You know the saying, “The cure for low natural gas prices is”—say it with conviction—“low natural gas prices.” Yet a decade of low natural gas prices born out of a glut of gas from the shale revolution has stymied hope of any significant, sustained recovery for gas.

So what if I told you that natural gas prices were to trend up steadily over the summer, topping $7 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) by year-end, and would then stay there for a sustained period? Hog wash. Disbelief. Won’t happen. Prove it. Three dollars forever—if we’re lucky.

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