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Southeast/Gulf Expansions (Biweekly) - NET Mexico receives FERC approval to begin service
NET Mexico receives FERC approval to begin service (page 2)
Market Recap Analytic Report (Weekly) - Production continues record pace; demand expected to jump
Bentek's estimate of US dry gas production reached record levels for the second straight week, averaging 70.6 Bcf/d. A new one-day high of 70.9 ...more
Texas Observer - Freeport LNG receives FERC approval to begin construction
Freeport LNG has reached a Final Investment Decision on the first 0.6-Bcf/d train of its planned 1.8-Bcf/d LNG export terminal.  Freeport received ...more
Northeast Observer - Northeast demand sends cash higher
Northeast demand continues to climb with the current cold snap, with regional demand expected to peak at 18.0 Bcf/d on Sunday when temperatures ...more
West Observer - Sierrita pipeline begins flowing to Mexico
Upon receiving authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to commence service on Monday, the Sierrita pipeline began ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production poised to jump amid cold front
US dry production has declined  0.5 Bcf/d day over day, leveling at 70.2 Bcf/d. Thursday’s production number of 70.3 Bcf/d was revised up to ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Freeport LNG reaches FID on first train
Freeport LNG has reached a Final Investment Decision (FID) on the first 0.6-Bcf/d train of its planned 1.8-Bcf/d LNG export terminal.  Freeport ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf output falls on declines in Louisiana offshore, onshore
Total Gulf Coast Production fell 114 MMcf/d Friday, led by a 144-MMcf/d drop in Louisiana production, which was split between the onshore and ...more
Canadian Observer - Two halves of Canada entering withdrawal season in different positions
Friday marks the final day of the traditional injection season (October 31) with drastically different conditions in the two halves of Canada. ...more
Midcon Observer - NGPL force majeure extended; suppressed inflows to Illinois
NGPL extended a force majeure at compressor station 311 on its Gulf Coast mainline in
Rockies Observer - Flows hit Pony Express crude pipeline
Tallgrass Energy announced in its third quarter earnings call that the Pony Express pipeline has so-far averaged 50 Mb/d from Guernsey, WY to ...more
BENTEK Energy: 2 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 2 new points to our database in the last thirty days. El Paso: 1 new point; Tennessee: 1 new point.
Rockies Observer (Weekly) - Winter outflows to Southwest face new challanges
Rockies outflows to the Southwest may face new challenges this winter that were absent from previous winter periods. There is greater winter ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer (Weekly) - Freeport LNG reaches FID on first train
Freeport LNG has reached a Final Investment Decision on the first 0.6-Bcf/d train of its planned 1.8-Bcf/d LNG export terminal.  Freeport received ...more
Northeast Observer - Northeast demand poised to jump this weekend amid cold snap
Northeast demand is expected to jump this weekend with the arrival of the region's first cold snap this fall. Regional gas demand is forecast ...more
West Observer - More Permian gas feeds CA/SW demand
El Paso’s San Juan Crossover over the last two months has switched direction to east-to-west, allowing for more Permian gas to make its way to ...more
Texas Observer - Western Gas buys Nuevo Midstream
Western Gas Partners said it will buy Nuevo Midstream, a Delaware Basin gathering and processing company. Bentek’s NGL Facilities Databank estimates ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production steady; res/comm ramping up
US dry gas production jumped by 0.5 Bcf/d to 70.3 Bcf/d, in line with the previous six-day average of 70.5 Bcf/d. The increase followed a downward ...more
Midcon Observer - Incremental industrial demand to be added in Illinois
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has confirmed that Cronus Chemical will build an ammonia production facility in Douglas County, Illinois. The $1.4 ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - North Texas inflows remain subdued on NGPL
Southeast inflows have fallen to an average of 7.6 Bcf/d over the last seven days, a 0.15-Bcf/d decline from the 30-day average. The decline ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf output falls as both offshore and onshore production slip
Gulf Coast production Thursday fell by 64 MMcf from Wednesday, with offshore output declining by 41 MMcf and onshore production dropping by 23 ...more
Rockies Observer - Rockies storage at season-ending high from 2013
Rockies storage inventory is at a slight surplus from last year's level (excluding WBI) as the official end of injection season looms on Friday. ...more
Canadian Observer - Maintenance work leads to production dip, stronger basis
AECO cash basis over the last week has strengthened considerably, likely because of several week-long maintenance events that have restricted ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - MISO notes strong wind generation in October compared to 2013
Wind generation so far in October in the six ISOs from which Bentek collects data is up 22%, or an average of 16.1 GWh/d. MISO, where wind has ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Cronus chooses Illinois site for ammonia plant
Cronus Chemicals said it plans to build a $1.4 billion ammonia production/nitrogen fertilizer plant in Tuscola, Illinois. The company announced ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - Feature:  PG&E maintenance likely to impact storage and summer strip
The close of PG&E’s injection season may come earlier than expected as inflows are suppressed by two system maintenance events, limiting available ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Fuel oil to gas; how NYC's switch impacts demand, basis
New York City has witnessed relatively stagnant demand over the past three years, with demand fluctuating between 3.7 and 4 Bcf/d on an average ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production sets 7-day avg record of 70.6 Bcf/d
US dry gas production has rebounded slightly today, reaching 70.3 Bcf/d, a 0.2-Bcf/d increase day-over-day. It is worth noting that Tuesday’s ...more
West Observer - Redwood Path will begin six-month maintenance November 1
PG&E will be reducing pressure on the Redwood Path starting November 1 and lasting for six months, cutting maximum capacity 375 MMcf/d to 1.8 ...more
Texas Observer - Sierrita Pipeline expected to come online later this week
On October 22, Sierrita pipeline filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to place the Sierrita lateral into service by ...more


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