Natural gas decreased 0.46 USD/MMBtu or 15.32% since the beginning of 2019, according to trading on a contract for difference (CFD) that tracks the benchmark market for this commodity. 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 2.56 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 2.24 in 12 months time.


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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 64.0238 1.31 -2.01% -0.75% 7.77% -5.99% Apr/26
Brent 72.7007 1.53 -2.06% 0.22% 7.18% -2.11% Apr/26
Natural gas 2.5156 0.00 0.12% -0.33% -7.28% -9.22% Apr/26
Gasoline 2.0930 0.04 -1.75% -1.73% 10.42% -1.22% Apr/26
Heating oil 2.0487 0.05 -2.17% -2.63% 3.44% -4.49% Apr/26
Ethanol 1.3263 0.01 0.76% -0.50% -3.40% -8.45% Apr/26
Naphtha 565.26 0.16 0.03% 1.49% 5.91% -6.79% Apr/25
Propane 0.65 0.00 0.02% 2.10% -2.99% -21.06% Apr/25
Uranium 25.4000 0.30 -1.17% -2.12% -1.36% 22.41% Apr/25

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,277.96 3.50 0.27% 0.39% -2.41% -3.40% Apr/26
Silver 14.9936 0.09 0.58% 0.43% -1.91% -8.84% Apr/26
Platinum 890.48 7.98 0.90% -1.11% 5.01% -2.22% Apr/26
Palladium 1,417.53 3.03 0.21% -0.31% -1.83% 45.54% Apr/26
Manganese 38.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -3.80% -7.32% Apr/25
Neodymium 337,500.00 0.00 0.00% -1.46% -10.00% -20.59% Apr/25
Rhodium 2,950.00 0.00 0.00% 0.68% -11.01% 43.20% Apr/25

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 858.7306 2.25 -0.26% -2.08% -3.24% -17.71% Apr/26
Wheat 437.5533 2.25 0.52% 0.41% -6.80% -11.34% Apr/26
Cotton 76.60 1.20 1.58% -0.29% 0.03% -9.80% Apr/26
Rice 10.1600 0.00 0.00% -2.78% -8.84% -20.70% Apr/25
Palm Oil 2,013.00 37.00 -1.80% -4.51% -0.89% -15.35% Apr/26
Cheese 1.6470 0.01 0.30% 0.30% 6.81% 4.44% Apr/25
Milk 15.97 0.01 -0.06% 0.31% 5.90% 10.06% Apr/26
Rubber 187.10 2.10 -1.11% 1.68% 5.35% 4.99% Apr/26
Coffee 91.70 1.60 1.77% 2.05% -3.46% -23.51% Apr/26
Orange Juice 100.75 0.30 0.30% -6.06% -21.60% -33.78% Apr/25
Lumber 342.80 14.30 4.35% 2.12% -7.15% -40.00% Apr/25
Wool 1,943.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -1.02% 5.25% Apr/25
Canola 441.90 0.50 -0.11% -0.27% -2.10% -17.14% Apr/26
Sugar 12.38 0.02 0.16% -1.28% -1.59% 10.34% Apr/26
Oat 300.2604 0.75 -0.25% 2.48% 11.31% 36.39% Apr/26
Tea 2.79 0.00 0.00% 9.84% 22.91% -9.42% Apr/25
Cocoa 2,294.00 34.00 1.50% -3.61% 2.55% -19.54% Apr/25
Corn 349.4551 1.75 0.50% -1.49% -6.50% -10.53% Apr/26

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 124.4601 0.40 0.32% -3.16% -1.92% 0.18% Apr/26
Lean Hogs 87.1035 0.75 -0.85% -3.43% 9.26% 31.46% Apr/26
Feeder Cattle 143.0163 0.53 -0.37% -5.62% 0.19% 1.08% Apr/26
Beef 10.84 0.06 -0.55% -0.64% 1.88% 13.39% Apr/25
Poultry 4.93 0.00 0.00% 5.57% 6.94% 63.25% Apr/25

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.8889 0.01 0.40% -0.61% 1.08% -5.16% Apr/26
Bitumen 3,622.00 12.00 -0.33% 0.95% 7.41% 32.19% Apr/26
Steel 4,151.00 18.00 0.44% 1.19% 11.65% 4.98% Apr/26
Cobalt 34,500 0.00 0.00% -1.43% 15.00% -61.13% Apr/25
Coal 87.20 0.40 -0.46% -0.77% -1.67% -7.79% Apr/25
Lead 1,906.50 0.00 0.00% -1.08% -4.11% -18.25% Apr/25
Aluminum 1,857.00 15.00 -0.80% -0.54% -1.64% -16.46% Apr/25
Tin 19,820.00 120.00 0.61% -2.20% -6.95% -5.17% Apr/25
Zinc 2,741.00 1.00 -0.04% -0.94% -4.59% -12.18% Apr/25
Nickel 12,326.50 0.00 0.00% -3.80% -4.23% -13.08% Apr/25
Molybdenum 25,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Apr/25
Iron Ore 95.50 0.00 0.00% 1.06% 9.77% 42.54% Apr/25
Iron Ore 62% fe 93.1400 0.19 0.20% 0.19% 8.53% 42.66% Apr/25
Lithium 109.38 1.52 -1.37% -4.38% -0.50% -14.05% Apr/25
Soda Ash 1,983.33 0.00 0.00% 0.51% 0.85% -1.19% Apr/26

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 869.00 19.00 2.24% 10.00% 27.23% -36.80% Apr/25
LME Index 2,972.60 0.00 0.00% -1.73% -0.82% -11.47% Apr/25
S&P GSCI 2,654.72 0.00 0.00% 1.21% 4.78% -2.79% Apr/25
CRB Index 192.97 2.35 -1.20% -1.20% -0.03% -6.18% Apr/26


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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.52 2.51 15.39 1.02 1990 - 2019 USD/MMBtu Daily