U.S. natural gas futures edged up on Wednesday with a decline in output over the past couple of days, forecasts for higher heating use during the next two weeks and a near 8% increase in gas prices in Europe. Demand for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports will remain strong so long as gas prices in Europe and Asia stay much higher than in the United States. Prices in Europe and Asia were about six times higher than in the United States due to extremely low gas stockpiles in Europe and insatiable demand for the fuel in Asia. While utilities in Europe scramble to fill gas inventories before the winter heating season […]