Natural Gas


Natural Gas Storage Report

Working gas in underground storage for current week and week ago comparison. (archived versions)

Natural Gas Weekly Update

Weekly average spot and futures prices of natural gas. (archived versions)

Natural Gas Monthly

Released: August 29, 2014

Highlights activities, events, and analyses associated with the natural gas industry. Volume and price data are presented each month for natural gas production, distribution, consumption, and interstate pipeline activities. Producer related activities and underground storage data are also reported. (archived versions)

Monthly/Annual Energy Review - Natural Gas Section

Released: August 27, 2014

Monthly and latest annual time-series and recent statistics on natural gas supply, disposition, and price.

Underground Natural Gas Working Storage Capacity

Released: February 28, 2014

Working natural gas storage capacity increased by about 2% in the lower 48 states between November 2011 and November 2012, according to Underground Working Natural Gas Storage Capacity, released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Natural Gas Issues and Trends

Released: February 7, 2014

The Energy Information Administration's Natural Gas Issues and Trends provides timelier information and analyses on natural gas markets. (archived versions)

Natural Gas Annual

Released: December 12, 2013

Provides information on the supply and disposition of natural gas in the United States. Production, transmission, storage, deliveries, and price data are published by state for the current year. Summary data are presented for each state for the previous 5 years. (archived versions)

Gulf of Mexico Fact Sheet

Released: July 1, 2013

Updated data and maps of energy infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico, and updated information on past energy disruptions in the United States. (archived versions)

Hurricane Isaac

Released: August 31, 2012

Overview, data, and map on energy infrastructure and potential supply disruptions from Hurricane Isaac.

Impact of the 2008 Hurricane Season on the Natural Gas Industry

Released: January 26, 2009

This report provides an overview of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season and its impacts on the natural gas industry

Hurricane Impacts on the U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Markets

Released: September 26, 2008

Report on hurricane impacts on the U.S. oil and natural gas markets.

U.S. Storage Drawdown Analysis Report

Released: April 1, 2008

This report examines contract terms that require owners of natural gas in storage to reduce their holdings of working gas to specified levels by certain dates or risk incurring penalties.

Estimate of Maximum Underground Working Gas Storage Capacity in the United States: 2007 Update

Released: October 23, 2007

This report provides an update to an estimate for U.S. aggregate natural gas storage capacity that was released in 2006.

Natural Gas in the Rocky Mountains: Developing Infrastructure

Released: September 20, 2007

This Supplement to the Energy Information Administration's Short-Term Energy Outlook analyzes current natural gas production, pipeline and storage infrastructure in the Rocky Mountains, as well as prospective pipeline projects in these states. The influence of these factors on regional prices and price volatility is examined.

Withdrawals from Working Natural Gas Stocks During Summer 2006

Released: September 29, 2006

Withdrawals from working natural gas stocks during summer 2006

Estimate of Maximum Underground Working Gas Storage Capacity in the United States

Released: September 19, 2006

This report examines the aggregate maximum capacity for U.S. natural gas storage. Although the concept of maximum capacity seems quite straightforward, there are numerous issues that preclude the determination of a definitive maximum volume. The report presents three alternative estimates for maximum capacity, indicating appropriate caveats for each.

Natural Gas Industry and Markets

Released: March 3, 2006

This special report provides an overview of the supply and disposition of natural gas in 2004 and is intended as a supplement to the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Natural Gas Annual 2004 (NGA). Unless otherwise stated, all data and figures in this report are based on summary statistics published in the NGA 2004. (archived versions)

Global Liquefied Natural Gas Market: Status and Outlook, The

Released: December 1, 2003

The Global Liquefied Natural Gas Market: Status & Outlook was undertaken to characterize the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market and to examine recent trends and future prospects in the LNG market.

Basics of Underground Natural Gas Storage, The

Released: October 1, 2002

Basics of underground natural gas storage.

Natural Gas Storage Report, Weekly EIA-AGA Comparison

Released: May 1, 2002

This report is intended to aid data users by examining differences between the Energy Information Administration and American Gas Association weekly surveys and comparing the results of the two surveys for the brief period of time in which they overlapped.

U.S. Natural Gas Markets: Mid-Term Prospects for Natural Gas Supply

Released: December 1, 2001

This service report describes the recent behavior of natural gas markets with respect to natural gas prices, their potential future behavior, the potential future supply contribution of liquefied natural gas and increased access to federally restricted resources, and the need for improved natural gas data.

U.S. Natural Gas Markets: Recent Trends and Prospects for the Future

Released: May 1, 2001

The purpose of this study is to examine recent trends and prospects for the future of the U.S. natural gas market. Natural gas prices rose dramatically in 2000 and remained high through the first part of 2001, raising concerns about the future of natural gas prices and potential for natural gas to fuel the growth of the U.S. economy.

Natural Gas Storage in the United States in 2001: A Current Assessment and Near-Term Outlook

Released: March 1, 2001

This report examines the large decline of underground natural gas storage inventories during the 2000-2001 heating season and the concern that the nation might run out of working gas in storage prior to the close of the heating season on March 31, 2001. This analysis also looks at the current profile and capabilities of the U.S. natural gas underground storage sector.

Natural Gas Winter Outlook 2000-2001

Released: October 1, 2000

This article is based on the Winter Fuels Outlook published in the 4th Quarter Short-Term Energy Outlook and discusses the supply and demand outlook from October 2000 through March 2001.

Northeast Heating Fuel Market The, Assessment and Options

Released: May 1, 2000

In response to the President's request, this study examines how the distillate fuel oil market (and related energy markets) in the Northeast behaved in the winter of 1999-2000, explains the role played by residential, commercial, industrial, and electricity generation sector consumers in distillate fuel oil markets and describes how that role is influenced by the structure of the energy markets in the Northeast

Natural Gas: A Preliminary Summary 1999

Released: May 1, 2000

This special report provides preliminary natural gas data for 1999 which were reported on monthly surveys of the industry through December.

Natural Gas: A Preliminary Summary 1998

Released: April 1, 1999

This special report provides preliminary natural gas data for 1998 which were reported on monthly surveys of the industry through December.

Revisions to Monthly Natural Gas Data

Released: July 1, 1998

Revisions to reporting of monthly natural gas data for 1994, 1995, and 1996. (archived versions)

Comparison of Natural Gas Storage Estimates from the EIA and AGA

Released: October 1, 1997

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has been publishing monthly storage information for years. In order to address the need for more timely information, in 1994 the American Gas Association (AGA) began publishing weekly storage levels. Both the EIA and the AGA series provide estimates of the total working gas in storage, but use significantly different methodologies.

Existing and Proposed Underground Storage Facilities

Released: December 1, 1996

Provides additional information on the underground storage segment of the natural gas industry.

Natural Gas Industry Restructuring and EIA Data Collection

Released: June 1, 1996

The Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Reserves and Natural Gas Division has undertaken an in-depth reevaluation of its programs in an effort to improve the focus and quality of the natural gas data that it gathers and reports. This article is to inform natural gas data users of proposed changes and of the opportunity to provide comments and input on the direction that EIA is taking to improve its data.

Natural Gas 1995: Preliminary Highlights

Released: April 1, 1996

This special report provides preliminary natural gas data for 1995.

Value of Underground Storage in Today's Natural Gas Industry, The

Released: March 1, 1995

This report explores the significant and changing role of storage in the industry by examining the value of natural gas storage; short-term relationships between prices, storage levels, and weather; and some longer term impacts of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Order 636.


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