Natural Gas Inventories as of May 14, 2021

The EIA has released its natural gas inventory report, showing a net increase of 71 Bcf as of May 14, 2021.

Working gas in storage was 2,100 Bcf as of Friday, May 14, 2021, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 71 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 391 Bcf less than last year at this time and 87 Bcf below the five-year average of 2,187 Bcf.

At 2,100 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
(05/14/20)
5-year average
(2016-20)
Region 05/14/21 05/07/21 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 358 347 11 11 467 -23.3 3692 -8.7
Midwest 472 458 14 14 573 -17.6 471 0.2
Mountain 135 131 4 4 123 9.8 128 5.5
Pacific 247 235 12 12 251 -1.6 236 4.7
South Central 888 857 31 31 1,078 -17.6 959 -7.4
   Salt 280 269 11 11 344 -18.6 304 -7.9
   Nonsalt 608 588 20 20 734 -17.2 656 -7.3
Total 2,100 2,029 71 71 2,491 -15.7 2,187 -4.0
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

All regions, experienced a net increase this week.

Stocks in every region, except for the East, South Central, South Central Salt, and South Central Nonsalt regions are above the five-year average.

 

 


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