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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending July 12, 2024   |   Released: July 18, 2024 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: July 25, 2024

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(07/12/23)
5-year average
(2019-23)
Region 07/12/24 07/05/24 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 686     682     4     4       659     4.1     592     15.9    
Midwest 814     800     14     14       736     10.6     684     19.0    
Mountain 248     245     3     3       184     34.8     169     46.7    
Pacific 289     289     0     0       230     25.7     262     10.3    
South Central 1,173     1,183     -10     -10       1,149     2.1     1,037     13.1    
   Salt 318     327     -9     -9       322     -1.2     283     12.4    
   Nonsalt 855     856     -1     -1       828     3.3     753     13.5    
Total 3,209     3,199     10     10       2,959     8.4     2,744     16.9    

Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

Summary

Working gas in storage was 3,209 Bcf as of Friday, July 12, 2024, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 10 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 250 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 465 Bcf above the five-year average of 2,744 Bcf. At 3,209 Bcf, total working gas is above the five-year historical range.

For information on sampling error in this report, see Estimated Measures of Sampling Variability table below.

Working Gas in Underground Storage Compared with Five-Year Range

Note: The shaded area indicates the range between the historical minimum and maximum values for the weekly series from 2019 through 2023. The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.



Estimated measures of sampling variabilityDownload History (April 2015 to Present)
   
Coefficient of Variation for Stocks
% of working gas
  Standard Error for Net Change
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
Region 07/12/24 07/05/24   net change
East 1.2     1.2       0.4    
Midwest 0.8     0.8       0.2    
Mountain 1.5     1.5       0.3    
Pacific 0.0     0.0       0.0    
South Central 0.6     0.6       0.6    
   Salt 1.5     1.5       0.5    
   Nonsalt 0.6     0.6       0.4    
Total 0.4     0.4       0.8