Countries

Last Update: June 10, 2010
Natural Gas Prices for Electricity Generation for Selected Countries1
U.S. Dollars per 107 Kilocalories - Gross Calorific Value2
Country     2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Argentina     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Australia     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Austria     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Barbados     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Belgium     C C C C C C C C C
Bolivia     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Brazil     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Canada     145.5 144.7 174.9 171.9 225.2 NA NA NA NA
Chile     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
China     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)     244.7 252.1 258.6 281.0 326.2 348.5 400.8 499.3 NA
Colombia     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Cuba     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Czech Republic     151.7 168.7 197.8 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Denmark     C C C C C C C C C
Finland     109.0 109.0 136.2 145.6 165.4 223.0 240.5 340.1 3NA
France     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Germany     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Greece     C C C C C C C C C
Hungary     155.5 188.9 216.8 251.4 285.9 391.9 494.1 623.7 527.1
Indonesia     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Ireland     127.0 150.6 168.3 C C C C C C
Italy     C C C C C C C C C
Japan     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Kazakhstan     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Korea, South     NA NA NA 292.9 367.0 477.0 490.0 675.6 NA
Luxembourg     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Mexico     163.4 122.7 205.3 275.0 363.8 339.6 316.0 422.9 NA
Netherlands     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
New Zealand     C C C C C C C C C
Norway     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Peru     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Poland     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Portugal     NA NA 194.1 242.0 291.8 355.1 371.4 519.3 NA
Romania     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Russia     20.0 23.7 31.6 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Slovak Republic (Slovakia)     106.3 131.8 220.6 243.0 287.4 378.9 NA 622.7 NA
South Africa     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Spain     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Sweden     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Switzerland     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Thailand     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Trinidad and Tobago     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Turkey     197.1 214.4 222.9 227.9 301.3 349.3 438.8 572.0 NA
United Kingdom     111.1 106.2 129.6 162.1 214.6 275.0 NA 358.8 NA
United States     176.3 140.5 213.1 235.7 325.9 274.6 282.3 362.4 NA
Venezuela     NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

1Energy end-use prices including taxes, converted using exchange rates.

2To convert U.S. dollars per 107 kilocalories to U.S. dollars per million British thermal units (Btu), multiply by 0.0252.

NA = Not available

C = Confidential

- - = Not applicable

Source:

Energy Prices & Taxes - Quarterly Statistics, Fourth Quarter 2009, Part II, Section D, Table 16, and Part III, Section B, Table 13, Paris: International Energy Agency, 2008. The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) maintains annual and quarterly time series of this price data that begin with the year 1978 and that also include the most recent quarterly prices. Information on purchasing this data online from the IEA is available at: http://data.iea.org/ieastore/default.asp

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