After many years of stability and relatively low prices, the natural gas market has taken a turn towards volatility and skyrocketing rates. Consumers should be aware of these recent changes and take action to mitigate the risks associated with an unsteady, high-priced market.
National Gas Intelligence’s recent episode of their Hub and Flow podcast featured 7 contributors to the recent volatility in the natural gas market. Domestic politics, international unrest and weather conditions all play a factor in this crazy rollercoaster of a market. Here I’ll summarize the overall contributors to this volatility as laid out by National Gas Intelligence.