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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending September 12, 2014   |   Released: September 18, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: September 25, 2014

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(09/12/13)
5-Year average
(2009-2013)
Region 09/12/14 09/05/14 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,580     1,522     58     58       1,682     -6.1     1,785     -11.5    
West 445     438     7     7       510     -12.7     482     -7.7    
Producing 866     841     25     25       1,100     -21.3     1,067     -18.8    
   Salt 222     216     6     6       259     -14.3     189     17.5    
   Nonsalt 644     624     20     20       840     -23.3     878     -26.7    
Total 2,891     2,801     90     90       3,292     -12.2     3,335     -13.3    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,891 Bcf as of Friday, September 12, 2014, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 90 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 401 Bcf less than last year at this time and 444 Bcf below the 5-year average of 3,335 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 205 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 58 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 201 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,067 Bcf after a net injection of 25 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 37 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 7 Bcf. At 2,891 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.