February 27, 2024

Indian Gas Exchange (IGX) traded 26,55,350 MMBtu gas volume in December 2023

Bengaluru, 05th January 2024: The Indian Gas Exchange (IGX) traded 26,55,350 MMBtu (~67 MMSCM/2.2 MMSCMD) gas volume in December 2023, with 7%decrease on MoM basis.

A total of 132 trades were executed during the month. The maximum number of trades were executed in Daily contract, 61 trades; followed by Fortnightly & Monthly contracts of 27 and 18 trades respectively.

The most active delivery point for free market gas was Dahej and domestic ceiling price gas was traded at Gadimoga. Other trading delivery points were- Hazira, Ankot, Suvali, Mhaskal, Bhadbhut & KG Basin.

During the month, the Exchange traded gas flows were 37,26,500 MMBtu (~3 MMSCMD).

GIXI (Gas Index of India) for December 2023 was Rs 1098/$13.1 per MMBtu, lower by 3% last month. GIXI- South was Rs. 830/$9.96 per MMBtu (Ceiling Price) and GIXI-West Rs 1098/$13.1 per MMBtu. Different spot gas benchmark prices recorded were: HH at ~$2.5/MMBtu, TTF at ~$14 /MMBtu, whereas LNG benchmark indices were: WIM ~15 $/MMBtu.

IGX traded a total of 7,82,000 MMBtu domestic ceiling price gas during the month.

In CY2023 IGX traded 4,84,93,750 MMBTu (3.3 MMSCMD), marking a 16% increase YoY basis. A total of 1424 trades were executed during the year, maximum number of trades executed in Daily contract followed by Monthly, Weekly & Fortnightly contracts. 

A quick summary of the gas market during December’23 is as below:

  • Total traded volume: 26,55,350 MMBtu
  • Domestic ceiling price gas traded: 7,82,000 MMBtu
  • Total no. of trades: 132 

A quick summary of the gas market during CY2023 is as below:

  • Total traded volume: 4,84,93,750 MMBtu
  • Domestic ceiling price gas traded: 3,51,09,150 MMBtu
  • Total no. of trades: 1,424

IGX currently offers delivery-based trade in six different contracts such as Day-Ahead, Daily, Weekday, Weekly, Fortnightly and Monthly, under which the trade can be executed for six consecutive months. The gas trade takes place at multiple delivery points, such as – Dahej, Hazira, Ankot, Mhaskal, Bhadhbhut, Dabhol, KG Basin, Gadimoga, Suvali. It covers six regional gas hubs, namely, Western Hub, Southern Hub, Eastern Hub, Central Hub, Northern Hub, and North Eastern Hub across India.

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