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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending April 24, 2015   |   Released: April 30, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: May 7, 2015

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(04/24/14)
5-Year average
(2010-2014)
Region 04/24/15 04/17/15 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 597     560     37     37       357     67.2     753     -20.7    
West 361     357     4     4       189     91.0     288     25.3    
Producing 752     712     40     40       423     77.8     745     0.9    
   Salt 209     191     18     18       102     104.9     164     27.4    
   Nonsalt 543     520     23     23       321     69.2     580     -6.4    
Total 1,710     1,629     81     81       969     76.5     1,785     -4.2    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 1,710 Bcf as of Friday, April 24, 2015, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 81 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 741 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 75 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,785 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 156 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 37 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 7 Bcf above the 5-year average of 745 Bcf after a net injection of 40 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 73 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net addition of 4 Bcf. At 1,710 Bcf, total working gas is within 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 2010 through 2014.
Source: Form EIA-912, "Weekly Underground Natural Gas Storage Report." The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.