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Natural Gas Citygate Price in California

DateNatural Gas Citygate
Price in California
(Dollars per
Thousand Cubic Feet)
1984 3.97
1985 3.54
1986 2.76
1987 2.39
1988 2.60
1989 2.75
1990 2.90
1991 2.80
1992 2.72
1993 2.85
1994 2.57
1995 2.03
1996 2.59
1997 2.98
1998 2.38
1999 2.61
2000 4.32
2001 6.64
2002 3.20
2003 5.16
2004 6.04
2005 7.88
2006 6.76
2007 6.82
2008 8.11
2009 4.17
2010 4.86
2011 4.47
2012 3.46

Source: Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Citygate Price in California, http://www.eia.gov/dnav/ng/hist/n3050ca3A.htm,

  1. Citygate is defined as a point or measuring station at which a distributing gas utility receives gas from a natural gas pipeline company or transmission system.
  2. Prices are in nominal dollars. http://www.eia.gov/dnav/ng/tbldefs/ng_pri_sum_tbldef2.asp

Contact: Ivin Rhyne Ivin.Rhyne@energy.ca.gov