Natural Gas Inventories as of August 21, 2020

The EIA has released its natural gas inventory report, showing a net increase of 45 Bcf as of August 21, 2020.

Working gas in storage was 3,420 Bcf as of Friday, August 21, 2020, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 45 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 580 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 438 Bcf above the five-year average of 2,982 Bcf.

At 3,420 Bcf, total working gas is within the five-year historical range.

Weekly Gas Storage: Inventories increase by 45 Bcf- oil and gas 360

Source: EIA

 

 

Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states
Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
Year ago
(08/21/19)
5-year average
(2015-19)
Region 08/21/20 08/14/20 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 775 750 25 25 676 14.6 709 9.3
Midwest 904 880 24 24 781 15.7 783 15.5
Mountain 212 209 3 3 172 23.3 187 13.4
Pacific 306 313 -7 -7 277 10.5 294 4.1
South Central 1,223 1,223 0 0 934 30.9 1,009 21.2
   Salt 334 335 -1 -1 201 66.2 247 35.2
   Nonsalt 889 888 1 1 734 21.1 762 16.7
Total 3,420 3,375 45 45 2,840 20.4 2,982 14.7
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

All regions except for the Pacific and South Central Salt, experienced a net increase this week. South Central had no change.

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

 


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