EIA: Henry Hub spot gas price down in Oct

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The Henry Hub natural gas spot price averaged $2.34/MMBtu in October, a decrease of 32 cents/MMBtu from the September price, according to the US Energy Information Administration.

Warm weather at the end of October, strong inventory builds, continuing production growth, and expectations for a warm winter contributed to spot prices falling to three-year lows in recent weeks, the EIA said in its November Short-Term Energy Outlook.

The agency expects monthly average Henry Hub spot prices to remain lower than $3/MMBtu through June 2016, and lower than $3.50/MMBtu through the rest of the forecast.

Henry Hub natural gas prices are projected to average $2.69/MMBtu in 2015 and $3.00/MMBtu in 2016, the agency added in the report.

 

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