SoCal Border Avg. California Natural Gas Prices

Daily Change
-0.43
-16.50%
Month/Month Change
0.23
11.90%
Year/Year Change
-0.68
-23.90%
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SoCal Border Avg. Description

Our Southern California Border Average is a simple repeat of our Southern Border, SoCal index. There are no deliveries into PG&E in this posting.
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Weekly Prices Mostly Rise, But Returning Production Sends Rockies Prices Lower

Weekly natural gas prices were on the upswing this week as a heat wave engulfed much of the country at the start of the week, only to give way to milder temperatures and much lower prices by week’s end. The NGI Weekly Spot Gas Average stayed flat on the week at $2.63. Read More
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Looming Heat Continuing to Support July Natural Gas Despite Bearish Storage Data

July natural gas prices ended the day slightly higher Thursday as the battle between hot weather and another... Read More
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July Natural Gas Rebounds Ahead of Thursday’s EIA Storage Report; Spot Gas Mixed

July natural gas futures snapped a two-day losing streak on Wednesday, jumping 6.4 cents to settle at $2.964... Read More

July Natural Gas Softens Again Even as Weather Models Flip

July natural gas prices fell for a second straight day Tuesday, sliding 5.1 cents to $2.90 as the latest weather outlooks held cooler trends for early next week, but then flipped to hotter trends for late in the week and into early July. Read More

Nymex July Soars Past $3 as June Heads for Hottest on Record

July natural gas was uncharacteristically active Friday as traders eyed increasingly hotter trends in the latest weather forecasts and the potential hotter temperatures may have on already below-normal storage inventories. The Nymex July gas futures contract settled 5.7 cents higher at $3.022. Read More
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July Natural Gas Back in the Black Ahead of Storage Report; Spot Gas Mostly Lower

July natural gas futures strengthened Wednesday, climbing to $2.963, as slightly warmer trends in the latest weather models and expectations of a near to slightly below-average storage injection on Thursday lifted the market. Spot gas prices were mostly lower, but some areas did get some uplift as hotter near-term forecasts increased the number of cooling degree days on tap for the next 15 days. The NGI National Spot Gas Average stayed flat at $2.63. Read More

July Natural Gas Hits Resistance, Slips a Penny; Spot Gas Weakens Despite Heat

What started out as a promising sign of a move toward $3 for natural gas futures Tuesday morning eventually fizzled by midday, even as weather models maintained hotter trends for the coming weekend over the U.S. Midwest and East. The Nymex July contract settled at $2.939, down 1 cent on the day. Read More

Nymex, Spot Natural Gas Rally as Weather Outlooks Crank Up the Heat

July natural gas futures started the week with a 5.9-cent rally to $2.949 as hotter trends showed up in medium-range weather forecasts, with lingering heat risks seen extending into the long-range. Read More
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Cooler Temperatures Ahead Leave Weekly Prices Lower; TCO Explosion Pressures Appalachia

It was a sluggish start to the week for natural gas and despite some late-week support from a pipeline explosion and a brief return of hot weather to key demand areas, prices ended the week in the red; the NGI Weekly National Spot Gas Average fell a penny to $2.58. Read More

Breaking Heat, Light Weekend Demand Send Nymex, Spot Gas Lower

July natural gas futures retreated ahead of the weekend as cooler trends showed up in overnight model runs and again in midday Friday runs. Spot gas prices also declined even as near-term ridging was expected to send temperatures in the eastern U.S. soaring well above normal, albeit very temporarily. The NGI National Spot Gas Average slid 10 cents to $2.51/MMBtu. Read More