Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

Working gas in storage was 2,354 Bcf as of Friday, June 17, 2011, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 98 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 258 Bcf less than last year at this time and 64 Bcf below the 5-year average of 2,418 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 126 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 64 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 109 Bcf above the 5-year average of 851 Bcf after a net injection of 16 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 47 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 18 Bcf. At 2,354 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.