Natural gas decreased 0.08 USD/MMBtu or 2.29% to 3.33 on Friday January 18 from 3.41 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 2.85 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 2.52 in 12 months time.


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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 53.7441 1.61 3.09% 4.18% 13.86% -15.19% Jan/18
Brent 62.5148 1.44 2.35% 3.36% 9.22% -8.88% Jan/18
Natural gas 3.3438 0.07 -1.93% 7.90% -10.26% 4.98% Jan/18
Gasoline 1.4424 0.01 0.98% 2.97% 4.04% -22.60% Jan/18
Heating oil 1.9107 0.03 1.55% 1.65% 5.83% -7.18% Jan/18
Ethanol 1.2690 0.00 0.00% -0.08% 0.71% -4.73% Jan/18
Naphtha 460.89 2.26 -0.49% -1.16% -2.69% -22.22% Jan/17
Propane 0.66 0.00 -0.57% 0.59% -2.21% -28.38% Jan/17
Uranium 28.8500 0.05 -0.17% -0.17% 0.87% 23.29% Jan/17

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,285.61 8.05 -0.62% -0.15% 3.43% -3.44% Jan/18
Silver 15.3854 0.15 -0.93% -1.36% 5.40% -9.50% Jan/18
Platinum 804.50 0.50 -0.06% -0.74% 2.34% -20.58% Jan/18
Palladium 1,375.00 21.00 -1.50% 4.32% 9.13% 24.47% Jan/18
Manganese 39.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -5.95% 11.27% Jan/17
Neodymium 399,500.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -0.75% -11.22% Jan/17
Rhodium 2,460.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -2.77% 45.56% Jan/17

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 915.9013 9.25 1.02% 1.85% 1.77% -6.28% Jan/18
Wheat 517.0879 0.25 0.05% -0.46% -1.04% 22.32% Jan/18
Cotton 74.31 0.06 -0.08% 2.51% -3.13% -10.92% Jan/18
Rice 10.6258 0.13 1.19% 0.91% 1.20% -12.28% Jan/18
Cheese 1.3870 0.00 -0.07% -0.36% 0.43% -7.72% Jan/17
Palm Oil 2,142.00 21.00 0.99% 2.34% 0.14% -12.03% Jan/18
Milk 13.99 0.01 -0.07% -0.64% 1.01% 0.79% Jan/18
Rubber 195.00 5.00 2.63% 3.83% 30.87% -4.18% Jan/18
Orange Juice 120.00 0.50 0.42% -0.83% -11.96% -18.09% Jan/18
Canola 484.10 0.90 0.19% 0.39% 0.77% -2.40% Jan/18
Sugar 13.08 0.23 1.79% 2.35% 4.89% -1.28% Jan/18
Lumber 357.90 1.50 -0.42% 8.95% 6.58% -25.44% Jan/18
Cocoa 2,308.00 27.00 -1.16% -2.04% -0.39% 19.52% Jan/18
Coffee 105.35 2.95 2.88% 1.44% 4.46% -13.11% Jan/18
Wool 1,923.00 1.00 -0.05% 3.28% 3.28% 6.77% Jan/17
Tea 2.96 0.00 0.00% -7.50% -0.34% -9.20% Jan/17
Oat 298.5277 2.50 0.85% 1.28% 4.20% 15.71% Jan/18
Corn 380.7264 1.50 0.39% 0.65% -0.27% 8.01% Jan/18

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 126.4850 0.78 -0.61% 1.21% 5.65% 3.76% Jan/18
Lean Hogs 62.1279 1.25 2.05% -0.83% -0.91% -13.80% Jan/18
Beef 10.50 0.05 -0.47% -2.78% -1.13% 4.69% Jan/17
Poultry 4.50 0.00 0.00% -0.22% -1.32% 21.95% Jan/17
Feeder Cattle 141.6785 0.13 0.09% -3.04% -3.09% -4.24% Jan/18

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.7325 0.03 1.09% 2.36% 0.41% -13.72% Jan/18
Bitumen 2,900.00 42.00 1.47% 14.26% 10.43% 15.45% Jan/18
Steel 3,705.00 75.00 2.07% 2.04% -1.54% -5.56% Jan/18
Cobalt 40,000 0.00 0.00% -9.09% -31.03% -49.84% Jan/17
Coal 101.52 0.27 0.27% 4.00% -0.60% -4.06% Jan/17
Lead 1,956.25 0.00 0.00% -0.18% 1.70% -24.24% Jan/17
Aluminum 1,844.25 17.00 0.93% -0.86% -4.16% -16.89% Jan/17
Tin 20,690.00 95.00 -0.46% 2.16% 7.11% -0.12% Jan/17
Zinc 2,554.25 28.00 -1.13% -0.20% -2.54% -28.11% Jan/17
Nickel 11,563.50 0.00 0.00% 3.39% 6.01% -8.79% Jan/17
Molybdenum 25,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 58.73% Jan/17
Iron Ore 74.00 0.00 0.00% -0.67% 7.25% -1.33% Jan/17
Soda Ash 2,080.00 0.00 0.00% -0.80% 3.14% 12.43% Jan/17
Iron Ore 62% fe 74.5100 0.08 0.11% 0.61% 9.38% -2.83% Jan/17
Lithium 111.12 0.11 -0.10% -0.25% -0.41% -24.00% Jan/17

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,077.00 22.00 2.09% -13.00% -23.40% -4.27% Jan/17
CRB Index 186.49 0.13 0.07% 0.45% 1.25% -6.18% Jan/17
LME Index 2,831.40 0.00 0.00% 0.65% -1.53% -16.12% Jan/17
S&P GSCI 2,389.62 0.00 0.00% 0.17% 1.46% -8.35% Jan/17


Natural gas

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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.34 3.41 15.39 1.02 1990 - 2019 USD/MMBtu Daily