Weekly U.S. natural gas storage increases, energy news agency says
Working gas storage in the contiguous United States was 2.694 billion cubic feet in the week ending Sept. 2, a net increase of 54 billion cubic feet from the previous week, the agency said. ‘US Energy Information Administration (EIA) in a report.
Total working gas storage was down 7.6% from this time in 2021, down 11.5% from the five-year average, Xinhua News Agency reported, citing the EIA’s weekly natural gas storage report.
U.S. working gas storage typically declines in November and continues to decline in April as the heating season ends in the country, historical data shows.
Working gas is defined as the amount of natural gas stored underground that can be removed for use. Its storage capacity can be measured in two ways: design capacity and maximum demonstrated working gas capacity.
The contiguous United States includes the country’s 48 neighboring states, plus the District of Columbia, and excludes the non-contiguous states of Alaska and Hawaii, and all offshore island areas.
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