Houston Ship Channel East Texas Natural Gas Prices

Published: Oct 1, 2019
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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

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