May 9, 2012
The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which energy editor and analyst Joel South discusses topics around the investing world.
Oil prices have decreased for six straight days on news of economic uncertainty. However, natural gas has been taking a turn upward for three straight days. This regionally priced commodity has seen record lows lately, but the question remains: Have we seen the bottom of the natural gas market? With more utilities and manufacturers changing from coal to natural-gas power facilities, the huge glut of natural gas might finally start to dissipate. This video explains recent developments in the nat-gas world as well as three up-and-coming companies that are set to benefit from the rising prices.
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