.64 per MMBtu. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub expired yesterday (August 29) at $5.430 per MMBtu, falling 15 cents or 3 percent since last Wednesday, August 22. Natural gas in storage was 2,969 Bcf as of August 24, which is 12 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006). The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $4.22 per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $73.52 per barrel or $12.68 per MMBtu.

355

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 4, 2007) 7, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on October 4, 2007) Since Wednesday, September 19, natural gas spot prices increased at most markets in the Lower 48 States outside the Rocky Mountain region. Prices at the Henry Hub rose 24 cents per MMBtu, or 4 percent, since Wednesday, September 19, to $6.48 per MMBtu. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for October delivery at the Henry Hub expired yesterday (September 26) at $6.423 per MMBtu, rising 24 cents or 4 percent since last Wednesday, September 19. Natural gas in storage was 3,206 Bcf as of September 21, which is 8 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006). The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell $1.68 per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $80.31 per barrel or $13.85 per MMBtu.

356

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

May 2, 2002 May 2, 2002 Spot and futures prices have rebounded strongly through yesterday's (Wednesday, May 1) trading from their 3-day slide at the end of last week, as lingering cold temperatures in parts of the Midwest and Northeast teamed with unseasonably warm temperatures in the Southeast and Southwest to boost gas demand. At the Henry Hub, 3 days of double-digit price increases brought the average spot price there to $3.79 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX futures market, the futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub closed its tenure as the near-month contract on Friday, April 26 at $3.319 per MMBtu, a net increase of just $0.055 per MMBtu since becoming the near-month contract on March 26. Taking over as the near-month contract this past Monday (April 29), the June contract gained nearly 20 cents on its first day as the near-month contract, and by yesterday had risen to $3.735 per MMBtu. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil, which had held above $27 per barrel since last Friday, declined by 74 cents yesterday, falling to $26.58 per barrel, or $4.58 per MMBtu, as tensions in the Middle East gradually ease.

357

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

April 3, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 10) April 3, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 10) Since Wednesday, March 26, natural gas spot prices were lower at most locations in the Lower 48 States, while other locations had narrow gains. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 2 cents or less than 1 percent to $4.89 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub decreased roughly 8 cents per MMBtu or nearly 2 percent since last Wednesday to settle at $5.065 per MMBtu yesterday (April 2). Natural gas in storage increased to 680 Bcf as of Friday, March 28, which is about 43 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased 16 cents per barrel or less than 1 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $28.55 per barrel or $4.92 per MMBtu.

358

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

February 5, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 12) February 5, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on February 12) Since Wednesday, January 28, natural gas spot prices have decreased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased 30 cents or about 5 percent to $5.74 per MMBtu. Yesterday (February 4), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for February delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.654 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 9 cents or 1.5 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,827 Bcf as of January 30, which is 3.4 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil fell $0.57 per barrel, or about 1.5 percent, since last Wednesday, falling to $33.06 per barrel or $5.70 per MMBtu.

359

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

15 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 22, 2006) 15 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 22, 2006) Natural gas spot prices increased at almost all locations this week (Wednesday - Wednesday, June 7-14) as wide ranging temperatures across the country affected some regional demand for both heating and air conditioning needs. The Henry Hub spot price rose 27 cents, or about 5 percent, to $6.09 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices also increased for almost all the futures contracts listed. The NYMEX contract for July delivery rose about 62 cents, or about 10 percent, since last Wednesday to settle at $6.590 per MMBtu yesterday (June 14). Natural gas in storage as of Friday, June 9 was 2,397 Bcf, which is 37.9 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $1.78 per barrel, or about 3 percent, since last Wednesday, trading yesterday at $69.12 per barrel or $11.92 per MMBtu.

360

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 12) 5 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 12) Since Wednesday, April 27, natural gas spot prices have decreased at all market locations in the Lower 48 States, as springtime temperatures prevailed in most areas. Spot prices at the Henry Hub decreased 62 cents or about 9 percent to $6.49 per MMBtu, while spot price declines were generally greater in West Texas at between 72 and 80 cents per MMBtu. Yesterday (May 4), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub, which became the near-month contract on April 28, settled at $6.630 per MMBtu, declining 17 cents or about 3 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage was 1,455 Bcf as of April 29, which is 25.2 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $1.15 per barrel or about 2 percent on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $50.22 per barrel or $8.66 per MMBtu.

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361

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

21 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 5, 2007) 21 (next release 2:00 p.m. on January 5, 2007) Warmer-than-normal temperatures throughout the country led to lower natural gas spot prices at many trading locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday, December 13-20), the price for next-day delivery at the Henry Hub decreased 78 cents per MMBtu, or 10.8 percent to $6.43 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for January delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (December 20) at $6.769 per MMBtu, which was 90 cents less than last Wednesday's price. Natural gas in storage decreased to 3,167 Bcf as of December 15, leaving inventories at 9.5 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved up $1.74 per barrel or about 2.8 percent since last Wednesday to $63.08 per barrel or $10.88 per MMBtu.

362

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

June 30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 7) June 30 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 7) Natural gas spot prices dropped in almost all locations this week (Wednesday - Wednesday, June 22-29) partly because of a decline in cooling demand across much of the Lower 48 States. The Henry Hub spot price decreased 33 cents, or about 4.5 percent, to $7.07 per MMBtu, while locations in the West generally saw the largest decreases ranging between 27 cents and 71 cents per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for July delivery expired Tuesday (June 28) at $6.976, decreasing about 47 cents per MMBtu, or 6.2 percent, since last Wednesday (June 22). Natural gas in storage as of Friday, June 24 was 2,123 Bcf, which is 14.7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil declined $1.04 per barrel, or about 2 percent, since last Wednesday, ending trading yesterday (June 29) at $57.28. The WTI crude oil spot price experienced an all-time high price of $59.78 per barrel on Monday, June 27.

363

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

May 1, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 8) May 1, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 8) Spot natural gas prices at most trading locations in the Lower 48 States dropped $0.25-$0.50 per MMBtu this week (Wednesday, April 23-Wednesday, April 30) as springtime temperatures prevailed in most areas. The Henry Hub spot price decreased 33 cents per MMBtu to $5.25, while spot price declines in the Northeast were generally greater at between $0.36 and $0.50. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for June delivery, which became the near-month contract on Tuesday, April 29, has declined 29 cents since last Wednesday. The June contract settled at $5.385 yesterday (April 30). Natural gas in storage increased to 741 Bcf as of Friday, April 25, which is about 43.2 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.95 per barrel or about 7 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $26.09 per barrel or $4.50 per MMBtu.

