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Natural-Gas Supply Probably Rose 22 Bcf, Bloomberg Users Say

August 16, 2012

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 0.7 percent last week, according to a survey of Bloomberg users.

The government’s report will show that inventories gained 22 billion cubic feet in the week ended Aug. 10 to 3.263 trillion cubic feet, according to the survey.

Natural gas for September delivery rose 0.6 cent to $2.754 per million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 10:20 a.m.

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

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