Platts Market Data - LNG


Do you need to understand the market value of LNG in regional and global markets? What is the value of freight rates and shipping costs between export and import locations? Or how supply and demand fundamentals are impacting the price of LNG? S&P Global Platts delivers the data and prices you need to make competitive decisions.


  • — Trade at price levels that are in sync with other market participants by having the latest global price assessments always to hand
  • — Receive Platts Market Data LNG together with an existing Platts Market Data subscription, such as Oil or Natural Gas, to immediately provide greater visibility of
  • — an increasingly interconnected energy market
  • — Find your next opportunity and manage LNG market price risk by analyzing LNG Forward Curves and identify diverse trading patterns
  • — Analyze the fundamentals impacting the price of LNG through the LNG Voyages data set, using our global LNG flows data, date of import and export, export terminal
  • — and country, ship name and volume, and import terminal and country
  • — Develop inherently strong pricing and business strategy by referencing daily and historical spot and contract price assessments
  • — Write contracts and negotiate transactions with confidence by understanding price drivers and fluctuations
Quickly and easily absorb real-time information and end-of-day data within seconds of it being published with Platts API or intuitive Platts™ Excel® Add-In.


  • — Key benchmarks — View our key LNG price assessment Platts JKM™ for spot physical cargoes delivered ex ship into Japan and South Korea (with normalized prices for spot cargoes to China and Taiwan also included) alongside JKM™ swaps
  • — Current prices — Access daily LNG spot market assessments; delivered ex-ship prices for Northwest and Southwest Europe, West India, and the Middle East and free on board assessments for the US Gulf Coast (GCM) and East Atlantic. Platts Market Data — LNG also includes LNG carrier day rates, global LNG freight route costs, and alternative fuels
  • — Historical prices access our historical database with some LNG assessments dating back to 2009
  • — Forward curves Upgrade to access assessed and quantitatively derived forward curves for JKM swaps and the US GCM to provide further insight into future delivery contracts and analytical data for the key LNG trading hubs
  • — Cargo data — assess our global LNG flows data through LNG Voyages