364

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 15) 8, 2004 (next release 2:00 p.m. on April 15) Natural gas spot prices have increased since Wednesday, March 31, at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 13 cents or about 2 percent to $5.76 per MMBtu. Yesterday (Wednesday, April 7), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $5.872 per MMBtu, decreasing roughly 6 cents or 1 percent since last Wednesday. Natural gas in storage increased to 1,034 Bcf as of April 2, which is less than 6 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil climbed 53 cents per barrel or about 1.5 percent since last Wednesday, to $36.28 per barrel or $6.255 per MMBtu.

365

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

26 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 2, 2006) 26 (next release 2:00 p.m. on November 2, 2006) Since Wednesday, October 18, natural gas spot prices increased significantly at all market locations, as colder weather moved across the country. For the week (Wednesday to Wednesday), the price at the Henry Hub increased $1.13 per MMBtu, or about 19 percent, to $7.20 per MMBtu. The NYMEX futures contract for November delivery at the Henry Hub gained about 89 cents since last Wednesday to close yesterday (October 25) at $7.693 per MMBtu. Natural gas in storage as of Friday, October 20, was 3,461 Bcf, which is 10 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.43 per barrel, or about 2.5 percent, since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $59.09 per barrel or $10.19 per MMBtu.

366

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

13, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 20) 13, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 20) Since Wednesday, March 5, natural gas spot prices have decreased at nearly all locations in the Lower 48 States, falling more than $1.45 per MMBtu. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub decreased $2.03 or roughly 26 percent to $5.78 per MMBtu. However, prices at the Henry Hub and elsewhere have returned to levels that prevailed in late January and early February and remain comparable to their elevated levels of the middle of February 2001. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub decreased roughly $1.156 per MMBtu or 17 percent since last Wednesday to settle at $5.865 per MMBtu yesterday (March 12). Natural gas in storage decreased to 721 Bcf as of Friday, March 7, which is about 48 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.01 per barrel or about 3 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $37.87 per barrel or $6.53 per MMBtu.

367

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

16, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 23, 2007) 16, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on August 23, 2007) Since Wednesday, August 8, natural gas spot prices increased at virtually all markets in the Lower 48 States outside the Rocky Mountain region. Prices at the Henry Hub climbed $1.04 per MMBtu, or nearly 17 percent, since Wednesday, August 8, to $7.30 per MMBtu. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (August 15) at $6.864 per MMBtu, rising 64 cents per MMBtu or 10 percent since last Wednesday, August 8. Natural gas in storage was 2,903 Bcf as of August 10, which is 15 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006). The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $1.13 per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $73.36 per barrel or $12.65 per MMBtu.

368

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

March 3 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 10) March 3 (next release 2:00 p.m. on March 10) Following the cold weather trend, natural gas prices have increased since Wednesday, February 23 at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with the exception of some Northeast trading points. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), spot prices at the Henry Hub increased 59 cents per MMBtu, or 9.8 percent, to $6.61. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for April delivery at the Henry Hub rose approximately 30 cents per MMBtu to settle yesterday (Wednesday, March 2) at $6.717. Natural gas in storage was 1,613 Bcf as of Friday, February 25, which is 28.5 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $1.27 per barrel or about 2.5 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $53.00 per barrel or $9.14 per MMBtu, the highest price since the October 26, 2004, record price of $56.37 per barrel.

369

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 21) 14 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 21) Since Wednesday, July 6, natural gas spot prices have increased at virtually all market locations in the Lower 48 States, owing at least partially to the effects of storm activity in the Gulf of Mexico. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 10 cents, or about 1.3 percent, to $7.78 per MMBtu. Yesterday (July 13), the price of the NYMEX futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $7.900 per MMBtu, increasing roughly 21 cents or about 3 percent since last Wednesday (July 6). Natural gas in storage was 2,280 Bcf as of July 8, which is 11.7 percent above the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil decreased $1.24 per barrel, or about 2 percent, since last Wednesday, after reaching an all time high of $61.24 per barrel on July 6. Crude oil traded yesterday at $60 per barrel or $10.34 per MMBtu.

370

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 6, 2007) 8, 2007 (next release 2:00 p.m. on July 6, 2007) Since Wednesday, June 20, natural gas spot prices decreased at virtually all markets in the Lower 48 States outside the Rocky Mountains and Northeast regions. Prices at the Henry Hub declined 65 cents per MMBtu, or 9 percent, since Wednesday, June 20, to $6.74 per MMBtu, posting its lowest level since March 19. At the NYMEX, the futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub expired yesterday (June 27) at $6.929 per MMBtu, falling 46 cents per MMBtu, or 6 percent since last Wednesday, June 20. During its tenure as the near-month contract, the futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub posted a decline of $1.012 per MMBtu or nearly 13 percent. Natural gas in storage was 2,443 Bcf as of June 22, which is 18 percent above the 5-year average (2002-2006). The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil gained $0.48 per barrel on the week (Wednesday-Wednesday) to $68.98 per barrel or $11.89 per MMBtu.

371

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

15, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 22) 15, 2003 (next release 2:00 p.m. on May 22) Compared with Wednesday, May 7, natural gas spot prices were higher at all locations in the Lower 48 States in trading on May 14. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the Henry Hub increased 69 cents or roughly 12 percent to $6.16 per MMBtu. The price of the NYMEX futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub increased roughly 65 cents per MMBtu or 11 percent since last Wednesday to settle at $6.314 per MMBtu yesterday (May 14). Natural gas in storage increased to 900 Bcf as of Friday, May 9, which is about 38 percent below the 5-year average. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil increased $2.97 per barrel or roughly 11 percent since last Wednesday to trade yesterday at $29.21 per barrel or $5.036 per MMBtu.

372

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

22 cents, or 4 percent, over the week, closing at 5.274 per MMBtu. The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil ended the week at 73.64 per barrel, or 12.70 per MMBtu,...

373

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

other Midwest market locations experienced temperatures in the 90s early this week. As heat arrived in the Northeast early in the week, the price at New York citygates off...

374

Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

DOE/EIA-0208(2013-14) Distribution Category UC-98 Data for Week Ended: April 5, 2013 Includes: Weekly Table A1 (See Page 31) Petroleum Supply Monthly

375

NSLS Weekly Activities  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Weekly Activities There are a variety of weekly meetings for NSLS staff and users. These are posted regularly on the TV monitors (User Information Channel 22), along with any time...

376

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

0, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 0, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, July 7, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, June 29, 2011) Nearly all pricing points were down slightly for the week on light weather load despite an end-week rally anticipating warmer weather for the approaching July 4th holiday weekend. The Henry Hub price decreased 2 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) over the week (0.5 percent) to close at $4.40 per MMBtu on June 29. Working natural gas in storage rose last week to 2,432 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, June 24, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report (WNGSR). The implied increase for the week was 78 Bcf, leaving storage volumes

377

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 6, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, June 23, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, June 15, 2011) The past week was characterized by passing of the earlier week’s heat wave. The Henry Hub price decreased 31 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) for the week (6.4 percent) to close at $4.52 per MMBtu on June 15. During the midst of the heat wave, working natural gas in storage last week rose to 2,256 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, June 10, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report (WNGSR). The implied increase for the week was 69 Bcf, leaving storage volumes positioned 275 Bcf below year-ago levels.

