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US GAS: Natural Gas Ends Flat as Sandy Outages Linger

Natural gas ended nearly unchanged Wednesday, as traders balance rising gas-fired heating demand against the massive power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy.Natural gas for December delivery settled 0.1 cent higher at $3.692 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange.More than six million utility customers remain without power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which pummeled the Eastern U.S. Monday and Tuesday, and utilities say it could take a week or more to return power to customers. The storm likely curbed demand for natural gas because utilities have been increasingly turning to gas as a fuel source as the price of the fuel has fallen below that of coal."If we have a long period of time where people don't have power, that's going to cut into demand and really prevent the market from establishing a rally," said Gene McGillian, analyst at Tradition Energy in Stamford, Conn.The storm could curb gas demand by 10 billion cubic feet this week, according to an esti...

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