Houston Ship Channel East Texas Natural Gas Prices

Published: Feb 19, 2018
Weekly Change
-0.17
-6.30%
Month/Month Change
-3.26
-56.4
Year/Year Change
-0.29
-10.30%
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Houston Ship Channel Description

NGI's Houston Ship Channel Index is comprised of transactions within the "Houston Pipe Line Pool." Our index does not include deals at the "Golden Triangle" area of Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange in Jefferson and Orange Counties, TX, nor does it include transactions at the refinery hub in Texas City, which is located in Galveston County, TX. We defer to the locations that ICE includes in its definition of the HPL Pool, which ICE lists as the following meter name and numbers: Air Liquide Bayport 988001 Air Products La Porte 981281 Air Products Pasadena Chemical 981418 Celanese Clear Lake 988018 Chevron Phillips Cedar Bayou 981024 Dow Deer Park 981506 Enterprise Mont Belvieu 981326 Equistar Channelview North 981373 Equistar Laporte Polymers 981553 ExxonMobil Baytown Refinery 981631 ExxonMobil Plastics Mont Belvieu 981379 Gulf Coast Fractionators 981389 Ineos Chocolate Bayou 981686 Ineos Deer Park 983409 Lanxess Baytown 981550 LCY Elastomers 981531 LyondellBasell Houston Refinery 981063 OptimAltura Channelview Cogen 981563 Oxy Vinyls Battleground Rd 981485 Oxy VinylsLaPorte 981444 San Jacinto Cogen 981554 Shell Deer Park Cogen 981581 Shell Deer Park East 981060 Shell Deer Park South 981095 Targa Mt Belvieu 981084 Valero Houston Refinery 981394 Valero Premcor 981511 ICE HSC HPL Pool meter 987342

Bulls Hoping for Cold March as Natural Gas Futures Skid Continues; Cash Mixed

Natural gas futures finished the week with another down day Friday as the weather outlook continued to antagonize winter bulls. The spot market was mixed ahead of the long weekend, featuring large declines in the Northeast and a big increase in Southern California amid new import restrictions; the NGI National Spot Gas Average gave up 4 cents to $2.41/MMBtu. Read More
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Natural Gas Futures Finish Near Even Again Despite Bullish Storage Stats

Natural gas futures moved less than a penny for the second straight day Thursday as a bullish government storage report couldn’t overcome lackluster winter weather and rising production. In the spot market, a few Northeast points rallied as SoCal Citygate eased off recent gains; the NGI National Spot Gas Average added 5 cents to $2.45/MMBtu. Read More
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EIA Storage Beats Market Estimates to Give Natural Gas Futures a Bump

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday reported a triple-digit withdrawal from U.S. natural... Read More

Natural Gas Futures Rebound as Cold Risks Creep Back into Forecast; Spot Prices Mixed

After selling off heavily since the start of February, natural gas futures ticked higher Tuesday, supported by weather models hinting that more cold could push into the East later this month. Spot prices were mixed, with Northeast points falling on mild weather as SoCal Citygate spiked; the NGI National Spot Gas Average fell 4 cents to $2.50/MMBtu. Read More
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Natural Gas Futures Sell-Off Continues for Second Straight Week; Spot Prices Sink Too

A precipitous slide in the natural gas futures market that began when the calendar rolled over to February continued for the week ending Friday, setting a bearish tone for spot prices across most regions. The NGI Weekly Spot Gas Average skidded 50 cents to $2.75/MMBtu. Read More

Natural Gas Futures Sell Off to Cap Another Bearish Week; Rockies Spot Prices Rise

The natural gas futures market continued its recent run lower Friday, selling off more than a dime, as weather models offered a discouraging winter prognosis for the bulls. In the spot market, cold temperatures forecast for the northern United States lifted Rockies prices as New England pulled back ahead of a weekend warm-up; the NGI National Spot Gas Average fell 16 cents to $2.55/MMBtu. Read More
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Natural Gas Futures Near Even As Storage Stats No Surprise; Rockies Spot Prices Climb

A bearish government storage report that offered few surprises and an uninspiring weather outlook kept a lid on natural gas futures Thursday. Temperature shifts put spot prices in the Rockies on the ascent as East Coast points moderated; theNGI National Spot Gas Average shed 18 cents to $2.71/MMBtu. Read More
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EIA Reports Natural Gas Storage Pull Slightly Higher Than Expected; Futures Market Shrugs

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday reported a weekly natural gas storage withdrawal that... Read More

‘Uneventful’ Day Sees Natural Gas Futures Finish a Penny Higher; Cash Mixed

Natural gas futures contemplated a move lower Tuesday before recovering to break a front-month losing streak that had lasted for five straight trading sessions. Spot prices were mixed, with generally small moves save for a few points along the East Coast and in the West; the NGI National Spot Gas Average added 6 cents to $2.84/MMBtu. Read More

NatGas Futures Slump Continues with March Down a Dime; Cash Mixed

Natural gas futures slid nearly a dime Monday as the bears maintained control following last week’s nearly 80-cent decline in front-month prices. Much of the spot market weakened along with futures, although chilly temperatures in the Midwest helped lift Midcontinent prices as points in the West rebounded; the NGI National Spot Gas Average fell 14 cents to $2.78/MMBtu. Read More