ARGUS European Natural Gas
The Argus European Natural Gas service is renowned for providing a unique perspective and expert insight on the European gas markets.
This daily service features key prices and indexes for Europe’s gas trading hubs, along with information about trading activity and analysis of market dynamics. It also covers UK and Dutch spark spreads.
This service provides a comprehensive set of assessed prompt and forward European natural gas prices and indexes.
Key prices include:
View the list of European natural gas prices and contracts quoted in Argus European Natural Gas here.
- Daily European gas prices, including UK beach prices and extensive market commentary
- Insightful European gas news and analysis
- European spark spreads
- Exchange data
- European weather forecasts
- Market snapshots
- Robust, transparent methodology developed in consultation with the market
- Fundamentals charts and data delivered through the Argus FUNDALYTICS® service
Data and downloads
This service features downloadable market data published in spreadsheet format, powered by the Argus FUNDALYTICS® service and available only in the Argus Direct platform.
- OTC and exchange trading volumes
- Gas import volumes and price data
- Gas demand by consumption type by country
- Manufacturing output and gas consumption in energy-intensive industries
- LNG deliveries to and re-exports from European terminals
- Hammerfest and Yamal LNG exports
- Field-level gas production data across northwest Europe
- Dutch nitrogen usage and ballasting maintenance schedule
- Gas storage auction characteristics and capacities sold
- Turkish and Ukrainian gas supply-demand balances
- Turkish balancing and regulated gas prices
- Algerian and Egyptian annual gas supply-demand balances
Prices & contracts quoted
Access a wealth of independent price assessments, including prompt and forward prices for all European markets with this service. All assessments are based on the best bid and best offer available at end of day, timestamp 4:30pm.
Customers that benefit
The Argus European Natural Gas service is a crucial tool for those operating within the European gas market. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
- Gas producers, midstream distributors and traders use Argus prices as an independent reference in financial agreements for fuel or power supply.
- Traders and risk managers use Argus prices for mark-to-market and volume-at-risk calculations, while Argus’ analysis informs their trading decisions.
- Exploration and production firms and utilities use Argus prices and analysis to inform long-term investment and asset optimisation decisions.
- Banks use Argus data and insights to value deals and construct sensible financial products.