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Bulls Take Control at First Sign of Winter

The bullish sentiment has continued to increase in the natural gas market and November’s settlement of $3.185 per MMBtu seems like a minor speed bump in the push to higher pricing. The early arrival of some winter-like temperatures spurred the… 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 →

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 →

Balancing Supply and Demand Weighs on Natural Gas Prices

Natural gas prices for 2018 continue to average below where prices settled during 2017. The June contract rolled off the board at $2.875 per MMBtu, 11% below the June 2017 settlement. For the first half of 2018, natural gas prices… Continue Reading →

Record Natural Gas Production Overshadows Low Inventories

Is Spring finally here to stay? Winter was starting to feel like the house guest that had over-stayed his welcome! The colder temperatures appear to have finally pushed out and most of the U.S. is enjoying spring-like weather, and in… Continue Reading →

Happy Earth Day 2018!

Happy Earth Day! Every April 22nd, people around the world celebrate Earth Day. It’s a day dedicated to raising awareness about the effects of environmental degradation and how as individuals and communities, we can help reverse these effects. The very… Continue Reading →

St. Patrick’s Day Build

Rather than celebrate my non-existent Irish Heritage, I decided to join some of my awesome co-workers for my first Habitat for Humanity build. Since we were a small group, we joined another larger group build already in progress – Day… Continue Reading →

Market Remains Flat with Low Storage, High Production and Mixed Weather

The April contract moved into the prompt position at $2.686 per MMBtu and rolled off the board at $2.691 per MMBtu. Neither the bulls nor bears have been able to take the reins and drive this market, with 2018 looking… Continue Reading →

Diamonds and Pearls for Crimson Tide Girls

The University of Alabama started the year off with a bang, but for the biggest fan in Burton’s office, it paled in comparison to the birth of his first born! Zach, one of our Developers, and his wife Amy, welcomed… Continue Reading →

Do You Know Your Grid IQ?

Have you ever thought about what Thomas Edison would think about our current energy grid? Well, he might be surprised that it doesn’t look very different from the original grid established in New York. Although the energy industry has made… Continue Reading →

Bears Take Over As Extreme Cold Pushes Out

As the extreme cold temperatures pushed out, the bears took the reins in the natural gas market and quickly pushed pricing back below $3 per MMBtu. The March contract moved into the prompt position at $3.167 per MMBtu and within… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Spread Widens with Warmer Weather in the Forecast

The February contract moved into the prompt position with bullish pressure and continued that momentum throughout the month. Below average temperatures across much of the U.S. drove greater demand for natural gas for heating purposes. According to The Weather Channel,… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Makes a Bearish Start to 2018

Happy New Year and hello Winter! Old Man Winter has decided not to hibernate this year and made his presence very well known to start 2018. December experienced large swings in temperatures, but after a week of warm temperatures and… Continue Reading →

2017 PB&J Day

Here at Burton we have a longstanding tradition called “PB&J Day”, where we spend an entire workday during the holiday season assembling sandwiches that are ultimately donated to feed needy families and individuals through a partner organization. This year, on… Continue Reading →

The Staples Platts Journey

As I watched Bob Valair accept the Platts Global Energy Award on behalf of Staples as the winner in the “Corporate Social Responsibility” category, I couldn’t be more proud of all that Bob and the Staples team have accomplished over… Continue Reading →

Burton Builds with Habitat for Humanity

One Saturday morning at 7:30am, a group of four of us arrived in West Atlanta to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. Our task was to continue construction on a house. Specifically, it was Day 6 build. Tasks included painting the… Continue Reading →

That’s a Wrap, but Where is Natural Gas Headed?

2017 for natural gas is officially in the books! The December contract settled at $3.074 per MMBtu, making the 2017 annual average $3.108 per MMBtu. This year, natural gas prices averaged 26% above 2016, but the December 2017 contract settled… Continue Reading →

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