Daily prices, analysis and news for the German gas markets and NCG hub

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ICIS publishes daily pricing expertise for continental Europe’s most important gas market, the NetConnect Germany (NCG). Our coverage provides market participants with benchmark gas price assessments, indices, analysis and news for the NCG as part of our comprehensive daily European Spot Gas Markets coverage. European Spot Gas Markets not only provides a complete picture of the NCG, but also supplies readers with robust and independent insights into 12 additional established and emerging European gas markets, including the British NBP, as well as hubs in Austria, the Czech Republic and Italy.

With more than 20 years’ experience of reporting on the European gas market, ICIS ensures subscribers have all the information they need to trade natural gas, analyse market developments and stay ahead of the competition.

The ICIS gas markets coverage for the German NCG hub provides you with:

  • Four daily indices NCG: Day-ahead, monthly, monthly cumulative and daily monthly ahead
  • 20 benchmark price assessments, including Day-ahead, Front-month, Front-quarter, Front-season and Front-year – an unrivalled range of NCG prices
  • Volatility indices for all key assessed prices at NCG
  • Unique intra-day price updates for the TTF, NBP and NCG, providing subscribers with the first over-the-counter (OTC) prices of the day at lunch-time
  • Early closing price assessments for all key hubs, ensuring readers have access to the first view of closing market prices
  • Daily news stories on the latest developments in the market and on factors driving the price of gas
  • A detailed list of European OTC trades, listed by volume and range
  • Market commentary and analysis on the latest developments
  • Historical pricing information for the NCG hub, dating back to 2009.

Latest NCG news

CEE gas prices on the rise after Russia ends Ukraine supplies

LONDON (ICIS)–Unforeseen natural gas sales from central European countries to Ukraine combined with depleting storage have boosted the region’s… Thu, 12 Apr 2018

Gazprom starts official gas transit termination procedure with Ukraine

Russia’s Gazprom said it officially notified Naftogaz on Monday that it had started the termination procedure of its transit and supply contracts… Mon, 05 Mar 2018

Next week’s European natural gas price continues to climb

The working days next week (WDNW) natural gas price at both the British and Dutch hubs continued to gain ground on Thursday morning, with the NBP… Thu, 22 Feb 2018

German GASPOOL gas trade to remain high but below NCG volume

Over-the-counter (OTC) trade on the German GASPOOL market is unlikely to exceed NCG hub volume for a second month in a row despite a successful… Tue, 21 Nov 2017

Winter outlook: Central and Eastern European power and gas

The energy markets of centraleastern Europe are braced for potential strain this winter, particularly in Q1 ‘18. Low Balkan hydropower stocks could… Wed, 11 Oct 2017

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