Natural Gas

Each publication contains detailed individual analyst and average (mean) price forecasts for the next 8 quarters, as well as the long-term outlook for the upcoming 10 year period. This is complemented with in-depth graphical and written analysis. In addition, Energy and Metals Consensus Forecasts features a closer look at changes in the macroeconomic outlook in the world's major economies, and a selection of currency forecasts taken from our Foreign Exchange Consensus Forecasts publication. The publication has many practical uses including commodity investment analysis, risk management, corporate planning, and budgeting. The commodities covered have been selected for their global appeal and traded on prominent futures markets such as the London Metal Exchange (LME), New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and InterContinental Exchange (ICE).  

Forecast Coverage for Natural Gas

  • US spot prices from the Henry Hub in Louisiana (The Sabine Pipe Line Co.).
  • UK natural gas spot prices.
  • LNG - Japan Korea Marker. Liquefied Natural Gas benchmark price assessment for spot physical cargoes delivered ex-ship into Japan and South Korea.

Natural Gas Price History

The chart below illustrates the trend in Natual Gas prices since January 2014, measured in US$/MMBtu for US, Henry Hub and Japan Korea Marker and measured in Euro/MWh for EU, Dutch TTF.

Consensus Forecasts for Natural Gas

The sample table below has been extracted from our January 2021 survey, showing individual and consensus price forecasts for Natural Gas. The publication includes forecasts for more than 30 other commodities, and the accompanying Excel file includes individual panellist forecasts for all commodities featured in Energy and Metals Consensus Forecasts.  

Crude Oil and Coverage of Other Commodities

A recent sample issue of the publication, which also includes Consensus Forecasts™ for Crude Oil, Gas Oil, Coal and Uranium, as well as base, ferrous and precious metals, can be downloaded in PDF format by clicking the link below. If you have any questions, please contact us at Consensus Economics.