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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending June 16, 2017   |   Released: June 22, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: June 29, 2017

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(06/16/16)
5-year average
(2012-16)
Region 06/16/17 06/09/17 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 513     491     22     22       608     -15.6     560     -8.4    
Midwest 656     634     22     22       721     -9.0     579     13.3    
Mountain 182     177     5     5       193     -5.7     151     20.5    
Pacific 281     274     7     7       317     -11.4     306     -8.2    
South Central 1,138     1,133     5     5       1,255     -9.3     967     17.7    
   Salt 343     348     -5     -5       366     -6.3     274     25.2    
   Nonsalt 794     784     10     10       889     -10.7     693     14.6    
Total 2,770     2,709     61     61       3,094     -10.5     2,563     8.1    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,770 Bcf as of Friday, June 16, 2017, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 61 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 324 Bcf less than last year at this time and 207 Bcf above the five-year average of 2,563 Bcf. At 2,770 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 2012 through 2016. 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 06/16/17 06/09/17   net change
East 1.7     1.8       0.4    
Midwest 1.4     1.4       0.7    
Mountain 2.2     2.2       0.3    
Pacific 3.6     3.8       0.5    
South Central 1.8     1.8       0.5    
   Salt 3.9     3.9       0.4    
   Nonsalt 2.0     2.0       0.3    
Total 1.0     1.0       1.1