Natural Gas Inventories as of November 1, 2019

Working gas in storage was 3,729 Bcf as of Friday, November 1, 2019, according to EIA estimates.

This represents a net increase of 34 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 530 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 29 Bcf above the five-year average of 3,700 Bcf.

At 3,729 Bcf, total working gas is within the five-year historical range.

Weekly Gas Storage: 34 Bcf build - oil and gas 360

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Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states
Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
Year ago
(11/01/18)
5-year average
(2014-18)
Region 11/01/19 10/25/19 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 932 913 19 19 830 12.3 903 3.2
Midwest 1,109 1,095 14 14 977 13.5 1,076 3.1
Mountain 207 211 -4 -4 182 13.7 213 -2.8
Pacific 292 298 -6 -6 265 10.2 327 -10.7
South Central 1,189 1,178 11 11 945 25.8 1,182 0.6
   Salt 303 293 10 10 250 21.2 330 -8.2
   Nonsalt 886 885 1 1 695 27.5 852 4.0
Total 3,729 3,695 34 34 3,199 16.6 3,700 0.8
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

All regions experienced a net increase this week except the Mountain and Pacific.

Stocks in every region except the Mountain, Pacific, and South Central Salt are above the five-year average.  The Pacific region is the farthest below the five-year average, at 10.7% below the average.


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