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Cold Winter Drives Up Natural Gas Price

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WILKES-BARRE — UGI Penn Natural Gas customers can expect a hike in rates next month.

The natural gas company says the average customer’s bill will increase nearly 6 percent.

They blame the bitter cold winter and demand for the increase.

The company said the bill for a typical residential heating customer who uses about 8,900 cubic feet of natural gas per month will increase from $94.08 per month to $99.42 on June 1.



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