Houston Ship Channel East Texas Natural Gas Prices

Published: Aug 26, 2019
Weekly Change
0.015
0.70%
Month/Month Change
-0.13
-5.8
Year/Year Change
-0.960
-31.40%
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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

Natural Gas Futures Inch Lower as Fundamentals Hold Steady; Cash Slides Further

The battle over $2.15 natural gas waged on Friday, with bears already pouring their pumpkin-spiced lattes as weather models maintained a fall-like U.S. pattern through early September. Near-record production and liquefied natural gas intake also held firm, leaving little reason for a significant move for the September Nymex futures contract, which settled Friday at $2.152/MMBtu, down seven-tenths of a cent on the day. October fell by the same amount to $2.156. Read More
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EIA Reports Ho-Hum 59 Bcf Natural Gas Storage Injection; Futures Quiet

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported a 59 Bcf injection into storage inventories for the week... Read More

Natural Gas Futures Steady as Production Bumps Heads With LNG; Cash Mixed

An increasingly bullish background for the natural gas market is building with the onset of commercial liquefied natural gas export operations along the Gulf Coast, but production is proving to be a tough barrier for prices to overcome. With long-term weather outlooks once again trending cooler, the September Nymex gas contract swung in and out of positive territory before going on to settle only eight-tenths of a cent higher Tuesday at $2.218/MMBtu. October rose six-tenths of a cent to $2.219. Read More

Volatile Session Ends With Natural Gas Futures Up Penny; Cash Mostly Higher

Oppressive heat spanning most of the United States supported natural gas futures Monday, but cooler-trending long-range outlooks combined with another production record to send prices lower for most of the session. Most analysts considered $2.15 to be the battle line, and bulls came out victorious after a late technical rally lifted the September gas futures contract by a penny to $2.21/MMBtu, while October rose six-tenths of a cent to $2.213. Read More
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Stifling Heat Drives Gains in Weekly Natural Gas Prices

Triple-digit temperatures suffocated cities from the West Coast to Texas, lifting demand to record levels and driving up natural gas prices during the Aug. 12-16 week. Driven by the highest prices of the summer so far in the Permian Basin, the NGI Spot Gas Weekly Avg. climbed 9.5 cents to $1.985. Read More

Bears Leave Natural Gas Futures Wounded; Cash Mixed as Heat Builds

One day after a huge storage miss sent natural gas futures skyrocketing, weather models trended cooler for the end of August, sending prices several cents lower to cap the week. The September Nymex gas futures contract fell 3.2 cents to settle Friday at $2.20/MMBtu, and October dropped 3 cents to $2.207. Read More
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EIA Storage Miss Brings NatGas Bulls Back into Game; Cash Mixed

Heat may not be all that impressive for the last week after all, but that didn’t stop natural gas futures from staging one of the... Read More
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Tetco Explosion, Texas Heat Seen Behind EIA’s 49 Bcf Storage Injection

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported a 49 Bcf injection for the week ending Aug. 9, surprising... Read More

Strong Natural Gas Cash Stokes Futures as Weather Outlooks Continue to Add Heat

Building heat in long-range weather outlooks combined with strong natural gas cash prices to boost futures on Tuesday. The September Nymex gas futures contract hit an intraday high of $2.175/MMBtu before going on to settle at $2.147, up 4.2 cents on the day. October also rose 4.2 cents to $2.159. Read More
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Sneak Peak of Autumn Leads to Widespread Losses for Weekly Natural Gas Prices

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