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West Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: CAISO wind generation is not likely to grow in 2014
Last year was record-setting for wind generation nationwide, averaging roughly 167 million MWh of wind power  or a 19% increase from 2012, according ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Northeast flow reversal to Southeast nearing
Abundant supplies of natural gas in the Marcellus and Utica and a slew of backhaul projects and physical pipe reversals are poised to increase ...more
Canadian Observer - Mid-April demand spike testing regional flows
Demand across Canada is expected to peak tomorrow in the West, averaging 5.6 Bcf/d, and peak today in Eastern Canada at 5.0 Bcf/d as a short-lived ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Stingray pigging causes drop in offshore LA production
Gulf Coast production decreased 77 MMcf Wednesday to 6.56 Bcf. The Louisiana offshore area led the decline, with a drop of 43 MMcf, while onshore ...more
Texas Observer - Processing growth in Permian will help support growing production
Texas is expected to add roughly 1.4 Bcf/d of additional processing capacity, primarily in the Permian Basin, throughout the summer. Nuevo Midstream ...more
Northeast Observer - Northeast demand will peak today; TCO announces first injection of season
Northeast gas demand will peak today as the region is hit by another round of colder weather.  Demand is expected to hit 20 Bcf/d, which is 6 ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Lower power burn and outflows to help rebuild storage this summer
Southeast gas inventories fell to a low of 150 Bcf on March 26 and are currently estimated at 153 Bcf, a 161-Bcf deficit to the 5-year average ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production retreats further, demand subsides
Total dry production is down another 0.2 Bcf/d today at 67 Bcf/d flat, after peaking Sunday at 68 Bcf/d.  The declines are largely spread across ...more
West Observer - Kingsgate prices weaken, lifting Sumas inflows
Kingsgate pricing tumbled in Tuesday’s trading, suggesting Canadian imports onto the GTN system will fall off day on day. Kingsgate shed $0.08 ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Hydro power strong in Pacific Northwest
Hydroelectric generation continues to remain strong in the Pacific Northwest, pushing gas burn to new lows. Year to date, hydro generation has ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - 'Tracker' lists another 220 projects set to come online this year
Bentek's US Industrial End Users Expansions Tracker lists about 220 industrial expansions and new builds set to come online by the end of 2014, ...more
Rockies Observer - Rockies storage fields posting withdrawals
Rockies storage facilities continue to withdraw gas, prompted by cooler weather and strong downstream demand, with Midcon demand averaging 16.2Bcf/d ...more
Midcon Observer - NGPL maintenance does not disrupt production, but affects cash basis
Since NGPL began maintenance April 8 at Compressor Station 104 in Barton County, KS, throughput along Segment 11 has decreased to roughly 0.4 ...more
BENTEK Energy: 4 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 4 new points to our database in the last thirty days. ANR: 2 new points; Gulf South: 1 new point; SONAT: 1 new point.
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Shifting exports between Sumas and Kingsgate
West Canada exports to the Pacific Northwest in April appear to be in line with flows from last year, but a handful of fundamental shifts are ...more
Rockies Observer - DJ Basin oil-directed rig count reaches record high
Rig activity in the DJ Basin is continuing to reflect producer interest in targeting liquid-rich plays, with the number of oil-directed rigs ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - LA Offshore continues to lift Gulf Coast production
Gulf Coast production is net 40 MMcf higher on Tuesday, with the offshore areas 60 MMcf higher offsetting a 20-MMcf decline in onshore.
Power Burn Analytic Report - Nuclear outages down year-over-year for April
US nuclear outages have averaged 19,871 MW/d so far in April, 4% below April 2013. Northeast nuclear outages have averaged 6,023 MW/d, up 1,784 ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - TGP announces results of new NE backhaul project
Tennessee announced the results of the Broad Run Flexibility Project on Monday, increasing takeaway capacity to just under 5.5 Bcf/d by the end ...more
Texas Observer - Exports to Mexico continue to climb; expected to reach 1.8Bcf/d by July
Exports to Mexico through Texas have continued to rise so far in April, reaching a month-to-date average of 1.6 Bcf/d, about 100 MMcf/d above ...more
Northeast Observer - Williams expects 3-week repair time on its damaged gathering line in WV
Williams expects it will take about three weeks to complete repairs to the 12-inch gathering line in Marshall County, WV, that ruptured and caught ...more
West Observer - Southwest exports to Mexico climbing
US gas exports to Mexico have risen by 30 MMcf/d so far in April, averaging 1.81 Bcf/d, just above last year’s month-to-date mark of 1.78 Bcf/d. ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production falls, cold weather drives demand
Total US dry production has declined  67.1 Bcf/d today, a 0.6-Bcf/d decline from Monday, after Monday's volumes were revised up 0.1 Bcf/d in ...more
Canadian Observer - Lease condensate production in Western Canada on the rise
The production of lease condensate, ultra-light crude from gas wells, has been rising in Alberta and British Columbia.  In BC, total lease condensate ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Development of Louisiana methanol project continues
South Louisiana Methanol is moving forward with development of a methanol facility in St. James Parish. Construction of the plant, which received ...more
Midcon Observer - Increased demand creates strong cash spreads, boosts inflows
Midcon natural gas demand will peak at 18.4 Bcf Tuesday, about 7.4 Bcf above the mid-April average and the third-highest April demand day since ...more
Canadian Observer - Producers target liquids-rich areas of the Montney
Painted Pony Petroleum announced the ramp up of its 25-MMcf/d processing plant in British Columbia's Montney play. As of February 2014, Painted ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Southeast nuclear generation up year-over-year
Southeast nuclear generation is currently trending 13% higher this April, compared to last year and 4% higher than the 5-year average.  In gas-equivalent ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - LA Offshore production fuels weekend Gulf Coast gains
Gulf Coast production is projected to be 44 MMcf higher Monday compared with Friday, totaling 6.53 Bcf.  Gains offshore Louisiana helped fuel ...more
Northeast Observer - Transco Zone 6 NY cash basis plummets to record lows
Cash basis at Northeast price points plummeted in Friday’s trading, led by a record-setting drop at Transco Z6 NY, as Northeast gas demand tumbled ...more


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