In April 2015, Nebraska had the capacity to store at least 34,850 million cubic feet (mmcf) of natural gas. Total natural gas in underground storage in Nebraska for April was 27,859 mmcf which was approximately 80 percent of capacity.
In April 2015, Nebraska had the capacity to store 14,819 mmcf of working natural gas or working gas. In April, there was 20,031 mmcf base gas and 7,828 mmcf working gas according to Energy Information Administration estimates. Working gas in underground storage in Nebraska for April was approximately 53 percent of capacity.
The traditional inventory–building season is April to October for natural gas. The volume of working gas in underground storage by November 1 has to meet winter's demands under any circumstance. Working gas in storage in Nebraska was 7,828 mmcf as of April 2015. This represents an increase of 413 mmcf from March 2015. Stocks were 2,611 mmcf lower than last year at this time but 87 mmcf below the five–year average of 7,915 mmcf.