In the long term, natural gas looks good

If long-term investors need long-term arguments when selecting an investment, a natural gas theme might fit the bill.

Natural gas has endured tough times in recent years, as the price has subsided some 75 per cent from a euphoric spike in 2005. While the price has recently rebounded about 80 per cent from its multi-year low in April, the price is still depressed, sitting at about half the average price between 2004 and 2008. Natural gas producers have also been struggling under these conditions.

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