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California Commodity Natural Gas Price

ResidentialCommercialIndustrialPower GenerationCore1Noncore2
1996$6.44$5.96No DataNo Data$6.20No Data
1997$6.81$6.41$4.18$3.08$6.61$3.63
1998$6.92$6.33$3.75$2.79$6.63$3.27
1999$6.62$6.14$3.33$2.76$6.38$3.05
2000$8.21$7.54$5.29$5.88$7.88$5.59
2001$10.43$9.33$6.60$9.38$9.88$7.99
2002$7.11$6.07$4.93$3.82$6.59$4.38
2003$9.13$8.15$7.19$5.50$8.64$6.35
2004$9.86$8.63$7.89$6.05$9.25$6.97
2005$11.85$10.69$9.84$8.08$11.27$8.96
2006$11.79$10.73$9.30$6.71$11.11$8.01
2007$11.57$10.20$9.07$6.72$10.89$7.90
2008$12.75$11.75$10.80$8.23$12.25$9.52
2009$9.43$7.75$6.56$4.44$8.59$5.50
2010$9.92$8.30$7.02$4.99$9.11$6.01
2011$9.93$8.29$7.04$4.71$9.11$5.88
2012$9.14$7.05$5.77$3.68$8.10$4.73
  1. Core values were calculated by getting the average between residential and commercial sectors
  2. Noncore values were calculated by getting the average between industrial and power generation


Source: Energy Information Administration; California Energy Commission.

Notes:

  • Core is utility deliveries to residential and commerial sectors.
  • Noncore is utility deliveries to industrial and power generation.
  • Prices are in nominal dollars

$/Mcf is approximately equal to dollars per million Btu.

Deflator Series
Year2014=1
199670.86
199772.07
199872.85
199973.89
200075.57
200177.30
200278.49
200380.06
200482.25
200584.89
200687.50
200789.83
200891.58
200992.28
201093.40
201195.24
201296.90
201398.36
2014100.00