Natural gas  1990-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Natural gas decreased 0.04 USD/MMBtu or 1.18% to 3.59 on Thursday December 8 from 3.63 in the previous trading session. Historically, Natural gas reached an all time high of 15.39 in December of 2005 and a record low of 1.02 in January of 1992.

Natural gas is expected to trade at 2.67 USD/MMBtu by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 2.59 in 12 months time.
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Energy Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 49.94 0.04 0.08% 1.01% 11.02% 34.71% Dec/08
Brent 53.11 0.08 0.15% 2.46% 15.37% 30.95% Dec/08
Natural gas 3.59 0.04 -1.21% 2.32% 33.32% 73.93% Dec/08
Gasoline 1.51 0.04 -2.59% 0.98% 9.94% 25.07% Dec/08
Heating oil 1.62 0.00 0.03% 2.53% 12.24% 28.35% Dec/08
Ethanol 1.65 0.04 -2.37% -0.18% 5.98% 12.35% Dec/07

Metals Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,175.40 1.05 0.09% 0.19% -7.86% 9.34% Dec/08
Silver 17.17 0.44 2.65% 3.98% -6.57% 21.17% Dec/08
Palladium 747.00 11.77 -1.56% -2.80% 13.67% 33.96% Dec/06
Platinum 943.33 14.64 1.60% 1.28% -7.01% 8.72% Dec/06

Agricultural Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Corn 350.75 0.50 0.14% 0.50% -0.99% -6.09% Dec/07
Soybeans 1,049.00 1.50 0.14% 1.67% 3.73% 19.58% Dec/07
Wheat 385.00 5.25 -1.35% 1.32% -7.28% -20.00% Dec/07
Cotton 70.04 0.14 0.20% -0.36% 3.78% 10.02% Dec/06
Rice 9.90 0.04 -0.35% 2.01% 3.34% -9.75% Dec/08
Canola 528.80 0.60 0.11% 0.97% 3.61% 9.41% Dec/07
Cocoa 2,398.80 11.00 -0.46% -0.83% -2.05% -29.91% Dec/06
Rubber 240.70 5.30 -2.15% 5.52% 26.82% 41.67% Dec/08
Orange Juice 214.35 2.30 -1.06% -1.33% -0.60% 49.63% Dec/07
Coffee 141.30 0.60 -0.42% -6.21% -18.96% 12.37% Dec/07
Lumber 326.70 4.30 -1.30% -1.60% 4.98% 21.99% Dec/07
Oat 210.00 1.00 0.48% -1.06% -6.98% -12.86% Dec/07
Wool 1,342.00 36.00 -2.61% -1.76% 1.98% 7.62% Dec/07
Sugar 19.62 0.14 0.72% -0.10% -11.90% 30.37% Dec/07

Livestock Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date

Industrial Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.64 0.03 -0.96% 0.21% 10.86% 28.71% Dec/07
Cobalt 30,500.00 750.00 2.52% 2.69% 6.09% 26.82% Dec/07
Lead 2,322.00 65.75 2.91% -0.77% 12.16% 38.56% Dec/07
Aluminum 1,711.50 1.00 0.06% 0.06% -0.29% 15.96% Dec/06
Tin 21,305.00 480.00 2.33% 2.33% -3.62% 43.87% Dec/06
Zinc 2,782.25 28.00 1.04% 1.04% 10.53% 79.59% Dec/06
Nickel 11,566.00 161.25 1.41% 4.88% 4.31% 30.89% Dec/07
Molybdenum 15,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -0.33% Dec/07
Steel 312.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 48.81% Dec/07
Iron Ore 81.00 2.00 2.53% 0.00% 19.12% 97.56% Dec/07
Coal 84.00 3.40 -3.89% -5.08% -24.97% 60.31% Dec/07

Index Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,186.00 10.00 -0.84% 21.77% 33.26% 128.52% Dec/06
CRB Index 192.00 1.68 -0.87% 3.61% 0.37% 1.09% Dec/07
LME Index 2,821.00 50.40 1.82% 12.44% 14.44% 24.98% Dec/07
S&P GSCI 2,342.14 27.09 -1.14% 1.46% 6.80% 4.48% Dec/07


Natural gas Notes

Natural gas accounts for almost a quarter of United States energy consumption. The NYMEX Division natural gas futures contract is widely used as a national benchmark price. The futures contract trades in units of 10,000 million British thermal units (mmBtu). The price is based on delivery at the Henry Hub in Louisiana, the nexus of 16 intra- and interstate natural gas pipeline systems that draw supplies from the region's prolific gas deposits. The Natural gas market prices displayed in Trading Economics are based on over-the-counter (OTC) and contract for difference (CFD) financial instruments. Our Natural gas market prices are intended to provide you with a reference only, rather than as a basis for making trading decisions. Trading Economics does not verify any data and disclaims any obligation to do so. This page provides - Natural gas - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Natural gas - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.59 3.59 15.39 1.02 1990 - 2016 USD/MMBtu Daily