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West Observer (Weekly) - Feature: Wider Rockies supply market indicative of higher CA/SW inflows
As summer heat begins to wane and the winter months near, storage marketers and other market participants are looking at the availability of ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Dominion and TCO storage outlook
A summer of very mild weather and rapid production growth has helped push inventories on the Dominion system in line with last year’s mark.  ...more
West Observer - Wind farm approval could increase CA power imports from WY
The Power Company of Wyoming received Industrial Siting Council approval for the construction and operation of the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf Coast production falls to 6.35 Bcf/d
Gulf Coast production fell to 6.35 Bcf/d Wednesday, a 58 MMcf/d drop from Tuesday, with the offshore production sample falling by 12 MMcf/d and ...more
Northeast Observer - Tennessee maintenance will likely restrict flows on 200 line
Tennessee pipeline (TGP) announced Tuesday it will conduct emergency repairs at station 249 in Carlisle, NY, which will restrict capacity at ...more
Midcon Observer - Upward revision in power burn follows warmer weather
Power burn demand in the Midcon region was revised 319 MMcf/d higher to 3.06 Bcf/d for a second straight day during Tuesday's I2 cycle as temperatures ...more
Rockies Observer - ET Rover Pipeline could displace Rockies gas
Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) said it has concluded its binding open season for the 2.2-Bcf/d ET Rover pipeline, which will transport Marcellus ...more
Texas Observer - Mild summer continues to drag down power burn
Temperatures continue to track below normal, keeping the lid on power burn. Power burn has averaged only 4.25 Bcf/d in the season to date, compared ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production, power burn remain flat
US dry gas production remains relatively flat at 67.9 Bcf/d, a 0.1-Bcf/d decline from Tuesday's output, which was revised upward 0.3 Bcf/d in ...more
Canadian Observer - AltaGas, Painted Pony enter natural gas, NGLs agreement
AltaGas and Painted Pony Petroleum have announced definitive agreements to enter into a 15-year alliance for the development of processing infrastructure ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Nuke outages continue to come in lower than in 2013
Year-to-date US nuclear outages remain well below 2013 levels on both a year-to-date and month-to-date basis. Compared to August 2013, month-to-date
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Southeast inventories estimated at 340 Bcf
Bentek estimates that Southeast gas inventories have risen to nearly 340 Bcf, a 200-Bcf build since the start of April and 66 Bcf below the five-year ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Pigment systems plant among several projects sited in Tennessee
American Colors officials said the company will build a new 30,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Gallatin, TN. The unit also will house ...more
BENTEK Energy: 6 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 6 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Alliance Canada: 1 new point; Dominion: 3 new points; Equitrans: 1 new point; ...more
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Depleted storage, more active rigs spur Alberta production
Despite recent production receipt declines on TC Nova that have pushed Bentek's estimate of Alberta production down roughly 0.5 Bcf/d over the ...more
West Observer - Diablo Canyon-2 shutdown helps support Western cash basis
PG&E’s Diablo Canyon-2 nuclear unit is offline because of maintenance on two backup diesel generators. The outage began Thursday, taking 1,150 ...more
Northeast Observer - Production down due to TGP maintenance; TCO's expansion begins operation
The Northeast production sample dipped roughly 900 MMcf/d in today's evening cycle. Nearly all the drop is attributed to TGP's scheduled maintenance, ...more
Midcon Observer - ETP secures binding commitments for Rover Pipeline
Energy Transfer Partners said 91% of its proposed Rover Pipeline's design capacity, or 2.95 Bcf/d, has been secured under binding 20-year agreements. ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - FGT issues overage alert as temperatures rise
FGT issued an overage alert Monday at 25% tolerance for Tuesday's gas day because of temperatures that are expected to reach the upper 90's.  ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf Coast production rises to nearly 6.4 Bcf on offshore increases
Gulf Coast production rose to 6.36 Bcf Tuesday, 52 MMcf above Monday as a 145-MMcf increase in the offshore sample was partly offset by a 93-MMcf ...more
Rockies Observer - Wind farm will increase Wyoming renewable energy output
Wyoming's Industrial Siting Council approved Power Company of Wyoming's application to build and operate the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind ...more
Texas Observer - TGP begins emergency maintenance at Station 409
TGP said it is conducting emergency repair work at its Station 409 near Edinburg, Texas, and expects the station to be offline for as long as ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production down in Northeast on TGP maintenance
Lower 48 dry gas production is down 1.1 Bcf today to 67.7 Bcf/d, with the largest decline, 0.9 Bcf/d, in the Northeast production area. Most ...more
Canadian Observer - Genesee natural gas-fired units approved by Alberta utilities regulator
Alberta's utilities regulator has approved a 1,050-MW natural-gas fired plant proposed for the Genesee site near Edmonton.  The joint project ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Mild August temperatures keeps US power burn at bay
August has been a lackluster month for US power burn, with temperatures across the country month-to-date averaging more than  2 degrees below ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Glass manufacturer expanding in Louisiana
Glass manufacturer Glaz-Tech said it will spend $4 million to build a plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The company has acquired and is renovating ...more
Rockies Observer - Ruby maintenance impact on Opal cash basis
Ruby Pipeline begins annual maintenance at its Wildcat Hills Compressor Station (Segment B50) on Tuesday. The event is expected to last thru ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - DOE changes to LNG export review process could hurt smaller players
The US Department of Energy has completed a revamp of its LNG export review process.  The guidelines require an LNG export project complete the ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - US power burn increases by 1.6 Bcf on Monday
US power burn Monday rose 1.6 Bcf from Friday and is 0.8 Bcf above the weekend average of 26.4 Bcf/d. Temperatures across the country
Texas Observer - Flows to Southeast continue to decline
Net outflows from Texas to the Southeast have been gradually declining, with today's 30-day moving average at 7 Bcf/d, marking only the second ...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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