EIA Reports +2 Bcf Build in Natural Gas Inventories



Working gas in storage was 3,695 Bcf as of Friday, December 1, 2017, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 2 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 264 Bcf less than last year at this time and 36 Bcf below the five-year average of 3,731 Bcf. At 3,695 Bcf, total working gas is within the five-year historical range.

Note: The shaded area indicates the range between the historical minimum and maximum values for the weekly series from 2012 through 2016. The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.