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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending August 15, 2014   |   Released: August 21, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: August 28, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(08/15/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 08/15/14 08/08/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,342     1,277     65     65       1,499     -10.5     1,593     -15.8    
West 407     398     9     9       499     -18.4     467     -12.8    
Producing 806     792     14     14       1,056     -23.7     1,029     -21.7    
   Salt 214     213     1     1       258     -17.1     185     15.7    
   Nonsalt 592     580     12     12       798     -25.8     844     -29.9    
Total 2,555     2,467     88     88       3,055     -16.4     3,090     -17.3    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,555 Bcf as of Friday, August 15, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 88 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 500 Bcf less than last year at this time and 535 Bcf below the 5-year average of 3,090 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 251 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 65 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 223 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,029 Bcf after a net injection of 14 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 60 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 9 Bcf. At 2,555 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.