5:31 am October 21, 2009, by Henry Unger
There’s good news on the consumer front for a change.
Natural gas customers could end up paying less this winter than last year because of what one local gas marketer calls “a good, perfect storm” of factors, AJC reporter David Markiewicz writes.
An abundant supply of natural gas now in storage, plus lower overall demand, will likely help offset the natural uptick in gas prices that occurs each year when the weather turns colder, Markiewicz reports.
So, while wholesale gas prices have risen a bit lately, the cost to users likely will be lower this winter than in previous years, marketers said.
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