Working gas in storage was 1,781 Bcf as of Friday, March 22, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 95 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 642 Bcf less than last year at this time and 61 Bcf above the 5-year average of 1,720 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 41 Bcf below the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 73 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 30 Bcf above the 5-year average of 707 Bcf after a net withdrawal of 17 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 73 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 5 Bcf. At 1,781 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.