The volume of working natural gas pulled from storage maintained triple digits for the fourth consecutive week, the latest data from the Energy Information Administration shows.
For the week ended Feb. 14, 151 billion cubic feet of working gas was withdrawn from underground, bringing the total volume of working gas remaining to 2.34 trillion cubic feet (Tcf), from 2.49 Tcf (all numbers are rounded), Kallanish Energy reports.
The latest total was up 613 Bcf, or 35.4%, from the year-ago total of 1.73 Tcf, and was up 200 Bcf, or 9.3%, from the five-year average of 2.14 Tcf.
Working gas total falls by triple digits, EIA reports
|Week ended||Working gas in storage||Change from previous week|
|Feb. 14||2.34 trillion cubic feet||(151 billion cubic feet)|
|Feb. 7||2.49 Tcf||(115 Bcf)|
|Jan. 31||2.61 Tcf||(137 Bcf)|
|Jan. 24||2.75 Tcf||(201 Bcf)|
|Jan. 17||2.95 Tcf||(92 Bcf)|
(Source: Energy Information Administration)
All five regions EIA divides the Lower 48 U.S. states into when tracking working gas reported a week-to-week drop in product. The biggest pull was from the Midwest region, where 55 Bcf was pulled from storage, dropping the region’s total to 639 Bcf, from 694 Bcf.
The latest Midwest total was up 195 Bcf, or 43.9%, from the year-ago total of 444 Bcf, and was up 101 Bcf, or 18.8%, from the five-year average of 538 Bcf.
The East and South Central regions each had 42 Bcf, pulled from underground, dropping the regions’ total to 527 Bcf and 861 Bcf, respectively. The East total was up 125 Bcf, or 31.1%, from the year-ago total of 402 Bcf, and was up 74 Bcf, or 16.3%, from the five-year average of 453 Bcf.
The South Central region total of 861 Bcf was up 205 Bcf, or 31.3%, from the year-ago total of 656 Bcf, and was up 53 Bcf, or 6.6%, from the five-year average of 808 Bcf, the EIA reported.
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