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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending May 22, 2015   |   Released: May 28, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: June 4, 2015

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(05/22/14)
5-Year average
(2010-2014)
Region 05/22/15 05/15/15 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 806     742     64     64       577     39.7     941     -14.3    
West 395     382     13     13       247     59.9     335     17.9    
Producing 900     865     35     35       540     66.7     843     6.8    
   Salt 261     251     10     10       150     74.0     195     33.8    
   Nonsalt 638     614     24     24       388     64.4     647     -1.4    
Total 2,101     1,989     112     112       1,364     54.0     2,119     -0.8    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,101 Bcf as of Friday, May 22, 2015, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 112 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 737 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 18 Bcf below the 5-year average of 2,119 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 135 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 64 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 57 Bcf above the 5-year average of 843 Bcf after a net injection of 35 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 60 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net addition of 13 Bcf. At 2,101 Bcf, total working gas is within 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 2010 through 2014.
Source: Form EIA-912, "Weekly Underground Natural Gas Storage Report." The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.