Thursday, May 26, 2011

Natural Gas Inventory Report 05-26-11

Working gas in storage was 2,024 Bcf as of Friday, May 20, 2011, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 105 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 230 Bcf less than last year at this time and 26 Bcf below the 5-year average of 2,050 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 110 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 56 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 133 Bcf above the 5-year average of 769 Bcf after a net injection of 38 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 49 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 11 Bcf. At 2,024 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range