Natural gas decreased to 3.82 USD/MMBtu in July from 4.42 USD/MMBtu in June of 2014. Natural gas averaged 3.98 from 1990 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 15.35 in December of 2005 and a record low of 1.05 in January of 1992.
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Natural gas accounts for almost a quarter of United States energy consumption, and 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 pipelines serve markets throughout the U.S. East Coast, the Gulf Coast, the Midwest, and up to the Canadian border. This page provides - Natural gas - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.