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West Observer (Weekly) - Feature: 2015 California Hydro Outlook
With summer coming to a close, early precipitation forecasts for the 2015 water year suggest California may be in for a stronger hydroelectric ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Dissecting Utica's 1Q2014 production data
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has released the first-quarter results of 2014 for the Utica, in accordance with a new state ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Orascom ammonia production expansion on track for 4Q2014
Orascom Partners has confirmed that the expansion of ammonia production at its OCI Beaumont plant in Nederland, TX, remains on schedule to come ...more
Rockies Observer - Proposed Wyoming ammonia facility moving forward
Simplot Phosphates has obtained construction approval from Wyoming's Industrial Siting Council for an ammonia plant at Simplot's existing fertilizer ...more
Northeast Observer - Transco announces open season for Leidy Line
Transco announced the start of a non-bidding open season for the Diamond East Project which has an anticipated in-service date in mid-2018.  ...more
West Observer - Net Southwest inflows from Texas decline
This season's record run of net flows from Texas to the Southwest has slowed in recent weeks,
Midcon Observer - Wisconsin's Point Beach 02 Nuclear plant resumes service
The 518-MW Point Beach 02 plant in Wisconsin increased utilization to 100% Tuesday after being offline for maintenance. The unit had accounted ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Power burn remains volatile; supply flat
US dry production is down 0.4 Bcf from Tuesday, primarily led by production declines in the Northeast and the Rockies. Northeast production sample ...more
Canadian Observer - Saskatchewan flaring, venting continues to plague production receipts
According to the Saskatchewan Ministry of the Economy, flaring and venting within the province has grown to roughly 135 MMcf/d in June from around ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - ISO natural gas market share rises as coal declines
Bentek’s Regional Power Balances dataset shows that natural gas generation in SPP, PJM, MISO, NYISO, ISONE, ERCOT and CAISO has experienced an ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Power burn makes gains in generation stack as hub prices remain lower
Southeast power burn has averaged 8.66 Bcf/d in August, 230 MMcf/d above weather-adjusted levels, as Henry Hub cash has stayed below $4.00/MMBtu ...more
Texas Observer - Power Burn ramps up before summer's end
Season to date, power burn has averaged 4.31 Bcf/d, slightly down from 2013 season to date of 5.43 Bcf/d. Power burn edged up to 5.49 Bcf/d on ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf production remains flat as regions offset
Total Gulf production Wednesday remained flat with Tuesday at 6.45 Bcf/d. Mississippi Offshore gained 39 MMcf/d as production receipts from Destin ...more
BENTEK Energy: 3 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 3 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Dominion: 3 new points.
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Feature: Saskatchewan flaring and venting continues to hamper production sample
Since the beginning of 2008, Bentek’s sample of Saskatchewan production has fallen from slightly below 1.0 Bcf/d to roughly 0.5 Bcf/d.  The sample, ...more
Rockies Observer - Two month anniversary: Seneca Lateral's Rockies pushback
REX began shipping gas from the Northeast to Midwest markets on June 26, marking the first time supplies were shipped west. The event corresponded ...more
Northeast Observer - FERC issues favorable environmental review of Spectra's OPEN project
Spectra on Aug. 22 received a favorable environmental assessment report from FERC for its Ohio Pipeline Energy Network (OPEN) expansion. The ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - US power burn down with nuclear plant returns
US power burn Tuesday declined 1.3 Bcf/d, or 4%, to 29.0 Bcf/d. Declines were the most significant in the Midwest, Southeast and Texas, down ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Power burn down 1.3 Bcf from Monday
US dry production is down 0.2 Bcf from Monday, primarily led by production declines in Midcon Producing, Northeast and Rockies. Production was ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Offshore Louisiana, Mississippi lead gains in overall production
Gulf Coast production is projected to increase 68 MMcf/d on Tuesday to 6.45 Bcf/d, with a 53 MMcf/d-gain in total offshore production  and a ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - FERC gives Spectra OPEN expansion favorable environmental assessment
Spectra Energy last Friday received a favorable environmental assessment (EA) report from FERC for its fully-subscribed Ohio Pipeline Energy ...more
West Observer - BP selling San Juan natural gas assets
BP is divesting a portion of its San Juan Basin South assets, including 6,600 natural gas wells and a 50% stake in the ConocoPhillips San Juan ...more
Texas Observer - Net outflows to the Southwest decline
This season's record run of net flows from Texas to the Southwest has slowed in recent weeks, though volumes remain above historical norms. Net ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Pace of Texas factory activity slower this month
Factory activity in Texas grew in August, though at a slower pace, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Texas Manufacturing Outlook ...more
Midcon Observer - Great Lakes maintenance reduces long haul capacity
Great Lakes continues to undergo maintenance that began Monday along various compressor stations, resulting in long haul capacity limitations ...more
Canadian Observer - Hawaiian Electric, FortisBC reach LNG agreement
Hawaiian Electric signed an agreement late last week with FortisBC Energy for liquefaction capacity as part of the Hawaiian company's plan to ...more
Northeast Observer - Northeast production pushing higher in August despite maintenance events
Northeast production has averaged 16.7 Bcf/d month-to-date, 0.2 Bcf/d higher than July and 4.2 Bcf/d above August 2013. Continued production ...more
Rockies Observer - TIGT maintenance could impact Powder River Basin production
On Wednesday TIGT begins a five-day line-lowering project to replace a portion of its Wheatland MLV/Guernsey line (Segment 55). TIGT will commence ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Canadian imports, production cuts US supply
US dry production is down 0.2 Bcf from Sunday and down 0.4 Bcf from Friday, primarily led by Northeast production, particularly in the dry Northeast ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Onshore Texas leads to weekend decline
Gulf Coast production fell 85 MMcf/d over the weekend to 6.33 Bcf/d, as onshore declines of 130 MMcf/d along the Texas Gulf Coast were only partially ...more


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The New Points Map allows you to view and select points added to Benport in the last 7 days. This view is based on our GEOflo™ application which allows you to access pipelines and points with the ability to view graphs and export data. View Map.
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