Algonquin Citygate Northeast Natural Gas Prices

Published: May 22, 2017
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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.

Weekly NatGas Cash Inches Its Way To $3, Yet Futures Post Ominous Decline

It was a struggle, but for the week ended May 19, weekly natural gas finally huffed and puffed its way to $3 with individual market points generally trading within a nickel of unchanged. A spring heat wave in New England provided much of the impetus for prices to clear the $3 barrier, and the NGI Weekly Spot Gas Average rose 3 cents to $3.00. Read More

Northeast Losses Offset Broader Market Gains; NatGas Futures Add 7 Cents

Prices eased for weekend and Monday physical natural gas deliveries, with weather-driven moderation at Northeast, Southeast, and Appalachia points staving off strong pricing in Texas, the Midwest, and Louisiana. The NGI National Spot Gas Average lost two cents to $2.94. Read More

NatGas Cash, Futures Slide Following Greater-Than-Expected Storage Stats

Natural gas cash for delivery Friday worked lower in Thursday trading ahead of the Energy Information Administration inventory report as next-day temperature forecasts showed a precipitous drop for eastern market points currently under an oppressive heat wave. Read More

Plump NatGas Storage Report Elicits Ho-Hum Market Response; June Adds 2 Cents

June futures slumped Thursday morning when the Energy Information Administration reported a storage injection that was greater than what traders were expecting. Read More

Eastern Heat Wave Lifts New England, Mid-Atlantic Quotes; NatGas Futures Flounder

At first glance it might look like physical gas trading for Thursday delivery was a quiet affair as the NGI National Spot Gas Average slipped 2 cents to $3.00. That average, however, was comprised of large weather driven gains sending Northeast quotes up by double digits and broader losses of about a nickel strewn across Louisiana, Texas, the Southeast, and California. Read More

NatGas Cash Steady, But Futures Bulls Find The Air Thin; June Slides 7.5 Cents

Physical natural gas for delivery Tuesday showed little change in Monday trading as outage-driven gains in the Northeast coupled with strength in West Texas were able to balance weak pricing in Appalachia and the Midcontinent. The NGI National Spot Gas Average was up 2 cents to $3.08. Read More

Physical NatGas, Futures Race Each Other Higher; June Adds 8 Cents

Physical traders typically try to get their Thursday deals done ahead of the release of Energy Information Administration inventory figures. Oftentimes this will lead to disparate outcomes in the physical and futures markets as the 10:30 a.m. EDT report will prompt wide moves in the futures. Read More

NatGas Bulls Stirring Following Thin Storage Stats

June futures bounded higher Thursday once the Energy Information Administration reported a natural gas storage injection that was far less than what traders were expecting. Read More

Prospect of Pipeline Delay Rattles Physical, Futures Markets; June Gains 6 Cents

Physical natural gas for Thursday delivery shot higher in both physical and financial circles as traders focused on the potential delay of a major Midwest pipeline project that shippers were originally counting on to finish its first phase by July. The NGI National Spot Gas Average jumped 9 cents to $2.99 and virtually all market points were solidly in the black. Read More

NatGas Cash Steady, Outlasts Slumping Futures; June Sheds Nearly A Dime

Physical natural gas for delivery Tuesday remained largely unscathed in Monday trading as gains in the Northeast and Appalachia were able to balance softer pricing in Texas, Louisiana, the Midwest and Midcontinent. The NGI National Spot Gas Average was down a penny at $2.87. Read More