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Southeast/Gulf Observer (Weekly) - Northeast pushback moves storage levels above 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 5-year ...more
Northeast Observer - SW PA wet well backlog up 25% since December
Last week PA DEP released production data for the first half of 2014. According to the data, as of June of this year, PA had 4,176 producing ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Supply down; Mexican exports rebounding
Total supply is down 0.7 Bcf from Wednesday with both production and Canadian imports shedding some volumes. Total dry production has declined ...more
Rockies Observer - Rockies outflows to PNW similar to last year
Year-to-date Rockies outflows to the Pacific Northwest (PNW) via Northwest Pipeline (NWPL) and Ruby are unchanged from a year ago, averaging ...more
West Observer - Ruby continues to be a key supplier of Redwood Path, but will trend last?
Ruby deliveries to Malin have been unprecedentedly high this summer as strong spreads to the West and pushback on REX created incentives for ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Offshore production expected to reach 4.0 Bcf/d in October
Southeast offshore production has averaged 3.68 Bcf/d during August 2014, just below the 3.7 Bcf/d average during August 2013.  Bentek’s September ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Transportation equipment sector continues to expand
Global automotive supplier Continental plans to undertake  a $150-million expansion of its production facility in Newport News, Virginia. The ...more
Texas Observer - TGP force majeure limits exports to Mexico
A force majeure TGP issued August 18 at station 409 near Edinburg, Texas, cut Tennessee flows through the station to 173 MMcf/d from 310 MMcf/d ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - September power burn to rise with seasonal drops in nuclear, wind
Gas generation and nuclear generation share an important relationship during shoulder seasons. Historically, nuclear outages begin to increase ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Louisiana drives Gulf production gain
Gulf production rose 45 MMcf Thursday to 6.67 Bcf. Louisiana offshore was responsible for most of the increase, adding 33 Mcf/d from Sea Robin ...more
Canadian Observer - Drop in Baileyville outflows offset by increase at East Hereford
Net outflows at the Baileyville interconnect with Maritimes NE Pipeline since Saturday have averaged 62 MMcf/d, or roughly 95 MMcf/d below the ...more
Midcon Observer - Garden Creek II processing plant sends volumes to Northern Border
Oneok's Garden Creek II processing plant in McKenzie County, North Dakota, began delivering volumes to Northern Border on Tuesday. The plant ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - Feature: 2015 California Hydro Outlook
With summer coming to a close, early precipitation forecasts for the 2015 water year suggest California may be in for a stronger hydroelectric ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Dissecting Utica's 1Q2014 production data
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has released the first-quarter results of 2014 for the Utica, in accordance with a new state ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Orascom ammonia production expansion on track for 4Q2014
Orascom Partners has confirmed that the expansion of ammonia production at its OCI Beaumont plant in Nederland, TX, remains on schedule to come ...more
Rockies Observer - Proposed Wyoming ammonia facility moving forward
Simplot Phosphates has obtained construction approval from Wyoming's Industrial Siting Council for an ammonia plant at Simplot's existing fertilizer ...more
Northeast Observer - Transco announces open season for Leidy Line
Transco announced the start of a non-bidding open season for the Diamond East Project which has an anticipated in-service date in mid-2018.  ...more
West Observer - Net Southwest inflows from Texas decline
This season's record run of net flows from Texas to the Southwest has slowed in recent weeks,
Midcon Observer - Wisconsin's Point Beach 02 Nuclear plant resumes service
The 518-MW Point Beach 02 plant in Wisconsin increased utilization to 100% Tuesday after being offline for maintenance. The unit had accounted ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Power burn remains volatile; supply flat
US dry production is down 0.4 Bcf from Tuesday, primarily led by production declines in the Northeast and the Rockies. Northeast production sample ...more
Canadian Observer - Saskatchewan flaring, venting continues to plague production receipts
According to the Saskatchewan Ministry of the Economy, flaring and venting within the province has grown to roughly 135 MMcf/d in June from around ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - ISO natural gas market share rises as coal declines
Bentek’s Regional Power Balances dataset shows that natural gas generation in SPP, PJM, MISO, NYISO, ISONE, ERCOT and CAISO has experienced an ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Power burn makes gains in generation stack as hub prices remain lower
Southeast power burn has averaged 8.66 Bcf/d in August, 230 MMcf/d above weather-adjusted levels, as Henry Hub cash has stayed below $4.00/MMBtu ...more
Texas Observer - Power Burn ramps up before summer's end
Season to date, power burn has averaged 4.31 Bcf/d, slightly down from 2013 season to date of 5.43 Bcf/d. Power burn edged up to 5.49 Bcf/d on ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf production remains flat as regions offset
Total Gulf production Wednesday remained flat with Tuesday at 6.45 Bcf/d. Mississippi Offshore gained 39 MMcf/d as production receipts from Destin ...more
BENTEK Energy: 3 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 3 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Dominion: 3 new points.
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Feature: Saskatchewan flaring and venting continues to hamper production sample
Since the beginning of 2008, Bentek’s sample of Saskatchewan production has fallen from slightly below 1.0 Bcf/d to roughly 0.5 Bcf/d.  The sample, ...more
Rockies Observer - Two month anniversary: Seneca Lateral's Rockies pushback
REX began shipping gas from the Northeast to Midwest markets on June 26, marking the first time supplies were shipped west. The event corresponded ...more
Northeast Observer - FERC issues favorable environmental review of Spectra's OPEN project
Spectra on Aug. 22 received a favorable environmental assessment report from FERC for its Ohio Pipeline Energy Network (OPEN) expansion. The ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - US power burn down with nuclear plant returns
US power burn Tuesday declined 1.3 Bcf/d, or 4%, to 29.0 Bcf/d. Declines were the most significant in the Midwest, Southeast and Texas, down ...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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