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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending February 27, 2015   |   Released: March 5, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: March 12, 2015

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(02/27/14)
5-Year average
(2010-2014)
Region 02/27/15 02/20/15 net change implied flow   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 722     843     -121     -121       537     34.5     854     -15.5    
West 355     371     -16     -16       194     83.0     286     24.1    
Producing 633     724     -91     -91       487     30.0     713     -11.2    
   Salt 136     181     -45     -45       89     52.8     134     1.5    
   Nonsalt 496     542     -46     -46       398     24.6     579     -14.3    
Total 1,710     1,938     -228     -228       1,218     40.4     1,853     -7.7    


Summary

Working gas in storage was 1,710 Bcf as of Friday, February 27, 2015, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 228 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 492 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 143 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,853 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 132 Bcf below the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 121 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 80 Bcf below the 5-year average of 713 Bcf after a net withdrawal of 91 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 69 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 16 Bcf. At 1,710 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.

Working Gas in Underground Storage Compared with 5-Year Range

Note: The shaded area indicates the range between the historical minimum and maximum values for the weekly series from 2010 through 2014.
Source: Form EIA-912, "Weekly Underground Natural Gas Storage Report." The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.