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Diesel prices decrease for the ninth consecutive week  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Diesel prices decrease for the ninth consecutive week The U.S. average retail price for on-highway diesel fuel fell to 3.85 a gallon on Monday. That's down 3.6 cents from a week...

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Diesel prices decrease for first time in seven weeks  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Diesel prices decrease for first time in seven weeks The U.S. average retail price for on-highway diesel fuel fell for the first time in seven weeks to 4.13 a gallon on Monday....

380

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Overview - May 21, 2001 Somewhat warmer temperatures early in the week, especially in the South, provided a lift to natural gas spot and futures prices. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) However, a report of another large stock build and a revised forecast for normal to below-normal temperatures over a larger area of the country turned the week's gains into losses. On a week-to-week basis, the spot price of natural gas at the Henry Hub dropped $0.10 to end Friday, May 18 at $4.15 per MMBtu, while the NYMEX price of natural gas for June delivery at the Henry Hub declined $0.013 to $4.291 per MMBtu. At 119 Bcf, net injections to storage for the week ended May 11, 2001, were the highest value for the 8-year period of weekly AGA data.

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381

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Tuesday, September 4, 2001 Tuesday, September 4, 2001 Prices in most major markets continued generally downward last week, spurred by relatively mild temperatures throughout much of the country and more than adequate supplies as indicated by reports of another strong storage refill rate for the prior week. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) The spot market price at the Henry Hub in Louisiana ended the week down 62 cents at $2.15 per MMBtu. On the NYMEX futures market, the contract for September delivery at the Henry Hub expired on Wednesday at $2.295 per MMBtu, compared with almost $4.62 a year ago. The contract for delivery in October ended the week at $2.38. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil ended the week down at $27.25 per barrel ($4.70 per MMBtu), a decline of $1.05 per barrel from the prior week.

382

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 7, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, July 14, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, July 6, 2011) Nearly all pricing points were down overall for the week, some by more than 10 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). The Henry Hub price decreased 6 cents per MMBtu over the week (1.4 percent) to close at $4.34 per MMBtu on July 6. Working natural gas in storage rose last week to 2,527 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, July 1, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report (WNGSR). The implied increase for the week was 95 Bcf, leaving storage volumes positioned 224 Bcf under year-ago levels. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the August 2011 natural

383

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 3, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, November 10, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, November 2, 2011) The previous report week's increasing prices gave way to relatively consistent declines across a large part of the country over this report week. The Henry Hub spot price showed a slight increase over the weekend, but closed down 26 cents for the week to $3.39 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) on November 2. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the higher valued December 2011 natural gas contract moved into position as the near-month contract and declined by 2.6 cents per MMBtu to close the week at $3.749 per MMBtu. Working natural gas in storage rose last week to 3794 billion cubic

384

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 7, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, November 3, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, October 26, 2011) The weatherman’s promise for chillier temperatures later this week and mention of the word "snow" in some forecasts was the likely catalyst propelling prices upwards this week. In an environment of generally supportive market fundamentals, the Henry Hub price closed up 7 cents for the week to $3.65 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) on October 26. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the November 2011 natural gas contract rose just under half a cent per MMBtu for the week to close at $3.590 per MMBtu. Working natural gas in storage rose last week to 3,716 billion cubic

385

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 4, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, July 1, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, June 23, 2010) Natural gas spot and futures prices fell at all market locations in the lower 48 States since last Wednesday, June 16, completely reversing the previous week’s gains. However, spot prices remain significantly higher than they were 3 weeks ago. Prices at most market locations fell between 10 and 25 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) this week, with most locations ending the week below $5 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for July delivery at the Henry Hub ended trading yesterday at $4.804 per MMBtu, decreasing by 17 cents or about 4 percent during the report week. In

386

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2, 2009 2, 2009 Next Release: February 19, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, February 11, 2009) Natural gas prices decreased this week as space-heating demand slackened with a break from the bitter cold of prior weeks. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price decreased by $0.33 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $4.68. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices decreased for the report week as the economic downturn is expected to be accompanied with a large-scale reduction in demand for all energy products, thus affecting prices for energy in forward markets. The futures contract for February 2009 delivery decreased by 6.5 cents per MMBtu on the week to

387

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Ruby Pipeline Set to Open this Week. Following approval to begin service from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Wednesday, El Paso Corporations Ruby Pipeline has...

388

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

increased to 3,683 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, October 15, according to the Energy Information Administrations (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report. The West...

389

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Report," and the Historical Weekly Storage Estimates Database. Other Market Trends: FERC Investigates Natural Gas Wash-Trading: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)...

390

ORNL User Week 2010  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

User Week 2010 September 13 - 17, 2010, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN ORNL has an extensive history of collaborative research with colleagues in academia, other...

391

From Federal Computer Week:  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Federal Computer Week: Energy agency launches performance-based pay system By Richard W. Walker Published on March 27, 2008 The Energy Department's National Nuclear Security...

392

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Release: Thursday, August 26, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, August 18, 2010) Natural...

393

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Release: Thursday, November 4, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, October 27, 2010) As the...

394

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

7, 2009 Next Release: May 14, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, May 6, 2009) Natural gas...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Next Release: Thursday, May 13, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, May 5, 2010) Since...

396

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2009 Next Release: January 23, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, January 14, 2009) In the...

397

This Week In Petroleum Printer-Friendly Version  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The Midwest diesel price gained eight cents on the week, ... The average residential heating oil price increased to $3.58 per gallon, ...

