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Pricing
  • Monthly Index Prices and First-Day-Of-The-Month Prices
    • Monthly Index Prices: Monthly index prices, along with 12-month rolling averages, for various indices. Monthly index prices are typically used in conjunction with monthly lease operating statements to determine the average differential to the indices.
    • First-Day-Of-The-Month Prices: Current oil and gas prices as defined by the SEC in its regulations, i.e., 12-month averages of first-day-of-the-month prices from various indices. For example:
As-of Date
Oil - WTI Posted
Oil - WTI Spot
Gas - Henry Hub
12-31-2014
91.48
94.99
4.350
12-31-2015
46.79
50.28
2.587
03-31-2016
42.77
46.26
2.398
06-30-2016
39.63
43.12
2.237
09-30-2016
38.17
41.68
2.283
12-31-2016
39.25
42.75
2.481
SEC Regulations

The SEC’s disclosure requirements for oil and gas reporting companies went into effect on January 1, 2010. Listed below are some of the resources that NSAI has used in developing its procedures, methods, and reporting standards for reserves reports to be used in filings with the SEC.

      • SEC Definitions: List of definitions compiled from the amendments to Section 210.4-10 of Regulation S-X, as set forth in the Federal Register.
      • SEC Regulations: Copy of the SEC’s Final Rule for the Modernization of Oil and Gas Reporting, published in the Federal Register on January 14, 2009.
      • Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations: Copy of the SEC’s interpretations of the Oil and Gas Rules in Regulation S-X and Regulation S-K, last updated May 16, 2013.

Other useful documents referenced in the SEC regulations and used by the oil and gas industry are: