Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report 7/28

Working gas in storage was 2,714 Bcf as of Friday, July 22, 2011, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 43 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 201 Bcf less than last year at this time and 65 Bcf below the 5-year average of 2,779 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 122 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 40 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 75 Bcf above the 5-year average of 912 Bcf after a net withdrawal of 8 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 18 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 11 Bcf. At