398

Natural Gas Weekly Update, Printer-Friendly Version  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

16, 2009 16, 2009 Next Release: April 23, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, April 15, 2009) Since Wednesday, April 8, natural gas spot prices increased at most market locations in the Lower 48 States, with some exceptions including those in the Northeast, Midwest, and Midcontinent. Despite this week’s upticks at most locations, natural gas spot prices remain at relatively low levels and have continued to trade within a limited range for the past 4 weeks. The Henry Hub spot market prices gained about 10 cents or 2.9 percent per million Btu (MMBtu), ending trading yesterday at $3.60 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub settled yesterday (April 15) at $3.693

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 5, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, September 22, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, September 14, 2011) A touch of autumn in the air combined with hopes for the eventual return of winter was likely the catalyst enabling natural gas prices to recapture the $4 mark this week despite an environment of negative consumption fundamentals and continued strong production. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the October 2011 natural gas contract advanced 9.9 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) to close at $4.039 per MMBtu over the week. The Henry Hub price oscillated in a similar but narrow range before closing up 5 cents for the week at $4.01 per MMBtu on September 14. Working natural gas in storage rose last week to 3,112 billion cubic

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9, 2009 9, 2009 Next Release: March 26, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, March 18, 2009) Warmer temperatures moved into major population centers this report week, signaling the imminent end of winter and the corresponding reduction in demand related to space heating. Spot prices continued to decline, with the biggest decreases west of the Mississippi River. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price decreased $0.17 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $3.75. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices also decreased as temperatures climbed higher this week. The futures contract for April delivery decreased by 11 cents per MMBtu on the week to $3.68, the lowest close for a near-month contract in about 6½ years.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 4, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, August 11, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, August 3, 2011) Nearly all pricing points were down modestly for the week following passage of the heat wave that had earlier gripped most of the country. The Henry Hub price decreased 20 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) over the week (down 4.5 percent) to close at $4.26 per MMBtu on August 3. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the downward price response was somewhat more pronounced (down 5.3 percent) with the September 2011 natural gas contract losing ground over the week, closing at $4.090 per MMBtu on Wednesday. Working natural gas in storage rose last week to 2,758 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, July 29, according to the U.S. Energy Information

402

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

20, 2008 20, 2008 Next Release: December 4, 2008 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the week ending Wednesday, November 19, 2008) Wintry weather moved into major population centers in the Lower 48 States this report week, boosting demand related to space heating from the Midcontinent to the eastern half of the country. Prices increased throughout the country, with the biggest increases in the Midcontinent. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.11 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $6.76. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices also increased for the report week as the second week of the heating season began. The futures contract for December delivery increased by 34 cents per

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 4, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, July 21, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, July 13, 2011) Nearly all pricing points were up somewhat for the week on a heat wave that affected nearly half the country’s population according to national news reports. Despite the record heat, the Henry Hub price increased a modest 9 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) over the week (2.0 percent) to close at $4.43 per MMBtu on July 13. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price response was more robust (up 4.4 percent) with the August 2011 natural gas contract price gaining ground over the week, closing at $4.403 per MMBtu on Wednesday. Working natural gas in storage rose last week to 2,611 billion cubic

404

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 6, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, October 13, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, October 5, 2011) Like autumn leaves floating down to earth, natural gas prices dropped decidedly from their $4 support branch this past week. In a whirlwind of generally unsupportive market fundamentals, the Henry Hub price closed down 25 cents for the week to $3.63 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) on October 5. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the November 2011 natural gas contract dropped nearly 23 cents per MMBtu to close at $3.570 per MMBtu over the week. Working natural gas in storage rose last week to 3,409 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, September 30, according to the U.S. Energy

405

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3, 2008 3, 2008 Next Release: October 30, 2008 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the week ending Wednesday, October 22) Natural gas spot prices in the Lower 48 States this report week increased as a result of cold weather in some major gas consuming areas of the country, several ongoing pipeline maintenance projects, and the continuing production shut-ins in the Gulf of Mexico region. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the near-month contract (November 2008) increased on the week to $6.777 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) as of yesterday (October 22). The net weekly increase occurred during a week in which the price increased in three trading sessions. As of Friday, October 17, working gas in underground storage totaled

406

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

25, 2001 25, 2001 The industry stock build that began in April has continued into June as the latest weekly estimate indicates that more than 100 Bcf was again added to working gas storage levels. At the same time that natural gas stocks have been increasing, prices have been generally trending down. Prices at many major spot markets moved down most days last week and ended the week between 20 and 30 cents per MMBtu below Tuesday's prices. On the NYMEX futures market, the near-month (July) contract also ended the week down 25 cents from Tuesday's high of $3.981. Much of the country continued to enjoy moderate temperatures during last week, which saw the first day of summer (June 21) prices (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map).

407

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 2, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, June 9, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, June 1, 2011) The past week was marked by two distinct trading markets — “before” and “after” the Memorial Day holiday. Cash markets were listless going into the holiday weekend but escalated Tuesday following an early heat wave that drifted into the East. The Henry Hub price advanced 27 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) for the week (6.2 percent) to close at $4.63 per MMBtu on June 1. Just prior to the heat wave, working natural gas in storage last week rose to 2,107 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, May 27, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas

408

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2008 7, 2008 Next Release: August 14, 2008 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (Wednesday, July 30, to Wednesday, August 6) Natural gas spot prices decreased this report week (Wednesday–Wednesday, July 30-August 6), marking a fifth consecutive week of declines at many trading locations after the unprecedented run-up in prices earlier this year. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price decreased $0.31 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $8.70. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), prices for futures contracts were also lower relative to last week. After reaching a daily settlement high price for the week of $9.389 per MMBtu on Friday, August 1, the price of the near-month contract (September 2008) on Monday decreased

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average | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

average average Dataset Summary Description This dataset is part of a larger internal dataset at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that explores various characteristics of large solar electric (both PV and CSP) facilities around the United States. This dataset focuses on the land use characteristics for solar facilities that are either under construction or currently in operation. Source Land-Use Requirements for Solar Power Plants in the United States Date Released June 25th, 2013 (7 months ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords acres area average concentrating solar power csp Density electric hectares km2 land land requirements land use land-use mean photovoltaic photovoltaics PV solar statistics Data application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet icon Master Solar Land Use Spreadsheet (xlsx, 1.5 MiB)

410

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

30, 2001 30, 2001 Prices rose slightly mid-week with the return of summer weather and a reported slowing of net injections to storage for the prior week. Temperatures for the week reverted close to normal in the Northeast and as much as 3 degrees above normal in the Midwest. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) In a pattern typical for this summer, spot prices declined toward the end of the week as a cool front pervaded the eastern half of the country. However, the spot price at the Henry Hub was able to hold onto a 12-cent gain over the week to close at $3.07 per MMBtu on Friday. The August contract finished as the near-month contract on a slightly higher note on the last day of trade to close at $3.167 per MMBtu due to short-covering and a forecast for warmer weather in the upcoming week. The August contract ended less than 2 cents lower than the July contract for the lowest closure since May of last year. On the West Coast, the cancellation of high-linepack operational flow orders allowed prices to buoy upward by about $1 per MMBtu early in the week. As coastal areas remained cool though, price declines offset much of the gain. For only the third week in the last 2 months, the American Gas Association (AGA) estimated net injections to storage at less than 100 Bcf as they reported 84 Bcf for the week ended Friday, July 20. An OPEC agreement to reduce production quotas by 1 million barrels per day helped prop-up crude oil prices. As of Friday, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate was $27.05 per barrel, or $4.66 per MMBtu, $1.45 per barrel more than a week earlier.

