Natural Gas Inventories as of October 9, 2020

The EIA has released its natural gas inventory report, showing a net increase of 46 Bcf as of October 9, 2020.

Working gas in storage was 3,877 Bcf as of Friday, October 9, 2020, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 46 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 388 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 353 Bcf above the five-year average of 3,524 Bcf.

At 3,877 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
(10/9/19)
5-year average
(2015-19)
Region 10/9/20 10/2/20 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 908 893 15 15 873 4.0 873 4.0
Midwest 1,081 1,062 19 19 1,034 4.5 1,011 6.9
Mountain 241 236 5 5 204 18.1 211 14.2
Pacific 320 318 2 2 296 8.1 313 2.2
South Central 1,326 1,322 4 4 1,082 22.6 1,116 18.8
   Salt 366 366 0 0 241 51.9 281 30.2
   Nonsalt 960 955 5 5 841 14.1 835 15.0
Total 3,877 3,831 46 46 3,489 11.1 3,524 10.0
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

All regions except for South Central Salt, experienced a net increase this week.

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

 

 


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