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Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Northeast pipeline expansions review and outlook
A number of pipeline expansions commenced service earlier in 2014 and more are slated to arrive online this November. This week's special feature ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - Feature: PG&E Storage Outlook
The record breaking storage builds of the PG&E non-core and core storage fields have come to a screeching halt in September. The PG&E Core and ...more
Northeast Observer - Spectra releases more details for its New England based pipeline expansion
Spectra Energy Tuesday announced that its Northeast Access expansion project, previously known as the New England Expansion, will have a capacity ...more
Rockies Observer - High Rockies storage inventories likely leading to uptick in outflows
Rockies storage inventories are currently above their 2013 levels, which has resulted in an uptick in outflows. Bentek’s sample of Rockies’ storage ...more
West Observer - Maintenance spurs robust California storage withdrawals
California storage fields had robust withdrawals Tuesday due to the Ruby maintenance. PG&E saw the largest pull on storage summer to date, withdrawing ...more
Texas Observer - A look at Permian processing capacity and impact of future expansions
Atlas Pipeline Partners said it has completed the 200 MMcf/d Edward cryogenic processing plant in Upton County, Texas, in the Permian Basin. ...more
Midcon Observer - Midcon imports from Canada continue to decline
Net Midcon imports from Canada continued to ease this week below the current month-to-date average of 4.2 Bcf/d, which is nearly 100 MMcf/d higher ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Arizona Public Service offers to shut unit at its Cholla Power Plant
Late last week, Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) said it is willing to close one of its units at the coal-fired Cholla Power Plant in Joseph ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production steadies despite maintenance work
US production was revised up 0.8 Bcf/d in Tuesday's I2 cycle, with half of the change centered around the Rockies, as displaced volumes from ...more
Canadian Observer - Kingsgate flows return to normal after completion of Ruby maintenance
TC Foothills deliveries to GTN System at the Kingsgate interconnect reached nearly 1.9 Bcf/d Tuesday, the second largest amount since mid-March, ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf production falls 65 MMcf/d today on Transco SELA shut in
Total Southeast Gulf production fell 65 MMcf/d Wednesday, led by a 72 MMcf/d drop in the Louisiana offshore sample.
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Leak on Transco SELA displaces 82 MMcf/d
Transco said Tuesday it would shut in a number of production points along its Southeast Louisiana Lateral (SELA) near Ship Shoal 47 to repair ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Japanese companies site plant in Indiana
Two Japan-based companies have formed a joint venture to locate an automotive parts manufacturing plant in Jamestown, Indiana. Fukai Mfg. Co. ...more
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Feature: Alberta storage inventories could enter winter at 100-Bcf deficit
Bentek estimates that Alberta storage injections averaged slightly more than 1.2 Bcf/d during August, roughly 0.5 Bcf/d above the previous 5-year ...more
Rockies Observer - Ruby outage drops westbound flows to zero
PG&E Malin cash basis blew out in Monday’s trading in anticipation of today’s one-day maintenance on Ruby pipeline.  Ruby is conducting an annual ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Chevron pipe accident reroutes production onto Sea Robin
Offshore Louisiana production was unaffected by Saturday’s fatal accident on Chevron’s pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico.  Flows on Columbia Gulf’s ...more
West Observer - Malin strengthens as Ruby undergoes maintenance
PG&E Malin cash basis blew out in Monday trading in anticipation of Tuesday's one-day maintenance on Ruby pipeline. Ruby is conducting an annual ...more
Canadian Observer - TC Nova maintenance could further suppress system supply
Maintenance began late Monday on TC Nova's Grande Prairie Mainline between the Gold Creek and Latornell compressor stations in western Alberta ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - First Solar breaks ground on Silver State South
First Solar earlier this month began construction on its 250-MW Silver State South Solar Project in Primm, Nevada. All power produced at the ...more
Northeast Observer - TCO storage levels below last year's mark despite stronger injections
TCO this past week posted its largest weekly injection since the June 12 storage week of 7.8 Bcf, while Dominion posted its smallest injection ...more
Texas Observer - Pipeline projects seen boosting Texas exports to Mexico
Work has begun on the second phase of the Los Ramones Pipeline, which will receive gas from the soon-to-be completed Net Mexico pipeline in South ...more
Midcon Observer - NGPL limits capacity along Amarillo Lateral tightening spreads to Midwest
NGPL on Tuesday reduced reduced capacity until further notice for northbound volumes on its Amarillo Lateral at Compressor Station 106 in Gage ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production plummets after setting new record
After topping 69.5 Bcf/d for the first time in Monday's I2 cycle, US production has dropped 1.2 Bcf/d in Tuesday's evening cycle estimates, driven ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf production falls 195 MMcf to 6.37 Bcf on Tuesday
Gulf production on Tuesday fell to 6.37 Bcf, down 195 MMcf from Monday. Onshore and offshore regions split the difference, dropping 95 MMcf to ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Fed's production index lower for August
The Federal Reserve's index of industrial production in August fell 0.1 percentage point from July to 104.1 and its index for manufacturing output ...more
Northeast Observer - Northeast production declines following an all-time high record
The Northeast production sample dropped 140 MMcf/d over the weekend and is down 400 MMcf/d since last Friday, Sep. 12, when production reached ...more
Rockies Observer - Ultra Petroleum focuses on Uinta acreage
Ultra Petroleum said in a statement it intends to concentrate activity on its Uinta acreage, shifting away from its Appalachian acreage. Ultra ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - US power burn rises to 22.8 Bcf/d; forecast to average 23.6 Bcf/d this week
US power burn is expected to rise 1.2 Bcf/d from Sunday's estimate to 22.8 Bcf/d Monday, a 0.3 Bcf/d drop from Friday. The day-over-day rise ...more
West Observer - PG&E restricts Baja Path capacity until Sept. 26th
PG&E started an 11-day maintenance on the Baja Path Monday, reducing capacity by 184 MMcf/d to 965 MMcf/d. The pipeline is conducting repairs ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Market loosens on softening demand, exports
US production remained relatively flat over the weekend as declines in the Northeast were offset by increases in the Southeast and Texas.  Northeast ...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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