Natural Gas Inventories as of September 13, 2019

The EIA has released its natural gas inventory report, showing another build of 84 Bcf as of September 13.

Working gas in storage was 3,103 Bcf as of Friday, September 13, 2019, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 84 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 393 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 75 Bcf below the five-year average of 3,178 Bcf. At 3,103 Bcf, total working gas is within the five-year historical range.

Weekly Gas Storage: 84 Bcf Build - Oil and Gas 360

Source: EIA, EnerCom Analytics

At 3,103 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
(09/13/18)
5-year average
(2014-18)
Region 09/13/19 09/06/19 net change implied flow Bcf % change Bcf % change
East 763 739 24 24 705 8.2 780 -2.2
Midwest 898 864 34 34 765 17.4 881 1.9
Mountain 188 183 5 5 169 11.2 195 -3.6
Pacific 279 275 4 4 254 9.8 306 -8.8
South Central 974 958 16 16 816 19.4 1,017 -4.2
   Salt 200 199 1 1 184 8.7 258 -22.5
   Nonsalt 774 759 15 15 633 22.3 759 2.0
Total 3,103 3,019 84 84 2,710 14.5 3,178 -2.4
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

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 22.5% below the average.

Weekly Gas Storage: 84 Bcf Build - oil & gas 360

Source: EIA


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