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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending April 17, 2015   |   Released: April 23, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: April 30, 2015

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(04/17/14)
5-Year average
(2010-2014)
Region 04/17/15 04/10/15 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 560     519     41     41       326     71.8     725     -22.8    
West 357     353     4     4       177     101.7     280     27.5    
Producing 712     667     45     45       390     82.6     725     -1.8    
   Salt 191     171     20     20       87     119.5     158     20.9    
   Nonsalt 520     495     25     25       303     71.6     567     -8.3    
Total 1,629     1,539     90     90       892     82.6     1,730     -5.8    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 1,629 Bcf as of Friday, April 17, 2015, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 90 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 737 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 101 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,730 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 165 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 41 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 13 Bcf below the 5-year average of 725 Bcf after a net injection of 45 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 77 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net addition of 4 Bcf. At 1,629 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.