Thursday, November 17, 2011
Natural Gas Inventory Report 11-17-11
Working gas in storage was 3,850 Bcf as of Friday, November 11, 2011, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 19 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 14 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 224 Bcf above the 5-year average of 3,626 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 58 Bcf above the 5-year average following net injections of 9 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 148 Bcf above the 5-year average of 1,098 Bcf after a net injection of 11 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 18 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 1 Bcf. At 3,850 Bcf, total working gas is above the 5-year historical range.