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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending April 11, 2014   |   Released: April 17, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: April 24, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(04/11/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 04/11/14 04/04/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 311     305     6     6       662     -53.0     771     -59.7    
West 168     160     8     8       336     -50.0     300     -44.0    
Producing 371     361     10     10       701     -47.1     789     -53.0    
   Salt 76     68     8     8       177     -57.1     160     -52.5    
   Nonsalt 295     293     2     2       524     -43.7     628     -53.0    
Total 850     826     24     24       1,700     -50.0     1,860     -54.3    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 850 Bcf as of Friday, April 11, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 24 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 850 Bcf less than last year at this time and 1,010 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,860 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 460 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 6 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 418 Bcf below the 5-year average of 789 Bcf after a net injection of 10 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 132 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 8 Bcf. At 850 Bcf, total working gas is below the 5-year historical range.

Working Gas in Underground Storage Compared with 5-Year Range

Note: The shaded area indicates the range between the historical minimum and maximum values for the weekly series from 2009 through 2013.
Source: Form EIA-912, "Weekly Underground Natural Gas Storage Report." The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.