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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending June 8, 2018   |   Released: June 14, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: June 21, 2018

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(06/08/17)
5-year average
(2013-17)
Region 06/08/18 06/01/18 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 377     351     26     26       486     -22.4     490     -23.1    
Midwest 372     341     31     31       631     -41.0     533     -30.2    
Mountain 125     121     4     4       176     -29.0     150     -16.7    
Pacific 239     231     8     8       273     -12.5     286     -16.4    
South Central 800     773     27     27       1,131     -29.3     961     -16.8    
   Salt 252     245     7     7       348     -27.6     288     -12.5    
   Nonsalt 547     528     19     19       783     -30.1     673     -18.7    
Total 1,913     1,817     96     96       2,698     -29.1     2,420     -21.0    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 1,913 Bcf as of Friday, June 8, 2018, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 96 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 785 Bcf less than last year at this time and 507 Bcf below the five-year average of 2,420 Bcf. At 1,913 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 2013 through 2017. 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 06/08/18 06/01/18   net change
East 1.5     1.5       0.4    
Midwest 1.5     1.5       0.6    
Mountain 2.0     2.1       0.3    
Pacific 1.8     1.8       0.5    
South Central 1.7     1.7       1.0    
   Salt 2.0     2.0       0.9    
   Nonsalt 2.3     2.3       0.5    
Total 0.9     0.9       1.4