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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending September 5, 2014   |   Released: September 11, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: September 18, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(09/05/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 09/05/14 08/29/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,522     1,462     60     60       1,640     -7.2     1,737     -12.4    
West 438     426     12     12       507     -13.6     476     -8.0    
Producing 841     821     20     20       1,097     -23.3     1,052     -20.1    
   Salt 216     211     5     5       262     -17.6     186     16.1    
   Nonsalt 624     610     14     14       834     -25.2     866     -27.9    
Total 2,801     2,709     92     92       3,244     -13.7     3,264     -14.2    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,801 Bcf as of Friday, September 5, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 92 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 443 Bcf less than last year at this time and 463 Bcf below the 5-year average of 3,264 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 215 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 60 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 211 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,052 Bcf after a net injection of 20 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 38 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 12 Bcf. At 2,801 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.