┬áRecent growth in industrial natural gas demand has continued into January, outperforming year-ago levels, despite recently expanded lockdowns related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Month to date, demand from industrial consumers has averaged over 25.3 Bcf/d, outpacing its January 2020 level by 700 MMcf/d, or about 2.8%, data compiled by S&P Global Platts Analytics shows. As post-holiday-season coronavirus infections surge, states across the US have enacted more restrictions on activity, including lockdowns or curfews in California, Ohio and North Carolina. In additional states, including Washington, Oregon, New Mexico and Illinois, businesses are mostly closed, according to data compiled by The New York Times. Current lockdowns, though, have failed to significantly slow industrial activity, which suffered […]