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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

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

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(07/11/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 07/11/14 07/04/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,044     979     65     65       1,276     -18.2     1,382     -24.5    
West 358     345     13     13       450     -20.4     444     -19.4    
Producing 727     698     29     29       1,011     -28.1     1,030     -29.4    
   Salt 201     194     7     7       275     -26.9     209     -3.8    
   Nonsalt 525     505     20     20       737     -28.8     822     -36.1    
Total 2,129     2,022     107     107       2,737     -22.2     2,856     -25.5    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,129 Bcf as of Friday, July 11, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 107 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 608 Bcf less than last year at this time and 727 Bcf below the 5-year average of 2,856 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 338 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 65 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 303 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,030 Bcf after a net injection of 29 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 86 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 13 Bcf. At 2,129 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.