Natural gas decreased 0.82 USD/MMBtu or 27.52% 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 15.78 in December of 2005 and a record low of 1.02 in January of 1992.

Natural gas is expected to trade at 2.13 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 1.86 in 12 months time.


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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 53.8537 1.50 -2.70% -1.85% -3.63% -21.63% Aug/23
Brent 59.1347 0.80 -1.34% 0.84% -6.40% -22.01% Aug/23
Natural gas 2.1532 0.00 -0.09% -2.13% -3.01% -26.18% Aug/23
Gasoline 1.6411 0.03 -1.58% -0.95% -11.54% -21.02% Aug/23
Heating oil 1.8127 0.03 -1.64% -0.01% -5.03% -17.69% Aug/23
Ethanol 1.3111 0.03 -2.02% 0.62% -11.53% -0.14% Aug/23
Naphtha 446.75 2.32 -0.52% 0.62% -11.08% -30.00% Aug/23
Propane 0.40 0.01 1.65% 3.91% -17.93% -58.72% Aug/23
Uranium 25.3000 0.00 0.00% 0.60% -1.56% -3.80% Aug/23

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,529.42 27.90 1.86% 1.04% 7.27% 26.86% Aug/23
Silver 17.1584 0.12 0.73% 0.46% 3.43% 15.94% Aug/23
Platinum 853.60 3.66 -0.43% 1.08% -2.50% 8.01% Aug/23

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 840.5497 15.45 -1.80% -3.08% -5.66% -0.17% Aug/23
Wheat 475.3217 8.07 1.73% 0.97% -4.51% -7.66% Aug/23
Cotton 57.97 0.90 -1.53% -3.51% -9.27% -29.14% Aug/23
Rice 11.0136 0.14 1.32% -1.66% -8.49% 2.12% Aug/23
Cheese 1.8270 0.00 0.11% -0.22% 0.83% 17.19% Aug/23
Palm Oil 2,377.00 3.00 0.13% 0.89% -2.06% 9.14% Aug/23
Milk 17.59 0.02 0.11% -0.17% 1.03% 17.03% Aug/23
Rubber 156.00 9.00 -5.45% -9.46% -32.14% -3.70% Aug/23
Orange Juice 96.05 0.90 -0.93% -2.78% -7.56% -38.49% Aug/23
Coffee 92.60 0.90 -0.96% -0.27% -8.32% -7.91% Aug/23
Lumber 359.90 0.60 0.17% -0.83% 4.77% -18.54% Aug/23
Wool 1,497.00 0.00 0.00% -1.06% -14.65% -27.86% Aug/22
Tea 2.75 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 9.13% -15.12% Aug/22
Cocoa 2,208.00 8.00 0.36% 4.60% -10.35% -6.99% Aug/23
Canola 449.90 3.20 -0.71% -0.55% -0.07% -9.50% Aug/23
Sugar 11.47 0.11 -0.95% -1.46% -4.89% 12.12% Aug/23
Oat 264.6704 0.75 -0.28% -5.56% -0.03% 1.99% Aug/23
Corn 358.8596 5.00 -1.38% -3.27% -15.36% 2.97% Aug/23

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 104.8000 0.18 -0.17% 4.88% -3.76% -1.36% Aug/23
Lean Hogs 59.2984 3.00 -4.82% -4.36% -31.49% 14.53% Aug/23
Feeder Cattle 132.5357 5.60 -4.05% -1.52% -7.20% -11.17% Aug/23
Beef 10.58 0.02 -0.19% 0.19% 1.24% 9.87% Aug/22
Poultry 4.62 0.02 0.43% -0.65% -0.65% 19.38% Aug/22

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.5239 0.03 -1.21% -2.55% -6.66% -6.49% Aug/23
Bitumen 3,418.00 4.00 -0.12% 1.97% -1.73% 5.82% Aug/23
Steel 3,778.00 26.00 0.69% -0.05% -6.69% -15.89% Aug/23
Tin 15,880.00 295.00 -1.82% -7.38% -10.16% -16.42% Aug/23
Zinc 2,254.00 9.00 0.40% -0.44% -7.47% -11.05% Aug/23
Lead 2,083.25 0.00 0.00% 0.71% 2.60% 0.69% Aug/22
Aluminum 1,766.00 13.00 -0.73% -0.90% -2.75% -15.70% Aug/22
Nickel 15,857.00 0.00 0.00% -2.66% 12.21% 18.89% Aug/22
Molybdenum 28.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 2.75% -4.27% Aug/22
Iron Ore 87.00 0.00 0.00% -5.43% -26.89% 29.85% Aug/22
Cobalt 32,600 0.00 0.00% 6.89% 16.43% -49.26% Aug/22
Coal 67.30 0.05 0.07% -1.10% -10.17% -37.10% Aug/23
Palladium 1,460.51 26.50 -1.78% 0.86% -5.16% 56.00% Aug/23
Lithium 92.88 2.45 -2.57% -0.42% -12.11% -24.11% Aug/22
Manganese 37.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 1.37% -10.84% Aug/22
Neodymium 395,500.00 0.00 0.00% 3.67% -0.50% -2.94% Aug/22
Rhodium 3,955.00 0.00 0.00% 3.26% 12.52% 66.18% Aug/22
Soda Ash 1,676.67 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 2.03% -7.95% Aug/23
Iron Ore 62% fe 92.8800 0.15 0.16% -0.94% -22.87% 37.64% Aug/23

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
LME Index 2,760.90 0.00 0.00% -0.48% -2.40% -7.05% Aug/22
S&P GSCI 2,368.38 0.00 0.00% 1.43% -4.31% -12.98% Aug/22
Baltic Dry 2,168.00 50.00 2.36% 3.83% 7.65% 27.75% Aug/23
CRB Index 177.37 1.79 -1.00% -1.02% -5.23% -10.55% Aug/23


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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.15 2.16 15.39 1.02 1990 - 2019 USD/MMBtu Daily