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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 - Production falls from several processing plants
Northeast production fell 0.6 Bcf/d to19.0 Bcf/d Wednesday, on several large declines in Appalachia WV and Appalachia Ohio of 223 MMcf/d and ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - US production drops 2.0 Bcf/d
US production fell 2.0 Bcf/d today to reach 70.4 Bcf/d, its lowest since January, following declines in several regions. Production in the Northeast ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Texas manufacturing activity slackens in May
Texas factory activity continued its downward trend in May as all key indicators slackened, according to most recent Texas Manufacturing Outlook ...more
West Observer - El Paso receipts in SJ and Permian decline
Throughput at El Paso’s Cornudas compressor station on Wednesday fell to its lowest since early April as El Paso’s production receipts in the ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - PNW power burn at new five year high as hydro generation drops on drought
Power burn in the PNW has been on a record setting streak since late April from gas generators ramping up to serve load as hydro generation in ...more
Canadian Observer - Wildfires hit oil sands operations and prices
The government of the province of Alberta recently issued a province-wide fire ban in response to an as yet uncontrolled wildfire in the north ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer - Maintenance continues to limit Southeast production
US dry gas production experienced a 1.1 Bcf/d drop since Tuesday compared with the average over the previous week, falling to only 71.4 Bcf/d ...more
Midcon Observer - Imports on Viking Reach Lowest Levels on Record
So far in May, imports on Viking Pipeline are the lowest in any month since at least 2005. At only 38 MMcf/d, inflows from TransCanada Mainline’s ...more
BENTEK Energy: 18 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 18 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Equitrans: 1 new point; Gulf South: 2 new points; Midwestern: 1 new point; ...more
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - TC Nova Announces Open Season for Alberta-B.C. Border Interconnect
On Wednesday of last week, TC Nova announced a Binding Open Season for 150 MMcf/d of expanded capacity at the Alberta-B.C. Border interconnect ...more
Northeast Observer - Maintenance work could cause disruption in production receipts
Maintenance work on Dominion's LN 280 system started 5/11 and in a notice issued 5/21 extended the date for bringing facilities back in-service ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - $100 million expansion slated for Steel Dynamics' Mississippi plant
Steel Dynamics recently announced a $100-million expansion for its steel mill in Columbus, Mississippi. The expansion will include two new electric ...more
West Observer - PG&E maintenance on Wednesday to restrict deliveries at Daggett
PG&E will perform maintenance at its Hinkley compressor station on Wednesday, May 27, requiring a shutdown between 7:00 am and 5:0 pm. The 10-hour ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer - Southeast outflows to Midwest fall after maintenance concludes
After Enable concluded the maintenance events on the Line CP late last week, Southeast outflows to the Midcon market fell this weekend, falling ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - SE trumps NE in fuel switching due to lower gas dispatch prices
Despite the Northeast and the Southeast regions having similar estimated coal-to-gas fuel switching potential, the Southeast is in the lead so ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Southeast drives production decline
Total supply is relatively flat day on day, falling only 0.1 Bcf/d to 77.8 Bcf/d. US production fell 0.3 Bcf/d to 72.3 Bcf/d. In the Southeast, ...more
Midcon Observer - Northern Border ethane levels rising
For two months in a row, Northern Border has been exhibiting increased ethane levels in gas transported on the system. Notably, ethane levels ...more
Canadian Observer - May Production Suppressed but Exports Remain Strong
Maintenance in West Canada continues to hinder production in the region this month. Due to a series of compressor station maintenances on TC ...more
Market Recap Analytic Report (Weekly) - Dry gas production rebounds, however it is eclipsed by demand growth
Widespread maintenance events across the US lead to reduced dry gas production receipts week-on-week. Total US dry gas production averaged 72.7 ...more
West Observer - Kern inflows fall near lowest monthly level
Inflows into the Southwest on Kern River, measured at the Veyo compressor station, are near the lowest levels of the past month at 2.08 Bcf/d ...more
Canadian Observer - Another maintenance on TC Nova hits production and prices in West Canada
For the third time in as many weeks, a maintenance event on TC Nova Pipeline is affecting production receipts in Alberta. On Wednesday, planned ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Declining temperatures cool power demand
Total US demand fell further, by 1.7 Bcf/d to 62 Bcf/d, with the majority of the declines coming from power burn demand spread out across the ...more
Midcon Observer - Midcon outflows to East Canada reach lowest levels for May
Over the past seven days, Midcon outflows to East Canada have averaged about 868 MMcf/d, roughly 330 MMcf/d below the prior month's average. ...more
Rockies Observer - Rockies outflows on Kern near monthly low
Outflows into the Southwest on Kern, measured at the Veyo compressor station, are near the lowest levels of the past month at 2.08 Bcf/d Friday, ...more
Northeast Observer - Algonquin June basis tumbles after notices indicates no additional work
Algonquin Gas Transmission notified shippers that it would not require any additional work along its 30-inch line between its Cromwell and Burrillville ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer - Power burn continues growth over last year
Month-to-date, US power burn is averaging about 24 Bcf/d, roughly 3.4 Bcf/d higher than the same period last year as increases in the Southeast ...more
Rockies Observer (Weekly) - Rockies flows to the PNW fall off
For the first time this month, net Rockies flows to the Pacific Northwest Dipped below 0.4 Bcf for yesterday’s gas day. In the month to date, ...more
Southeast/Gulf/Texas Observer (Weekly) - SPECIAL FEATURE: A Whole New Electricity Market in Mexico (Part 2)
Last week’s special feature gave an overview of electricity reform in Mexico. This week’s special feature dives deeper into Mexico’s electricity ...more
West Observer - Southwest demand weakness causes inflows to fall
Changing dynamics year over year in the California and Southwest demand stack has caused interregional flows to shift dramatically this year. ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Declining Temperatures Cool Power Demand
Total demand fell overnight by approximately 3.2 Bcf/d driven primarily by a 1.8 Bcf decline in power burn. According to Bentek’s sample data, ...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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