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Posted April 19, 2019 Today in Energy

U.S. natural gas inventories end withdrawal season at lowest level since spring 2014 ›

Working natural gas in storage in the Lower 48 states at the end of March totaled 1,137 billion cubic feet (Bcf) according to EIA’s Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report. As of March 31, the usual end of the natural gas withdrawal season, working natural gas inventories were 30% lower than the previous five-year average for that time of year. This end-of-season level was the lowest since 2014, when working natural gas inventories at the end of March 2014 totaled 837 Bcf. More

working natural gas in underground storage

Source: EIA, Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Natural Gas Monthly

Data Highlights

WTI crude oil futures price

4/18/2019: $64.00/barrel

up$0.42 from week earlier
down$4.47 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

4/18/2019: $2.490/MMBtu

down$0.174 from week earlier
down$0.249 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

4/13/2019: 13.825 million tons

up1.305 million tons from week earlier
up0.805 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

4/12/2019: 1,247 Bcf

up92 Bcf from week earlier
down57 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

4/12/2019: 455.2 million barrels

down1.4 million barrels from week earlier
up27.6 million barrels from year earlier