Natural gas decreased 0.34 USD/MMBtu or 11.44% 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 2.46 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 2.16 in 12 months time.


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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 62.7600 0.11 -0.18% 1.78% -1.94% -12.56% May/17
Brent 72.2100 0.41 -0.56% 2.25% 0.33% -8.58% May/17
Natural gas 2.6310 0.01 -0.30% 0.46% 5.66% -6.37% May/17
Gasoline 2.0473 0.01 -0.70% 2.93% -1.20% -9.27% May/17
Heating oil 2.0955 0.03 -1.30% 2.20% 1.19% -7.84% May/17
Ethanol 1.3640 0.00 0.00% 4.92% 2.33% -8.39% May/18
Naphtha 562.45 1.50 -0.27% 1.64% 0.75% -16.24% May/17
Propane 0.60 0.01 -1.35% -2.52% -5.27% -34.77% May/17
Uranium 24.6500 0.00 0.00% -0.40% -4.83% 8.59% May/17

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,277.15 9.25 -0.72% -0.66% 0.17% -1.17% May/17
Silver 14.3900 0.17 -1.13% -2.44% -4.00% -12.68% May/17
Platinum 813.50 16.00 -1.93% -5.52% -9.66% -9.21% May/17
Palladium 1,310.00 20.50 -1.54% -3.46% -7.88% 32.39% May/17
Manganese 37.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -1.32% -5.06% May/17
Neodymium 337,500.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -1.46% -18.18% May/17
Rhodium 2,890.00 15.00 -0.52% -1.53% -1.37% 31.36% May/17

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 821.7500 18.00 -2.14% 3.11% -6.67% -19.85% May/17
Wheat 465.0000 2.00 -0.43% 10.98% 4.67% -8.33% May/17
Cotton 65.99 0.81 -1.21% -3.59% -14.64% -23.76% May/17
Rice 11.0700 0.17 1.51% 3.26% 6.19% -9.48% May/17
Cheese 1.6920 0.00 0.18% -0.41% 3.05% 3.17% May/17
Palm Oil 2,049.00 12.00 -0.58% 6.72% -2.75% -15.78% May/17
Milk 16.30 0.02 0.12% -0.18% 2.39% 7.10% May/17
Rubber 201.80 1.20 -0.59% 3.49% 10.33% 12.42% May/17
Orange Juice 96.75 5.75 -5.61% 1.47% -9.79% -42.22% May/17
Coffee 87.35 2.65 -2.94% -2.35% -3.16% -23.34% May/17
Lumber 324.00 4.10 -1.25% -5.32% -3.49% -46.80% May/17
Oat 294.0000 0.25 -0.09% -2.89% 0.68% 19.88% May/17
Wool 1,893.00 0.00 0.00% -3.02% -2.57% -2.57% May/17
Cocoa 2,353.00 19.00 -0.80% 0.99% -1.13% -12.14% May/17
Canola 443.20 3.80 -0.85% 1.81% -1.31% -16.80% May/17
Sugar 11.55 0.23 -1.95% -1.45% -9.48% -0.94% May/17
Tea 3.33 0.00 0.00% 2.46% 31.10% 33.20% May/17
Corn 383.2500 4.25 1.12% 11.90% 6.90% -4.84% May/17

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 111.2750 0.80 0.72% -1.04% -13.42% 6.05% May/17
Lean Hogs 92.3750 0.15 0.16% 10.30% 2.41% 24.83% May/17
Poultry 4.95 0.00 0.00% 1.02% 6.00% 39.44% May/17
Beef 10.80 0.01 0.09% -0.09% -1.01% 13.68% May/17
Feeder Cattle 134.5250 0.30 0.22% -2.25% -11.22% 0.45% May/17

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.7480 0.01 -0.38% -1.33% -6.13% -10.94% May/17
Bitumen 3,638.00 12.00 -0.33% 1.28% 3.29% 26.50% May/13
Steel 4,196.00 47.00 1.13% 0.89% 2.17% 2.89% May/13
Cobalt 34,500 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -1.43% -61.98% May/17
Coal 83.10 0.10 0.12% -5.03% -4.63% -20.17% May/17
Lead 1,813.25 9.75 -0.53% 0.33% -5.58% -24.38% May/17
Aluminum 1,837.00 23.00 -1.24% 1.60% -1.61% -19.43% May/17
Tin 19,500.00 25.00 0.13% -0.64% -3.78% -5.80% May/17
Zinc 2,600.00 37.00 -1.40% -1.14% -6.04% -16.24% May/17
Nickel 12,002.00 194.00 -1.59% 0.98% -4.66% -17.84% May/17
Molybdenum 25,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% May/17
Iron Ore 103.00 3.00 3.00% 4.57% 10.16% 57.25% May/17
Soda Ash 1,960.00 23.33 -1.18% -1.18% -0.68% -5.05% May/17
Iron Ore 62% fe 96.3400 0.21 0.22% 1.33% 3.69% 44.11% May/17
Lithium 101.12 2.00 -1.94% -5.34% -11.60% -24.28% May/17

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,040.00 8.00 0.78% 6.78% 35.59% -18.30% May/17
CRB Index 189.27 1.39 -0.73% 1.18% -3.10% -10.01% May/17
LME Index 2,871.60 0.00 0.00% 1.15% -5.07% -13.78% May/17
S&P GSCI 2,608.09 0.00 0.00% 2.75% -0.57% -7.73% May/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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.63 2.64 15.39 1.02 1990 - 2019 USD/MMBtu Daily