N°1 spot exchange for natural gas in Europe

    EEX offers natural gas contracts in 10 countries and 12 hubs across Europe. The product range covers spot, futures and options contracts for the major European gas hubs as well as trading in location spread products between these market areas. EEX also offers a Trade Registration service for JKM® LNG contracts against the S&P Platts JKM® assessment, today's most reliable price estimation for the Asian region.

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    Natural Gas Market Areas

    The CEGH VTP (Central European Gas Hub Virtual Trading Point) market area is located in Austria.  It is a virtual trading point operated by CEGH since 2009. Tradable contracts on EEX include spot and futures instruments, ranging from intraday trading to the next 2 calendar years.
    The trading unit is Euro/MWh and the contract volume unit is MW.

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    CZ VTP is a cooperation between Powernext, Central European Gas Hub (CEGH) and Power Exchange Central Europe (PXE).
    Geographical spread products with TTF, GPL, NCG and CEGH VTP are also available.

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    The NCG delivery area is one of Germany’s two delivery zones. It is a virtual delivery point operated by NetConnect Germany since 2008. Tradable NCG contracts on EEX include spot and futures instruments, ranging from Intraday trading to the next 4 calendar years. The trading unit is Euro/MWh and the volume unit is MW.

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    The National Balancing Point (NBP) market area is located in the United Kingdom. This virtual trading point, Europe’s second most liquid gas trading zone, is operated by National Grid. Tradable NBP contracts include spot and futures instruments, ranging from intraday trading to the next 3 calendar years. The trading unit is pence/therm and the contract volume unit is kilotherms per day.

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    The ETF hub is located in Denmark and operated by Energinet.dk. It was launched in 2008 by Gaspoint Nordic which integrated EEX on 1 January 2020. Tradable contracts include spot and futures instruments, ranging from Intraday trading to the next month.
    The trading unit is Euro/MWh and the volume unit is MW.

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    The GASPOOL delivery area is one of Germany’s two delivery zones. It is a virtual delivery point operated by GASPOOL Balancing Services since 2009. Tradable GASPOOL contracts on EEX include spot and futures instruments, ranging from Intraday trading to the next 4 calendar years.
    The trading unit is Euro/MWh and the volume unit is MW.

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    The Punto di Scambio Virtuale (PSV), or virtual trading point, is located in Italy and operated by Snam Rete Gas. Tradable contracts on EEX include futures instruments, ranging from the next 3 months to the next  calendar year. The trading unit is Euro/MWh and the contract volume unit is MW.

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    Located in France, the PEG hub is operated by GRTgaz. It is the result of the merger between PEG Nord and TRS. Tradable PEG contracts include futures instruments, trading up to the next 2 calendar years. The trading unit is Euro/MWh and the contract volume unit is MWh/day.

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    PVB is the natural gas virtual balancing point in Spain, operated by ENAGAS GTS. Tradable PVB contracts on PEGAS include spot and futures instruments, ranging from intraday to the next calendar years. The trading unit is Euros/MWh and the contract volume unit is MWh/day.

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    The virtual trading TTF (Title Transfer Facility) is located in the Netherlands and operated by Gasunie Transport Services since 2003. This virtual trading point is considered Europe’s most liquid market. Tradable TTF contracts on EEX include spot, futures, and options instruments, ranging from intraday to the next 4 calendar years.
    The trading unit is Euro/MWh and the contract volume unit is MW.

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    The Zeebrugge Hub is the natural gas physical trading point in Belgium. Created and operated by Fluxys since 1999, it is connected to the National Balancing Point (UK) via the Interconnector. Tradable ZEE contracts on EEX include spot and futures instruments, ranging from intraday to the next calendar year.
    The trading unit is pence/therm and the contract volume unit is kilotherms per day.

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    Zeebrugge Trading Point (ZTP) is the newer virtual gas trading point in Belgium, operated by Fluxys since 2012. Tradable ZTP contracts on EEX include spot and futures instruments, ranging from Intraday trading to the next month. The trading unit is Euro/MWh and the contract volume unit is MW.

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    Platts JKM® is the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) benchmark price assessment for spot physical cargoes delivered ex-ship (DES) into Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan. Futures consist of monthly contracts using the Platts JKM® assessment, today's most reliable price estimation for the Asian region. The trading units are in USD/10.000MMBTU, available only for OTC registration.

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    Trading Natural Gas at EEX

    • Trading possible along the entire curve – from daily to annual contracts
    • Trading in location spreads across Europe and between 12 different hubs
    • Locally placed account managers in five major European cities
    • Cross-margining benefits for all our European natural gas markets for all contracts that are cleared by one clearing house, European Commodity Clearing (ECC)

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    In case of trade cancellation, please call the number below within 10 minutes. You can also reach us via mail.

    + 33 1 73 03 96 24 gas@powernext.com

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