The volume of working natural gas added to storage in the latest Energy Information Administration weekly survey rose by 89 billion cubic feet, bringing this year’s total to more than a half-trillion cubic feet higher than one year ago.
For the week ended Oct. 25, total working gas stored reached 3.70 trillion cubic feet, up from 3.61 Tcf one week earlier, Kallanish Energy reports. (All numbers are rounded.)
Working gas in storage continues climbing
|Week ended||Working gas in storage||Change from previous week|
|10-25||3.70 trillion cubic feet||89 billion cubic feet|
|10-18||3.61 Tcf||87 Bcf|
|10-11||3.52 Tcf||104 Bcf|
|10-4||3.42 Tcf||98 Bcf|
|9-27||3.32 Tcf||112 Bcf|
(Source: Energy Information Administration)
The latest total is up 559 Bcf, or 17.8%, higher than the year-ago total of 3.14 Tcf, and was up 52 Bcf, or 1.4%, from the five-year average of 3.64 Tcf.
All five regions EIA divides the Lower 48 U.S. states into when tracking working natural gas reported a week-to-week increase in gas stored.
The biggest jump was in the South Central region, up 44 Bcf, or 3.9%, to 1.18 Tcf, from 1.13 Tcf one week earlier.
The latest South Central region total is up 262 Bcf, or 28.6%, from the year-ago total of 916 Bcf, and was up 22 Bcf, or 1.9%, from the five-year average of 1.16 Tcf.
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