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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending November 14, 2014   |   Released: November 20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: November 26, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(11/14/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 11/14/14 11/07/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,953     1,964     -11     -11       1,957     -0.2     2,057     -5.1    
West 495     502     -7     -7       552     -10.3     530     -6.6    
Producing 1,146     1,145     1     1       1,286     -10.9     1,251     -8.4    
   Salt 329     327     2     2       328     0.3     263     25.1    
   Nonsalt 817     818     -1     -1       958     -14.7     988     -17.3    
Total 3,594     3,611     -17     -17       3,795     -5.3     3,838     -6.4    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 3,594 Bcf as of Friday, November 14, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 17 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 201 Bcf less than last year at this time and 244 Bcf below the 5-year average of 3,838 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 104 Bcf below the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 11 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 105 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,251 Bcf after a net injection of 1 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 35 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 7 Bcf. At 3,594 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.