Baker Hughes Rotary Rig Count
US Oil and Gas

for the week ending February 1, 2013
  February 1, 2013 previous
week
change %change from
previous month1
%change from
previous year2
U.S. Gas 428 434 -6 -3% -43%
U.S. Oil 1332 1315 17 1% 7%
U.S. Offshore 53 52 1 4% 26%
U.S. Total 1764 1753 11 0% -12%
Gulf of Mexico
  February 1, 2013 previous
week
change %change from
previous month1
%change from
previous year2
Gas 17 14 3 -11% -6%
Oil 34 37 -3 17% 42%
Total 51 51 0 6% 21%
Non-Gulf of Mexico
  February 1, 2013 previous
week
change %change from
previous month1
%change from
previous year2
Gas 411 420 -9 -2% -43%
Oil 1298 1278 20 1% 6%
Total 1709 1698 11 0% -12%

Notes : 1.) Percent change from January 4, 2013. 2.) Percent change from Feb 3, 2012.
Courtesy of Baker Hughes ( www.bakerhughes.com ).

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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending January 25, 2013.   |   Released: January 31, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: February 7, 2013

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(01/25/12)
5-Year average
(2008-2012)
Region 01/25/13 01/18/13 change   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,391   1,520   -129     1,500   -7.3   1,289   7.9  
West 398   416   -18     399   -0.3   349   14.0  
Producing 1,013   1,060   -47     1,105   -8.3   860   17.8  
   Salt 244   260   -16     256   -4.7   132   84.8  
   Nonsalt 769   800   -31     850   -9.5   728   5.6  
Total 2,802   2,996   -194     3,004   -6.7   2,498   12.2  
 

Summary

Working gas in storage was 2,802 Bcf as of Friday, January 25, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net decline of 194 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 202 Bcf less than last year at this time and 304 Bcf above the 5-year average of 2,498 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 102 Bcf above the 5-year average following net withdrawals of 129 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 153 Bcf above the 5-year average of 860 Bcf after a net withdrawal of 47 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 49 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net drawdown of 18 Bcf. At 2,802 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.