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Americas Price trends

April 2018

Forward and futures markets

The Henry Hub front-month futures price will receive support if summer in the US is hot.

The front-month price is under pressure because speculators are anticipating that US gas production will rise sharply. However, GGA expects only a modest increase in US gas output in 2018 because much of the rise in the country’s shale production will be balanced by declines in conventional output. Meanwhile, the prospect of a hot summer together with an increase in gas and LNG exports will slow the...