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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) - February gas demand hits all-time high
US gas demand in February hit record-high levels this year, surpassing the 2014-mark, as cold weather took aim at large swaths of the eastern ...more
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - East Canada storage volumes meet demand, mitigate price spikes
Since the beginning of the year, Bentek estimates that East Canada storage withdrawals have averaged nearly 2.9 Bcf/d, which is 1 Bcf/d stronger ...more
Canadian Observer - West Canada production remains strong despite 2015 capex cuts
Despite recent announcements by several major Canadian producers on cutting capital expenditure for 2015, Bentek estimates West Canada production ...more
Northeast Observer - Millennium force majeure extended; Algonquin outage concludes
Millennium Pipeline said Thursday that the force majeure issued on Wednesday at the Hancock compressor will remain in effect until further notice. ...more
West Observer - Demand, pricing incentivizes Canadian gas to serve Rockies on NWPL
Northwest Pipeline flows through the Kemmerer compressor station in Lincoln County, WY have averaged net southbound flows of 185 MMcf/d over ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Demand nears early week highs at 122 Bcf/d
US demand hit 121.9 Bcf/d in Friday’s evening nominations, 0.6 Bcf/d short of Monday’s high, as cold temperatures continue to bear down on the ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer - Southeast outflows to Ohio Valley rise in wake of Northeast freeze-offs
The Northeast has leaned heavily on increased flows from the Southeast to help make up for shut-in production due to freeze-offs this week. Bentek ...more
Rockies Observer - Demand, pricing incentivizes Canadian gas south along NWPL
Rockies total demand has averaged 3 Bcf/d over the past week, 0.33 Bcf/d higher than the historical norm as colder weather has hit the region ...more
BENTEK Energy: 10 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 10 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Alliance Canada: 1 new point; CIG: 1 new point; Columbia Gulf: 2 new points; ...more
Rockies Observer (Weekly) - Rockies pushes for Jordan Cove LNG, mixed sentiment on draft EIS
As previously discussed in the Summer in the Rockies series, many headwinds face Rockies gas finding a home in the short term, however, further ...more
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - East Canada storage volumes meet demand, mitigate price spikes
Since the beginning of the year, Bentek estimates that East Canada storage withdrawals have averaged nearly 2.9 Bcf/d, which is 1 Bcf/d stronger ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer (Weekly) - Texas exports to Mexico rise to new record
Modeled exports from Texas to Mexico surpassed the 2 Bcf/d mark for the first time in Bentek history at the end of last week and then again during ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Weekly ethanol production at 947,000 barrels per day for week ended Feb. 20
Weekly ethanol production for the week ended February 20 totaled 947,000 barrels per day, 5,000 barrels per day higher than Bentek's forecast ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Total demand surges by 12 Bcf/d
Total demand increased 11.9 Bcf/d to reach 117.9 Bcf/d Thursday ending this week's temporary dip in demand due to continuing cold weather in ...more
Northeast Observer - Algonquin outage limits 125 MMcf/d through Southeast CS
Algonquin announced an unplanned outage at its Southeast, NY compressor station on Wednesday, which will limit 125 MMcf/d downstream of the station ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - US power averaging 24.1 Bcf/d this week
US power burn is averaging 24.1 Bcf/d this week, which is almost 5 Bcf/d higher than the five-year historic February average. Power burn has ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer - Texas production declines amid winter weather
After seeing steady growth for much of the month, winter weather has helped drive down total Texas production to 20.7 Bcf/d as potential freeze-offs ...more
West Observer - Jordan Cove draft EIS receives mixed reviews
The draft environmental review of the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export facility has received mixed marks during the comment period thus far, with ...more
Rockies Observer - Power generation twist as coal under scrutiny
Wyoming-based Morley Companies has placed electric power generation advancement on the forefront by combining natural gas and wind powered techniques. ...more
Canadian Observer - Exports to GTN increase amid more attractive AECO-Malin spread
Canadian exports to GTN's system in northern Idaho have increased over the past few days amid a widening AECO-Malin cash spread and a flip between ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - Feature: Strong Southwest storage inventory signals bearish pricing
High storage inventory levels in the West are beginning to take their toll on gas prices at several key hubs, such as PG&E CG and SoCal Border, ...more
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - East Canada storage volumes meet demand, mitigate price spikes
Since the beginning of the year, Bentek estimates that East Canada storage withdrawals have averaged nearly 2.9 Bcf/d, which is 1 Bcf/d stronger ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Freeze-offs curtailing regional production
Northeast production has succumbed to the icy, cold weather that has plagued the region in February, falling 0.4 Bcf/d in the past ten days, ...more
Northeast Observer - Fuel oil generation jumps with high prices, capacity constraints
Data recently released by ISO New England shows electric utilities in New England relied heavily on residual fuel oil during the mid-February ...more
West Observer - Coal-to-gas switching adds upside risk to Southwest power burn this summer
California/Southwest power demand is expected to dwindle this summer as renewables gain market share and the hydro outlook improves year-on-year. ...more
Rockies Observer - ONEOK puts brakes on PRB processing plant
ONEOK announced during its 4Q 2014 earnings call on Monday plans to suspend capital expenditures on three processing plants due to the low commodity ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer - CenterPoint Energy to power Freeport LNG facility
CenterPoint Energy announced that it plans to build new and expand existing electric transmission infrastructure to provide 656 MW to serve the ...more
Midcon Observer - Another cold snap to push Midcon demand above 30 Bcf/d
The Midcontinent will likely experience another round of cold weather by Thursday, which will push gas demand above 30 Bcf/d, just shy of the ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Total demand plummets by 8.9 Bcf/d
US production was revised down to 70.7 Bcf/d from 70.9 Bcf/d in Tuesday’s I2 cycle, with production coming in slightly higher in Wednesday's ...more
Canadian Observer - Wide AECO-Dawn spread promotes strongest mainline flows in four years
The Dawn cash price has come under noticeable upward pressure in recent days, widening its spread to AECO, and causing TransCanada mainline flows ...more


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