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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending July 25, 2014   |   Released: July 31, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: August 7, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(07/25/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 07/25/14 07/18/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,157     1,100     57     57       1,344     -13.9     1,459     -20.7    
West 381     369     12     12       460     -17.2     453     -15.9    
Producing 769     750     19     19       1,033     -25.6     1,035     -25.7    
   Salt 210     207     3     3       268     -21.6     200     5.0    
   Nonsalt 559     543     16     16       766     -27.0     836     -33.1    
Total 2,307     2,219     88     88       2,837     -18.7     2,948     -21.7    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,307 Bcf as of Friday, July 25, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 88 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 530 Bcf less than last year at this time and 641 Bcf below the 5-year average of 2,948 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 302 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 57 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 266 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,035 Bcf after a net injection of 19 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 72 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 12 Bcf. At 2,307 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.