EIA Nat Gas

 
 For week ending April 26, 2013 ...
 
 
Robry  + 36  (as of May 1, 2013) 
 
 
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POLL-U.S. natgas storage seen up 28 bcf in weekly EIA report
 
The following is a partial list of forecasters in this week's survey.
If forecasters gave a range, the midpoint was used.
Numbers in billion cubic feet (bcf). 

    
    Asset Risk Mgmt           +  35
    Citi Futures              +  25
    Ecova                     +  28
    Energy Management Inst    +  30
    enerjay LLC               +  22
    FirstEnergy               +  32
    Gelber & Associates       +  24
    Guernsey                  +  24
    IAF Advisors              +  32
    INTL FCStone              +  24
    JPMorgan                  +  33
    Prestige Economics        +  25
    Raymond James             +  25
    RideFar Energy            +  25
    Schneider Electric        +  26
    The SMC Report            +  26
    Stephen Smith Energy      +  34
    Thomson Reuters Analytics +  30
    Tradition Energy          +  30
 
 
* Injection estimates range from 22 bcf to 35 bcf
* Median build in the poll is 26 bcf

    By Joe Silha
    NEW YORK, May 1 (Reuters) - U.S. natural gas inventories on
average are expected to have gained 28 billion cubic feet last
week, a Reuters poll of industry traders and analysts showed on
Wednesday.
 
 
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Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending April 26, 2013.   |   Released: May 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: May 9, 2013

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(04/26/12)
5-Year average
(2008-2012)
Region 04/26/13 04/19/13 change   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 704   686   18     1,162   -39.4   824   -14.6  
West 339   334   5     370   -8.4   285   18.9  
Producing 734   714   20     1,040   -29.4   786   -6.6  
   Salt 198   187   11     250   -20.8   146   35.6  
   Nonsalt 536   526   10     790   -32.2   640   -16.3  
Total 1,777   1,734   43     2,572   -30.9   1,895   -6.2  
 

Summary

Working gas in storage was 1,777 Bcf as of Friday, April 26, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 43 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 795 Bcf less than last year at this time and 118 Bcf below the 5-year average of 1,895 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 120 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 18 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 52 Bcf below the 5-year average of 786 Bcf after a net injection of 20 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 54 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net addition of 5 Bcf. At 1,777 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.

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