Gas Overview

ICIS provides extensive coverage of the global natural gas markets, bringing you independent pricing information, in-depth analysis along with commentary and news.

Our network of gas reporters in the UK, continental Europe and China delivers local insights for each of these markets, published across a range of gas reports.

With over two decades of reporting on the natural gas markets, ICIS is an established source of essential gas pricing information, used by key players in the global markets.

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Active Documents

Continental Gas Snapshot Methodology – September 2013

Methodology

ICIS Heren publishes Continental Gas Snapshots (CGS) on every working day of the year in Britain. CGS assesses and records prices and market activity on the liquid markets in Britain and Europe, including but not limited to: Britain Belgium The Netherlands France Germany Italy The financial value of natural gas is established by two methods: […]

European Gas Fundamentals Daily Report Methodology – April 2013

Methodology

ICIS harvests, normalises and aggregates gas flow data for 19 European countries (Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Italy; the Netherlands; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain; Great Britain; Norway), highlighting current and historical trends. It also plots these trends against ICIS’ proprietary gas markets prices. To find out more European Gas […]

European Gas Hub Report Methodology – October 2012

Methodology

ICIS publishes market data based on information continually gathered from market participants about: spot transactions; spot bid and offer levels; contract price negotiations; prices of related commodities; and relevant freight costs. ICIS includes in its data-generation process only information gathered up to the published market close time for each commodity and assessed period. ICIS does […]

Industrial & Commercial Energy Snapshot Methodology – Sept 2013

Methodology

ICIS publishes the Industrial and Commercial Energy Snapshot (ICES) on every working day of the year in Britain. ICES provides a concise, one page snapshot of the key power and gas prices in Britain, including ICIS end of day-assessments, Heren Indices and the ICE gas exchange settles. ICES also provides a bullet-point text summary explaining […]

European Gas Market Methodology – September 2013

Methodology

ICIS publishes market prices based on information continuously gathered from market participants about spot transactions, spot bid and offer levels, contract price negotiations, prices of related commodities and relevant freight costs. ICIS includes in its price-generation process only information gathered up to the published market close time for each commodity and assessed period. ICIS does […]

China Gas Markets Methodology – 18 July 2014

Methodology

ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Product specifications and trading terms and conditions used are intended to reflect typical working practices prevalent in the industry. ICIS publishes market assessments based on information continuously gathered from market participants about: spot transactions, spot bid and offer levels, contract price negotiations, […]

European Gas Fundamentals Dashboard – 12 November 2014

Methodology

The ICIS European Gas Fundamentals Dashboard •             The Dashboard shows aggregated gas fundamentals data at a country by country level across Europe •             The gas fundamentals data covers cross border flows, nominations, production, demand, storage and LNG •             Data is displayed in a series of tables and charts with the ability to see historical data […]

ICIS Price Forward Curves Methodology – 1 December 2015

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Methodology

ICIS Price Forward Curves for individual European gas and power markets are based on ICIS price assessment values at the market close. These inform additional calculated prices for daily and monthly delivery periods, based on mathematical modelling. These calculations have been developed in line with industry norms and best practices. The ICIS Price Forward Curves […]

European Spot Gas Markets Methodology (ESGM) – 30 March 2016

Methodology

European Spot Gas Markets (ESGM) contains independent price assessments and indices for mature and emerging gas markets, as well as in-depth analysis on price drivers, authoritative commentary on each day’s trading activity and daily news. Coverage for some markets stretches back as far as 1994 and a comprehensive price history database is available for this […]

EDEM Methodology – 30 March 2016

Methodology

European Daily Electricity Markets (EDEM) contains independent price assessments and indices for mature and emerging electricity markets, as well as in-depth analysis on price drivers, authoritative commentary on each day’s trading activity and daily news. Coverage for some markets stretches back as far as 1997 and a comprehensive price history database is available for this […]

Mexico Energy Report Methodology – 29 April 2016

Methodology

This is the ICIS Mexico Energy Report methodology. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see: MER Methodology – 29 April 2016

European Spot Gas Markets (ESGM) Consultation – 18 July 2016

Consultation

ICIS is implementing a process of rolling consultation on all of its methodologies. This consultation paper is part of this formal process and covers all of the ICIS primary price points included in the daily European Spot Gas Markets (ESGM) report. The consultation asked both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS methodology and […]

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