Forward Look


New Year, New Lows for Natural Gas Forward Prices as Warm Weather Seen Continuing

Natural gas forward markets started off the new year and a new decade with little celebration as weather data remained exceptionally bearish, setting the stage for already plump storage inventories to grow further. Led by steep declines in the Northeast, February prices averaged 16 cents lower for the Dec. 26-31 period, while the balance of winter (February-March) fell an average 12 cents, according to NGI’s Forward Look.

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Consistently Warm Forecasts Take Hatchet to Natural Gas Forwards for Seventh Straight Week

An unusually mild Christmas Week that had Santa and his elves delivering gifts across the United States in shorts and flip flops sent natural gas forward prices tumbling for the seventh week in a row. January prices fell 16 cents on average from Dec. 19-24, while February dropped an average 13 cents, according to NGI’s Forward Look. Read More

Natural Gas Forwards Continue Sinking, But Weather Data Hinting at Colder Temperatures Ahead

Natural gas forward traders appear to be searching for a floor for prices during what is normally a much more supportive time of year for the market. January prices plunged an average 23 cents from Dec. 6-11, while February dropped 19 cents and the balance of winter (January-March) slid 18 cents, according to NGI’s Forward Look. Read More