The Latest on Natural Gas Prices


The Energy Information Administration just released its storage levels of natural gas, and the worry on investors' minds was that with storage always at its highest in November right before the coming winter, will we run out of storage space? What will this do to natural gas prices? In this video, Motley Fool energy analyst Joel South takes us through the numbers the EIA released, assuages some of those fears, and shows why, as we move away from the incredible surpluses that we've had recently back toward the five-year average storage levels, prices are moving up again after the recent all-time lows.

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