Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the historical spot prices for natural gas?

EIA does not collect daily spot price information, but instead relies on a private vendor. EIA publishes daily spot prices for the Henry Hub, Transco Zone 6 NY, Chicago, and an average for selected California locations on a weekly basis and these can be found in the Natural Gas Weekly Update (NGWU). A time series of the daily spot price data for these locations and all others in the Lower 48 States are available from the data vendor, Intelligence Press, Inc. EIA also publishes historical monthly average Henry Hub spot prices in its Short Term Energy Outlook Custom Table Builder.

Last reviewed:  July 24, 2013

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