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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 →

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 →

Top 4 Ways to Prepare Your Building for the Summer

It seems like we rapidly moved from the winter season to summer this year. Just a few weeks ago, Atlanta temperatures were 50-70ºF, while the temperature a couple of days ago climbed to over 90ºF. With such a rapid change… 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 →

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 →

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 →

October’s Scavenger Hunt Shenanigans – Epitomizing the Saying “Work Hard Play Hard”

At Burton, we hold quarterly meetings that always end with a fun social event. In the past, we’ve bowled, cheered on local sports teams, played at arcades, participated in escape rooms, and spent the afternoon at Top Golf. Rest assured… Continue Reading →

Burton Holiday Traditions

We all look forward to the various holidays that are scattered throughout the year. Usually that means spending time with family and friends. At Burton that also includes having fun with colleagues, and on some occasions their families. Kay Kern… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Market is Bracing for Winter

As October came to an end, mild temperatures returned, and a healthy storage report sent the November contract to a decline below the September 8th lows, expiring at $2.752 per MMBtu. This was the lowest contract settlement since March of… Continue Reading →

Natural Gas Continues to be Range Bound

It has been a very active hurricane season in the Atlantic, with Hurricane Irma having the greatest impact on natural gas prices, thus far. As Hurricane Irma made landfall in The Keys and moved up the coast of Florida and… Continue Reading →

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice!

Earlier this month, the Burton family threw a surprise baby celebration for one of our engineers, Justin! Justin and his wife were anxiously awaiting the arrival of their first daughter. One afternoon a few weeks before the official due date, Burton… Continue Reading →

Onshore Production Limits Volatility from Harvey

It has been more than ten years since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita pummeled the Gulf Coast and significantly impacted oil and natural gas production. Since that time, the market has experienced a dramatic shift of production from off-shore to on-shore…. Continue Reading →

The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017

Across the country – from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina – eclipse glasses were sold out and sighting plans were made. Some even traveled hundreds of miles to see this rare phenomenon – the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017. On August… Continue Reading →

Egypt: Where the Sun Really Lives

  We arrived in Egypt at night and the temperature had cooled down to 86 degrees.  I thought to myself, how much hotter can it get?  Well, it certainly got much hotter.  I was told it was going to be… Continue Reading →

Savings are Cool

Burton Energy Group’s demand side team recently had the opportunity to learn about a unique cooling tower water savings system by taking a field trip to see the system in person. We were invited by Aqualogix, the manufacturer of the system,… Continue Reading →

Summer Heat Drives Natural Gas Prices

Air conditioning units up and down the East and West Coasts were put to the test with the arrival of summer. The West experienced multiple days of temperatures near 120 degrees, while the East also faced above-average, sweltering heat. With… Continue Reading →

Snips and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails…

  That’s what little boys are made of! The Burton Energy Group family continues to grow and the team enjoyed surprising Paul, an Energy Analyst on the Operations team, with a little baby shower to celebrate the upcoming arrival of… Continue Reading →

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