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Natural Gas Settle Finally Surpasses $3.00

Natural gas for the CY2016 strip has now officially settled. After the bears drove the December contract down to $2.546 per MMBtu with an above-average November and record high storage levels, the bulls managed to gain momentum heading into Thanksgiving… Continue Reading →

Be thankful for energy savings with some Thanksgiving Day efficiency tips!

Burton Energy Group would like to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving and extend some energy-saving tips to all those hosting Turkey Day this year. When everyone is arriving – Avoid wasting indoor heat by making sure the front door… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Bears Take Over the Market

It looked as though the Chicago Bears and natural gas bears were abandoning us this fall, neither of which looking like they would be part of the conversation this season. While the Chicago Bears continue to sort out their quarterback… Continue Reading →

There is Something Brewing at Burton Energy Group…

It’s no trick; a very nice treat is on its way!  Burton Energy Group is looking forward to welcoming Micah Burton to the family very soon! The team took some time to share their wisdom and wishes and celebrate Brent,… Continue Reading →

New Beginnings… Again

We moved into our new office recently, the fifth such space we’ve occupied and the third move for our company over the past five years.  Thankfully this relocation, like all of the previous ones, was precipitated by our growth and… Continue Reading →

Lingering Heat Continues to Impact Natural Gas Prices

After moving into the prompt position, the October contract quickly dipped to $2.827 per MMBtu and eventually slid to $2.676 per MMBtu.  Since hitting that key support level, the bulls continued to try to push the October contract above $3… Continue Reading →

Burton Energy Group is Moving to a New Office!

Burton Energy Group is growing and moving to a new office!! We need more space to expand and are moving north to new offices just off Old Milton Parkway.     As of September 1, 2016 our new address will… Continue Reading →

Another Successful Atlanta RMHC Burton Visit!

We are so grateful to our Burton employees who volunteered their time and energy to prepare a meal for the families at the Ronald McDonald House at Atlanta’s Scottish Rite Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.   Thanks to Brett, Suzanne,… Continue Reading →

Sharing Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Tips

 On August 3rd, I had the good fortune of serving as the speaker at a monthly meeting of the Green Chamber of the South at the Five Seasons Brewing Company in Atlanta.  The Green Chamber is a non-profit focused on… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Remains Range-Bound

Natural gas continues to be range-bound, while traders alternate their focus between summer coming to an end and ample supply in storage, verses increased demand for power generation and below average storage injections.  The August contract settled at $2.672 per… Continue Reading →

FORE!

Dustin Johnson was still celebrating his US Open win while golf audiences around the world waited for the British Open to begin. While waiting, on July 7th, the Burton Energy Open was held at Top Golf Alpharetta. Instead of walking… Continue Reading →

Kennedy’s Cause: Let Your Inner Beauty SHINE

  One of the perks of my job is that I have the opportunity to attend a variety of client functions and charitable events, and none are more meaningful than Kennedy’s Cause.  The foundation’s namesake, Kennedy Hubbard, is the daughter… Continue Reading →

Best Companies to Work for: Burton Energy Group

Our company was recently recognized as one of the best companies to work for, based on a survey by TINYpulse of employees at over 500 companies from around the world with the goal of measuring workforce happiness. While we’re not… Continue Reading →

Summer Heat Brings Price Volatility to Natural Gas Market

During 23 of the last 26 years of futures trading, natural gas has experienced a spring peak.  2016 appears to be following suit, as the July contract rolled off the board at $2.917 per MMBtu, the highest settlement this year. … Continue Reading →

Return Visit to Where It All Started: Purdue University

In May I had a much overdue opportunity for a return trip to Purdue University, where I completed my Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering over 20 years ago now.  I was somewhat shocked by the much younger version of me… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Surplus Weighs on Market Prices

After a bit of a wild ride, the June contract pulled back yesterday to a one month low and settled at $1.963 per MMBtu.  This marks the fourth month in a row that natural gas settled below $2.00 per MMBtu… Continue Reading →

Giving Back at Atlanta Ronald McDonald House

A number of my colleagues and other Friends of Burton made the trek to the Atlanta RMHC recently to prepare dinner for families residing at the facility.  While none of us will be mistaken for graduates of Le Cordon Bleu,… Continue Reading →

Happy #EarthDay! ESPOY Recap

We had a great time in Washington DC last week for the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year awards dinner, workshops, and related events.  It is an honor not only for us to win and be recognized, but to be there with… Continue Reading →

Behind The Scenes: Saving Energy!

The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year SocialStar week has celebrated energy efficiency, protecting the environment, and the partners that bring these solutions to people and companies around the world! The last day of SocialStar week wrapped up with a… Continue Reading →

What ENERGY STAR Means To Us: Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with the Managing Partners of Burton Energy Group continues below! Amanda P: Is there an ENERGY STAR moment from 2015 that stands out to you? Brent B: In order to meet and exceed client expectations,… Continue Reading →

What ENERGY STAR Means To Us: Part 1

Celebrations for the energy efficiency efforts of ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year winners continues with SocialStar Week! #ENERGYSTARPOY! I recently sat down with the three Managing Partners of Burton Energy Group to learn exactly what ENERGY STAR means to… Continue Reading →

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