Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report 5/23


Working gas in storage was 2,053 Bcf as of Friday, May 17, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 89 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 680 Bcf less than last year at this time and 84 Bcf below the 5-year average of 2,137 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 111 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 46 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 22 Bcf below the 5-year average of 850 Bcf after a net injection of 32 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 49 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net addition of 11 Bcf. At 2,053 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.