Thursday, May 19, 2011

Natural Gas Inventory Report 05-19-11

Working gas in storage was 1,919 Bcf as of Friday, May 13, 2011, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 92 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 235 Bcf less than last year at this time and 36 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,955 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 109 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 56 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 120 Bcf above the 5-year average of 744 Bcf after a net injection of 25 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 46 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 11 Bcf. At 1,919 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.