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Includes transactions to delivery points within the Algonquin system. Excludes gas deliveries into Algonquin from connecting pipelines, as that is a separate index.

Natural Gas Cash Prices Surge Down South on Wintry Weather; Futures Retreat

After rallying to above $3.200 last week, natural gas futures retreated Tuesday as forecasts showed milder temperatures arriving later this month. Meanwhile, unusually cold conditions in the South to start the week -- including wintry precipitation in Southeast Texas -- drove up spot prices across the region. The NGI National Spot Gas Average climbed 28 cents to $5.43/MMBtu. Read More

Another Round of Arctic Cold Lifts Natural Gas Spot Prices; Futures Surge to $3.20

Coming off a record storage pull, and with the latest weather data trending colder, prompt-month natural gas futures rallied Friday to their highest levels since November. Meanwhile, the arrival of more cold weather saw elevated winter pricing return to the cash market, especially along the East Coast; the NGI National Spot Gas Average jumped $1.97 to $5.15/MMBtu. Read More

Natural Gas Storage ‘Doozy’ Shatters Record, Sparks Futures Surge; Cash Rising Ahead of Cold

A record natural gas storage withdrawal that managed to exceed already lofty market expectations on Thursday helped spark a 17-cent surge... Read More

Wowzers! Record 359 Bcf EIA Natural Gas Storage Pull Delivers on Lofty Expectations

It's a new record -- and it wasn't even close. Read More

NatGas Futures Higher on Colder Forecast for Next Week, Talk of Big Storage Pull

Natural gas futures pushed higher Tuesday amid bullish changes in the medium-term weather outlook and talk of a record pull from storage inventories. Meanwhile, a thaw in the Northeast dropped cash prices there Tuesday; with mostly small moves elsewhere, the NGI National Spot Gas Average gave up 22 cents to $3.20. Read More

Extreme Cold Drives Record-Setting Week in NatGas Cash; Futures See Warm-Up Ahead

In a week that saw the highest spot price ever recorded by NGI, extreme cold weather --  including a fast-developing winter storm that pummeled the East Coast -- drove up demand and cash volatility. Nearly every region followed by NGI saw widespread gains of $1 or more, and the Weekly Spot Gas Average surged $5.36 to $10.71/MMBtu. Read More

NatGas Cash Tumbles Off Record-Setting Highs; Futures Betting Cold Won’t Last

After a record-setting day Thursday, natural gas spot prices on Friday had nowhere to go but down. Read More

Bedlam in East Coast NatGas Cash! Transco Zone 6 NY’s $175/MMBtu Sets North American Record

Heavy snow, blustery winds and the highest natural gas spot price ever recorded by NGI marked a day of extremes... Read More

EIA’s First Gauge of Recent Cold Blast a Bearish Miss as NatGas Futures Retreat

The Energy Information Administration's (EIA) first storage inventory report covering the recent Arctic cold missed to the bearish side of consensus estimates Thursday, and prompt-month futures pulled back on the news. Read More

Polar Vortex-Level Demand Prompts Big NatGas Cash Surge; Futures Rally Too

With demand over the holiday weekend surpassing peak 2013/14 polar vortex levels and frigid temperatures leading to production freeze-offs, natural gas spot prices rocketed higher Tuesday. Even as several Northeast points moderated to trade at less-elevated premiums, the NGI National Spot Gas Average jumped $1.30 to average $8.35/MMBtu. Read More