NGI Weekly Gas Price Index

Weekly Natural Gas Prices Advance on Bursts of Demand in the Northeast

Weekly Natural Gas Prices Advance on Bursts of Demand in the Northeast

Weekly natural gas cash prices advanced amid volatile but ultimately strong price action in the Northeast, where late winter bursts of cold galvanized heating demand and fueled a pair of surges in spot prices. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. for the March 1-5 period climbed 20.5 cents to $2.945. Comfortable conditions moved in early…

March 5, 2021
Weekly Spot Natural Gas Prices Extend Massive Losses to Close February

Weekly Spot Natural Gas Prices Extend Massive Losses to Close February

Though spot natural gas prices started to fall from record highs at the end of last week, losses continued in the final week of February as much milder weather emerged. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg., which covered the trading period from Feb. 22-25, plummeted $30.940 week/week to $2.740. Days after temperatures plunged into the…

February 26, 2021
Updated Notice of Proposed Change to NGI’s Bidweek Survey

Updated Notice of Proposed Change to NGI’s Bidweek Survey

* Please see the amendment in blue font below to the original Notice of Proposed Change to NGI’s Bidweek Survey, which was posted Feb. 1. Dear NGI Subscribers, Price Reporters and Market Participants, In response to a public request for comment published by S&P Global Platts, Natural Gas Intelligence (NGI) is requesting feedback on whether…

February 24, 2021
Historic Freeze Fuels Monstrous Weekly Natural Gas Price Rally, Leaves Texas Out in the Cold

Historic Freeze Fuels Monstrous Weekly Natural Gas Price Rally, Leaves Texas Out in the Cold

There’s not much on the record books to compare this week. Spot gas prices in some areas ballooned to the thousands and one of the biggest states in the country left more than four million of its residents in the dark and cold during a prolonged, unprecedented Arctic freeze.  And that’s only a fraction of…

February 19, 2021
Weekly Natural Gas Prices Soar as Polar Vortex Unleashes Brutal Cold on U.S.

Weekly Natural Gas Prices Soar as Polar Vortex Unleashes Brutal Cold on U.S.

Spot gas prices surged to all-time highs across much of the United States during the Feb. 7-12 week as blistering cold gripped the country, driving up heating demand, curbing production and wreaking havoc on infrastructure. Fueled by spikes to as much as $600 in the Midcontinent at the end of the week, the NGI Weekly…

February 12, 2021
Polar Plunge Fuels Dollar-Plus Gains for Northeast Weekly Natural Gas Prices

Polar Plunge Fuels Dollar-Plus Gains for Northeast Weekly Natural Gas Prices

Buoyed by expectations for the lowest temperatures of the winter season so far, natural gas spot prices rocketed sharply higher during the first week of February. The Northeast’s reputation for extreme volatility was on full display as prices soared beyond $15.000 in some locations. NGI Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. surged 47.5 cents to $3.570.…

February 5, 2021
Weekly Natural Gas Prices Soar Amid Winter’s Worst Freeze

Weekly Natural Gas Prices Soar Amid Winter’s Worst Freeze

Weekly natural gas cash prices skyrocketed during a stretch of intense cold across much of the northern United States that spurred robust heating demand. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. for the Jan. 25-28 trading period spiked 48.5 cents to $3.095, lifted by a weeklong rally. The trading week consisted of four trading days for…

January 29, 2021
As Weather Outlook Warms, Weekly Natural Gas Prices Cool Off

As Weather Outlook Warms, Weekly Natural Gas Prices Cool Off

In an abbreviated four-day trading week following the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, weekly cash prices recorded a double-digit drop as temperatures climbed across much of the Lower 48 and heating demand eased. Comfortable conditions moved in early in the week and stuck around until Thursday, notably including highs in the 40s and…

January 22, 2021
Strong Finish Caps Solid Run for Weekly Natural Gas Prices

Strong Finish Caps Solid Run for Weekly Natural Gas Prices

Weekly cash prices gained ground early in the week amid regional blasts of cold and finished strong on Friday following a blizzard in the Upper Midwest, with rain and snow pushing to the East. The one-two punch was enough to keep cash prices in positive territory for the full week. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National…

January 15, 2021
Weekly Natural Gas Prices Advance as Winter Storms Drive Heating Demand

Weekly Natural Gas Prices Advance as Winter Storms Drive Heating Demand

Weekly natural gas cash prices spiked early in the week as a winter storm system moved across the northern half of the country, dropping chilly rains on the Northwest and heavy, wet snow over swaths of the nation’s midsection. The blast of winter boosted heating demand Monday and into the following day, establishing a strong…

January 8, 2021
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