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Natural Gas Bulls Continue to Sit the Sidelines

The bulls of the natural gas market have been pushed to the sidelines, while the bears have kept pricing below $3.00 per MMBtu. The May contract settled at $2.566 per MMBtu, more than 5% below the April contract and the… Continue Reading →

GA Power ICF Appreciation Dinner

Burton Energy Group was invited to attend a private dinner on January 15th, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Embassy Suites at Centennial Olympic Park exclusively for Georgia Power’s Commercial Energy Efficient Partners. That’s us! And I… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Prices Declining While Temperatures Increasing

Spring is upon us and the warmer temperatures these past couple of weeks have decreased demand for heating purposes. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported two consecutive weeks of natural gas storage injections. Natural gas storage levels are… Continue Reading →

Burton Energy Group Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence

Burton Energy Group is proud to announce that it received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. This is the fifth year in… Continue Reading →

Happy National Beer Day

April 7th is National Beer Day and in honor of this festive occasion, we’d like to take a few moments to talk about one of the key ingredients…not the golden barley, nor the ever-influential hops, nor even the bubbly yeast,… Continue Reading →

A Trip to the Top…of an LNG Tank

The Women’s Energy Network of Atlanta recently hosted a tour of Southern Company Gas’s Cherokee LNG (liquified natural gas) facility in Ball Ground, GA. As LNG continues to play a larger role in the U.S. natural gas market, it was… Continue Reading →

Strong Production Balances Increased Demand for Recent Heating

Natural gas has spent this past week trading in a very tight range, not pushing past key resistance levels, or dropping below key support levels. The March contract settled at $2.855 per MMBtu, about a dime below the February settle,… Continue Reading →

5 Energy Effecient NFL Stadiums

With the Super Bowl being held in Atlanta recently, Burton decided to look into how energy efficient Mercedes-Benz Stadium and other stadiums of its size are. Although the big game was not that exciting, the statistics we found were. With… Continue Reading →

Bears Return to the Natural Gas Market upon Warmer Weather Forecasts

Natural gas prices have returned to sub-$3 levels for the remainder of 2019, with only next winter trading just slightly above $3.00 per MMBtu. The February contract settled at $2.950 per MMBtu, 19% below the January settlement and the February… Continue Reading →

PB&J Day 2018

Here at Burton, we have a longstanding holiday tradition called “PB&J Day”, where we spend an entire workday assembling sandwiches that we then donate to organizations that serve the less fortunate. For this year’s PB&J Day, held in December 2018,… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Changes the Tide to Start 2019

To kick off the new year, the natural gas market fully reversed the price rally in November, with above normal temperatures sending near term pricing drastically lower. After ending 2018 with a December settlement of $4.715 per MMBtu, the January… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Rallies to Start Winter

The natural gas market has ended 2018 with a bang! After eleven months of settling near or below the $3 average, the December contract settled at $4.715 per MMBtu, the highest settlement since March 2014. Calendar year 2018 averaged $3.086… Continue Reading →

Taking Joy In Life’s Little Redirects

Atypically this Sunday, I ran to the office briefly. Upon leaving to avoid construction traffic, I took an unfavorable route home. Several years ago, a dog ran out in front of me, unable to avoid him, he died in my… Continue Reading →

Top 4 Ways to Prepare Your Building for the Winter Season

There are signs everywhere now – cool mornings, less daylight, leaves changing colors, football games, etc. That can only mean that winter and cold weather is right around the corner. As a follow-up to my earlier blog post about some… Continue Reading →

Volatility Returns to the Natural Gas Market

The bulls have come off the bench and taken control of the natural gas market in recent weeks. After dipping below $2.80 per MMBtu, early in the month, the October contract rolled off the board at $3.021 per MMBtu. This… Continue Reading →

The Santa Shuffle 5K

Burton is excited to be a sponsor of our first 5K, The Santa Shuffle, coming up December 22nd. We welcome anyone who is interested in registering for the Santa Shuffle to register Here. This race benefits a wonderful local charity… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Production and Storage Increase, Pushing Prices Lower

After weeks of natural gas storage reports coming in below expectations, EIA finally reported a weekly storage injection that was higher than expected. Heading into the Labor Day weekend, an add of 70 Bcf to inventory was reported, which was… Continue Reading →

Energy Star: Awards and Achievements

Burton Energy Group was recognized for the fourth time as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year: Sustained Excellence this year. We are a proud ENERGY STAR partner, and we wanted to share with you what it takes to receive… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Rallies Back to Start August

The natural gas market continues to be competitively priced, as an abundance of production has prevented natural gas prices from rising significantly, while below average storage levels are keeping a floor on pricing. The August contract rolled off the board… Continue Reading →

Price Volatility Muted by Production Growth

Natural gas prices have edged back below the $3.00 per MMBtu level. After the July contract peaked at $3.053 per MMBtu during mid-June, the contract finally settled at $2.996 per MMBtu. The average seasonal peak for natural gas is June… Continue Reading →

Sustaining Award Winning Work

On April 20th, 2018, Burton Energy Group was officially recognized as a 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year (ESPOY): Sustained Excellence.  This award is given to a variety of companies who are leaders in energy efficient products and services,… Continue Reading →

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