Argus NBP price assessments
Argus assesses the price of contracts trading on the UK’s National Balancing Point (NBP).
Our gas price assessments are trusted and used by a wide range of customers throughout Europe as benchmarks in supply contracts, risk management processes, and downstream and infrastructure pricing.
Benefits of the Argus NBP price assessments
Argus publishes NBP price assessments daily. Assessments are based on a robust methodology and are known and trusted by market participants along the value chain. As part of the Argus European Natural Gas service, the NBP assessments make up part of our wide-ranging market coverage, including prices for key European hubs, accompanied by the latest news and expert market commentary.
We provide assessments for NBP prompt and forward contracts (see table below). Prices are assessed based on a broad range of market information.
Argus also publishes NBP volume-weighted average prices, monthly buy-sell indexes for day-ahead and front-month prices and data on price volatility. Our service includes spark spreads based on TTF price assessments that provide illustrative information about power generation economics.
How to access Argus NBP price assessments
Published as part of the Argus European Natural Gas service, you can access Argus NBP price assessments on the Argus Direct interactive platform, have the prices delivered via a datafeed or Argus Direct for Spreadsheets, receive them via one of our third-party partners or get them direct to your inbox within the daily report.
Argus European Natural Gas provides you with a comprehensive and independent view of the markets, with latest news, detailed analysis, price assessments and extensive associated data. The insight from our cross-commodity analysis helps bring valuable context to prices and ensures users understand price and market movements.
Other key European natural gas prices include the Argus TTF.
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