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Midcon Observer - Midcon production remains strong through to end-July
Midcon production broke over 8 Bcf on four occasions this month, three of which occurred in the last three days where production reached 8.13 ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer - Mier-Monterrey open season
This week, Kinder Morgan announced a start date for a binding open season to gauge interest for incremental firm transportation service on its ...more
Canadian Observer - Sumas to have flows restricted in August
Westcoast Pipeline will undergo maintenance, leading to capacity restrictions upstream of Sumas at the Huntingdon interconnect from the start ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Friday sees considerable moves in supply/demand
Friday's fundamentals are seeing big moves on both sides of the supply/demand equation. On the supply side, declines in the Northeast are leading ...more
West Observer - CAISO load reaches month-to-date high
* Power demand in CAISO reached its highest levels in nearly a month on Wednesday as a heat wave in the west has pushed power load higher over ...more
Northeast Observer - REX E2W project begins full service Aug 1; U2GC to begin partial service
REX will commence full service of its East-to-West project Aug. 1. The project has advanced in several stages, increasing from 570 MMcf/d in ...more
BENTEK Energy: 39 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 39 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Enable Gas: 37 new points; Florida Gas: 1 new point; Texas Eastern: 1 new ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer (Weekly) - Offshore projects slow production decline despite numerous maintenances
Since peaking at 12.2 Bcf/d in April, Southeast production has struggled to recover, averaging 0.4 Bcf/d below 2014 levels and averaging just ...more
West Observer - SoCal sendout spikes with heat wave
* SoCal issued a curtailment watch in effect beginning July 29 and expected to last for a few days due to high forecasted temperatures in the ...more
Canadian Observer - TC Foothills maintenance ends; Kingsgate tumbles
TransCanada’s maintenance on the NPS 36 Western System Mainline of its TC Foothills pipeline ended Tuesday, which was about 10 days ahead of ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - New power burn record
US power burn set all-time highs this week registering at 37.89 Bcf Tuesday and 38.37 Bcf Wednesday, beating a previous record of 37.81 Bcf set ...more
Midcon Observer - Williston infrastructure positioned to meet long-term flaring goals
In the past, a lack of infrastructure has limited the ability of the Williston to gather and transport natural gas, leaving the only viable option ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Power burn on two day record-setting streak
After an upward revision of 1.5 Bcf, US power burn set a new all-time high on Wednesday of 38.4 Bcf. Power burn has been on a two-day record-setting ...more
Northeast Observer - Strong storage injections amidst elevated power burn
Dominion and Columbia Gas (TCO) storage levels started out the injections season split evenly between last year's marks and the 5-year average. ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer - Southeast outflows to Midcon rise in July
Outflows from the Southeast to the Midcon in July have fallen by 1.3 Bcf/d year on year  to 2 Bcf/d as Northeast production as well as pipeline ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Texas manufacturing outlook improves
Texas factory activity continued its downward trend in July, according to most recent Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey from the Federal Reserve ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - TC Foothills lifts maintenance ahead of schedule
TransCanada lifted its restriction at the Alberta/BC border from 1.48 Bcf/d to 2.11 Bcf/d today, a week and a half ahead of schedule, according ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - DTI and TCO Storage Injections Erasing Deficit to 5-Year Average
Storage inventories at two of the larger facilities in the Northeast – Dominion Transmission (DTI) and Columbia Gas (TCO) – started out the summer ...more
West Observer - TC maintenance lifted, flows increase at Kingsgate
* Imports at Sumas hit its year to date high today at 1.29 Bcf/d, up from its prior 7 day average of 1.19 Bcf/d. In addition to record inflows ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Industrial demand edges up on Wednesday
US industrial demand edged up on Wednesday to 18.7 Bcf, a 0.1 Bcf increase from Tuesday's levels. Yesterday's demand levels were revised down ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Strong power burn projected to finish the month
US power burn for July so far has averaged at 32.5 Bcf/d, 20% higher than where it was in July 2014 but 7% less than July 2012. Currently this ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - US demand down, driven by drop in power burn
Wednesday demand is down 1.0 Bcf at 69.1 Bcf. Power burn is responsible for the majority of the drop as demand is at 36.6 Bcf, 0.8 Bcf lower ...more
Northeast Observer - Elevated temperatures keep upward pressure on cash basis
Despite some tapering of prices from Tuesday’s highs, cash basis in the Northeast remains strong with sustained above-average temperatures, which ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer - EA prepared for Texas border crossing pipeline
FERC recently announced plans to prepare environmental assessments for several natural gas pipeline projects, including the Trans-Pecos Border ...more
Canadian Observer - TransCanada flows remain strong but flat
Production onto TransCanada Alberta has remained strong compared to years past, but flat over the past couple of months. Production in 2014 saw ...more
Midcon Observer - Midwest Power Burn hits a new 2015 high
The Midwest produced a new 2015 power burn high of 3.1 Bcf on Monday after yesterday’s power burn was revised up, making for the first day to ...more
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Rover Pipeline May Dramatically Alter Canada Storage Source
Rover Pipeline, a project by Energy Transfer Partners, is on schedule to start sending more than 1 Bcf/d from the Marcellus and Utica into Ohio ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Power burn level following strong upward revisions
Monday's US power burn demand was revised up a 2.13 Bcf/d to 35.9 Bcf/d, level with today's estimated burn demand. The biggest revisions were ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - US production down 0.4 Bcf, power moves up
US gas production is down 0.4 Bcf/d Tuesday, with declines spread among the NE, TX and the Rockies to put the US at 71.9 Bcf. NE fell 0.3 Bcf ...more
West Observer - Havasu Crossover flows at highest in 22 months
* Flows on El Paso’s Havasu Crossover have averaged 615 MMcf/d month to date, the highest level in almost two years and just 50 MMcf/d below ...more


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