Natural Gas Inventories as of October 30, 2020

The EIA has released its natural gas inventory report, showing a net decrease of 36 Bcf as of October 30, 2020.

Working gas in storage was 3,919 Bcf as of Friday, October 30, 2020, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decrease of 36 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 200 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 201 Bcf above the five-year average of 3,718 Bcf.

At 3,919 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
(10/30/19)
5-year average
(2015-19)
Region 10/30/20 10/23/20 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 947 941 6 6 927 2.2 908 4.3
Midwest 1,119 1,118 1 1 1,105 1.3 1,083 3.3
Mountain 240 245 -5 -5 208 15.4 216 11.1
Pacific 320 323 -3 -3 294 8.8 316 1.3
South Central 1,293 1,329 -36 -36 1,186 9.0 1,195 8.2
   Salt 348 360 -12 -12 300 16.0 324 7.4
   Nonsalt 945 968 -23 -23 886 6.7 871 8.5
Total 3,919 3,955 -36 -36 3,719 5.4 3,718 5.4
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

Regions East and Midwest experienced a net increase this week, all other regions had a decrease this week.

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

 

 


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