Today's EIA Natural Gas Storage Report showed a net 97 BCF injection, very supportive for prices which jumped a surprising 15 cents on the news after a week of price declines. 8 BCF of base gas was reclassified to working gas this week, resulting in a gross 105 BCF injection but a net 97 BCF.Natural Gas Weekly Storage Report
Today's injection closed the gap with the 5 year average to -959 BCF, and it now sits 790 BCF below last year's level.
Salt dome storage recovered, now close to the lower end of the 5 year range:
But the non-salt storage in the producing region remained at a large historical deficit:
Storage in the West Region was the healthiest, nearing the the 5 year range now: