Working gas in storage was 1,876 Bcf as of Friday, March 15, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 62 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 502 Bcf less than last year at this time and 162 Bcf above the 5-year average of 1,714 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 21 Bcf above the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 47 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 63 Bcf above the 5-year average of 691 Bcf after a net withdrawal of 15 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 77 Bcf above the 5-year average after no net change. At 1,876 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.