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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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Northeast Observer (Weekly) - November expansions poised to lift NE production, shake up regional basis
A number of pipeline expansions are slated to begin service in the Northeast on Nov. 1. These expansions, which will add roughly 1.3 Bcf/d of ...more
Northeast Observer - TETCO limits volumes at Chambersberg during maintenance
Texas Eastern announced an unplanned outage at its Chambersberg, PA compressor station on Tuesday, and will isolate the 36” line 2 between Chambersberg ...more
Rockies Observer - Tesoro acquiring QEP processing, gathering facilities
Tesoro Logistics LP has agreed to buy QEP Resources’ natural gas gathering and processing business for $2.5 billion. According to Bentek’s NGL ...more
Texas Observer - Coal generation gains ERCOT market share
ERCOT data showed that coal made up 44% of the total generation during October, up from 42% in September and 39% from October 2013. Even though ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Marginal production declines led by Louisiana offshore, Texas onshore
Total Gulf Coast production fell 23 MMcf/d, led by a 27 MMcf/d drop from onshore. The lion's share of this drop came from the Texas Onshore sample, ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Demand jumps 1.1 Bcf/d, reaches weekly peak
US demand was revised up 0.4 Bcf/d in Tuesday's I2 cycle, with upward revisions to res/comm demand spread throughout the country. Day-over-day, ...more
West Observer - Veyo compressor maintenance may lift PG&E and SoCal pricing
Kern River will be conducting a two-day maintenance on the Salt Lake compressor station starting Oct. 23. During the event, Kern River will be ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - October 2014 burn exceeding normal levels
Month-to-date US power burn for October has averaged 21.7 Bcf/d, 0.8 Bcf/d higher than normal levels. This increase is not due entirely to temperatures, ...more
Canadian Observer - West Canada exports soar amid strong production, weakened AECO cash basis
Canadian exports to the Pacific Northwest and Midwest have posted noticeably strong figures since the beginning of the month amid coinciding ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - North Texas inflows to the Southeast drop on NGPL force majeure
Total Southeast inflows have fallen to 7.7 Bcf/d over the last seven days, a 0.1 Bcf/d decline from the 30-day average. Inflows from North Texas ...more
Midcon Observer - NNG open season diversifies supply for Viking
Northern Natural Gas (NNG) recently announced an open season to increase firm transportation service for deliveries to existing interconnects ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - More projects adding to demand from automotive industry
Automotive industry expansions and new-builds, including two recently announced projects, continue to bring new US industrial demand for natural ...more
BENTEK Energy: 3 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 3 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Nat Fuel Production: 1 new point; SONAT: 2 new points.
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: The impact of WTI's decline on WCS and Canadian natural gas
Over the past three months global crude oil prices plummeted 25%, or more than $30/bbl, as refinery maintenance coincided with unexpected supply ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Production rises slightly on onshore losses, offshore gains
Total Gulf Coast Production rose a net 11 MMcf/d Tuesday, with gains of 89 MMcf/d from onshore production partially offset by a 78 MMcf/d decline ...more
Rockies Observer - Northwest may increase flows north from Westcoast maintenance
Fort Nelson, a processing plant in northern British Columbia, today began an outage event lasting through Oct. 31 that may displace 0.5 Bcf/d ...more
Midcon Observer - Midwest imports from Canada decline on Alliance maintenance
Alliance begins its fourth round of semi-annual compressor inspections Tuesday that will limit Midwest imports from Canada on the system. Alliance ...more
Canadian Observer - Mainline flows experience strongest October since 2008
TransCanada west-to-east volumes past the Emerson interconnect in Manitoba have averaged roughly 1.9 Bcf/d month to date, about 0.6 Bcf/d above ...more
Northeast Observer - Northeast production posting slight gains month-over-month
Northeast production has averaged 17.2 Bcf/d month-to-date, 0.1 Bcf/d above last month's mark, but is poised for a significant increase as numerous ...more
West Observer - Fort Nelson plant outage has limited impact on Canadian imports
Starting Tuesday, Spectra’s Fort Nelson gas plant in British Columbia began an outage, reducing firm residue treatment from the plant to zero ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Perry Nuclear Power Plant  shuts after brief power loss
The Perry Nuclear Power Plant, located in Perry, Ohio, was shut early Monday morning following a brief loss in power. The facility's back-up ...more
Texas Observer - Force Majeure on TGP could reduce exports to Mexico
TGP issued a force majeure at Station 409, near Edinburg, TX, after discovering a discharge valve leak on Unit 1. The unit will be taken offline ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production lower, demand jumps
Dry gas production is down 0.6 Bcf/d day-over-day to 69.8 Bcf/d, mainly driven by drops in the Midcon, the Southeast and Texas. Bentek's production ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Southeast offshore, Texas onshore drive new US production highs
Southeast production rose over the weekend to total nearly 12 Bcf/d, helping US production reach new highs. Gulf of Mexico production is averaging ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - RV manufacturer expansion will add Indiana demand
Recreational vehicle manufacturer KZRV, LP said it would invest up to $4.83 million to expand its production center in Shipshewana, IN. The company ...more
Texas Observer - Northeast production displaces Texas flows on TETCO
The growing production in the Northeast has already had a significant impact on flows from other regions as long-haul pipelines start to reverse ...more
Rockies Observer - CIG High Plains system will expand for DJ production
Colorado Interstate Gas (CIG) is conducting a binding open season for capacity on its High Plains system, which sources gas from the DJ and delivers ...more
Northeast Observer - Tennessee outage will likely place upward pressure on TGP Z6 cash basis
Tennessee Pipeline (TGP) said Friday emergency repairs are necessary at Station 405A near Avoca, NY, after discovering issues during testing. ...more
West Observer - Nuclear outage season leads to power burn gains
Two nuclear outages in the Southwest have boosted power burn in the California ISO stack. Diablo Canyon Unit 2, located in San Luis Obispo County, ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Coal units at Black Dog plant set to retire this year
Xcel Energy announced last week its intention to retire the remaining coal units at its Black Dog plant in Burnsville, Minnesota by April 2015. ...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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