Baker Hughes Rotary Rig Count
US Oil and Gas

for the week ending January 25, 2013
  January 25, 2013 previous
week
change %change from
previous month1
%change from
previous year2
U.S. Gas 434 429 5 1% -44%
U.S. Oil 1315 1316 -1 -1% 7%
U.S. Offshore 52 51 1 2% 24%
U.S. Total 1753 1749 4 -1% -13%
Gulf of Mexico
  January 25, 2013 previous
week
change %change from
previous month1
%change from
previous year2
Gas 14 11 3 -26% -22%
Oil 37 37 0 28% 54%
Total 51 48 3 6% 21%
Non-Gulf of Mexico
  January 25, 2013 previous
week
change %change from
previous month1
%change from
previous year2
Gas 420 418 2 2% -45%
Oil 1278 1279 -1 -2% 6%
Total 1698 1697 1 -1% -13%

Notes : 1.) Percent change from December 28, 2012. 2.) Percent change from Jan 27, 2012.
Courtesy of Baker Hughes ( www.bakerhughes.com ).

US Oil and Gas Rig Count

Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending January 18, 2013.   |   Released: January 24, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: January 31, 2013

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(01/18/12)
5-Year average
(2008-2012)
Region 01/18/13 01/11/13 change   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,520   1,600   -80     1,606   -5.4   1,402   8.4  
West 416   455   -39     414   0.5   369   12.7  
Producing 1,060   1,113   -53     1,133   -6.4   906   17.0  
   Salt 260   275   -15     265   -1.9   142   83.1  
   Nonsalt 800   837   -37     869   -7.9   763   4.8  
Total 2,996   3,168   -172     3,153   -5.0   2,676   12.0  
 

Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,996 Bcf as of Friday, January 18, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 172 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 157 Bcf less than last year at this time and 320 Bcf above the 5-year average of 2,676 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 118 Bcf above the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 80 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 154 Bcf above the 5-year average of 906 Bcf after a net withdrawal of 53 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 47 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 39 Bcf. At 2,996 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.

Working Gas in Underground Storage Compared with 5-Year Range

Note: The shaded area indicates the range between the historical minimum and maximum values for the weekly series from 2008 through 2012.
Source: Form EIA-912, "Weekly Underground Natural Gas Storage Report." The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.