EIA reports a weekly rise of 76 billion cubic feet in U.S. natural-gas supplies

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Thursday that domestic supplies of natural gas rose by 76 billion cubic feet for the week ended Sept. 25. On average, analysts polled by S&P Global Platts forecast an increase of 78 billion cubic feet. Total stocks now stand at 3.756 trillion cubic feet, up 471 billion cubic feet from a year ago, and 405 billion cubic feet above the five-year average, the government said. November natural gas was down 4.7 cents, or 1.9%, at $2.48 per million British thermal units. It traded at $2.468 before the data.
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