natural gas inventories

Natural Gas Inventory Exceeds Five-Year Average for First Time Since November 2013

February 27, 2015 by U.S. EIA: Today in Energy

Natural Gas Inventories

Working natural gas in storage has surpassed five-year average levels for the first time in more than a year. At 2,157 billion cubic feet (Bcf) as of February 13, stocks are 58 Bcf greater than the five-year average. Cold weather may result in high stock withdrawals, which could push stocks below their five-year average.[read more]

Injection Season is Over

December 8, 2014 by Robert Rapier

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The long-term thesis on natural gas remains the same: I am bullish. But I am more neutral now on the short-term, because inventories are near normal and I can’t predict the weather. Even so, given the same conditions that we saw in the spring, I would make the same short-term bet all over again.[read more]

Energy Quote of the Day: Some Thoughts on US Natural Gas Inventories as Fall Approaches

August 24, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Natural Gas Inventories

Last winter’s unusually harsh weather drew down natural gas storage inventories well below five-year average levels and left the industry assessing the degree to which producers would replenish inventories ahead of heating demand season.[read more]

Gas Inventories Reach 11-Year Low

March 17, 2014 by Robert Rapier

Gas Inventories

Two weeks ago I wrote about the abnormal situation with natural gas inventories. I got a number of questions and comments about that essay, and since then we now have another two weeks of inventory data, so let’s take a moment to update the picture.[read more]

Natural Gas Inventories are Headed Toward Zero

March 3, 2014 by Robert Rapier

Natural Gas Inventories

This winter has been one of the coldest on record. It’s been the coldest winter in at least 30 years, and I saw a report today that there is a chance that this will be Chicago’s coldest winter on record. It is the 3rd coldest on record for Chicago, but another blast of cold air is just moving into the Midwest and East Coast.[read more]