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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending June 17, 2016   |   Released: June 23, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: June 30, 2016

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(06/17/15)
5-year average
(2011-15)
Region 06/17/16 06/10/16 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 612     585     27     27       517     18.4     545     12.3    
Midwest 724     703     21     21       510     42.0     547     32.4    
Mountain 194     188     6     6       149     30.2     139     39.6    
Pacific 318     312     6     6       331     -3.9     289     10.0    
South Central 1,255     1,253     2     2       978     28.3     904     38.8    
   Salt 366     368     -2     -2       295     24.1     238     53.8    
   Nonsalt 890     885     5     5       682     30.5     666     33.6    
Total 3,103     3,041     62     62       2,485     24.9     2,425     28.0    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 3,103 Bcf as of Friday, June 17, 2016, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 62 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 618 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 678 Bcf above the five-year average of 2,425 Bcf. At 3,103 Bcf, total working gas is above the five-year historical range.

Working Gas in Underground Storage Compared with Five-Year Range

Note: The shaded area indicates the range between the historical minimum and maximum values for the weekly series from 2011 through 2015. The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.