CF Industries sold 206,000 tons of AN at an average price of $261 per ton in the third quarter of 2012, compared to 243,000 tons at an average price of $269 per ton in the year-ago quarter. Sales volume was down due to lower production compared to the prior year period.CF Industries continued to benefit from abundant natural gas supply, as its realized natural gas cost averaged $3.34 per MMBtu in the third quarter of 2012, compared to $4.45 during the third quarter of 2011. The year-over-year decline in natural gas cost was due to high natural gas production versus a year ago and the substantial amount of natural gas in storage.
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