Natural gas decreased 0.03 USD/MMBtu or 0.75% to 4.38 on Wednesday December 12 from 4.41 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 4.37 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 4.03 in 12 months time.


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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 52.1239 0.58 1.12% -1.45% -6.40% -7.91% Dec/12
Brent 60.8341 0.61 1.01% -1.18% -7.08% -2.57% Dec/12
Natural gas 4.3828 0.03 -0.75% -1.93% 6.87% 61.43% Dec/12
Gasoline 1.4559 0.01 0.91% 0.71% -5.63% -11.59% Dec/12
Heating oil 1.8625 0.01 0.63% -1.38% -9.70% -2.20% Dec/12
Ethanol 1.2340 0.00 0.00% -0.08% -1.99% -4.71% Dec/12
Naphtha 469.66 1.65 0.35% -2.95% -12.16% -17.75% Dec/11
Propane 0.70 0.00 -0.33% -4.49% -6.64% -25.72% Dec/11
Uranium 28.7500 0.10 -0.35% -0.52% -1.20% 17.83% Dec/11

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,242.75 2.10 0.17% 0.43% 3.39% -1.00% Dec/12
Silver 14.6481 0.09 0.62% 0.99% 4.64% -8.81% Dec/12
Platinum 782.95 1.21 0.15% -2.18% -6.20% -11.51% Dec/12
Palladium 1,245.75 2.26 0.18% 0.18% 12.21% 22.55% Dec/12
Manganese 42.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -2.33% 20.00% Dec/11
Neodymium 402,500.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 1.26% -0.62% Dec/11
Rhodium 2,590.00 10.00 -0.38% -0.38% 4.65% 68.18% Dec/11

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 918.5816 3.75 0.41% 0.56% 5.92% -6.20% Dec/12
Wheat 512.7634 2.00 0.39% -0.34% 0.99% 30.72% Dec/12
Cotton 79.98 0.04 -0.05% -0.16% 5.43% 7.89% Dec/12
Rice 10.6400 0.01 -0.05% -1.66% -2.16% -10.07% Dec/12
Cheese 1.3710 0.01 0.44% -5.25% -5.51% -17.36% Dec/11
Palm Oil 1,805.00 30.00 -1.63% 0.28% -3.22% -23.16% Dec/11
Milk 13.74 0.03 0.22% -5.04% -5.31% -11.98% Dec/12
Rubber 147.10 3.50 2.44% 4.18% 7.53% -24.25% Dec/12
Canola 485.30 0.20 -0.04% 0.12% 2.45% -2.69% Dec/12
Oat 276.9998 8.75 -3.06% -1.42% -2.64% 17.87% Dec/12
Cocoa 2,066.00 90.00 -4.17% -1.85% -6.47% 10.36% Dec/11
Sugar 12.83 0.11 0.86% 0.63% -0.85% -6.83% Dec/11
Tea 2.91 0.00 0.00% -3.96% -9.91% -10.46% Dec/11
Orange Juice 137.70 0.10 -0.07% -4.51% 1.66% -7.24% Dec/11
Coffee 97.65 2.80 -2.79% -4.17% -11.35% -17.91% Dec/11
Lumber 316.40 0.70 -0.22% -3.57% -3.42% -25.29% Dec/11
Wool 1,849.00 0.00 0.00% -0.59% 4.11% 7.94% Dec/11
Corn 375.7500 0.75 0.20% 0.40% 2.52% 11.58% Dec/12

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 118.3750 0.80 0.68% 0.51% 3.00% 2.36% Dec/11
Lean Hogs 54.4500 0.28 -0.50% -4.26% -3.71% -14.86% Dec/11
Poultry 4.58 0.00 0.00% -1.51% 1.55% 23.12% Dec/11
Beef 10.55 0.01 0.09% 2.03% 3.33% 4.35% Dec/11
Feeder Cattle 147.3000 2.28 1.57% 2.01% -0.72% 1.13% Dec/11

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.7680 0.00 0.07% 0.00% 3.01% -8.63% Dec/12
Bitumen 2,634.00 82.00 -3.02% -9.48% -17.07% 12.47% Dec/11
Steel 3,670.00 50.00 1.38% -1.34% -12.01% -17.71% Dec/11
Cobalt 55,000 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -24.40% Dec/11
Lead 1,938.00 0.00 0.00% -0.77% 1.59% -23.10% Dec/11
Nickel 10,729.50 0.00 0.00% -4.03% -5.22% -2.54% Dec/11
Molybdenum 25,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 58.73% Dec/11
Iron Ore 66.50 0.50 -0.75% -0.75% -11.92% -5.67% Dec/11
Coal 101.65 0.37 -0.36% -0.44% -4.60% 2.16% Dec/11
Tin 19,240.00 160.00 -0.82% % -0.13% 2.34% Nov/21
Zinc 2,568.00 17.00 0.67% % 2.86% -18.55% Nov/21
Aluminum 1,940.00 8.00 0.41% % -0.10% -3.43% Nov/29
Iron Ore 62% fe 66.7400 0.23 0.35% 1.78% -11.33% -3.23% Dec/11
Lithium 114.62 0.72 -0.62% -7.81% -4.71% -19.38% Dec/11

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,364.00 21.00 -1.52% 10.27% 21.24% -21.74% Dec/11
CRB Index 188.14 0.17 0.09% -0.88% -3.11% 1.04% Dec/11
LME Index 2,869.30 0.00 0.00% -2.63% 0.07% -8.52% Dec/11
S&P GSCI 2,401.09 0.00 0.00% -1.50% -7.46% -0.63% Dec/11


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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.38 4.41 15.39 1.02 1990 - 2018 USD/MMBtu Daily