Working gas in storage was 1,612 Bcf as of Friday, March 18, 2011, according to EIA estimates.
a net decline of 6 Bcf from the previous week.
- Stocks were 12 Bcf less than last year at this time and 34 Bcf above the 5-year average of 1,578 Bcf.
- East Region: Stocks were 61 Bcf below the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 22 Bcf.
- Producing Region: 116 Bcf above the 5-year average of 599 Bcf after a net injection of 15 Bcf.
- West Region: 21 Bcf below the 5-year average after a net addition of 1 Bcf.
At 1,612 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.