U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the total working gas capacity in underground natural gas storage?
There are several ways that total underground working gas capacity may be measured.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that as of the end of April 2012, the aggregate Peak Working Gas Capacity for U.S. underground natural gas storage was 4.239 trillion cubic feet (Tcf).
Working Gas Design Capacity, an alternative, less conservative indicator of gas storage capacity, was 4.498 Tcf in Active Fields as of the end of April 2012.
Last updated: September 14, 2012
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