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Natural-Gas Supply Probably Rose 108 Bcf, Bloomberg Users Say

October 20, 2011

Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Energy Department’s natural-gas inventory report, scheduled for release at 10:30 a.m. in Washington, will show that supplies rose 3.1 percent last week, according to a survey of Bloomberg users.

The government’s Natural Gas Storage Report will show that inventories gained 108 billion cubic feet in the week ended Oct. 14 to 3.629 trillion cubic feet, according to the survey.

Natural gas for November delivery rose 2.2 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $3.608 per million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 10:22 a.m.

Bloomberg compiles the anonymous survey based on estimates by at least 100 users each week.

--Editors: Bill Banker, Charlotte Porter

To contact the reporter on this story: Christine Buurma in New York at cbuurma1@bloomberg.net;

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dan Stets at dstets@bloomberg.net


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