PEGAS spot volumes improve by 25% on year, tracking strong increases on most hubs

PEGAS spot volumes improve by 25% on year, tracking strong increases on most hubs
PEGAS trading volumes in June 2018

Paris, 3 July 2018 - PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, registered a total volume of 130.4 TWh in June 2018 (June 2017: 167.7 TWh). The overall spot volume increased by 25% over the previous year, following the upward trend on most PEGAS spot market areas. 

Spot Markets

Spot trading volumes in June amounted to 74.9 TWh, up 25% over the previous year (59.6 TWh). The Dutch TTF market area reached 27.2 TWh, an increase of 75% (June 2017: 15.5 TWh). The German delivery zones NCG and Gaspool amounted to 22.9 TWh which represented an improvement of over 25% compared to the previous period (June 2017: 18.3 TWh). Trading of quality-specific contracts reached 4.0 TWh. The French PEG Nord and TRS traded a volume of 12.2 TWh, down 5% (June 2017: 12.8 TWh). CEGH VTP volume reached 5.5 TWh (June 2017: 6.6 TWh). The Belgian markets ZTP and ZEE volumes amounted to 4.6 TWh, an increase of 3% (June 2017: 4.5 TWh). The Danish market ETF registered 1.7 TWh which represented an improvement of 24% over June 2017 (June 2017: 1.4 TWh). Finally, the Czech market area CZ VTP traded 201 GWh. 

Geographical spread transactions reached 5.3 TWh, while the German and French locational and hourly products totalled 502 GWh. 

Derivatives Markets

In June, PEGAS derivatives volumes amounted to 55.5 TWh, including 42.7 TWh on PEGAS’ TTF futures market (June 2017: 95.1 TWh). In Germany, the NCG and GASPOOL delivery areas traded 4.3 TWh (June 2017: 7.3 TWh). With 4.9 TWh, the CEGH VTP hub established a new monthly record (previous record: 4.8 TWh in April 2018). In France, the PEG Nord and TRS market areas reached 1.5 TWh (June 2017: 2.2 TWh). The Italian PSV hubs tripled the previous year’s volume with 1.4 TWh (June 2017: 454 GWh). Trading on the CZ VTP hub amounted to 144 GWh.

The volume of geographical spread transactions accounted for 2.1 TWh and time spread transactions amounted to 1.6 TWh.

Details of the market results are available in the enclosed monthly report.


PEGAS is the central gas trading platform of EEX Group operated by Powernext. PEGAS provides its members with access to all products on one single platform and allows them to trade natural gas contracts in the Austrian, Belgian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian and UK market areas. The product range of PEGAS covers spot and derivatives contracts for the major European gas hubs as well as trading in location, time spread, and options products on the TTF hub. This setup enables market harmonisation and forms the preferred pan-European natural gas market. For more information: www.powernext.com/pegas-trading


PEGAS – Monthly Figures Report for June 2018

 

Gas Spot Market

Monthly volume
in MWh

Monthly volume – previous year
in MWh

Total

74,856,040

59,564,317

CEGH VTP

5,466,253

6,554,480

CZ VTP

201,312

n/a

ETF

1,731,930

1,391,667

GASPOOL

9,305,163

6,378,610

NBP

53,368

27,285

NCG

13,644,395

11,947,146

PEG Nord

7,746,362

7,981,440

TRS

4,443,344

4,804,274

TTF

27,156,421

15,492,858

ZEE

215,730

186,042

ZTP

4,389,217

4,283,164

Congestion Management Platform (France)

0

n/a

Locational Products. incl. Hourly Products

502,544

517,351

Gas Derivatives Market

Monthly volume
in MWh

Monthly volume – previous year
in MWh

Total

55,526,279

108,121,542

CEGH VTP

4,878,636

2,222,910

CZ VTP

143,592

n/a

ETF

0

22,320

GASPOOL

1,756,477

2,456,077

NBP

0

0

NCG

2,544,648

4,838,738

PEG Nord

1,514,180

2,189,210

PSV Physical

1,369,351

424,200

PSV Financial

0

29,760

TRS

1,860

60,729

TTF

42,686,625

95,062,918

ZEE

453,381

0

ZTP

177,528

814,680

Gas Options Market

Monthly volume
in MWh

Monthly volume – previous year
in MWh

Total

0

N/A

TTF

0

N/A

           


 

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