Natural Gas Inventories as of May 28, 2021

The EIA has released its natural gas inventory report, showing a net increase of 98 Bcf as of May 28, 2021.

Working gas in storage was 2,313 Bcf as of Friday, May 28, 2021, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 98 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 386 Bcf less than last year at this time and 61 Bcf below the five-year average of 2,374 Bcf.

At 2,313 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
(05/28/20)
5-year average
(2016-20)
Region 05/28/21 05/21/21 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 413 385 28 28 531 -22.2 448 -7.8
Midwest 522 499 23 23 630 -17.1 526 -0.8
Mountain 151 144 7 7 139 8.6 140 7.9
Pacific 268 256 12 12 272 -1.5 254 5.5
South Central 959 931 28 28 1,127 -14.9 1,007 -4.8
   Salt 300 296 4 4 352 -14.8 312 -3.8
   Nonsalt 659 635 24 24 775 -15.0 695 -5.2
Total 2,313 2,215 98 98 2,699 -14.3 2,374 -2.6
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

All regions, experienced a net increase this week.

Only the Mountain  and Pacific regions are above the five-year average.

 

 


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