Reuters reported that front-month U.S. natural gas futures went up 2.1 cents and settled at $2.484 per million British thermal units.
As quoted in the market news:
Gas prices cratered nearly 6 percent on Thursday after the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that gas inventories fell last week by 82 billion cubic feet, well below the Reuters poll estimate of 90 bcf and the five-year average decline for that week of 118 bcf.
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