411

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Overview Overview Lower prices and a report of another considerable net injection to stocks were featured in last week's gas markets. As of Friday, May 11, 2001, the spot price of natural gas at the Henry Hub dropped $0.24 from the previous Friday to $4.25 per MMBtu. The NYMEX price of natural gas for June delivery at the Henry Hub declined $0.212 for the week to $4.278 per MMBtu. A record-setting 108 Bcf was added to natural gas stocks for the week ended May 4, 2001. The demand for cooling is still somewhat limited as mild temperatures prevailed around most of the country. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) Prices Mid-week prices were at the lowest level since early August. Even with an end-of-the-week influence from the futures market that caused a slight upturn, spot prices at the major supply hubs were $0.25 to $0.65 cents per MMBtu lower on a week-to-week basis with Katy, Texas ending at $4.23; the Henry Hub, Louisiana at $4.25; Midcon, Oklahoma at $4.11; and Opal, Wyoming at $3.30. Prices at the Chicago and New York citygates were lower as well, registering $4.35 and $4.65 at week's end, off a respective $0.27 and $0.20 per MMBtu for the week. SoCal provided the only exception to the generally lower trend as demand increased because of warmer temperatures. Natural gas prices receded before temperatures did, though. The effect of unscheduled maintenance on the PG&E Gas Transmission system was imperceptible to PG&E's large-volume purchasers. By Friday, the PG&E customers were paying $3.51 less at $4.18 while SoCal's citygate price was only $0.47 lower at $11.92.

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Petrolem Reports Petrolem Reports Weekly Petroleum Status Report Data for week ending Dec. 13, 2013 | Release Date: Dec. 18, 2013 | Next Release Date: Dec. 27, 2013 | full report Previous Issues Week: December 18, 2013 December 11, 2013 December 4, 2013 November 27, 2013 November 20, 2013 November 14, 2013 November 6, 2013 October 30, 2013 October 23, 2013 October 21, 2013 October 9, 2013 October 2, 2013 prior issues Go The petroleum supply situation in the context of historical information and selected prices. Released after 10:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Highlights Weekly Petroleum Status Report Highlights PDF PDF Data Overview (Combined Table 1 and Table 9) PDF Tables 1 U.S. Petroleum Balance Sheet CSV XLS PDF 2 U.S. Inputs and Production by PAD District CSV XLS PDF

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6, 2009 6, 2009 Next Release: July 23, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, July 15, 2009) Natural gas spot prices rose during the week in all trading locations. Price increases ranged between 6 cents and 48 cents per million Btu (MMBtu), with the biggest increases occurring in the Rocky Mountain region. During the report week, the spot price at the Henry Hub increased 15 cents or 5 percent to $3.37 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the natural gas near-month contract (August 2009) decreased 7 cents to $3.283 per MMBtu from $3.353 the previous week. During its tenure as the near-month contract, the August 2009 contract has lost 66 cents. As of Friday, July 10, 2009, working gas in storage rose to 2,886

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 3, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, May 20, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, May 12, 2010) Natural gas spot prices increased at nearly all market locations in the lower 48 States, with price hikes ranging between 6 and 30 cents per million Btu (MMBtu). The Henry Hub spot price ended the report week yesterday, May 12, at $4.18 per MMBtu, 18 cents higher than the preceding week. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for June delivery at the Henry Hub ended trading yesterday at $4.284 per MMBtu, increasing by 29 cents or about 7 percent during the report week. Natural gas in storage increased to 2,089 billion cubic feet (Bcf)

415

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5, 2009 5, 2009 Next Release: July 2, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, June 24, 2009) Natural gas spot prices generally declined this report week (June 17-24), with the largest decreases generally occurring in the western half of the country. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price decreased by $0.19 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $3.80. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices for natural gas decreased as prices for most energy products fell amid concerns over the economy. The natural gas futures contract for July delivery decreased by 49 cents per MMBtu on the week to $3.761. Working gas in underground storage as of last Friday, June 19, is

416

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1, 2009 1, 2009 Next Release: May 28, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, May 20, 2009) Natural gas prices at most trading locations fell on the week because of mild weather as well as continued weakness in the economy. Declines ranged between 37 cents at the Dracut trading area in the Northeast to 90 cents at the El Paso non-Bondad area in the Rocky Mountains. The Henry Hub spot price fell by 67 cents during the week to $3.75 per million Btu (MMBtu). Moving in the opposite direction of natural gas prices, the price of the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil contract rose on the week to $61.45 per barrel, or $10.59 per MMBtu. Oil prices are now at their highest level since November 10, 2008, having more than doubled since falling to a

417

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 9, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, June 16, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, June 8, 2011) Natural gas prices rose on the week across the board, with somewhat moderate increases in most areas and steep increases in the Northeast United States. The Henry Hub spot price rose 20 cents on the week from $4.63 per million Btu (MMBtu) last Wednesday, June 1, to $4.83 per MMBtu yesterday. At the New York Mercantile Exchange, the price of the near-month (July 2011) contract rose about 5 percent, from $4.692 last Wednesday to $4.847 yesterday. Working natural gas in storage rose to 2,187 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, June 3, according to EIA’s Weekly Natural Gas Storage

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 2, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, August 19, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, August 11, 2010) Summer heat and increased demand this week were insufficient to sustain the natural gas price level, as prices at trading locations across the lower 48 States posted decreases. Overall, spot price at most locations in the lower 48 States fell between 30 and 45 cents per million Btu (MMBtu), although a number of locations posted price decreases of as much as 52 cents per MMBtu. The Henry Hub spot price ended the report week yesterday, August 11, 39 cents lower than the preceding week, at $4.38 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract

419

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3, 2009 3, 2009 Next Release: January 29, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Thursday, January 22, 2009) Bitter cold in much of the eastern half of the country failed to boost prices this report week (Wednesday, January 14, to Thursday, January 22), as continued concerns over the economy and the perception of a healthy supply picture dominated price movements. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price decreased by $0.75 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $4.72. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices decreased for the report week as the economic downturn is expected to be accompanied with a large-scale reduction in demand for all energy products, thus affecting prices for energy in forward markets. The futures contract

420

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

9, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 9, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, May 26, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, May 18, 2011) The threat of shut-in production arising from lower Mississippi River flooding likely sent prices up temporarily at nearly all domestic pricing points over the week but the gains failed to stick. The Henry Hub price lost a modest 7 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) (1.9 percent) to close at $4.15 per MMBtu on May 18. Working natural gas in storage rose to 1,919 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, May 13, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report (WNGSR). The implied increase for the week was 92 Bcf, leaving storage volumes

