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The price of natural gas in Europe exceeded $ 1,000 per 1,000 cubic meters, according to data from the international exchange ICE.

This is the first time since February 14, according to stock exchange statistics, BTA reports.

March futures on the TTF hub in the Netherlands are currently trading at 86 euros per megawatt-hour.

At the beginning of the day the price was 81 euros.

The daily peak was marked at 15:21.

peak - 86.71 euros per megawatt hour.

The total increase for today alone is 7.6 percent.

Yesterday, the price of natural gas rose by about 10 percent, and the stock exchange closed at a price of 79.79 euros per megawatt-hour.

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The absolute price maximum so far was marked on December 21, 2021 - 166,816 euros per megawatt-hour or over $ 2,000 per 1,000 cubic meters.

Due to the increased supply of liquefied natural gas after December 24, 2021, the values ​​of natural gas in Europe fell below 100 euros per megawatt hour, and on December 31, 2021 the price fell below 70 euros per megawatt hour.

There is also a rise in prices on the gas exchange in our country.

At the Balkan Gas Hub, the increase in the day ahead segment is 9.28 percent.

Natural gas with a delivery day for tomorrow, February 24, will cost BGN 158.81 per megawatt-hour.

In the other market segment - "within the day" - there is an increase of 7.59 percent to BGN 151.85 per megawatt-hour.

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