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Texas Observer - Northeast production displaces Texas flows on TETCO
The growing production in the Northeast has already had a significant impact on flows from other regions as long-haul pipelines start to reverse ...more
Rockies Observer - CIG High Plains system will expand for DJ production
Colorado Interstate Gas (CIG) is conducting a binding open season for capacity on its High Plains system, which sources gas from the DJ and delivers ...more
Northeast Observer - Tennessee outage will likely place upward pressure on TGP Z6 cash basis
Tennessee Pipeline (TGP) said Friday emergency repairs are necessary at Station 405A near Avoca, NY, after discovering issues during testing. ...more
West Observer - Nuclear outage season leads to power burn gains
Two nuclear outages in the Southwest have boosted power burn in the California ISO stack. Diablo Canyon Unit 2, located in San Luis Obispo County, ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Coal units at Black Dog plant set to retire this year
Xcel Energy announced last week its intention to retire the remaining coal units at its Black Dog plant in Burnsville, Minnesota by April 2015. ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Dry gas production tops 70 Bcf/d for first time
Dry gas production topped the 70-Bcf/d level for the first time on Saturday and  has remained there, including a new one-day high of 70.5 Bcf/d ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Louisiana Offshore production jumps 108 MMcf/d
Total Gulf Production jumped 88 MMcf/d to 6.7 Bcf/d compared to Friday's levels. Louisiana Offshore and Texas Gulf Coast-Onshore experienced ...more
Midcon Observer - Viking declares indefinite force majeure
As a result of unsuccessful hydrostatic testing that began Oct. 14, Viking has issued an indefinite force majeure effective Oct. 17. As a result, ...more
Canadian Observer - Production receipts, exports to US set to decline amid maintenance events
Alliance will begin its fourth round of semi-annual compressor inspections on Tuesday that will likely restrict production receipts and exports ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - TGP fully subscribes South System Flexibility project
Tennessee Gas Pipeline has successfully completed the open season for its South System Flexibility project, with the full project capacity subscribed ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Construction of Texas methanol plant set to begin
Construction on the Natgasoline methanol plant in Beaumont, TX, is expected to begin Nov. 1. Natgasoline, a subsidiary of Netherlands-based OCI ...more
BENTEK Energy: 5 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 5 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Florida Gas: 2 new points; Nat Fuel Production: 1 new point; SONAT: 2 new ...more
Southeast/Gulf Expansions (Biweekly) - TGP announces Lone Star Expansion Project
TGP announces Lone Star Expansion Project (page 2)
Market Recap Analytic Report (Weekly) - Production, demand both forecast to increase
Bentek's estimate of dry gas production retreated slightly from last week's record level but continued a string of 69-plus Bcf/d readings that ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Onshore Gulf production falls
Gulf Coast production fell 61 MMcf/d, with onshore areas falling 51 MMcf/d and offshore areas falling 10 MMcf/d.
Northeast Observer - Seneca III plant ramps up processing
Bentek gas flow data shows that volumes at MarkWest’s Seneca plant hit nearly 500 MMcf/d on Oct. 11 and have stayed above 450 MMcf/d since that ...more
Rockies Observer - Rockies to feed rising demand in Midwest
Rockies outflows dipped below the 3.0 Bcf/d mark mid-week when demand weakened across much of the US. However, current projections indicate that ...more
Texas Observer - Texas Onshore production continues to grow
Average October onshore Texas production has pushed above 20.4 Bcf/d, an increase of 320  MMcf/d compared to September and 557 MMcf/d above October ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Power burn decline sends demand down 1.2 Bcf/d
Total demand is down 1.2 Bcf/d in Friday's evening cycle, led by power declines in the Northeast and Southeast regions. In the Northeast, nuclear ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Southeast inflows average 7.8 Bcf/d in October
Southeast inbound flows have averaged 7.8 Bcf/d this October, a 0.25 Bcf/d drop from last year. Inflows from the Midcon and South Texas have ...more
West Observer - Rigs move into the San Juan, pushing up associated gas estimates
Bentek revised its San Juan oil production estimate up 5,000 b/d as the number of wells drilled per month continues to increase. Operators are ...more
Midcon Observer - NGPL launches binding open season for Chicago Market Expansion
NGPL announced a binding open season to solicit commitments for a northbound expansion of its Gulf Coast mainline from the existing REX interconnect ...more
Canadian Observer - Proposed expansions could threaten Canadian exports to Midwest
A couple pipeline projects have been announced over the past few days to increase capacity into the Chicago market from REX, which could eventually ...more
Rockies Observer (Weekly) - Processing capacity in PRB set to increase 0.3 Bcf/d by 2017
The Powder River Basin (PRB) is the fourth-largest  basin in the Rockies region. The majority of production in the Powder River Basin falls in ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature:  TETCO backhaul volumes drive down M1-30 inch basis
TETCO has intermittently flowed volumes south from the Berne Compressor station in Ohio as early as mid-2012 and backflows increased to 710 MMcf/d ...more
Northeast Observer - Cromwell maintenance to have minimal effect of AGT
Algonquin will conduct maintenance at the Cromwell compressor station on Friday, Oct. 17, reducing capacity to 779 MMcf/d, 80 MMcf/d below its ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Southeast power burn drops 0.7 Bcf/d
Southeast power burn fell by nearly 0.7 Bcf/d Thursday, dropping the estimate for the region to below 7 Bcf/d for the first time since October ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf Coast output virtually flat as offshore losses offset onshore gains
Gulf Coast production Thursday was virtually unchanged from Wednesday as offshore losses of 54 MMcf/d were nearly offset by onshore gains of ...more
Texas Observer - NuStar and PMI plan LPG and products pipeline from US to Mexico
NuStar and Pemex affiliate PMI plan to form a joint venture to build an LPG pipeline and storage terminal that could be operational by the second ...more
Rockies Observer - Rockies production constrained from QEP processing plant
Rockies production has declined 0.20 Bcf/d since Oct. 13 to 7.89 Bcf/d Thursday in Bentek's sample data. The majority of the drop occurred in ...more


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