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Posted April 21, 2017Today in Energy

Natural gas inventories end heating season above five-year average ›

Working natural gas in storage as of March 31, the traditional end of the heating season, totaled 2,051 billion cubic feet (Bcf), or almost 15% above the five-year average according to EIA's Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report. The total inventory of U.S. natural gas in storage tends to follow seasonal patterns of injections through the summer and withdrawals during the winter. More

Source: EIA, Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report


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WTI crude oil futures price

4/20/2017: $50.27/barrels

down$2.91 from week earlier
up$7.64 from year earlier

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4/20/2017: $3.159/MMBtu

down$0.068 from week earlier
up$1.090 from year earlier

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4/15/2017: 14.938 million tons

up1.173 million tons from week earlier
up4.243 million tons from year earlier

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4/14/2017: 2,115 Bcf

up54 Bcf from week earlier
down368 Bcf from year earlier

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4/14/2017: 532.3 million barrels

down1.0 million barrels from week earlier
up25.0 million barrels from year earlier


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