Natural gas decreased 0.39 USD/MMBtu or 13.21% 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 2.44 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 2.14 in 12 months time.


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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 58.4495 0.64 1.11% -6.87% -10.37% -13.89% May/24
Brent 68.3025 0.68 1.00% -5.41% -8.13% -10.65% May/24
Natural gas 2.5783 0.01 0.19% -2.00% 2.56% -12.27% May/24
Gasoline 1.9264 0.01 0.55% -5.91% -9.65% -11.69% May/24
Heating oil 1.9738 0.01 0.64% -5.81% -5.93% -10.68% May/24
Ethanol 1.3500 0.00 0.00% -1.03% 2.58% -10.06% May/24
Naphtha 544.90 9.01 -1.63% -3.38% -3.58% -18.85% May/23
Propane 0.58 0.01 -1.69% -5.27% -11.03% -37.47% May/23
Uranium 24.3000 0.30 -1.22% -1.42% -5.45% 6.11% May/23

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,285.78 0.72 0.06% 0.68% 0.69% -1.18% May/24
Silver 14.5995 0.02 -0.10% 1.46% -2.25% -11.41% May/24
Platinum 802.18 8.68 1.09% -1.39% -9.10% -10.52% May/24

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 820.4111 1.00 -0.12% -0.16% -4.52% -21.23% May/24
Wheat 468.0694 2.25 -0.48% 0.66% 7.66% -13.80% May/24
Cotton 67.40 0.08 -0.12% 2.14% -12.43% -24.45% May/24
Rice 11.5550 0.01 0.04% 4.38% 13.73% -0.09% May/24
Palm Oil 1,969.00 5.00 -0.25% -3.90% -3.95% -19.73% May/24
Cheese 1.6940 0.00 0.24% 0.30% 3.17% 3.48% May/23
Milk 16.38 0.05 0.31% 0.61% 2.95% 7.83% May/23
Orange Juice 99.70 1.50 1.53% -2.73% -0.75% -40.80% May/23
Coffee 93.50 1.75 1.91% 3.89% 3.37% -22.44% May/23
Lumber 323.70 4.70 1.47% -1.34% -1.46% -45.99% May/23
Wool 1,893.00 0.00 0.00% -3.02% -2.57% -4.54% May/23
Sugar 11.57 0.05 -0.43% -1.78% -8.75% -6.54% May/23
Tea 3.33 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 31.10% 33.20% May/23
Cocoa 2,426.00 13.00 0.54% 2.28% 7.35% -5.09% May/23
Rubber 209.00 3.00 1.46% 3.57% 10.47% 14.77% May/24
Canola 442.10 0.30 0.07% -0.25% -0.07% -17.84% May/24
Oat 305.2991 1.00 0.33% 3.84% 1.43% 22.73% May/24
Corn 390.7741 0.75 0.19% 1.96% 12.45% -3.75% May/24

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 110.8000 0.15 0.14% 0.29% -12.60% 5.88% May/23
Lean Hogs 89.4250 0.23 -0.25% -3.04% 0.28% 20.52% May/23
Poultry 4.96 0.00 0.00% 0.20% 4.64% 46.75% May/23
Beef 10.75 0.02 -0.19% -0.37% -1.38% 11.75% May/23
Feeder Cattle 135.6000 0.15 0.11% 1.02% -7.46% -6.43% May/23

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.7114 0.02 0.73% -1.33% -5.77% -11.59% May/24
Bitumen 3,574.00 76.00 -2.08% -1.97% -0.17% 17.33% May/23
Steel 3,961.00 45.00 -1.12% -4.76% -4.99% -1.69% May/23
Cobalt 34,250 0.00 0.00% -0.72% -0.72% -62.26% May/23
Palladium 1,324.30 13.80 1.05% 1.09% -6.38% 35.20% May/24
Coal 82.50 0.90 -1.08% -0.60% -5.82% -20.00% May/23
Lead 1,785.50 0.00 0.00% -0.68% -5.87% -28.24% May/23
Aluminum 1,797.50 18.50 1.04% -3.36% -3.98% -20.57% May/23
Tin 19,325.00 0.00 0.00% -0.77% -1.90% -4.09% May/23
Zinc 2,520.00 22.00 -0.87% -4.44% -8.10% -17.40% May/23
Nickel 11,979.50 0.00 0.00% -1.47% -2.67% -19.29% May/23
Molybdenum 28.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -2.56% -5.00% May/23
Iron Ore 105.50 1.50 1.44% 5.50% 10.47% 62.31% May/23
Soda Ash 1,960.00 0.00 0.00% -1.18% -0.68% -5.05% May/23
Neodymium 440,000.00 52,500.00 13.55% 30.37% 30.37% 6.67% May/23
Iron Ore 62% fe 97.3100 0.27 0.28% 1.23% 4.69% 46.64% May/23
Rhodium 2,875.00 0.00 0.00% -1.03% -2.54% 28.35% May/23
Lithium 98.61 2.17 -2.15% -4.37% -11.08% -23.28% May/23
Manganese 37.00 0.00 0.00% -1.33% -2.63% -6.33% May/23

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,068.00 9.00 0.85% 3.49% 30.09% -0.84% May/23
CRB Index 185.09 2.73 -1.46% -2.92% -4.95% -11.01% May/23
LME Index 2,785.70 0.00 0.00% -2.77% -6.29% -16.68% May/23
S&P GSCI 2,555.95 0.00 0.00% -0.76% -4.16% -10.04% May/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 May of 2019.

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2.58 2.58 15.39 1.02 1990 - 2019 USD/MMBtu Daily