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Henry Hub Natural Gas Volume

Month Volume Deliveries Open Interest
Venue Detail Trade Type Detail At Close Change
Globex Open Outcry PNT / ClearPort Total Volume Block Trades EFP EFR EFS TAS
MAY 17 108,711 0 6,188 114,899 6,173 15 0 0 4,065 0 28,874 -23,408
JUN 17 105,595 0 1,000 106,595 1,000 0 0 0 4,695 0 240,833 12,939
JUL 17 41,352 0 0 41,352 0 0 0 0 2,855 0 207,537 7,262
AUG 17 16,315 0 0 16,315 0 0 0 0 299 0 80,126 2,312
SEP 17 15,470 0 0 15,470 0 0 0 0 0 0 125,723 -3,435
OCT 17 30,470 0 200 30,670 200 0 0 0 0 0 147,202 1,340
NOV 17 9,450 0 0 9,450 0 0 0 0 0 0 52,263 468
DEC 17 6,212 0 125 6,337 125 0 0 0 0 0 67,256 924
JAN 18 16,686 0 202 16,888 202 0 0 0 0 0 94,250 2,993
FEB 18 3,923 0 100 4,023 100 0 0 0 0 0 38,130 -115
MAR 18 6,593 0 100 6,693 100 0 0 0 0 0 55,179 -98
APR 18 6,114 0 100 6,214 100 0 0 0 0 0 89,175 -299
MAY 18 1,353 0 100 1,453 100 0 0 0 0 0 31,327 136
JUN 18 420 0 100 520 100 0 0 0 0 0 17,377 28
JUL 18 329 0 100 429 100 0 0 0 0 0 19,732 20
AUG 18 116 0 100 216 100 0 0 0 0 0 18,173 31
SEP 18 157 0 100 257 100 0 0 0 0 0 14,514 93
OCT 18 1,479 0 100 1,579 100 0 0 0 0 0 31,026 -108
NOV 18 529 0 100 629 100 0 0 0 0 0 14,034 212
DEC 18 646 0 100 746 100 0 0 0 0 0 19,923 21
JAN 19 410 0 10 420 10 0 0 0 0 0 9,636 93
FEB 19 127 0 10 137 10 0 0 0 0 0 2,195 81
MAR 19 165 0 10 175 10 0 0 0 0 0 4,458 81
APR 19 540 0 10 550 10 0 0 0 0 0 4,110 321
MAY 19 34 0 10 44 10 0 0 0 0 0 1,320 -10
JUN 19 8 0 10 18 10 0 0 0 0 0 1,337 1
JUL 19 5 0 10 15 10 0 0 0 0 0 1,261 0
AUG 19 5 0 10 15 10 0 0 0 0 0 1,192 0
SEP 19 6 0 10 16 10 0 0 0 0 0 1,195 1
OCT 19 412 0 10 422 10 0 0 0 0 0 2,485 172
NOV 19 15 0 10 25 10 0 0 0 0 0 1,376 10
DEC 19 22 0 10 32 10 0 0 0 0 0 1,368 -5
JAN 20 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 667 1
FEB 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 307 0
MAR 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 371 0
APR 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 586 0
MAY 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 323 0
JUN 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 302 0
JUL 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 268 0
AUG 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 277 0
SEP 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 277 0
OCT 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 307 0
NOV 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 314 0
DEC 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 600 0
JAN 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 132 0
FEB 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 123 0
MAR 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 111 0
APR 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 65 0
MAY 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 0
JUN 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 0
JUL 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 0
AUG 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 0
SEP 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 0
OCT 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 0
NOV 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 0
DEC 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 99 0
JAN 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
FEB 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
MAR 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
APR 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
MAY 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
JUN 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
JUL 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
AUG 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
SEP 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
OCT 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
NOV 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
DEC 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
JAN 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
APR 23 11 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 11
MAY 23 11 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 11
OCT 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
MAY 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
MAY 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 373,692 0 8,935 382,627 8,920 15 0 0 11,914 0 1,430,163 2,084

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About Natural Gas

Henry Hub Natural Gas (NG) Futures allow market participants significant hedging activity to manage risk in the highly volatile natural gas price, which is driven by weather-related demand. They also provide efficient transactions in and out of positions. Natural gas futures are:

  • The third-largest physical commodity futures contract in the world by volume
  • Widely used as a national benchmark price for natural gas, which continues to grow as a global and U.S. energy source
  • An independent, stand-alone commodity

Things to know about the contracts:

  • Natural gas futures prices are based on delivery at the Henry Hub in Louisiana.
  • Traded via open outcry, electronically on CME Globex and off-exchange for clearing only as an EFS, EFP or block trade through CME ClearPort.
  • Options types include American, calendar spread, European and daily.

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