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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending August 22, 2014   |   Released: August 28, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: September 4, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(08/22/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 08/22/14 08/15/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,403     1,342     61     61       1,548     -9.4     1,642     -14.6    
West 416     407     9     9       502     -17.1     470     -11.5    
Producing 811     806     5     5       1,071     -24.3     1,036     -21.7    
   Salt 210     214     -4     -4       260     -19.2     185     13.5    
   Nonsalt 601     592     9     9       811     -25.9     851     -29.4    
Total 2,630     2,555     75     75       3,120     -15.7     3,148     -16.5    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,630 Bcf as of Friday, August 22, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 75 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 490 Bcf less than last year at this time and 518 Bcf below the 5-year average of 3,148 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 239 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 61 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 225 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,036 Bcf after a net injection of 5 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 54 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 9 Bcf. At 2,630 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.