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Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information, and a premier source of benchmark price assessments for those commodity markets. 

Platts acquired Bentek Energy in 2011. Bentek was a recognized leader in natural gas, oil and NGL market fundamental analysis with expertise in power, demand and other energy segments. Bentek provided a full range of products including daily market reports,online applications, comprehensive studies, consulting engagements and retainer services.

By combining the skills and experience of Bentek with Platts, we can now provide a deeper level of market data, news, and analysis, on a regional and global basis, to meet the needs of analysts and traders.

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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 4:56 PM
Following a downward trend that lasted throughout the first half of January, US dry gas production finally began to rally up slowly this week, averaging about 70.5 Bcf/d, which is roughly 300 MMcf/d over the previous week’s average. Most regions remained relatively flat week-on-week or posted positive net change, but the Northeast contributed the majority of the growth with a 270 MMcf/d ramp up, averaging 23.5 Bcf/d. Further, LNG feedgas broke new record as Sabine Pass deliveries surpassed 2 Bcf/d this week, rendering a weekly average of 1.9 Bcf/d, which is roughly 200 MMcf/d higher than last week’s average. Given that the total capacity of the export facility’s first two trains are 1.6 Bcf/d, the new record-breaking volumes indicate that service at Train 3 has commenced, which raises total capacity to 2.3 Bcf/d. On the demand side, residential/commercial demand dropped this week with the arrival of warmer weather, averaging 37 Bcf/d, roughly 7 Bcf/d below the prior week’s average. Residential/commercial demand is forecast to increase over the next week and average almost 40 Bcf/d, about 3 Bcf/d over this week’s average.
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:56 PM
Trans-Pecos issues construction status report (page 2)
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 1:36 PM
- TCO LEach XPress and CGT Rayne XPress receive FERC approval (pg. 5)

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EIA Storage Comparison

Indices Chg Date
TX Intra Flow™ 2272 BBtu -47.82% 04/27
Gulf Production™ 6.2 BBtu -8.82% 04/22

Weekly Storage Forecast*

01/06-01/12 Week
01/13-01/19 Forecast Week
BENTEK EIA Forecast
East -62 -59 TBD
Midwest -70 -70 TBD
South Central -85 -85 TBD
Mountain -12 -14 TBD
Pacific -16 -15 TBD
Total -245 -243 N/A

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* All storage numbers are in BCF

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