Natural gas futures rose in U.S. trading on Wednesday on talk of falling inventories.
Weather forecasting services predicted cooler temperatures to stick around the eastern U.S. before springtime weather patterns finally settle in, which pushed up prices as well.
On the New York Mercantile Exchange, natural gas futures for delivery in April traded at USD3.687 per million British thermal units, up 1.14%.
The commodity hit a session low of USD3.623 and a high of USD3.695.
The U.S. government will release its weekly report on natural gas supplies on Thursday and market talk that stockpiles will drop sent prices gaining on Wednesday.