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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
BENTEK Energy: 6 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 6 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
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
West Observer - Southwest inflows from Texas jump 0.7 Bcf/d on heat
Southwest inflows from Texas so far this month have climbed 0.73 Bcf/d from last year to 1.1 Bcf/d, largely because of a spike in Southwest inflows ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production remains weak; power burn falls
Total US production is down 0.3 Bcf/d Thursday after having been revised up 0.4 Bcf/d in yesterday's I2 cycle. The drop in production today is ...more
Midcon Observer - Continental's production in Springer has upside for associated gas
Continental Resources last month said it had begun producing oil in central Oklahoma’s Springer Shale. The Oklahoma-based producer, which holds ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Tallgrass starts open season for new pipeline to Chicago market
Tallgrass has launched a non-binding open season for its proposed 1.2-1.5 Bcf/d Prairie State Pipeline that would o move gas from interconnects ...more
Canadian Observer - Viking extends maintenance that has cut Canadian flows to Midwest
Viking Gas Transmission has extended hydro testing of its mainline by two days to October 20.  The work, which began Tuesday,  is blocking flows ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Forgings manufacturer's new facility will boost South Carolina gas demand
Titanium and alloy forgings manufacturer Wyman-Gordon plans to build a production plant in Dillon County, South Carolina. The company makes products ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - Feature:  SoCal System expansion may add reliability in the short-term
With the expectation of growing Mexican exports and budding California/Southwest demand, the SoCal intrastate pipeline is becoming increasingly ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Transco Z6 Non-NY Becoming Premium Market Amid Power Demand Growth
Transco Zone 6 Non-New York (Z6 NNY), like Transco Zone 5, is poised to become a premium demand market in the Northeast as the region retires ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Production rises 16 MMcf/d
Gulf Coast production rose 16 MMcf/d as an offshore gain of 44 MMcf/d was partially offset by an onshore decline of 28 MMcf/d. The offshore gains ...more
Northeast Observer - TCO storage deficit continues to decline
TCO continues to narrow its storage deficit to 2013 levels, albeit at its slowest rate of the season.  For the week that ended Oct. 10, TCO injected ...more
West Observer - San Juan production curtailed by Chaco Plant
San Juan production remains suppressed in day-over-day nominations as the outage at Enterprise’s Chaco processing plant continues. Yesterday, ...more


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