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BENTEK Energy® is an energy market analytics company, providing data-driven research and deep market understanding to our clients. We are a recognized leader in natural gas, oil and NGL market fundamental analysis. But our expertise goes much further, into power, demand and other energy segments. We collect and organize data from all of these markets from thousands of sources worldwide, and then transform the data into actionable intelligence and key market insights. BENTEK provides a full range of products including daily market reports, online applications, comprehensive studies, consulting engagements and retainer services.


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Market Recap Analytic Report (Weekly) - Production reaches new highs
Bentek's estimate of US dry gas production averaged 73.0 Bcf this past week, an increase of 0.3 Bcf/d from the prior week's average after Bentek's ...more
Southeast/Gulf Expansions (Biweekly) - NET Mexico begins flowing gas
Enterprise begins open season for Panola NGL pipeline expansion (page 2)
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf production drops 31 MMcf/d on falling Louisiana Offshore
Total Gulf production fell 31 MMcf/d, led by a 73-MMcf/d drop in Louisiana Offshore production. The drop was mostly on Mississippi Canyon, specifically ...more
Texas Observer - Corpus Christi LNG secures an additional 100 MMcf/d for export
Cheniere's Corpus Christi LNG has contracted an additional 0.77 MTPA ( ~100 MMcf/d) of production capacity to Portugal's Energias de Portugal ...more
Northeast Observer - TCO raises inventory requirement amid low storage levels
TCO said Wednesday the inventory requirement for shippers has increased amid low storage levels. TCO inventories peaked at November's outset, ...more
West Observer - CAISO’s mid-afternoon net load ramp gets steeper
The average ramp in CAISO net load, from the time of peak solar output at midday to peak net load in the afternoon, has increased by 54% on average ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Another new high for production
Bentek's estimate of US dry gas production is at 73.1 Bcf today, one day after a revision to Thursday's evening-cycle nominations pushed output ...more
Canadian Observer - Station 2 cash basis weakens nearly $0.60 from previous week's average
Station 2 cash basis has hovered below ($1.60) since Wednesday, down about $0.60 from the previous week's average. Still, Westcoast Pipeline ...more
Rockies Observer - NGL pipeline to begin service in January
Meritage Midstream expects the northern segment of its Thunder Creek NGL Pipeline to begin service in January. The first segment will receive ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Midcon displacement driving weakness at Henry Hub
Southeast outflows to the Midcontinent have averaged 4.3 Bcf/d this December, a slight build over November, but 1.1 Bcf/d lower than outflows ...more
Midcon Observer - Williston Basin to see slight downside risk to production in 2015
Bentek's assessment of internal rates of return (IRR) indicates producers in the Wiliston Basin are not likely to substantially scale back drilling ...more
BENTEK Energy: 29 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 29 new points to our database in the last thirty days. ANR: 1 new point; Columbia Gas: 13 new points; Gulf South: 3 new points; ...more
Rockies Observer - NGL pipeline to commence service Jan. 2015
Meritage Midstream expects the northern segment of their Thunder Creek NGL Pipeline to commence service January 2015. The first segment will ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Oversupply bears down on Henry Hub
Henry Hub cash prices have fallen to $3.63/MMBtu in December, their lowest level since October last year, as excess production from adjacent ...more
Rockies Observer (Weekly) - Opal Hub outflows may further be reduced in January
Outflows from the Opal Hub have decreased year-over-year (YOY) for both eastbound and westbound flows. Rockies Western Slope production has faced ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: November expansions helping alleviate winter price spikes
A slew of pipeline expansions that commenced service in the Northeast this November appear to be doing their part to alleviate price spikes at ...more
Northeast Observer - 200-MMcf/d Mobley IV expansion likely online
A recent uptick in flows from MarkWest’s Mobley processing facility in West Virginia suggests the 200-MMcf/d Mobley IV expansion has commenced ...more
Texas Observer - Rig count drops to 953; six below the prior week
The rig count in Texas dropped to 953 in the week that ended December 12, six below the previous week and and 14 below the peak seen earlier ...more
West Observer - TransColorado open season will attract volumes to San Juan Hub
TransColorado is conducting an open season for 50 MMcf/d of available capacity from the White River Hub to the El Paso Blanco Pool at the San ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Enterprise begins open season for Panola NGL pipeline expansion
Enterprise Product Partners has begun an open season on a proposed expansion of its Panola Pipeline NGL system. The pipeline is a 181-mile y-grade ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf production rises 53 MMcf as Independence Trail flows resume
Gulf production on Thursday rose 53 MMcf, led by a 169-MMcf increase in Louisiana offshore production.  The Louisiana offshore jump was driven ...more
Midcon Observer - Wind plant begins operations in Michigan
The Cross Wind Energy Park wind plant in Tuscola County, Michigan, began operations on December 12. The facility consists of 62 turbines capable ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Res/comm leads demand higher
US demand increased by 1.2 Bcf/d to 87.2 Bcf today, driven largely by residential/commercial and industrial demand, which increased by 1.8 Bcf/d ...more
Canadian Observer - Western Canada exports impress amid wide cash spreads
Western Canada production that has averaged 14.2 Bcf/d since the start of winter, or 0.6 Bcf/d above the five-year average, and a slight year-on-year ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Wind farm in Michigan now operating
The Cross Wind Energy Park wind plant in Tuscola County, MI, became operational Dec. 12. The facility consists of 62 wind turbines capable of ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Ethanol production continues to grow
The EIA on Wednesday said US weekly ethanol production averaged 990,000 barrels per day for the week ended Dec. 12. This represents the highest ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - Feature:PG&E storage shifts to surplus to 2013, PG&E CG plummets
PG&E CG basis pricing tumbles to three week lows in December as inventory at the PG&E core and non-core fields becomes a surplus to 2013 levels ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: November expansions helping alleviate winter price spikes
A slew of pipeline expansions that commenced service in the Northeast this November appear to be doing their part to alleviate price spikes at ...more
Northeast Observer - LNG tankers arrive in Boston despite low send-out
The Suez Boston, a 3.1-Bcf LNG tanker, made a delivery into Boston’s Everett terminal on Tuesday..  The ship had recently stopped in Puerto Rico, ...more


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Envisuals Hub Flow Maps™ are a dynamic set of maps that indicate changes in energy flows and regional pricing. Click on a map for more information. 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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