Houston Ship Channel East Texas Natural Gas Prices

Daily Change
-0.055
-2.10%
Month/Month Change
0.495
23.70%
Year/Year Change
-1.620
-38.60%
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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
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Early Winter Chills Thrill Natural Gas Market as Weekly Spot Prices Climb

A broad swath of chilly temperatures, especially for regions east of the Rockies, sent natural gas spot prices notably higher for the trading week ended Nov. 8; led by big increases in New England, NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. gained 31.5 cents to $2.585/MMBtu. Read More

Weather-Focused Natural Gas Futures Trade Both Sides of Even as Price Gap Expected Over Weekend

With forecasts over the weekend expected to offer potentially pivotal insight into temperature trends later this month, natural gas futures prices failed to chart a definitive move in either direction Friday. The December Nymex contract traded both sides of even on the way to settling at $2.789/MMBtu, 1.7 cents higher on the day. January added 1.4 cents to $2.873. Read More
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Natural Gas Futures Rally Stalls as Forecasts Tease End to Frigid Pattern

Natural gas futures pulled back a few cents Wednesday as the bullish momentum generated by a recent stretch of strongly colder-trending forecasts showed signs of petering out. The December Nymex contract slid 3.4 cents to settle at $2.828/MMBtu after going as high as $2.891. January settled at $2.907, off 3.3 cents. Read More

Natural Gas Futures Rally Further on More Cold, But Oversupply Creating Risks for ‘Swift Reversal’

Further cold trends for an already chilly early-season forecast helped extend a natural gas futures rally Tuesday, although analysts pointed to risks for a reversal given structural oversupply in the market. The December Nymex contract added 4.1 cents to settle at $2.862/MMBtu. January settled at $2.940, up 4.2 cents. Read More

Cold Pattern Shows Staying Power as Natural Gas Futures Continue Climbing

Further cold trends from the latest guidance kept the fire burning for natural gas futures prices Monday, extending last week’s gains for a market focused on early-season weather signals. The December Nymex contract settled 10.7 cents higher at $2.821/MMBtu after probing as high as $2.842. January picked up 9.6 cents to settle at $2.898, while February settled 8.7 cents higher at $2.849. Read More

Natural Gas Futures Rally on Weather, But Model Disagreement Sets Up ‘Big Risks’ for Prices

Early-winter volatility continued in the natural gas futures market Friday as colder-trending weather data helped launch a swift midday rally. After trading as low as $2.575/MMBtu, the December Nymex contract went on to settle near the session’s high at $2.714, up 8.1 cents on the day. January picked up 7.0 cents to settle at $2.802. Read More
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Winter’s Arrival Brings Substantial Gains for November Natural Gas Bidweek Prices

Mother Nature’s timing in unleashing frigid Arctic air on the United States resulted in some of the most extreme volatility the natural gas market... Read More
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Swelling Storage Puts Halt to Natural Gas Futures Rally; Cash Weakens Too

After a solid run that lifted December natural gas prices nearly a quarter over the last three days, a bearish government storage stat and... Read More

Natural Gas Market ‘On Edge’ as Weather Models Shift Colder

The sharp swings higher just keep coming for natural gas futures. With another solid shift to the colder side in the latest weather models, the November Nymex gas futures contract expired Tuesday some 15.1 cents higher at $2.597. December, which takes the prompt-month position on Wednesday, rose a more moderate 8.4 cents to $2.639. Read More

Slightly Warmer Shift in Coming Chill Drives Nymex NatGas Lower; Cash Softens

Natural gas futures traders took the curve down a notch Friday as the latest weather data moved the needle slightly lower in terms of the overall demand picture for the next couple of weeks. The November Nymex contract settled 1.6 cents lower, and December slipped fractionally to $2.459. Read More