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421

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 4, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, January 21, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, January 13, 2010) Significant price increases occurred through Friday, January 8, apparently as a result of extreme temperatures and continued wellhead freeze-offs in some parts of the country during the first half of the report week. However, with temperatures across much of the lower 48 States returning to normal, spot prices receded significantly between Monday, January 11, and Wednesday, January 13. On the week, natural gas spot prices registered significant net decreases at all locations in the lower 48 States since January 6. The largest weekly price drops occurred in Florida and the

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 5, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, April 22, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, April 14, 2010) While natural gas spot prices inched lower at a number of market locations, prices at the majority of points in the lower 48 States increased since last Wednesday, April 7. Overall, spot prices in the lower 48 States varied between a 3-percent increase and a 3-percent decrease on the week. The Henry Hub spot price ended the report week yesterday, April 14, 7 cents higher than the preceding week, at $4.15 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the futures contract for May delivery at the Henry Hub ended trading yesterday at $4.199 per

423

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 6, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, September 23, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, September 15, 2010) Natural gas spot prices increased this report week (Wednesday to Wednesday, September 8–15), likely supported by demand in the electric power sector from late-season heat and associated air-conditioning demand in much of the country. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price increased by $0.25 per million Btu (MMBtu) to $4.06 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the October futures contract increased in 4 out of 5 trading days for a total gain during the report week of about $0.18 per MMBtu. The price of the

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

2, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 2, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, December 9, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, December 1, 2010) Following the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend, prices moved up significantly this week as wintry weather moved into much of the country. The most severe weather to date this season is increasing space-heating demand from nearly coast to coast and as far south as Florida. During the report week (November 24-December 1), the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.39 to $4.21 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices decreased during the report week in response to indications of warmer weather in the outlook and amid reports of growth in supply. The futures

425

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 3, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, January 20, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, January 12, 2011) Wholesale natural gas prices at most market locations east of the Mississippi River moved higher this week as a bitter cold moved into the eastern half of the country. West of the Mississippi River, a gradual warming trend resulted in lower prices. During the report week (January 5-12), the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.03 to $4.55 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices increased during the report week, likely in part due to forecasts of continuing cold weather and improving economic conditions. The futures

426

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 4, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, March 11, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, March 3, 2010) Warmer weather moved into major population centers this report week, limiting demand related to space heating for much of the country. Prices declined, with the biggest decreases occurring at markets in the Rocky Mountains and the Midcontinent. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price decreased $0.15 to $4.76 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices also decreased. The futures contract for April delivery decreased by $0.10 on the week to $4.76 per MMBtu. As of Friday, February 26, working gas in underground storage was

427

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

1, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 1, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, January 28, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, January 20, 2010) A reprieve from the extreme cold in much of the country during this report week limited space-heating demand, resulting in price declines. The biggest decreases occurred in the Northeast. During the report week (January 13-20), the Henry Hub spot price decreased $0.07 to $5.54 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices also decreased. The futures contract for February delivery decreased by $0.24 on the week to $5.496 per MMBtu. As of Friday, January 15, working gas in underground storage was 2,607 billion cubic feet (Bcf), which is 0.2 percent below the 5-year

428

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

0, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 0, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, March 17, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, March 9, 2011) Natural gas spot prices remained soft at nearly all domestic pricing points. The Henry Hub price rose an insignificant 2 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) (0.5 percent) for the week ending March 9, to $3.81 per MMBtu. Working natural gas in storage fell to 1,674 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, March 4, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report (WNGSR). The implied draw for the week was 71 Bcf, with storage volumes positioned 32 Bcf above year-ago levels. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the April 2011 natural

429

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 5, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, September 1, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, August 24, 2011) Even an earthquake on Tuesday could not shake up most gas prices significantly for the week. However, the prospects of some near-term returning cooling load was likely the catalyst boosting overall cash market prices this week. The Henry Hub price increased 13 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) over the week (up 3.2 percent) to close at $4.10 per MMBtu on August 24. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), there was a 10.4 cent per MMBtu price spike on Tuesday following the East Coast earthquake but the September 2011 natural gas contract eventually gave most of the gain back and closed at $3.922 per MMBtu on Wednesday.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 7, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, February 24, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, February 16, 2011) A reprieve from extreme cold in much of the country this week limited space-heating demand, contributing to price declines. The biggest price decreases occurred in the Northeast. During the report week (February 9-16), the Henry Hub spot price decreased $0.29 to $3.93 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices also decreased. The futures contract for March delivery decreased by $0.12 on the week to $3.92 per MMBtu. As of Friday, February 11, working gas in underground storage was 1,911 billion cubic feet (Bcf), which is 6.3 percent below the 5-year

431

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. 5, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: October 22, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, October 14, 2009) Natural gas spot prices increased this report week (October 7-14) as a cold-air mass moved over major consuming areas of the country, including the populous Northeast. The Henry Hub spot price increased by $0.12 to $3.82 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices decreased significantly after increasing for 5 consecutive weeks. The futures contract for November delivery decreased by $0.47 per MMBtu on the week to $4.436. Working gas in underground storage as of last Friday (October 9) is estimated to have been 3,716 billion cubic feet (Bcf), a record high

432

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, May 5, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, April 27, 2011) Mild temperatures coupled with continued strong domestic production resulted in natural gas cash market prices dropping modestly at nearly all domestic pricing points over the week. The lone exception was the Henry Hub price which rose a token 2 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) (0.5 percent) to $4.35 per MMBtu on April 27. Working natural gas in storage rose to 1,685 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, April 22, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report (WNGSR). The implied increase for the week was 31 Bcf, with storage volumes positioned

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. 3, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, December 10, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, December 2, 2009) Natural gas spot prices soared this week, following significant, albeit smaller decreases in trading the prior week. Spot prices rose at nearly all market locations in the lower 48 States by more than a dollar per million Btu (MMBtu). The only exception occurred at the Leidy location in the Northeast, which rose by 84 cents per MMBtu. The Henry Hub spot price ended the report week at $4.67 per MMBtu, $1.35 per MMBtu higher than last Wednesday. Trading at the Henry Hub ended yesterday’s session 14 cents higher than the January 2010 contract. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the natural gas futures

434

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. 8, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: October 15, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, October 7, 2009) Since last Wednesday, September 30, natural gas prices rose across the board, with increases ranging between 37 cents and $1.32 per million Btu (MMBtu). Natural gas prices oscillated by large amounts at most market locations across the United States. The Henry Hub began the report week at $3.24 per MMBtu, fell to $2.32 on October 2, and ended trading yesterday at $3.70 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the near-month contract for November ended the week at $4.904 per MMBtu, a slight increase from the previous week’s value of $4.841 per MMBtu.

