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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending July 24, 2015   |   Released: July 30, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: August 6, 2015

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(07/24/14)
5-Year average
(2010-2014)
Region 07/24/15 07/17/15 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,318     1,276     42     42       1,149     14.7     1,378     -4.4    
West 464     458     6     6       379     22.4     440     5.5    
Producing 1,098     1,094     4     4       766     43.3     977     12.4    
   Salt 300     304     -4     -4       210     42.9     207     44.9    
   Nonsalt 797     790     7     7       557     43.1     770     3.5    
Total 2,880     2,828     52     52       2,294     25.5     2,795     3.0    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,880 Bcf as of Friday, July 24, 2015, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 52 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 586 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 85 Bcf above the 5-year average of 2,795 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 60 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 42 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 121 Bcf above the 5-year average of 977 Bcf after a net injection of 4 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 24 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net addition of 6 Bcf. At 2,880 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.