European Spot Gas Markets

The Benchmark Report for European Natural Gas

European Spot Gas Markets

ICIS is the expert provider of pricing and market information across the European natural gas market.

With two decades of expertise in price reporting for Natural Gas, ICIS is one of the most widely traded and referenced prices across the European spot gas market. The ICIS European Spot Gas Markets report provides you with the latest prices, news and expert analysis on the current day's trading.

We publish independent price assessments and Heren indices for the British NBP, Dutch TTF, German NCG and GASPOOL, Belgian Zeebrugge and ZTP, French PEG Nord and TRS, Italian PSV, Austrian VTP, Czech VTP, Spanish PVB, Slovak VTP and Turkey.

ICIS Technical Analysis is now included as part of the European Spot Gas Markets (ESGM) and European Daily Electricity Markets (EDEM) service.

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Key features

  • Quote proprietary indices, which are used as benchmarks across the industry
  • British and Dutch assessments published in €/MWh and $/MMBtu to allow easy comparisons to other key gas markets
  • View intra-day price assessments for the British NBP, Dutch TTF and German NCG (day-ahead and front month)
  • Volatility indices for all key assessed prices at the NBP, TTF, NCG, GASPOOL and PSV
  • Access latest analysis on gas market developments, trades, price trends and far reaching forward curves.
  • Read latest news stories, expert commentary and analysis from ICIS gas markets experts
  • Euro LNG Cargo Tracker – a daily summary of European cargo arrivals and real-time updates with commentary from market specialists

Supporting your business

  • Use ICIS benchmark prices to navigate markets and settle contracts.
  • Traders and procurement managers: Use ICIS independent price benchmarks to embed into contracts and strengthen your positions in price negotiations, and deals.
  • Analysts and Risk Managers: Analyse supply and demand dynamics and support your risk management strategy.
  • Senior level executives and Managing Directors: Access gas market insights to stay on top of the latest developments.

Why ICIS?

  • ✔ Most widely used gas price benchmark provider for Europe.
  • ✔ Longest history of proprietary European gas market prices.
  • ✔ Large specialised reporting team

Asian LNG companies look to NBP, TTF for price reference

Asian LNG companies look to NBP, TTF for price reference

Global LNG market supply has been tighter than expected, primarily due to high demand from Asia, as well as strong US deliveries to markets closer to the Americas.

ICIS deputy editor of LNG Europe, Alex Thackrah, discusses why Asian companies are looking to the Dutch TTF and the UK’s NBP for cargoes with flexible destinations.

Energy Demand by Temperature in France and the UK

Energy Demand by Temperature in France and the UK

The volume of natural gas traded during the first quarter of 2018 increased in the major European markets compared with the same period a year before, with a rise in curve activity boosting liquidity.

The April 2018 issue of the European Gas Hub Report gives you an update on the European landscape, with in-depth coverage of prices, liquidity data, trade volumes and developments across 22 gas hubs. Download the summary.

Increase in volume of traded natural gas across European hubs boots liquidity

Increase in volume of traded natural gas across European hubs boots liquidity

The volume of natural gas traded during the first quarter of 2018 increased in the major European markets compared with the same period a year before, with a rise in curve activity boosting liquidity.

The April 2018 issue of the European Gas Hub Report gives you an update on the European landscape, with in-depth coverage of prices, liquidity data, trade volumes and developments across 22 gas hubs. Download the summary.

Access the ESGM report via the ICIS dashboard, for a single view of prices, market news, alerts and historical pricing data.

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Benchmark your position in European natural gas with ICIS indices and assessments

Heren proprietary indices and assessments are the industry standard for European gas. Independently assessed and verified, directly from the market, these prices provide a reliable benchmark for the main gas hubs.

The British NBP and Dutch TTF natural gas prices, produced by ICIS, are referenced throughout the world and are the gas industry’s main reference for the European continent as a whole.

Our daily indices and assessments are designed to increase pricing transparency, enabling you to make accurate, timely decisions when buying and selling European natural gas.