In December 2014, 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 December was 31,893 mmcf which was approximately 92 percent of capacity.
In December 2014, Nebraska had the capacity to store 14,819 mmcf of working natural gas or working gas. In December, there was 20,031 mmcf base gas and 11,862 mmcf working gas according to Energy Information Administration estimates. Working gas in underground storage in Nebraska for December was approximately 80 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 11,862 mmcf as of December 2014. This represents a decrease of 888 mmcf from November 2014. Stocks were 251 mmcf higher than last year at this time but 123 mmcf below the five–year average of 11,985 mmcf.