Monday, June 28, 2010

Downloadable videos and PowerPoint presentations from all three days of BENTEK’s premier energy analytics conference are now available at

EVERGREEN, CO (June 28, 2010) – BENTEK Energy announced today that downloadable videos are now available of all analytics and executive sessions presented during its natural gas industry conference, BENPOSIUM 2010, held June 8-10, in Houston, Texas. During the conference, BENTEK analysts provided an in-depth look at shifting energy market dynamics and how these trends are shaping the natural gas and power industry landscape. The video series made available today includes more than 25-hours of content and includes the fully animated PowerPoint presentation slides used by BENTEK presenters.

"BENPOSIUM 2010 was a tremendously successful, highly attended forum, offering data-driven analytics and practical methodologies for understanding today’s energy markets. In response to numerous requests from our clients, we are making video packages of each day’s presentations available for purchase on our website. This video series offers an opportunity for viewers to select presentation topics of highest interest and experience the sessions conveniently on their desktop," said BENTEK Managing Director E. Russell (Rusty) Braziel.

These videos are available at an average cost of less than $30 per hour. The following sessions are available:

Day 1 – June 8, 2010 Workshop: Natural Gas 201 

> Understanding flows, capacity and data structures  “I” Model and the “Wave” Model 
> Understanding pipeline tariff rates
> Coal-to-gas switching 
> Forecasting natural gas storage
> Storage case studies
Day 2 – June 9, 2010 Workshop: Energy Analytics Methodology & Breakout Sessions 
> Impact of wind generation (by Porter Bennett)
> Natural gas market overview (by Jim Simpson)
> Midstream and gas processing overview (by Rusty Braziel)
> Production breakout sessions: Rig counts, forecasts, and breakeven analysis – plus special
   reports on the Marcellus, Bakken, Haynesville, Eagle Ford and Granite Wash. 
> Regional breakout sessions: Northeast, Southeast, Canada, Rockies, Pacific Northwest, 
   California and the Midcontinent.
> LNG and global supply and demand breakout sessions 
> Natural gas storage breakout sessions

Day 3 – June 10, 2010 BENTEK’s Energy Markets Forum: Understanding and Managing Price Volatility 
> US Natural Gas Production – Expect the Unexpected (by Porter Bennett)
> When Backhauls become Front Hauls – That’s Just Wrong! (by Jim Simpson)
> Is Midstream Infrastructure the Real Bottleneck? (by Rusty Braziel)

Videos will be provided to subscribers via a Web-streaming portal. BENTEK will not provide DVD copies of the videos. Not for resale or redistribution. Copyright Bentek Energy, LLC. All rights reserved.

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