Afternoon Coffee: Natural Gas Prices Fall, United Airlines Looks to Alternative Fuel

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The continued growth in natural gas production has pushed down prices for the fossil fuel. On the New York Mercantile Exchange today, natural gas for July delivery dropped 1.6% to $2.76 a million British thermal units.

In an example of demand for traditional fuel falling, United Airlines said it would use farm waste and oils from animal fats to power a flight this summer. The airline said a plane using the alternative jet fuels would fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco..

AT&T and DirecTV are looking to “close the merger” between the 2 companies and have extended the “termination date” deadline for the merger agreement in order to obtain final regulatory approval.

Consumers now have another source for streaming music – Apple Music is now live. The subscription music service is available through iOS 8.4 on iPhones and iPads.
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