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Rockies Observer (Weekly) - Winter outflows to Southwest face new challanges
Rockies outflows to the Southwest may face new challenges this winter that were absent from previous winter periods. There is greater winter ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer (Weekly) - Freeport LNG reaches FID on first train
Freeport LNG has reached a Final Investment Decision on the first 0.6-Bcf/d train of its planned 1.8-Bcf/d LNG export terminal.  Freeport received ...more
Northeast Observer - Northeast demand poised to jump this weekend amid cold snap
Northeast demand is expected to jump this weekend with the arrival of the region's first cold snap this fall. Regional gas demand is forecast ...more
West Observer - More Permian gas feeds CA/SW demand
El Paso’s San Juan Crossover over the last two months has switched direction to east-to-west, allowing for more Permian gas to make its way to ...more
Texas Observer - Western Gas buys Nuevo Midstream
Western Gas Partners said it will buy Nuevo Midstream, a Delaware Basin gathering and processing company. Bentek’s NGL Facilities Databank estimates ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production steady; res/comm ramping up
US dry gas production jumped by 0.5 Bcf/d to 70.3 Bcf/d, in line with the previous six-day average of 70.5 Bcf/d. The increase followed a downward ...more
Midcon Observer - Incremental industrial demand to be added in Illinois
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has confirmed that Cronus Chemical will build an ammonia production facility in Douglas County, Illinois. The $1.4 ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - North Texas inflows remain subdued on NGPL
Southeast inflows have fallen to an average of 7.6 Bcf/d over the last seven days, a 0.15-Bcf/d decline from the 30-day average. The decline ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf output falls as both offshore and onshore production slip
Gulf Coast production Thursday fell by 64 MMcf from Wednesday, with offshore output declining by 41 MMcf and onshore production dropping by 23 ...more
Rockies Observer - Rockies storage at season-ending high from 2013
Rockies storage inventory is at a slight surplus from last year's level (excluding WBI) as the official end of injection season looms on Friday. ...more
Canadian Observer - Maintenance work leads to production dip, stronger basis
AECO cash basis over the last week has strengthened considerably, likely because of several week-long maintenance events that have restricted ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - MISO notes strong wind generation in October compared to 2013
Wind generation so far in October in the six ISOs from which Bentek collects data is up 22%, or an average of 16.1 GWh/d. MISO, where wind has ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Cronus chooses Illinois site for ammonia plant
Cronus Chemicals said it plans to build a $1.4 billion ammonia production/nitrogen fertilizer plant in Tuscola, Illinois. The company announced ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - Feature:  PG&E maintenance likely to impact storage and summer strip
The close of PG&E’s injection season may come earlier than expected as inflows are suppressed by two system maintenance events, limiting available ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Fuel oil to gas; how NYC's switch impacts demand, basis
New York City has witnessed relatively stagnant demand over the past three years, with demand fluctuating between 3.7 and 4 Bcf/d on an average ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production sets 7-day avg record of 70.6 Bcf/d
US dry gas production has rebounded slightly today, reaching 70.3 Bcf/d, a 0.2-Bcf/d increase day-over-day. It is worth noting that Tuesday’s ...more
West Observer - Redwood Path will begin six-month maintenance November 1
PG&E will be reducing pressure on the Redwood Path starting November 1 and lasting for six months, cutting maximum capacity 375 MMcf/d to 1.8 ...more
Texas Observer - Sierrita Pipeline expected to come online later this week
On October 22, Sierrita pipeline filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to place the Sierrita lateral into service by ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Sasol announces final approval for Louisiana Cracker
Sasol announced the final approval of a worldscale cracker at its Lake Charles, LA, complex. The current cracker at the facility has a nameplate ...more
Rockies Observer - TransColorado to place downward pressure on El Paso San Juan
Rockies outflows to the Southwest have declined week-on-week as lower demand in the Southwest has reduced the need for Rockies gas. Outflows ...more
Canadian Observer - East Canada demand strengthens despite moderate temperatures
Bentek estimates that East Canada demand has averaged nearly 3.2 Bcf/d month to date, the strongest October average since 2009, despite experiencing ...more
Midcon Observer - Nuclear unit outages in the Midwest boosting power burn
Nuclear outages in the Midcontinent are up 58% in October compared with the same time period in 2013, representing 1.8 GW of generating capacity ...more
Northeast Observer - TCO, DOM injections weaken but remain stronger than 2013
TCO continues to close its storage deficit to 2013 levels, injecting 3.89 Bcf for the week ended Oct. 24 and bringing total inventories to 217 ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Bentek forecasts lower burn in November compared with 2013
Bentek expects US power burn will average 19.3 Bcf/d in November, 0.6 Bcf/d more than the three-year average, but 0.3 Bcf/d less than November ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Alabama and Louisiana offshore drag production lower
Gulf Coast production is 81 MMcf/d lower Wednesday, as offshore regions fell 76 MMcf/d and onshore dropped 5 MMcf/d.
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Expansion of food production plant planned in Mississippi
Mars Food North America plans a $31 million investment at its food products manufacturing plant in Greenville, MS. The company said the project ...more
BENTEK Energy: 1 New Point Added to Our Database
We've added 1 new point to our database in the last thirty days. Enable Gas: 1 new point.
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Canadian production strengthens in October, but winter could provide change
Bentek estimates that Canadian production climbed to approximately 14.9 Bcf/d over the past weekend, which is 1.3 Bcf/d above the September average ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production dips, ends 70-plus Bcf/d streak
US dry gas production ended its 70-plus Bcf/d run, which had begun last week, as volumes dropped to 69.9 Bcf/d in today’s evening cycle. The ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Southeast production falls 0.1 Bcf/d over the last 7 days
Southeast production has averaged 11.7 Bcf/d over the last seven days, 0.1-Bcf/d below the 30-day average, driven by a 0.2 Bcf/d drop in sample ...more


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