Natural Gas Inventories as of January 7, 2022

The EIA has released its natural gas inventory report, showing a net decrease of 179 Bcf as of January 7, 2022.

Working gas in storage was 3,016 Bcf as of Friday, January 7, 2022, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decrease of 179 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 199 Bcf less than last year at this time and 72 Bcf above the five-year average of 2944 Bcf.

At 3,016 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
(1/7/21)
5-year average
(2017-21)
Region 1/7/22 12/31/21 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 730 767 -37 -37 732 -0.3 688 6.1
Midwest 835 893 -58 -58 885 -5.6 823 1.5
Mountain 159 172 -13 -13 189 -15.9 168 -5.4
Pacific 204 219 -15 -15 279 -26.9 246 -17.1
South Central 1,088 1,143 -55 -55 1,131 -3.8 1,019 6.8
   Salt 330 347 -17 -17 328 0.6 302 9.3
   Nonsalt 759 796 -37 -37 803 -5.5 717 5.9
Total 3,016 3,195 -179 -179 3,215 -6.2
2,944 2.4
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

All regions experienced a net decrease this week.

All regions except for the Mountain and Pacific regions are above the five-year average.

 

 


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