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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending June 24, 2016   |   Released: June 30, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: July 7, 2016

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(06/24/15)
5-year average
(2011-15)
Region 06/24/16 06/17/16 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 632     612     20     20       544     16.2     569     11.1    
Midwest 742     724     18     18       538     37.9     575     29.0    
Mountain 198     194     4     4       154     28.6     144     37.5    
Pacific 315    C 318     -3     2    C   333     -5.4     297     6.1    
South Central 1,253     1,255     -2     -2       990     26.6     918     36.5    
   Salt 360     366     -6     -6       293     22.9     238     51.3    
   Nonsalt 893     890     3     3       696     28.3     680     31.3    
Total 3,140    C 3,103     37     42    C   2,558     22.8     2,503     25.4    


C=Reclassification.

Non-flow-related adjustments decreased working gas stocks by approximately 5 Bcf in the Pacific region for the week ending June 24, 2016. The implied flow for the week is an increase of 42 Bcf to working gas stocks. (See Notes and Definitions for more information on "implied flow.")

Summary

Working gas in storage was 3,140 Bcf as of Friday, June 24, 2016, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 37 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 582 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 637 Bcf above the five-year average of 2,503 Bcf. At 3,140 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.