US natural gas stocks increased by less than the five-year average last week as below-normal temperatures boosted demand despite widespread stay-at-home measures. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Inventories of natural gas in underground US storage facilities increased 43 Bcf to 2.097 Tcf in the week that ended April 17, the US Energy Information Administration reported Thursday. The injection was smaller than the consensus expectations of analysts surveyed by S&P Global Platts, who called for a 49 Bcf build. The injection was less than half the 92 Bcf build reported during the same week in 2019 and slightly smaller than the five-year average build of 49 Bcf. The injection was substantially smaller than the 73 Bcf build reported for the week prior. After seven consecutive […]