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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending July 4, 2014   |   Released: July 10, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: July 17, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(07/04/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 07/04/14 06/27/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 979     923     56     56       1,236     -20.8     1,338     -26.8    
West 345     331     14     14       445     -22.5     436     -20.9    
Producing 698     675     23     23       994     -29.8     1,018     -31.4    
   Salt 194     188     6     6       273     -28.9     208     -6.7    
   Nonsalt 505     486     19     19       721     -30.0     810     -37.7    
Total 2,022     1,929     93     93       2,675     -24.4     2,791     -27.6    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,022 Bcf as of Friday, July 4, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 93 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 653 Bcf less than last year at this time and 769 Bcf below the 5-year average of 2,791 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 359 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 56 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 320 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,018 Bcf after a net injection of 23 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 91 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 14 Bcf. At 2,022 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.