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Natural Gas Methodology and Specifications

Clearly defined and transparent methodologies are the backbone of Platts’ price assessment processes. Platts’ methodologies provide detailed descriptions and explanations of how we assess the market value of commodities so that customers and other interested parties understand those processes. In this section, we post documentation by commodity and region for all published price assessments and indices.

North American Natural Gas Markets Methodology

(as of April 2014)


European Natural Gas Methodology

(as of March 2014)


M2MS – Gas Methodology

(as of January 2014)


Platts-ICE Forward Curve -- Natural Gas (North America)

(as of January 2014)


Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Assessments and Netbacks Methodology

(as of May 2013)


Spark Spreads Methodology

(as of March 2012)


Codes

Platts European Gas Daily: code list

(as of October 2013)


Platts Gas Daily: code list

(as of June 2013)


Related Material

Liquidity in North American Monthly Gas Markets

(as of April 2014)


2014 daily gas survey calendar

(as of December 2013)


2014 monthly bidweek calender

(as of December 2013)


2013 daily gas survey calendar


2013 monthly bidweek calender


2012 daily gas survey calendar


2012 monthly bidweek calender


2011 daily gas survey calendar


European Power -- Frequently Asked Questions (currently being updated)


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