The U.S. burned the most natural gas ever on Monday, breaking a
record set during the so-called polar vortex that blanketed the
nationís eastern half with arctic air in 2014. America consumed
143 billion cubic feet of gas as temperatures dipped to all-time
lows on New Yearís Day, topping the previous high of 142 billion
from four years ago, data from PointLogic Energy show. Prices
for the heating fuel rose to the highest in a month.