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Are We in a Natural Gas Bull Market?

After hitting record lows last year, natural gas prices are finally moving higher, with storage volume levels 32% lower compared with the same time last year. Natural gas production also continues to be curtailed, with drilling rigs receding 36% year over year. 

Gas prices are currently hovering around $4 per MMbtu, more than double the price from last April. Does this mean we're now in the throes of a natural gas bull market? Check out the following video for more information in addition to a few recommendations on ways investors can profit from the rise in gas prices.

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  • Report this Comment On April 06, 2013, at 8:38 AM, Paulson545 wrote:

    The Wall Street Transcript wrote last year that they believe natgas will enter a 5 year up move.NatGas lines can be very dangerous as they run through populated neighborhoods. Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant is leaking contaminated water. Another Solar company Frebeg US Corp of Findlay, Pa is on the verge of Chapter 11 and with it goes 20 million taxpayer dollars. The only safe affordable source of energy is COAL.

  • Report this Comment On April 06, 2013, at 8:38 AM, MEngDoc wrote:

    The cost NG is going up, above coal, and is still not profitable for the NG companies, and this is a good thing for industry? I think what we are seeing is what everyone already knew, and that's NG companies could not sustain their low prices for long. NG is expensive to get out, store, and transport. A price rise for NG does not = bull market if there cheaper alternatives.

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