Featured Story

Q&A with Tania Ortiz on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development
Featured Mexico GPI
Q&A with Tania Ortiz on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

View Archived Issues

NGI's Mexico GPI

December 13, 2019

Tania-Ortiz-20191213

Q&A with Tania Ortiz on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following question-and-answer (Q&A) column as part of a regular interview series with experts in the Mexican natural gas market.
EIAStorageDEC12

Natural Gas Futures Soar As Weather Data Keeps Adding Demand; Cash Slips

  • U.S. natural gas futures surge as critical weather data trends colder
  • EIA disappoints with smaller-than-expected 73 Bcf storage withdrawal
  • Mild weather on tap for the next several days; cash slides
MonthlyPEMEXCrudeOil&DryNatGasProduction

Mexico’s Pemex Boosted by ‘Gigantic’ Quesqui Find, but Doubts Over Upstream Strategy Remain

Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador was cheered in recent days by the news of the Quesqui discovery in his home state of Tabasco, described by state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) as "gigantic" and the company's largest since 1987.

EIAStorageDEC12

Traders Shrug Off Latest Weather Data, Send Natural Gas Futures Lower Ahead of EIA Report

  • BREAKING: EIA reports 73 Bcf withdrawal from natural gas storage inventories for the week ending Dec. 6, slightly lower than market expectations
  • Natural gas traders shrug off demand gains in latest weather model runs, send futures pennies lower
  • Cash prices mixed as midweek cold snap boosts demand
La Laguna-AguascalientesNatGasPipeline

Mexico’s Fermaca Starts Operations on 1.3 Bcf/d La Laguna-Aguascalientes Pipeline

Mexican company Fermaca announced Tuesday that its 453-kilometer (281-mile), 1.3 Bcf/d La Laguna-Aguascalientes pipeline has entered into commercial operation.

Models Add Back Demand as Natural Gas Futures Pare Losses

  • January Nymex futures up 3.2 cents to $2.264; February up 2.9 cents to $2.263
  • U.S. LNG feed gas volumes set new record high, topping the 8 Bcf/d mark: Genscape
Mexico Oil&Gas Resource Plays

Mexico Environment Minister Wants to Prohibit Fracking

Mexico’s Environment Minister, Víctor Toledo, is the latest government official to voice support for President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s plans to prohibit hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, through at least 2024. 