435

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

4, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 4, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, March 3, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, February 23, 2011) Natural gas spot prices were soft again at nearly all domestic pricing points. The Henry Hub price fell 10 cents per million Btu (MMBtu) (2.5 percent) for the week ending February 23, to $3.83 per MMBtu. Working natural gas in storage fell to 1,830 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, February 18, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report (WNGSR). The implied draw for the week was 81 Bcf, with storage volumes shifting to 48 Bcf below year-ago levels. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the March 2011 natural

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. 8, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, July 15, 2010 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, July 7, 2010) Natural gas spot prices increased this report week (Wednesday, June 30–Wednesday, July 7), as much of the East Coast experienced the hottest regional temperatures of the year. During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price increased by $0.23 to $4.76 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the price of the futures contract for August delivery at the Henry Hub closed yesterday, July 7, at $4.565 per MMBtu, which is $0.05 lower than the previous Wednesday. Although the near-month contract increased $0.24 per MMBtu at the beginning of the report week, on Thursday, July 1, likely in response

437

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

20, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 20, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, October 27, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, October 19, 2011) Natural gas prices posted modest net gains at most market locations across the lower 48 States. The Henry Hub spot price increased from $3.54 per million Btu (MMBtu) last Wednesday, October 12, to $3.58 per MMBtu yesterday, October 19. Intra-week trading showed strong rallies followed by quick retreats. At the New York Mercantile Exchange, the price of the near-month futures contract (November 2011) gained about 10 cents on the week from $3.489 per MMBtu last Wednesday to $3.586 per MMBtu yesterday. Working natural gas in storage rose to 3,624 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of Friday, October 14, according to EIA’s Weekly Natural Gas

438

Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

2 2 Appendix B Explanatory Notes and Detailed Methods Report 1. Overview .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 34 A. The Energy Information Administration's Quality Guidelines ............................................................................................................ 34 B. Concepts of Product Supply and Demand ........................................................................................................................................... 34 2. Weekly Petroleum Supply Surveys ............................................................................................................................................................

439

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

26, 2009 26, 2009 Next Release: April 2, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, March 25, 2009) Spot prices increased at all trading locations this week, with the biggest increases occurring in the Northeast. Many market locations ended the week with spot prices above $4 per million British thermal units (MMBtu). During the report week, the Henry Hub spot price increased by $0.38 to $4.13 per MMBtu. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices also increased, climbing by $0.65 to $4.329 for the April 2009 contract. Prices for the April 2009 contract reached their highest levels since February 13, 2009, on March 24. Natural gas in storage was 1,654 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of

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Weekly Petroleum Status Report  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

9 Table 1 * Current Week Data: Estimates for most series based on data collected on Forms EIA-800, -801, -802, -803, -804, -805, and -809. Other Oils Stocks, Other Supply Stock...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

At the NYMEX futures market, the settlement price for November delivery of natural gas moved up most days before dropping by almost 0.19 per MMBtu on Friday to end the week...

442

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

States, natural gas spot prices have increased since Wednesday, February 25, at most market locations in the Lower 48 States. For the week (Wednesday-Wednesday), prices at the...

443

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

in the Pacific Northwest is being exported to California and other States. Prices at market locations in the Rocky Mountains increased by up to 6 cents this week, and remained...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Crude Oil Spot Price, and Henry Hub Natural Gas Spot Price Graph More Summary Data Prices A major weather front entered the Midwest and the East this week, leading to...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

natural gas futures also reversed gains made in the previous week. Wellhead Prices Annual Energy Review More Price Data Storage Working natural gas in storage increased by 63 Bcf...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Working gas in storage was 3,121 Bcf as of Friday, Oct 24, 2003, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report. This is 2.7...

447

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

at 2.35-20 cents higher than the previous Friday. This increase occurred as market fundamentals were generally unchanged last week with continued weakness in weather-related...

448

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

high levels over the past week (Wednesday to Wednesday, February 5-12), although regional trends were mixed. Northeast prices soared, prices in the Midwest and in California rose...

449

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

during the second week of February, but stocks remain over 90 percent higher than last year at this time. The spot price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) declined 0.55 to end...

450

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

which have supported higher energy prices in general this spring. The Henry Hub spot price increased in three of the four trading sessions this week (there was no trading on...

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

in the Gulf (see Other MarketIndustry Trends below). During the report week, the weather for the country as a whole was about 4 percent cooler than normal, as measured by...

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Mentors - Intern's First Week  

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with orientation, safety training, meetings with the program administrator, a lecture, tour and settling into the workplace. By the end of the week, you should be sure your intern...

453

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

to 10.011 at the close of trading on Wednesday, March 12. During the week, higher crude oil prices (including some intraday trading at more than 110 per barrel) likely provided...

454

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

on the week to 36.61 per barrel or 6.312 per MMBtu. Prices: Moderating temperatures led to price declines of at least 10 cents per MMBtu at most market locations in the Lower...

455

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

space cooling demand during the report week (Wednesday, May 30 - Wednesday, June 6) led to increases in spot prices in most market locations, with the exception of the Rocky...

456

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

5, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. 5, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Next Release: Thursday, May 12, 2011 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, May 4, 2011) Wholesale natural gas prices at market locations in the lower 48 States moved higher this week as cold weather persisted in some consuming regions. Prices also increased at the beginning of the report week as the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released data (on April 28) showing the refill of storage inventories following last winter has proceeded slower than in recent years. During the report week (April 27-May 4), the Henry Hub spot price increased $0.24 to $4.59 per million Btu (MMBtu). At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), futures prices

457

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

26, 2009 26, 2009 Next Release: March 5, 2009 Overview Prices Storage Other Market Trends Natural Gas Transportation Update Overview (For the Week Ending Wednesday, February 25, 2009) Natural gas spot prices continued to decrease this week. The return of frigid temperatures for much of the report week in the Northeast, Southeast, and part of the Midwest did little to support any upward price movements in these regions. In fact, spot prices at all trading locations covered by this report either decreased or remained unchanged. Spot prices in the Northeast dipped below $5 per million Btu (MMBtu) for the first time in more than 2 years. At the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) the near-month futures contract barely remained above $4 per MMBtu this week. The futures contract

