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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending April 10, 2015   |   Released: April 16, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: April 23, 2015

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(04/10/14)
5-Year average
(2010-2014)
Region 04/10/15 04/03/15 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 519     504     15     15       310     67.4     700     -25.9    
West 353     355     -2     -2       167     111.4     275     28.4    
Producing 667     617     50     50       370     80.3     709     -5.9    
   Salt 171     146     25     25       75     128.0     153     11.8    
   Nonsalt 495     471     24     24       295     67.8     556     -11.0    
Total 1,539     1,476     63     63       847     81.7     1,684     -8.6    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 1,539 Bcf as of Friday, April 10, 2015, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 63 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 692 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 145 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,684 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 181 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 15 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 42 Bcf below the 5-year average of 709 Bcf after a net injection of 50 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 78 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 2 Bcf. At 1,539 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.