The European Union agency tasked with producing a daily price assessment for liquefied natural gas said it did not have enough data points to produce its first assessment, which was due on Friday, 13 January.

The European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) had been collecting data from market participants with a view to start publishing a daily price indicator of the physical LNG market traded in Europe, giving participants an alternative pricing mechanism reflecting the growing share of the commodity imported in the bloc.