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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending November 8, 2019   |   Released: November 14, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: November 21, 2019

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(11/08/18)
5-year average
(2014-18)
Region 11/08/19 11/01/19 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 932     932     0     0       834     11.8     904     3.1    
Midwest 1,106     1,109     -3     -3       989     11.8     1,085     1.9    
Mountain 207     207     0     0       181     14.4     213     -2.8    
Pacific 290     292     -2     -2       266     9.0     328     -11.6    
South Central 1,197     1,189     8     8       970     23.4     1,200     -0.3    
   Salt 313     303     10     10       269     16.4     340     -7.9    
   Nonsalt 884     886     -2     -2       701     26.1     860     2.8    
Total 3,732     3,729     3     3       3,241     15.1     3,730     0.1    

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

Summary

Working gas in storage was 3,732 Bcf as of Friday, November 8, 2019, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 3 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 491 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 2 Bcf above the five-year average of 3,730 Bcf. At 3,732 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 2014 through 2018. 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 11/08/19 11/01/19   net change
East 1.0     1.0       0.2    
Midwest 0.8     0.8       0.2    
Mountain 1.1     1.2       0.1    
Pacific 0.0     0.0       0.0    
South Central 0.7     0.7       0.5    
   Salt 1.7     1.7       0.4    
   Nonsalt 0.7     0.7       0.3    
Total 0.4     0.4       0.6