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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending June 7, 2019   |   Released: June 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: June 20, 2019

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(06/07/18)
5-year average
(2014-18)
Region 06/07/19 05/31/19 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 440     414     26     26       373     18.0     456     -3.5    
Midwest 469     436     33     33       368     27.4     502     -6.6    
Mountain 111     101     10     10       124     -10.5     147     -24.5    
Pacific 227     213     14     14       238     -4.6     270     -15.9    
South Central 842     821     21     21       796     5.8     942     -10.6    
   Salt 256     256     0     0       251     2.0     286     -10.5    
   Nonsalt 586     565     21     21       544     7.7     656     -10.7    
Total 2,088     1,986     102     102       1,899     10.0     2,318     -9.9    

Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,088 Bcf as of Friday, June 7, 2019, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 102 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 189 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 230 Bcf below the five-year average of 2,318 Bcf. At 2,088 Bcf, total working gas is within the five-year historical range.

For information on sampling error in this report, see Estimated Measures of Sampling Variability table below.

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 2014 through 2018. The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.



Estimated measures of sampling variabilityDownload History (April 2015 to Present)
   
Coefficient of Variation for Stocks
% of working gas
  Standard Error for Net Change
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
Region 06/07/19 05/31/19   net change
East 1.3     1.3       0.4    
Midwest 0.7     0.7       0.5    
Mountain 1.0     1.0       0.3    
Pacific 0.0     0.0       0.0    
South Central 0.7     0.8       0.6    
   Salt 2.0     2.1       0.4    
   Nonsalt 0.6     0.6       0.4    
Total 0.4     0.5       0.9