In June 2016, 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 June was 32,123 mmcf which was approximately 92 percent of storage capacity.
In June 2016, Nebraska had the capacity to store 12,653 mmcf of working natural gas or working gas. In June, there was 22,197 mmcf base gas and 9,926 mmcf working gas according to Energy Information Administration estimates. Working gas in underground storage in Nebraska for June was approximately 78 percent of storage 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 9,926 mmcf as of June 2016. This represents an increase of 12 mmcf from May 2016. Stocks were 359 mmcf lower than last year at this time and 283 mmcf higher than the five–year average of 9,643 mmcf.