3D"Sign

NGI's Bidweek Alert Day 5 - November 27th for December 2019
For more detailed information please download the Excel data file
FIXED RANGE BASIS RANGE
South Texas
Agua Dulce -- --
Florida Gas Zone 1 -- --
NGPL S. TX -- --
Tennessee Zone 0 South -- --
Texas Eastern S. TX -- -0.1175 to -0.1025
Transco Zone 1 -- -0.0850 to -0.0750
East Texas
Carthage -- --
Houston Ship Channel -- -0.1175 to -0.1175
Katy -- -0.1175 to -0.1175
NGPL TexOk -- -0.2050 to -0.1950
Tennessee Zone 0 North -- -0.1800 to -0.1800
Texas Eastern E. TX -- --
Transco Zone 2 -- --
West Texas/SE New Mexico
El Paso Permian 1.250 to 1.970 --
El Paso - Keystone Pool 1.250 to 1.550 --
El Paso - Plains Pool 1.500 to 1.970 --
El Paso - Waha Pool 1.350 to 1.570 --
Transwestern 1.350 to 1.400 --
Transwestern - Central 1.400 to 1.400 --
Transwestern - W. TX 1.350 to 1.400 --
Waha 1.250 to 1.570 --
Midwest
Alliance -- --
ANR ML7 -- --
Chicago Citygate 2.645 to 2.800 --
Chicago - Nicor Gas 2.645 to 2.790 --
Chicago - NIPSCO 2.645 to 2.790 --
Chicago - North Shore -- --
Chicago - Peoples 2.700 to 2.800 --
Consumers Energy -- -0.0600 to 0.0000
Dawn 2.425 to 2.840 0.0500 to 0.1500
Defiance -- --
Rover-ANR -- --
Rover-Panhandle -- --
Emerson -- 0.0400 to 0.1800
Joliet -- --
Lebanon -- -0.0700 to -0.0700
Michigan Consolidated -- -0.1400 to -0.0850
NGPL Amarillo Mainline -- --
Parkway/Union 2.505 to 2.510 0.1650 to 0.2775
REX Zone 3 Delivered -- -0.1300 to -0.0750
REX into ANR - Shelby -- -0.1300 to -0.0750
REX into MGT - Edgar -- --
REX into NGPL - Moultrie -- -0.1000 to -0.1000
REX into PEPL - Putnam -- --
REX into Trunk - Douglas -- --
Midcontinent
ANR SW 2.500 to 2.505 -0.1600 to -0.1400
Enable East -- -0.3600 to -0.3200
NGPL Midcontinent 1.660 to 1.750 --
Northern Border Ventura -- --
Northern Natural Demarc 2.705 to 2.890 --
Northern Natural Ventura 2.600 to 3.015 0.3500 to 0.3500
OGT -- -0.7650 to -0.7450
Panhandle Eastern 1.920 to 2.100 -0.5600 to -0.5225
Southern Star -- -0.1500 to -0.1500
North Louisiana/Arkansas
Perryville -- --
Texas Eastern, M1, 24 -- --
Texas Gas Zone 1 -- -0.1675 to -0.1525
Trunkline Zone 1A -- -0.1600 to -0.1500
South Louisiana
ANR SE -- -0.0775 to -0.0750
Columbia Gulf Mainline -- -0.1825 to -0.1700
Columbia Gulf onshore -- -0.0900 to -0.0750
Florida Gas Zone 2 -- --
Henry Hub -- 0.0000 to 0.0000
Southern Natural -- -0.0625 to -0.0575
Tennessee Line 500 -- -0.0625 to -0.0550
Tennessee Line 800 -- -0.1300 to -0.1100
Texas Eastern E. LA -- -0.1100 to -0.1050
Texas Eastern W. LA -- -0.0725 to -0.0725
Texas Gas Zone SL -- --
Transco Zone 3 -- -0.0550 to -0.0525
Trunkline E. LA -- --
Trunkline W. LA -- --
Southeast
FGT Citygate -- --
Florida Gas Zone 3 -- 0.0050 to 0.0200
Texas Eastern M-1, 30 -- --
Transco Zone 4 -- -0.0500 to -0.0250
Transco Zone 5 -- 0.6050 to 1.0000
Transco Zone 5 North -- 0.8000 to 0.9200
Transco Zone 5 South -- 0.6050 to 1.0000
Appalachia
Columbia Gas -- -0.3650 to -0.3200
Dominion North -- -0.4400 to -0.4100
Dominion South -- -0.4550 to -0.3950
Leidy Hub -- --
Millennium East Pool -- -0.4400 to -0.3900
Tenn Zone 4 200L -- -0.1500 to -0.1400
Tennessee Zn 4 313 Pool -- -0.3800 to -0.3600
Tennessee Zn 4 Marcellus -- -0.5000 to -0.4700
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Delivery -- --
Texas Eastern M-2, 30 Receipt -- -0.4550 to -0.4000
Texas Eastern M-3, Delivery -- 0.8300 to 1.2800
Texas Eastern M-3, Receipt -- --
Transco-Leidy Line -- -0.4550 to -0.4200
Northeast
Algonquin Citygate -- 2.4000 to 3.1000
Algonquin Citygate (non-G) -- 2.4000 to 3.1000
Algonquin Receipts -- --
Iroquois Zone 2 -- 2.4500 to 2.7000
Iroquois, Waddington -- 0.5800 to 0.9000
Niagara -- 0.1000 to 0.1000
Tenn Zone 5 200L -- --
Tenn Zone 5 200L East -- --
Tenn Zone 5 200L West -- --
Tenn Zone 5 300L -- --
Tenn Zone 6 200L -- --
Tenn Zone 6 200L North -- --
Tenn Zone 6 200L South -- --
Tenn Zone 6 300L -- --
Transco Zone 6 non-NY -- 0.6500 to 0.9900
Transco Zone 6 non-NY North -- 0.6500 to 0.9900
Transco Zone 6 non-NY South -- --
Transco Zone 6 NY -- 1.2000 to 1.6000
Rocky Mountains
Cheyenne Hub 2.170 to 2.400 --
CIG 2.170 to 2.400 --
CIG DJ Basin -- --
El Paso Bondad 2.370 to 2.370 --
El Paso San Juan 2.350 to 2.730 --
Kern River 3.300 to 3.600 --
Kingsgate -- --
Northwest Rockies 2.440 to 2.600 --
Northwest S. of Green River 2.440 to 2.600 --
Northwest Sumas 5.360 to 8.000 --
Northwest Wyoming Pool -- --
Opal 3.180 to 3.930 --
Questar -- --
Stanfield 3.650 to 3.650 --
Transwestern San Juan 2.490 to 2.760 --
White River Hub 2.350 to 2.630 --
Arizona/Nevada
El Paso S. Mainline/N. Baja -- --
Kern Delivery 4.000 to 4.275 --
California
Malin 3.180 to 3.960 --
PG&E Citygate 3.650 to 4.150 --
SoCal Citygate 6.500 to 7.070 --
Southern Border, PG&E 2.750 to 2.950 --
Southern Border, SoCal 2.850 to 5.000 --
SoCal Border Avg. 2.850 to 5.000 --
SoCal Border - Blythe -- --
SoCal Border - Ehrenberg 4.100 to 4.250 --
SoCal Border - Kern River Station -- --
SoCal Border - Kramer 4.250 to 5.000 --
SoCal Border - Needles 2.850 to 2.940 --
SoCal Border - Topock -- --
SoCal Border - Wheeler Ridge -- --
Canada
Alliance (APC) - ATP -- --
Empress 2.655 to 3.140 --
NOVA/AECO C 2.480 to 2.990 --
Westcoast Station 2 2.550 to 2.870 --
NOTE: Both the buy and the sell side of transactions are counted in this table, as they are in NGI’s daily, weekly and bidweek natural gas price tables, a standard practice which supports consistency and uniformity across products as explained in our price methodology.