​​​​​​​​​Natural Gas Prices

The price of natural gas is influenced by the market forces of supply and demand. 

​​​​​​​Residential Natural Gas Prices​

       ​November 2016 ​October 2016November​​​​ 2015
​$0.50820​$0.38540​​$0.44610​

 

​​​​​​​​Learn what you're paying for

Rate Case Natural Gas Cost Dollar

Every dollar on your natural gas bill can be divided into three parts: Cost of natural gas; operations, maintenance and delivery; and taxes.*

  • ​CenterPoint Energy passes its cost of gas - about 53 cents - on to you without markup.
  • About 40 cents goes towards the cost of bringing gas to your home, maintaining a safe and reliable system and investing in new infrastructure and technology.
  • Taxes account for the remaining seven cents.

​*The costs listed are averages across all CenterPoint Energy Resources Corporation service territories and are for illustration purposes only. Specific costs are found on page 2 of your natural gas bill. 

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