Working gas in storage was 3,248 Bcf as of Friday, December 13, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 285 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 488 Bcf less than last year at this time and 261 Bcf below the 5-year average of 3,509 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 207 Bcf below the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 132 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 23 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,138 Bcf after a net withdrawal of 99 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 31 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 54 Bcf. At 3,248 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.