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Natural Gas Feb '26 (NGG26)

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Natural Gas Futures Market News and Commentary

Natural Gas Prices Close Higher on a Smaller-Than-Expected Build in EIA Nat-Gas Inventories

Dec Nymex natural gas (NGZ20) on Thursday closed up +0.010 (+0.30%).

Dec nat-gas prices on Thursday recovered from a 2-week low and moved higher on a smaller-than-expected build in weekly EIA nat-gas inventories. The EIA reported Thursday that U.S. nat-gas inventories last week rose +29 bcf, below consensus of +38 bcf. Nat-gas prices on Thursday initially opened lower and posted a 2-week low after the Commodity Weather Group milder-than-normal weather is expected across most of the U.S. from Nov 3-7, which should reduce heating demand for nat-gas.

Nat-gas prices on Monday surged to a 1-3/4 nearest-futures high (Nov 20-contract) on strength in U.S. nat-gas demand. Total nat-gas consumption in the lower 48 U.S. states on Wednesday was up +16% w/w at 76 bcf. Strong export demand for U.S. nat-gas supplies is also supportive for prices as gas flows to U.S LNG export terminals on Thursday were 9.7 bcf, up +16% w/w, and the most since March.

Last Wednesday, NOAA said t... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Natural Gas
Contract Size
10,000 MMBtu (million British thermal units)
Tick Size
0.001 per MMBtu ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (RTH 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.) (Settles 1:30p.m.) CST
Exchange
NYMEX
Point Value
$10,000
Margin/Maintenance
$3,465/3,150
First Notice Date
01/29/26 (1918 days)
Expiration Date
01/28/26 (1917 days)

Seasonal Chart

Natural Gas Feb '26
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Feb Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Oct 20, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
469,185 (-8,729)
566,224 (-3,469)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
342,440 (+5,039)
271,491 (+3,268)
Producers - Long / Short
164,012 (-11,478)
212,558 (+6,443)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
183,876 (+5,228)
232,369 (-7,433)
Managed Money - Long / Short
279,299 (+4,701)
125,313 (-11,524)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
63,141 (+338)
146,178 (+14,792)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
2.689 +3.27%
on 10/26/20
2.794 -0.61%
on 10/19/20
-0.014 (-0.50%)
since 09/29/20
3-Month
2.689 +3.27%
on 10/26/20
2.985 -6.97%
on 08/07/20
-0.100 (-3.48%)
since 07/29/20
52-Week
2.608 +6.48%
on 05/14/20
2.985 -6.97%
on 08/07/20
-0.192 (-6.47%)
since 10/29/19

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Natural Gas Prices Close Higher on a Smaller-Than-Expected Build in EIA Nat-Gas Inventories

Dec Nymex natural gas (NGZ20) on Thursday closed up +0.010 (+0.30%). Dec nat-gas prices on Thursday recovered from a 2-week low and moved higher on a smaller-than-expected build in weekly EIA nat-gas inventories....

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Dec WTI crude oil (CLZ20) on Thursday closed down -1.13 (-3.02%), Dec Brent crude oil (CBZ20) closed down -1.47 (-3.58%), and Dec RBOB gasoline (RBZ20) closed down -0.0356 (-3.35%). The energy complex...

Natural Gas Prices Rebound From a 2-Week Low on a Smaller-Than-Expected Build in EIA Nat-Gas Inventories

Dec Nymex natural gas (NGZ20) this morning is up +0.007 (+0.21%). Dec nat-gas prices this morning recovered from a 2-week low and moved higher on a smaller-than-expected build in weekly EIA nat-gas inventories....

WTI Crude Plunges to 3-1/2 Month low on Demand Concerns as Soaring Covid Infections Prompt Lockdowns

Dec WTI crude oil (CLZ20) this morning is closed down -1.96 (-5.24%), Dec Brent crude oil (CBZ20) is down -1.91 (-4.88%), and Dec RBOB gasoline (RBZ20) is down -0.0426 (-4.01%). The energy complex this...

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Dec WTI crude oil (CLZ20) on Wednesday closed down -2.18 (-5.51), Dec Brent crude oil (CBZ20) closed down -2.08 (-5.03%), and Dec RBOB gasoline (RBZ20) closed down -0.0652 (-5.78%). The energy complex...

Natural Gas Prices Settle Moderately Lower on Forecasts for Warmer U.S Temps to Return

Dec Nymex natural gas (NGZ20) on Wednesday closed down -0.020 (-0.60%). Dec nat-gas prices on Wednesday closed moderately lower on forecasts for above-normal U.S. temperatures. Maxar said warmer-than-normal...

Natural Gas Prices Fall Back on Forecasts for Warmer U.S Temps to Return

Dec Nymex natural gas (NGZ20) this morning is down -0.023 (-0.69%). Dec nat-gas prices this morning are moderately lower on forecasts for above-normal U.S. temperatures after Maxar said warmer-than-normal...

Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Weak Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 2.777
1st Resistance Point 2.777
Last Price 2.777s
1st Support Level 2.777
2nd Support Level 2.777

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52-Week High 2.985
Fibonacci 61.8% 2.841
Fibonacci 50% 2.797
Last Price 2.777s
Fibonacci 38.2% 2.752
52-Week Low 2.608

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