NGI Weekly Gas Price Index

Natural Gas Weekly Cash, Futures Prices Pummeled by Moderating Heat, Freeport Uncertainty

Natural Gas Weekly Cash, Futures Prices Pummeled by Moderating Heat, Freeport Uncertainty

Spot natural gas prices headed lower during the June 30-July 1 trading period for July natural gas delivery amid cooler temperatures in Texas, fleeting bouts of heat elsewhere and the typical lull in demand seen over a holiday weekend. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. dropped 49.5 cents to $5.845/MMBtu. Futures action in the natural…

July 1, 2022
After Record Heat, Cooler Forecast Leads to Sharp Discounts for Natural Gas Weekly, Futures Prices

After Record Heat, Cooler Forecast Leads to Sharp Discounts for Natural Gas Weekly, Futures Prices

Spot gas prices crumbled during the June 21-24 trading week despite heat becoming more widespread, for a few days at least, across the country’s midsection. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. plummeted $1.225 to $6.340/MMBtu. Nymex futures action, meanwhile, continued to be dominated by the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) outage, with the market questioning…

June 24, 2022
Despite Strong Demand, Weekly Natural Gas Prices Dragged Down by LNG Mishap

Despite Strong Demand, Weekly Natural Gas Prices Dragged Down by LNG Mishap

Weekly cash prices gave up ground despite modest production and robust cooling demand across much of the Lower 48 that fueled several daily gains. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. for the June 13-17 period declined 94.5 cents to $7.565, dragged lower by an outsized loss on Tuesday tied to broader natural gas market sentiment…

June 17, 2022
Scorching Heat Wave Lifts Weekly Natural Gas Cash Prices, but Freeport LNG Outage Pressures Futures

Scorching Heat Wave Lifts Weekly Natural Gas Cash Prices, but Freeport LNG Outage Pressures Futures

Record-breaking temperatures and a precipitous drop in wind generation fueled impressive gains for natural gas prices across the Lower 48 during the June 6-10 trading week. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. picked up 36.5 cents to reach $8.510/MMBtu. Futures, however, finished lower on the week as traders struggled with how an outage at the…

June 10, 2022
Notice of NGI Data Accessibility Issues for Data Published Friday, June 3 & Monday, June 6

Notice of NGI Data Accessibility Issues for Data Published Friday, June 3 & Monday, June 6

Some Daily Datafeed, Mexico Daily Datafeed and Shale Daily data customers that access data via API and/or FTP may have been unable to retrieve data for publication date Monday, June 6 because of an internal processing error. Our IT team has solved the problem, and you should now be able to access those data as normal.

June 6, 2022
Cooler Temperatures Sink Weekly Natural Gas Prices, but Light Stocks Keep Pressure on Futures

Cooler Temperatures Sink Weekly Natural Gas Prices, but Light Stocks Keep Pressure on Futures

Spot natural gas prices softened coming back from the Memorial Day holiday even as power burns escalated in response to falling wind generation throughout the week. Led by the West Coast, NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. fell 19.5 cents during the May 31-June 3 period to $8.145/MMBtu. Natural gas futures, meanwhile, continued to be…

June 3, 2022
Early Heat Waves Boost Weekly Natural Gas Prices, but Cooler June Start Sends Futures Lower

Early Heat Waves Boost Weekly Natural Gas Prices, but Cooler June Start Sends Futures Lower

Spot natural gas prices strengthened in the final full week of May as power burns remained robust even as demand in the South Central region retreated along with temperatures. With a brief heat wave stoking East Coast demand – and another blast of cold hitting the West Coast – NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg.…

May 27, 2022
Weekly Natural Gas Prices Push Higher Amid Southern Heat, Supply Pressures

Weekly Natural Gas Prices Push Higher Amid Southern Heat, Supply Pressures

Natural gas cash prices rallied along with futures through the first three sessions of the week on supply concerns and remarkably strong cooling demand by mid-May standards. The result: NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. for the May 16-20 period jumped 80.5 cents to $7.920. Supported by weather-driven demand and steady calls for U.S. exports,…

May 20, 2022
Weekly Natural Gas Prices, Futures See-Saw Through Wild Trading Week

Weekly Natural Gas Prices, Futures See-Saw Through Wild Trading Week

In a volatile stretch for natural gas trading, weekly cash prices ultimately gave up ground after soaring to unsustainable levels earlier in May. NGI’s Weekly Spot Gas National Avg. for the May 9-13 period dropped 68.5 cents to $7.115. A week earlier, it had spiked $1.075 cents to $7.800. The June Nymex natural gas futures…

May 13, 2022
NGI to Change Names of Six Forward Look Locations & Cease Updating Correction Files

NGI to Change Names of Six Forward Look Locations & Cease Updating Correction Files

To provide better conformity between our data series and as part of planned maintenance, NGI will change the names of six (6) locations in our Forward Look natural gas data service. The planned name changes are listed below.  For those referencing our price locations by way of the pointcode field (available via JSON format only), there should be no impact. However, for those using the XLS datafeed via API/FTP, there may be some changes necessary to reference the locations by their new names.

May 9, 2022
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