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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending November 1, 2013   |   Released: November 7, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: November 14, 2013

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(11/01/12)
5-Year average
(2008-2012)
Region 11/01/13 10/25/13 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,974    C 1,952  R   22  R   12    C   2,095     -5.8     2,072     -4.7    
West 555    C 543  R   12  R   2    C   547     1.5     511     8.6    
Producing 1,285    C 1,250  R   35  R   15    C   1,284     0.1     1,174     9.5    
   Salt 325    C 310  R   15  R   5    C   306     6.2     211     54.0    
   Nonsalt 960    C 939  R   21  R   11    C   977     -1.7     963     -0.3    
Total 3,814    C 3,745  R   69  R   29    C   3,926     -2.9     3,757     1.5    
R=Revised. The reported revision caused the stocks for October 25, 2013 to change from 3,779 Bcf to 3,745 Bcf. As a result, the implied net change between the weeks ending October 18 and October 25 changed from 38 Bcf to 36 Bcf.
C=Reclassification.

Summary

Working gas in storage was 3,814 Bcf as of Friday, November 1, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 69 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 112 Bcf less than last year at this time and 57 Bcf above the 5-year average of 3,757 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 98 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 22 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 111 Bcf above the 5-year average of 1,174 Bcf after a net injection of 35 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 44 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net addition of 12 Bcf. At 3,814 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 2008 through 2012.
Source: Form EIA-912, "Weekly Underground Natural Gas Storage Report." The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.