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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending February 10, 2017   |   Released: February 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: February 23, 2017

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(02/10/16)
5-year average
(2012-16)
Region 02/10/17 02/03/17 net change implied flow   Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 479     520     -41     -41       583     -17.8     521     -8.1    
Midwest 642     685     -43     -43       703     -8.7     585     9.7    
Mountain 150     155     -5     -5       148     1.4     142     5.6    
Pacific 205     208     -3     -3       256     -19.9     246     -16.7    
South Central 969     991     -22     -22       1,057     -8.3     864     12.2    
   Salt 332     338     -6     -6       293     13.3     217     53.0    
   Nonsalt 636     654     -18     -18       764     -16.8     647     -1.7    
Total 2,445     2,559     -114     -114       2,748     -11.0     2,358     3.7    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,445 Bcf as of Friday, February 10, 2017, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decrease of 114 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 303 Bcf less than last year at this time and 87 Bcf above the five-year average of 2,358 Bcf. At 2,445 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 02/10/17 02/03/17   net change
East 1.7     1.7       1.1    
Midwest 1.3     1.4       1.3    
Mountain 1.9     1.7       0.3    
Pacific 3.1     3.0       1.2    
South Central 1.8     1.8       0.9    
   Salt 3.6     3.3       0.7    
   Nonsalt 2.1     2.0       0.6    
Total 0.9     0.9       2.3