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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending November 25, 2016   |   Released: December 1, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: December 8, 2016

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(11/25/15)
5-year average
(2011-15)
Region 11/25/16 11/18/16 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 912     935     -23     -23       924     -1.3     905     0.8    
Midwest 1,130     1,153     -23     -23       1,114     1.4     1,063     6.3    
Mountain 258     259     -1     -1       212     21.7     206     25.2    
Pacific 328     328     0     0       377     -13.0     364     -9.9    
South Central 1,367     1,370     -3     -3       1,345     1.6     1,222     11.9    
   Salt 400     396     4     4       381     5.0     321     24.6    
   Nonsalt 967     974     -7     -7       964     0.3     901     7.3    
Total 3,995     4,045     -50     -50       3,971     0.6     3,760     6.3    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 3,995 Bcf as of Friday, November 25, 2016, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 50 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 24 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 235 Bcf above the five-year average of 3,760 Bcf. At 3,995 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.