Natural gas adds to gains after inventories report (by Claudia Assis)
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Natural-gas futures added to gains Thursday after a government report showed a larger-than-expected decline in the nation's supplies of the product for the week ended Jan. 14. Natural gas for February delivery (NGG11) was up 11 cents, or 2.4%, to $4.67 per million British thermal units. The Energy Information Agency reported a decline of 243 billion cubic feet. Analysts polled by Platts had expected a decline between 231 and 235 billion cubic feet.