Natural gas decreased 0.05 USD/MMBtu or 1.16% to 4.10 on Friday December 14 from 4.14 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 52.8677 0.19 0.36% 0.49% -6.36% -7.74% Dec/14
Brent 61.6482 0.11 0.18% -0.04% -7.46% -2.50% Dec/14
Natural gas 4.0859 0.05 -1.12% -8.96% 1.19% 56.43% Dec/14
Gasoline 1.4814 0.00 0.16% -0.30% -4.83% -10.48% Dec/14
Heating oil 1.8805 0.00 0.21% -0.30% -9.33% -1.21% Dec/14
Ethanol 1.2359 0.02 -1.52% 0.56% -1.76% -2.07% Dec/13
Naphtha 477.52 6.15 1.31% 1.62% -7.93% -16.10% Dec/13
Propane 0.71 0.00 0.11% -4.14% -3.25% -23.82% Dec/13
Uranium 28.7500 0.00 0.00% -0.69% -1.37% 17.83% Dec/13

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,244.04 0.34 0.03% -0.29% 2.57% -0.89% Dec/14
Silver 14.7532 0.02 -0.12% 0.93% 3.27% -8.09% Dec/14
Platinum 796.70 3.71 0.47% 0.88% -5.28% -10.81% Dec/14
Palladium 1,260.05 0.19 -0.02% 2.95% 8.93% 23.18% Dec/14
Manganese 42.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -2.33% 16.67% Dec/12
Neodymium 402,500.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 1.26% -0.62% Dec/12
Rhodium 2,580.00 10.00 -0.39% -0.77% 4.24% 67.53% Dec/12

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 907.0000 13.00 -1.41% -0.27% 4.19% -6.23% Dec/13
Wheat 527.7500 12.50 2.43% 4.45% 4.92% 26.18% Dec/13
Cotton 79.41 0.56 -0.70% 1.78% 3.95% 5.42% Dec/13
Rice 10.4718 0.02 0.21% -3.31% -3.93% -10.73% Dec/14
Palm Oil 1,835.00 22.00 1.21% 2.40% 4.32% -21.58% Dec/13
Cheese 1.3760 0.00 0.29% -0.15% -5.43% -17.16% Dec/13
Milk 13.77 0.06 0.44% -0.07% -5.49% -11.22% Dec/13
Orange Juice 138.65 0.15 0.11% -2.01% 3.82% -4.05% Dec/13
Coffee 98.80 1.05 1.07% -1.84% -12.29% -15.52% Dec/13
Oat 282.0000 1.00 -0.35% -0.70% -2.25% 10.91% Dec/13
Cocoa 2,200.00 88.00 4.17% 5.87% 1.95% 16.22% Dec/13
Wool 1,859.00 10.00 0.54% -0.05% 4.67% 5.63% Dec/12
Tea 2.91 0.00 0.00% -3.96% -9.91% -7.91% Dec/12
Canola 482.90 2.20 -0.45% -0.66% 2.50% -2.44% Dec/13
Sugar 12.75 0.01 0.08% 0.87% 0.79% -7.41% Dec/13
Rubber 151.50 8.10 -5.08% 7.52% 14.34% -22.27% Dec/14
Lumber 323.20 0.00 0.00% 1.16% 0.03% -25.17% Dec/14
Corn 375.5000 0.75 -0.20% 0.94% 2.32% 8.06% Dec/13

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 119.4500 0.00 0.00% 1.27% 4.23% 0.46% Dec/14
Beef 10.56 0.01 0.09% 1.34% 3.43% 4.04% Dec/12
Poultry 4.58 0.00 0.00% -1.51% 1.55% 24.46% Dec/12
Feeder Cattle 148.1939 0.62 0.42% 2.77% -0.52% 0.30% Dec/13
Lean Hogs 54.8000 0.08 0.14% 0.50% -3.86% -20.03% Dec/13

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.7800 0.01 0.42% 1.44% 2.60% -8.81% Dec/13
Steel 3,721.00 90.00 2.48% -0.19% -10.79% -22.02% Dec/13
Bitumen 2,650.00 32.00 -1.19% -4.74% -16.56% 12.77% Dec/13
Coal 102.48 0.58 0.57% 0.57% 1.02% 2.45% Dec/13
Cobalt 55,000 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -23.88% Dec/12
Lead 1,967.25 2.00 0.10% -0.09% 2.01% -21.04% Dec/12
Aluminum 1,922.00 1.00 0.05% -1.52% 0.18% -6.15% Dec/12
Tin 19,351.00 160.00 -0.82% % -0.16% 0.47% Dec/12
Zinc 2,645.50 17.00 0.67% % 3.17% -19.88% Dec/12
Nickel 10,727.00 30.50 0.29% -3.85% -4.75% -3.36% Dec/12
Molybdenum 25,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 58.73% Dec/12
Iron Ore 67.00 0.50 0.75% 0.00% -11.26% -5.63% Dec/12
Lithium 116.17 1.55 1.35% -4.23% -3.43% -18.79% Dec/12
Iron Ore 62% fe 67.2600 0.44 0.66% -0.43% -10.30% -2.51% Dec/13

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
CRB Index 187.53 0.61 -0.32% -1.54% -3.42% 0.26% Dec/12
LME Index 2,884.70 8.10 -0.28% -1.26% 0.54% -9.44% Dec/12
S&P GSCI 2,398.62 9.74 -0.40% -2.15% -4.16% -0.82% Dec/12
Baltic Dry 1,365.00 12.00 0.89% 1.94% 35.28% -18.17% Dec/13


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.

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4.09 4.10 15.39 1.02 1990 - 2018 USD/MMBtu Daily