Natural Gas Inventories as of September 27, 2019

The EIA has released its natural gas inventory report, showing another build of 112 Bcf as of September 27.

Working gas in storage was 3,317 Bcf as of Friday, September 27, 2019, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 112 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 465 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 18 Bcf below the five-year average of 3,335 Bcf. At 3,317 Bcf, total working gas is within the five-year historical range.

Weekly Gas Storage: Inventory growth continues by 112 Bcf - oil and gas 360

Source: EIA, EnerCom Analytics

At 3,317 Bcf, total working gas is at the five-year historical range.  All regions experienced a net increase this week.  Stocks in every region except the Midwest and South Central nonsalt are below the five-year average. The salt count in the South Central region is the farthest below the five-year average, at 17.9% below the average.


Working gas in underground storage, Lower 48 states
Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
Year ago
(09/27/18)
5-year average
(2014-18)
Region 09/27/19 09/20/19 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 826 794 32 32 758 9.0 828 -0.2
Midwest 973 934 39 39 831 17.1 945 3.0
Mountain 199 194 5 5 176 13.1 202 -1.5
Pacific 291 286 5 5 262 11.1 312 -6.7
South Central 1,029 998 31 31 826 24.6 1,048 -1.8
   Salt 220 207 13 13 180 22.2 268 -17.9
   Nonsalt 809 790 19 19 646 25.2 781 3.6
Total 3,317 3,205 112 112 2,852 16.3 3,335 -0.5
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

 


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