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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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Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production hits all-time high of 70.8 Bcf/d
US dry gas production continues its record roll, with Bentek's estimate of output today at an all-time high of 70.8 Bcf/d. Production was revised ...more
West Observer - Ehrenberg capacity limited by maintenance
SoCal will start hydrostatic testing on Line 2001 on October 28, limiting the Ehrenberg interconnect by 135 MMcf/d to 1.1 Bcf/d through November ...more
Northeast Observer - Deep Panuke maintenance extended into November
Encana said maintenance on its Deep Panuke field in Nova Scotia will continue into November, extending work that began Sept. 26.  Deep Panuke ...more
Midcon Observer - Coal units in Minnesota plant set to retire this Spring
Xcel Energy announced last week its intention to retire the remaining coal units at its Black Dog plant in Dakota County, Minnesota by April ...more
Rockies Observer - Northwest pipeline maintenance reduces Southwest flows
Rockies outflows to the Southwest have declined substantially from Northwest Pipeline's (NWPL) maintenance at the Moab compressor in San Juan ...more
Canadian Observer - British Columbia announces LNG tax legislation
The British Columbia government has proposed an LNG income tax bill that would levy an initial tax rate of 1.5% to 3.5% once liquefaction starts ...more
Texas Observer - Exports to Mexico drop; MGI secures South System Flexibility capacity
Month-to-date exports to Mexico have dropped to 747 MMcf/d, a 118 MMcf/d decline compared to September levels. Lower demand across the border ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Southeast demand averaging 14.3 Bcf/d month-to-date
Total Southeast demand has averaged just over 14.3 Bcf/d so far in October, a marginal drop (<1%) from 2013, with temperatures averaging 0.5 ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Texas Gulf Coast-Onshore production jumps 87 MMcf/d
Gulf Production jumped to 6.8 Bcf/d Friday, up 55 MMcf/d from Thursday. Texas Gulf Coast-Onshore production jumped 87 MMcf/d, which accounted ...more
BENTEK Energy: 3 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 3 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Columbia Gas: 1 new point; Enable Gas: 1 new point; Nat Fuel Production: 1 ...more
Rockies Observer (Weekly) - Production outlook for Denver-Julesburg Basin
The Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin has received a lot of attention in the past two months, in part due to four pipeline announcements that will ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature:  REX/Lebanon Lateral push back on ANR northbound flows
With the Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) now flowing Northeast production volumes back into the Midcontinent and the Lebanon Lateral now delivering ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf production falls on offshore losses
Total Gulf Coast production fell 34 MMcf/d, led by a 67-MMcf/d drop from offshore. LA and MS offshore fell 48 MMcf/d and 20 MMcf/d, respectively.  ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production back at all-time high
US dry gas production is at 70.5 Bcf/d, matching the all-time high first reached on Oct. 19 and up 0.9 Bcf/d day-over-day. The push was driven ...more
Northeast Observer - Dominion storage nears 5-year avergae
TCO injected 5.3 Bcf into storage for the week ending Oct. 17, in line with the previous week’s injection. TCO has injected 181 Bcf summer-to-date, ...more
Rockies Observer - Cherokee pipeline will feed Denver power plant
Xcel Energy has begun operation of the Cherokee Natural Gas Pipeline, a greenfield intrastate pipeline that will feed DJ Basin gas to the Cherokee ...more
West Observer - West Canada imports to PNW soar amid strong production
Pacific Northwest imports from Canada have been noticeably strong since the beginning of the month on coinciding dynamics in the western portion ...more
Texas Observer - Natgasoline beings construction on methanol plant
Construction on the Natgasoline methanol plant in Beaumont, TX, is expected to start November 1. Natgasoline, a subsidiary of Netherlands-based ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Southeast storage injections average 2.1 Bcf/d over last seven days
Southeast sample storage injections have averaged 2.1 Bcf/d over the past seven days,  with injections peaking at 2.8 Bcf/d Saturday.  Storage ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Upside risk to November power demand likely
Historically, there is a substantial jump in heating load heading into November. Temperatures drop an average of 10 degrees from October to November, ...more
Canadian Observer - Nova Scotia offshore platforms report suppressed September production
The Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board released its September production summary, which indicates Sable Island experienced its weakest monthly ...more
Midcon Observer - Rockies inflows to Midcontinent rise on NGPL force majeure
Total Midcon inflows have remained flat to the previous 30-day average at 13 Bcf/d over the last seven days, but a temporary increase in inflows ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Recovery of housing industry adding new gas demand from lumber mills
Georgia-Pacific announced an expansion of its lumber facility in Gurdon, AR. The $37-million project will increase production capacity at the ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - Feature:  Power demand competing for Kern River supplies
California continues to be a supply short region relying heavily on inflows from surrounding regions to fulfill local demand. The San Joaquin ...more
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


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