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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending August 8, 2014   |   Released: August 14, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: August 21, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(08/08/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 08/08/14 08/01/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,277     1,219     58     58       1,452     -12.1     1,547     -17.5    
West 398     387     11     11       493     -19.3     464     -14.2    
Producing 792     783     9     9       1,052     -24.7     1,031     -23.2    
   Salt 213     212     1     1       262     -18.7     189     12.7    
   Nonsalt 580     570     10     10       791     -26.7     841     -31.0    
Total 2,467     2,389     78     78       2,997     -17.7     3,042     -18.9    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,467 Bcf as of Friday, August 8, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 78 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 530 Bcf less than last year at this time and 575 Bcf below the 5-year average of 3,042 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 270 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 58 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 239 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,031 Bcf after a net injection of 9 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 66 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 11 Bcf. At 2,467 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.