The natural gas market is exercising another period of price volatility, however, the price spike this time is down not up. How will this impact policy makers and what will consumers think? The current acquisition price for natural gas is dangerously close (if not already there) to not supporting the cost of replacing produced reserves. Logically, this cannot go on forever and certainly will not.
However, as the political leadership of the country considers options for our energy future, where does natural gas fit? The resource is vast, diverse and abundant but pricing presents a roller coaster of issues often not related to supply and demand fundamentals.
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