Your browser of choice has not been tested for use with Barchart.com. If you have issues, please download one of the browsers listed here.
Stocks | Futures | Watchlist | More
or

Natural Gas Sep '20 (NGU20)

[[ item.lastPrice ]] [[ item.priceChange ]] ([[ item.percentChange ]]) [[ item.tradeTime ]] [NYMEX]
[[ item.bidPrice ]] x [[ item.bidSize ]] [[ item.askPrice ]] x [[ item.askSize ]]
Quote Overview for [[ item.sessionDateDisplayLong ]]
[[ rowChartData.labelLow ]]
[[ rowChartData.lowPriceFormatted ]]
[[ rowChartData.lowPrice ]]
[[ rowChartData.labelHigh ]]
[[ rowChartData.highPriceFormatted ]]
[[ rowChartData.highPrice ]]
since [[ rowChartData.lowDate ]]
since [[ rowChartData.highDate ]]
[[ value ]] [[ value ]]

Natural Gas Futures Market News and Commentary

Natural Gas Prices Close at a 1-Week High on a Smaller-Than-Expected Build in EIA Nat-Gas Inventories

Oct Nymex natural gas (NGV20) on Thursday closed up +0.123 (+5.79%).

Oct nat-gas prices on Thursday extended Wednesday's sharp gains up to a 1-week high. A smaller-than-expected build in weekly nat-gas supplies fueled Thursday's rally in nat-gas prices. The EIA on Thursday reported that nat-gas inventories rose +66 bcf last week, below consensus of +77 bcf and well below the 5-year average for this time of year of +80 bcf.

Nat-gas prices were already in rally mode on the outlook for colder temperatures to move into the lower 48 U.S. states later this month, which should boost heating demand for nat-gas. The Commodity Weather Group on Thursday said colder-than-normal temperatures are expected for the eastern half of the U.S in 6-10 days, while warmer temperatures pervade in the West. Maxar, on Wednesday, said that widespread cold is poised to sweep the eastern half of the U.S. during Sep 28-Oct 7.

Increased export demand for U.S. nat-gas supplies is another suppo... Read more

Contract Specifications

See More
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
$2,805/2,550
First Notice Date
08/28/20
Expiration Date
08/27/20 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Natural Gas Sep '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Sep Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Sep 15, 2020

View Chart Details
Commercials - Long / Short
485,360 (-2,010)
561,445 (+15,959)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
321,224 (+10,450)
270,381 (-10,902)
Producers - Long / Short
183,612 (-5,252)
208,369 (-400)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
176,916 (-1,873)
228,244 (+11,244)
Managed Money - Long / Short
263,194 (+4,117)
141,485 (+821)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
58,030 (+6,333)
128,896 (-11,723)
Get Realtime - Quotes and Charts for Futures Traders. Learn More >>

Price Performance

See More
Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1.777 +45.13%
on 07/28/20
2.598 -0.73%
on 08/27/20
+0.793 (+44.40%)
since 07/27/20
3-Month
1.583 +62.92%
on 06/26/20
2.598 -0.73%
on 08/27/20
+0.555 (+27.42%)
since 05/27/20
52-Week
1.583 +62.92%
on 06/26/20
2.598 -0.73%
on 08/27/20
+0.250 (+10.73%)
since 08/27/19

More Natural Gas Quotes

All Futures Prices
Please wait...

Most Recent Stories

More News
Where Weather Matters Most (What the **** is that Sound?) 9/24/2020

September 24, 2020 What is the Sound of One Market Falling? ...or, is it about to Rise from the Ashes? Jim Roemer's commodity opinion

Natural Gas Prices Close at a 1-Week High on a Smaller-Than-Expected Build in EIA Nat-Gas Inventories

Oct Nymex natural gas (NGV20) on Thursday closed up +0.123 (+5.79%). Oct nat-gas prices on Thursday extended Wednesday's sharp gains up to a 1-week high. A smaller-than-expected build in weekly nat-gas...

Crude Prices Settle Moderately Higher as Stocks Rebound and the Dollar Falls

ov WTI crude oil (CLX20) on Thursday closed up +38 (+0.95%), Nov Brent crude oil (CBX20) closed up +0.17 (+0.38%), and Nov RBOB gasoline (RBX20) closed up +0.0154 (+1.33%). The energy complex on Thursday...

Natural Gas Prices Jump to a 1-Week High on a Smaller-Than-Expected Build in EIA Nat-Gas Inventories

Oct Nymex natural gas (NGV20) this morning is up +0.112 (+5.27%). Oct nat-gas prices this morning extended Wednesday's sharp gains up to a 1-week high. A smaller-than-expected build in weekly nat-gas supplies...

Daily Technical Spotlight - November Nymex Crude Oil

Bulls have overall technical advantage but stiff chart resistance levels lie overhead.

Today's Playbook - Blue Line Morning Express

Actionable informatin on ES, NQ, Crude, Gold and more.

Crude Prices Shake Off Early Losses and Follow Stocks Higher Despite a Stronger Dollar

Nov WTI crude oil (CLX20) this morning is up +15 (+0.38%), Nov Brent crude oil (CBX20) is up +0.05 (+0.12%), and Nov RBOB gasoline (RBX20) is up +0.0017 (+0.15%). The energy complex this morning recovered...

Give It A Shot. The Energy Report 09/24/2020

Oil prices need a shot of something. The Fed wants it to be another shot of stimulus and perhaps a shot of a coronavirus vaccine. [...]

Energy Complex Closes Higher on Strength in Global Manufacturing Activity

Nov WTI crude oil (CLX20) on Wednesday closed up +0.13 (+0.33%), Nov Brent crude oil (CBX20) closed up +0.05 (+0.10%), and Nov RBOB gasoline (RBX20) closed up +0.0140 (+1.22%). The energy complex on Wednesday...

Natural Gas Prices Settle Sharply Higher on the Outlook for Colder Temperatures to Invade the U.S. Later This Month

Oct Nymex natural gas (NGV20) on Wednesday closed up +0.291 (+15.87%). Oct nat-gas prices on Wednesday surged on the outlook for colder temperatures to move into the lower 48 U.S. states later this month,...

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 2.732
1st Resistance Point 2.655
Last Price 2.579s
1st Support Level 2.445
2nd Support Level 2.312

See More

52-Week High 2.598
Last Price 2.579s
Fibonacci 61.8% 2.210
Fibonacci 50% 2.090
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.971
52-Week Low 1.583

See More

InsideFutures Commentary

InsideFutures is a twice weekly newsletter that features a selection of the latest and best commodities commentary appearing on Barchart.com. Delivered every Wednesday and Friday morning to your inbox.

Want to use this as
your default charts setting?
Learn about our Custom Templates
Switch the Market flag
above for targeted data.
Open the menu and switch the
Market flag for targeted data.
Get Streaming Chart Updates
Switch your Site Preferences
to Interactive Chart
Need More Chart Options?
Right-click on the chart to open the Interactive Chart menu.

Free Barchart Webinar