Forward Look

NGI's Forward Look news and data charts the future price of physical natural gas at 78 key trading locations around the country, offering both fixed and basis forward natural gas prices 5+ years out and historical data back to 2012.

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Halloween Week Brings Treats, Not Tricks to Natural Gas Forwards Markets

Just when the natural gas market had all but written off any prospects for significant early-season cold, weather models made an abrupt shift over the weekend, signaling more intense, frigid air for the United States over the next two weeks. Some of the sharpest gains over a two-day span sent December and January prices up more than 20 cents on average for the Oct. 24-30 period, according to NGI’s Forward Look. Read More

Pipelines at the Forefront of Wild Natural Gas Forward Price Swings

It was a volatile week for some natural gas forward markets as pipeline operations took a back seat to weather demand for the Oct. 17-23 period. November prices were up just a penny on average, but some pricing hubs saw the prompt month swing more than a quarter, according to NGI’s Forward Look. December dropped 9 cents on average, while the full winter strip (November-March) slid 8 cents on average. Read More

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