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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending May 29, 2015   |   Released: June 4, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: June 11, 2015

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(05/29/14)
5-Year average
(2010-2014)
Region 05/29/15 05/22/15 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 879     806     73     73       645     36.3     994     -11.6    
West 409     395     14     14       266     53.8     350     16.9    
Producing 945     900     45     45       571     65.5     866     9.1    
   Salt 277     261     16     16       161     72.0     200     38.5    
   Nonsalt 668     638     30     30       409     63.3     666     0.3    
Total 2,233     2,101     132     132       1,482     50.7     2,211     1.0    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,233 Bcf as of Friday, May 29, 2015, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 132 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 751 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 22 Bcf above the 5-year average of 2,211 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 115 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 73 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 79 Bcf above the 5-year average of 866 Bcf after a net injection of 45 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 59 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net addition of 14 Bcf. At 2,233 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.