LNG daily and weekly reports

Keeping you informed of opportunities all the time

ICIS offers independent and highly regarded coverage of the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets.

Our daily and weekly reports include the widest range of price assessments for the LNG spot market, comprehensive list of trade activities, expert analysis, latest news influencing prices and LNG shipping data.

All of this will help you to optimise trading returns as well as inform strategies amd market exposure.

Our LNG reports coverage:

  • LNG spot price assessments – 22 DES, 8 FOB, 5 indices – covering all the key trading markets

    ICIS publishes an extensive range of LNG spot price assessments:

    • 22 DES prices covering the world's busiest LNG destinations
    • 8 FOB prices for the key-producing regions
    • 5 regional spot indices

    In addition, we also report daily on the latest transactions substantiated by our extensive network of established market contacts.

  • Historical spot LNG prices - As far back as 2010

    LNG historical pricing data (DES, FOB, indices) is available to subscribers of our LNG reports via the ICIS dashboard. Our historical prices date back to 2010 and can be downloaded in an Excel sheet for use within your own analytics modelling.

  • East Asia Index (EAX) - A reliable price point reference for spot LNG delivered into East Asia

    A distinct daily tradable price index for spot LNG delivered into East Asia. It is calculated using an arithmetic average of DES front month and second month ahead assessments for East Asian countries Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and China.

  • Indices for other trading regions – South America, the Mediterranean, northwest Europe and Iberia

    In addition to EAX, we also publish other indices to provide subscribers with a reference point to validate trading prices delivered in other key trading regions.

    • South America
    • The Mediterranean
    • Northwest Europe
    • Iberia
  • LNG shipping information – charter rates, vessel availability, shipping costs and tanker movements

    Newly launched assessments: LNG charter rate and shipping / netback for both steam and tri-fuel diesel electric (TFDE) vessels in its LNG pricing reports. Atlantic and Pacific basin prompt assessments are published daily, while global mid- and long-term assessments done weekly.

    ICIS delivers LNG charter rates (up to 90 days and between 90 - 365 days), tracking both Pacific and Atlantic prices and vessel availability.

    Weekly, a comprehensive list of LNG tanker movements with destination details is published.

  • Daily news and information on the latest bids, tenders, negotiations and confirmed deals

    Our daily and weekly reports include key market news coverage with real-time news feeds from the ICIS dashboard.

    ICIS also publishes a weekly list of LNG deals which includes current and historical transactions of up to three months past their delivery (for DES deals) and loading dates (for FOB deals).

  • Weekly round-up of spot market and trading activity focusing on the key factors driving prices

    Our daily and weekly reports include key market news coverage with real-time news feeds from the ICIS dashboard.

    ICIS also publishes a weekly list of LNG deals which includes current and historical transactions of up to three months past their delivery (for DES deals) and loading dates (for FOB deals).

  • Expert analysis on short-, mid- and long-term LNG industry trends and contract pricing

    ICIS is at the forefront of the market, providing independent prices to the global LNG industry. We have the longest history of global spot market prices and are regarded as pioneers in providing visibility to new markets. Our LNG prices are referenced in a wide variety of long-term and short-term contracts and floating spot price deals.

    ICIS market information is trusted globally by buyers, sellers and traders - guided by robust methodology to ensure our price assessments are fully verified and free from conflicts of interest.


What they mean to you?

  • LNG traders, producers and buyers - our independent LNG prices and insights provide transparency over spot market activities, strengthening your position in price negotiations and optimise profitability
  • Analysts and risk managers - our robust pricing information and analysis of trade dynamics enable you to manage portfolio exposure, profit-loss (P&L) analyses and inform your future trading strategies
  • Shipping operators and brokers - monitor and calculate shipping arbitrage using our data on vessel availability, charter rates and detailed global LNG tanker movements
  • Senior level executives - gain a complete view of the global LNG markets in an easily accessible format, keeping you abreast of the key developments that could impact your business

Our Methodology

The LNG markets continue to experience changing dynamics as a result of increased global demand. Reliable market insights are more important than ever for LNG traders, analysts and shipping operators who must have accurate information to stay competitive.

The ICIS network of expert editors and reporters ensures you always have access to the true global and local picture when it comes to LNG spot prices, transactions, deals, trade activities and market developments.

We deliver a level of market transparency that is unmatched by other information provider. A key part of this is the extremely strict guidelines we implement before publishing any information.

LNG prices and news in a SINGLE platform

ICIS LNG reports are easily accessible via the ICIS dashboard, giving you a single view of LNG prices, market news/alerts and historical pricing data.

This easy-to-use online platform is fully customisable, allowing you to quickly view the markets and prices that matter to you the most.

  • Download your ICIS LNG reports
  • View prices, indices and historical data
  • Create customised reports or price comparisons
  • Read breaking news and market updates

Why choose ICIS?

ICIS is at the forefront of the market, providing independent prices to the global LNG industry.

We have the longest history of global spot market prices (as far back as 2008) and are regarded as pioneers in providing visibility to new markets. Our LNG prices are referenced in a wide variety of long-term and short-term contracts and floating spot price deals.

ICIS market information is trusted globally by buyers, sellers and traders.

Our information is gathered using stringent standards and unparalleled methodologies to ensure our price assessments are robust, 100% verified and free from conflicts of interest.