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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending September 23, 2022   |   Released: September 29, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: October 6, 2022

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(09/23/21)
5-year average
(2017-21)
Region 09/23/22 09/16/22 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 721     690     31     31       775     -7.0     807     -10.7    
Midwest 879     844     35     35       930     -5.5     937     -6.2    
Mountain 176     168     8     8       200     -12.0     203     -13.3    
Pacific 243     237     6     6       243     0.0     283     -14.1    
South Central 958     935     23     23       1,010     -5.1     1,052     -8.9    
   Salt 204     199     5     5       237     -13.9     257     -20.6    
   Nonsalt 754     736     18     18       772     -2.3     795     -5.2    
Total 2,977     2,874     103     103       3,157     -5.7     3,283     -9.3    

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

Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,977 Bcf as of Friday, September 23, 2022, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 103 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 180 Bcf less than last year at this time and 306 Bcf below the five-year average of 3,283 Bcf. At 2,977 Bcf, total working gas is within 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 2017 through 2021. 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 09/23/22 09/16/22   net change
East 0.8     0.8       0.4    
Midwest 0.8     0.8       0.5    
Mountain 2.0     2.0       0.2    
Pacific 0.0     0.0       0.0    
South Central 0.7     0.7       0.6    
   Salt 1.1     1.0       0.5    
   Nonsalt 0.9     0.8       0.3    
Total 0.4     0.4       0.9