Natural Gas Inventories as of December 25, 2020

The EIA has released its natural gas inventory report, showing a net decrease of 114 Bcf as of December 25, 2020.

Working gas in storage was 3,460 Bcf as of Friday, December 25, 2020, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decrease of 114 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 251 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 206 Bcf above the five-year average of 3,254 Bcf.

At 3,460 Bcf, total working gas is within the five-year historical range.

 

 

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states
Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
Year ago
(12/25/19)
5-year average
(2015-19)
Region 12/25/20 12/18/20 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 810 844 -34 -34 778 4.1 767 5.6
Midwest 973 1,015 -42 -42 910 6.9 919 5.9
Mountain 204 212 -8 -8 174 17.2 184 10.9
Pacific 289 296 -7 -7 254 13.8 274 5.5
South Central 1,183 1,207 -24 -24 1,093 8.2 1,109 6.7
   Salt 334 337 -3 -3 312 7.1 324 3.1
   Nonsalt 849 870 -21 -21 782 8.6 786 8.0
Total 3,460 3,574 -114 -114 3,209 7.8 3,254 6.3
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

All regions experienced a net decrease this week.

Stocks in every region are above the five-year average.

 

 


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