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BENTEK UNVEILS POWERFUL NEW GEOSPATIAL RESOURCES THAT INCLUDE NORTH AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN NATURAL GAS, NGL, AND CRUDE OIL PIPELINES AND ELECTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE

Thursday, December 15, 2011

More than 60 North American and European geospatial information system (GIS) layers are now available from BENTEK, including: natural gas, crude oil and refined products pipelines, natural gas compressor stations, processing plants and storage facilities, LNG terminals, power plants, generating units, substations and transmission lines.

EVERGREEN, CO (December 15, 2011) – BENTEK Energy, a leading energy markets information and analytics company, today announced its continued commitment to providing the industry with powerful GIS resources. More than 1.6 million miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil and electric infrastructure, contained in more than 60 GIS layers, are now deliverable from BENTEK in Google Earth (.kml/.kmz), ESRI (.shp) and MapInfo (.tab) file formats. The additional visibility into these markets offers the most comprehensive and reliable energy-related GIS data access on the market for mapping and spatial analysis.

“BENTEK’s extensive GIS layers, paired with our strong fundamental analysis, are changing the energy industry’s expectations and ability to interact with data in a geospatial environment,” noted BENTEK Vice President E. Russell (Rusty) Braziel. “BENTEK’s GIS layers are available in a variety of platforms, most notably Google Earth, which is creating a wider user-base for this type of data.”

BENTEK’s GIS layers span North America and Europe and contain critical spatial and business attribute data for all features, including ownership, facility type, commodity, capacity, voltage and/or primary fuel type. All facilities and pipelines included in BENTEK’s GIS layers are verified for locational accuracy. GIS layers are available individually or as a package of layers focused on your company’s needs and upon delivery allow you to visualize the energy market landscape and create custom maps.

BENTEK is also offering a bundle of GIS files that specifically relate to the NGL and refined products infrastructure cited in The Great NGL Surge! This report provides the most comprehensive assessment of macro-level developments in North American NGL markets and includes product-by-product, region-by-region production and demand analysis. BENTEK’s Great NGL Surge GIS bundle offers geospatial data about the infrastructure reviewed in the report, including comprehensive coverage of all referenced NGL pipelines, processing plants, steam crackers and gas basins. This special bundle of GIS files contains additional formatting and business attributes for improved viewing and functionality.

BENTEK’s full line of mapping and geospatial products provide a direct path to spatially empower your analysis and understanding of North American and European energy and power markets. For more information, go to www.bentekenergy.com or call 1-888-251-1264.