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Posted October 1, 2014Today in Energy

Natural gas storage injections typically continue beyond the end of October ›

In natural gas markets, analysts refer to the storage injection season as running from April 1 through October 31 of each year, but these dates are not strict cutoff points. In each of the past 11 years, going back to the first full year of EIA's weekly gas storage surveys, there have been net injections during one or more weeks in November. In 6 of those years, there have been multiple weeks of net injections. There have also been multiple weeks within the injection season when the weekly change resulted in a net withdrawal. More

Source: EIA, Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report


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9/30/2014: $91.16/bbl

down$0.40 from week earlier
down$11.17 from year earlier

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9/30/2014: $4.121/mmBtu

up$0.305 from week earlier
up$0.561 from year earlier

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9/29/2014: $3.354/gal

up$0.001 from week earlier
down$0.071 from year earlier

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9/26/2014: 356.6 mmbbl

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9/20/2014: 18.833 million tons

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