Next year could be another challenging one for natural gas with analysts forecasting a slowdown in natural gas production growth based on downward guidance from producers.

Natural gas prices, which have consistently traded lower than $3 per MMBtu throughout the year, aren’t expected to help the situation much. Neither is demand from Mexico, and LNG export concerns could add to worries. The gas glut remains.

However, even if the outlook turned positive—surprising to the upside—capacity constraints could become an obstacle in some basins, analysts with S&P Global Platts said during its recent North American natural gas winter outlook webinar.

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