The May 2018 NYMEX natural gas futures contract traded in a 5.1 cent range on Monday and ended the day with small gain. The contract opened at $2.745/dth and traded between $2.706 and $2.757. It ended the day .001 higher and settled at $2.740/dth. The contract will expire on Thursday at 2:30 PM. The June crude oil contract traded between $67.14 and $69.03. It settled at $68.64, up 24 cents/barrel. National weather forecasters expect a mix of seasonal-like temperatures and warmer than normal temperatures across much of the country during the 6-15 day range.
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