Working natural gas was pulled from storage for the second consecutive week in the latest Energy Information Administration survey, Kallanish Energy reports.
For the week ended Nov. 22, 28 billion cubic feet of working gas was withdrawn from underground storage, lowering the total volume of gas remaining to 3.61 trillion cubic feet. (All numbers are rounded.)
US working gas in storage falls for 2nd straight week
|Week ended||Working gas in storage||Change from previous week|
|Nov. 22||3.61 trillion cubic feet||(28 billion cubic feet)|
|Nov. 15||3.64 Tcf||(94 Bcf)|
|Nov. 8||3.73 Tcf||3 Bcf|
|Nov. 1||3.73 Tcf||34 Bcf|
|Oct. 25||3.70 Tcf||89 Bcf|
(Source: Energy Information Administration)
The latest total is up 548 Bcf, or 17.9%, from the year-ago total of 3.06 Tcf, but was down 31 Bcf, or 0.9%, from the five-year average of 3.64 Tcf.
Three of the five regions EIA divides the Lower 48 U.S. states into when tracking working gas recorded a withdrawal, while the other two regions added gas during the week of Nov. 22.
The biggest withdrawal was in the Midwest, where 17 Bcf, or 1.6%, from pulled from storage, dropping the region’s total to 1.05 Tcf.
The latest Midwest region total was up 111 Bcf, or 11.8%, from the year-ago total of 941 Bcf, but was down 3 Bcf, or 0.3%, from the five-year average of 1.06 Tcf.
The South Central region added 2 Bcf, or 0.2%, bring its total to 1.17 Tcf. That total was up 251 Bcf, or 27.4%, from the year-ago total of 915 Bcf, but was dow2n 16 Bcf, or 1.4%, from the five-year average of 1.18 Tcf.
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