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Posted January 28, 2015Today in Energy

Natural gas prices drop following strong production growth ›

Following a short-lived price increase in November, natural gas prices have dropped to their lowest levels since September 2012, reflecting strong domestic production and inventory builds. More


Source: EIA, Short-Term Energy Outlook, January 2015

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WTI crude oil futures price

1/27/2015: $46.23/bbl

down$0.16 from week earlier
down$49.49 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

1/27/2015: $2.981/mmBtu

up$0.150 from week earlier
down$1.866 from year earlier

Retail gasoline price

1/26/2015: $2.044/gal

down$0.022 from week earlier
down$1.251 from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

1/23/2015: 406.7 mmbbl

up8.9 mmbbl from week earlier
up49.1 mmbbl from year earlier

Weekly coal production

1/17/2015: 19.361 million tons

up0.475 million tons from week earlier
down0.214 million tons from year earlier

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