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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending July 18, 2014   |   Released: July 24, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: July 31, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(07/18/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 07/18/14 07/11/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,100     1,044     56     56       1,302     -15.5     1,419     -22.5    
West 369     358     11     11       454     -18.7     449     -17.8    
Producing 750     727     23     23       1,023     -26.7     1,034     -27.5    
   Salt 207     201     6     6       274     -24.5     205     1.0    
   Nonsalt 543     525     18     18       749     -27.5     829     -34.5    
Total 2,219     2,129     90     90       2,780     -20.2     2,902     -23.5    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,219 Bcf as of Friday, July 18, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 90 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 561 Bcf less than last year at this time and 683 Bcf below the 5-year average of 2,902 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 319 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 56 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 284 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,034 Bcf after a net injection of 23 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 80 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 11 Bcf. At 2,219 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.