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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

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

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(04/04/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 04/04/14 03/28/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 305     310     -5     -5       648     -52.9     753     -59.5    
West 160     160     0     0       336     -52.4     297     -46.1    
Producing 361     352     9     9       691     -47.8     772     -53.2    
   Salt 68     60     8     8       168     -59.5     154     -55.8    
   Nonsalt 293     293     0     0       523     -44.0     618     -52.6    
Total 826     822     4     4       1,675     -50.7     1,823     -54.7    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 826 Bcf as of Friday, April 4, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 4 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 849 Bcf less than last year at this time and 997 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,823 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 448 Bcf below the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 5 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 411 Bcf below the 5-year average of 772 Bcf after a net injection of 9 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 137 Bcf below the 5-year average after no net change. At 826 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.