Working gas in storage was 2,974 Bcf as of Friday, December 27, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 97 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 562 Bcf less than last year at this time and 289 Bcf below the 5-year average of 3,263 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 226 Bcf below the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 67 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 27 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,088 Bcf after a net withdrawal of 13 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 36 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 17 Bcf. At 2,974 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.