458

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

11, 2002 11, 2002 On Friday, spot gas traded at the Henry Hub for $2.20 per MMBtu, marking no change from the price on the previous Friday. Last week spot prices at the Henry Hub traded within a tight range of $2.14-$2.20 per MMBtu. Temperatures in much of the country returned to above normal in the second half of the week and the National Weather Service's (NWS) latest 6-to 10-day forecast called for this pattern to continue through the weekend and all of this week. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) This dominant pattern of above normal temperatures has resulted in heating degree days thus far this winter that are 16 percent lower than normal. At the NYMEX, the settlement price for the March contract ended the week up almost 5 cents at $2.191 per MMBtu. Natural gas stocks remained well above last year's level as estimated net withdrawals were 82 Bcf during the last week of January. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil moved down 15 cents last week and ended Friday trading at $20.25 per barrel or $3.49 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7, 2001 7, 2001 Last week was a week like no other, as both financial and energy markets were disrupted Tuesday morning by the attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) and the Pentagon. The New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), located within four blocks of the WTC, closed almost immediately after the first attack; spot markets throughout the country closed soon after news of the attacks reached them. Futures trading did not resume until Friday, and then only in an abbreviated session using the NYMEX ACCESS system. Regular, open-outcry trading resumed at around 11:30 AM today (Monday, September 17). Cash markets did re-open last Wednesday, and continued to operate, albeit at reduced activity levels, through the rest of the week. Temperatures in most parts of the country were seasonable early in the week, but by week's end were falling in the Northeast and the Midwest as a cold front moved down from the north. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) At the Henry Hub, spot prices gained 6 cents from the preceding week, ending trading on Friday at $2.41 per MMBtu. In its one day of open-outcry trading, the futures contract for October delivery fell $0.108 per MMBtu to settle at $2.392. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil slipped slightly on Monday to $27.65 per barrel, or $4.77 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Impact of Interruptible Natural Gas Service A Snapshot of California Natural Gas Market: Status and Outlook EIA's Testimony on Natural Gas Supply and Demand Residential Natural Gas Price Brochure Status of Natural Gas Pipeline System Capacity Previous Issues of Natural Gas Weekly Update Natural Gas Homepage Overview Net additions to storage during the fourth week of April were estimated to have been over 100 Bcf-a record high level for the first month of the refill season. Compared to last year when only 36 Bcf or 1.2 Bcf per day were added to stocks in April, this year the industry appears to be taking advantage of the reduction in demand that typically occurs in April, the first shoulder month of the year, and the recent price declines. After beginning the week down, spot prices at the Henry Hub trended down most days last week to end trading on Friday at $4.49 per MMBtu-the lowest price since early November. On the NYMEX futures market, the near-month (June) contract also moved down most days and ended last week at $4.490-down $0.377 from the previous Friday. Some-early summer high temperatures last week in the Northeast and winter-like weather in the Rockies (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation from Normal Temperatures Map) appear to have had little impact on the natural gas markets as prices declined most days at most major locations.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Thursday June 20, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 27) Thursday June 20, 2002 (next release 2:00 p.m. on June 27) Natural gas spot prices registered gains of a dime or less at most major trading locations this week (Wednesday-Wednesday) as weather-driven demand combined with increasing oil prices to reverse a declining trend in prices. The upward price movement followed 6 weeks of declining prices until a low last Thursday, June 12, when prices at some trading locations along the Gulf Coast dipped just below $3.00 per MMBtu. Futures prices rose late last week after reaching similar lows. The NYMEX futures contract for July delivery settled Wednesday, June 19, at $3.314 per MMBtu, an increase of 26 cents for the week. EIA's estimate of total working gas inventories for the week ended June 14 was 2,096 Bcf with implied net injections of 81 Bcf. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil recovered this week to trade at close to $26 per barrel on Monday, June 17. On Wednesday, the WTI crude oil price closed at $25.57 per barrel, or $4.41 per MMBtu.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

or 48 percent, more this winter in fuel expenditures. Households heating primarily with heating oil can expect to pay, on average, 378, or 32 percent, more this winter....

463

Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Tuesday, November 13. 2001 Tuesday, November 13. 2001 For the week ended Friday, November 9, 2001, both spot and futures prices continued the generally downward trend initiated in the preceding week. The declines accelerated on Monday (November 12), as prices dropped sharply to begin the week. The unusually mild temperatures in many parts of the nation coupled with relatively high storage levels were major factors in the downward trend in prices. Daily temperatures in a number of cities in the upper Midwest and Northern Plains States reached record highs and exceeded normal levels by double-digits. (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map) By Friday, spot prices at the Henry Hub had declined for 9 days straight, ending the week at $2.63 per MMBtu, a drop of 33 cents from the previous Friday. On Monday of this week (November 12), the spot price at the Henry Hub fell $0.17 per MMBtu to $2.46. After its major downward shift of over 32 cents per MMBtu on Monday, November 5, the settlement price of the NYMEX futures contract for December delivery fell on 3 of the 4 ensuing trading days and ended the week at $2.925 per MMBtu, down $0.323 from the previous Friday. This Monday (November 12), the December contract shifted down further, dropping $0.192 to settle at $2.733 per MMBtu. The spot price for West Texas Intermediate crude oil (WTI) edged below $20 per barrel for one day (Tuesday, November 6), then recovered to end the week at $22.25 per barrel, or $3.84 per MMBtu, up $2.05 per barrel from Friday, November 2. Yesterday, the WTI fell by a dollar to $21.25.

464

DOE Average Results  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE DOE Average Results FY 12 DOE Target FY 12 Customer Perspective: Customer Satisfaction: -Timeliness 92 88 -Quality 94 92 Effective Service Partnership: -Extent of Customer Satisfaction with the responsiveness, etc. 90 92 Internal Business Perspective: Acquisition Excellence: -Extent to which internal quality control systems are effective 90 88 Most Effective Use of Contracting Approaches to Maximize Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness: Use of Competition: -% of total $'s obligated on competitive acquisitions >$3000 (Agency Level Only) 94 85 -% of acquisition actions competed for actions > $3000 (Agency Level Only) 65 68 Performance Based Acquisition: - % PBA actions relative to total eligible new acquisition actions (applicable to new actions > $25K) 82

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

15, 2001 15, 2001 Natural gas prices generally rose last week despite mild temperatures throughout much of the country (See Temperature Map) (See Deviation Map). After beginning the week down on Monday, October 8, spot prices at the Henry Hub climbed through Thursday before dropping 10 cents on Friday, October 12, to end the week at $2.31 per million Btu, $0.19 or almost 9 percent above the previous Friday. At the NYMEX futures market, the settlement price for November delivery at the Henry Hub settled at $2.43 per million Btu, 32 cents above the previous Friday. Net additions to storage in the week ended October 5 were 1 billion cubic feet (Bcf) below the prior week, but, at 65 Bcf, remained above historical levels. The price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil closed at $22.55 per barrel ($3.89 per million Btu), up $0.15 or less than 1 percent over the previous Friday.

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Natural Gas Weekly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

13, 2001 13, 2001 Spot prices for natural gas appeared to stabilize just above the $3.00 mark during the week ended August 10, 2001, as the price at the Henry Hub in Louisiana varied between $3.14 and $2.98 per million Btu. Net injections of natural gas into storage for the previous week again fell within the range of market expectations reported in the trade press and contributed to the stability of the price level. However, due to warmer-than-normal temperatures in the Northeast, Midwest, and parts of the Southwest and Southeast, prices at the Henry Hub increased early in the week before decreasing and finishing over 2 percent lower than the previous week. (See Temperature Map) (See D