Working gas in storage was 2,527 Bcf as of Friday, February 8, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 157 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 270 Bcf less than last year at this time and 348 Bcf above the 5-year average of 2,179 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 94 Bcf above the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 116 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 185 Bcf above the 5-year average of 775 Bcf after a net withdrawal of 33 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 69 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 8 Bcf. At 2,527 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.