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Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Dry gas production tumbles ahead of weekend
US dry production tumbled 0.6 Bcf/d to 68.8 Bcf/d in today's evening cycle nominations, with declines split between the Southeast/Gulf and Northeast. ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Net southbound flows on I3 reach toward highs
Net flows on the I3 corridor rose to 710 MMcf/d southbound on Wednesday, near the all-time record of 730 MMcf/d set September 4.  While northbound ...more
Midcon Observer - Ethanol plant restarted in Minnesota
The Buffalo Lake Advanced Biofuels ethanol plant in Minnesota has partly reopened. The plant at full operation reportedly could produce up to ...more
Rockies Observer (Weekly) - Rockies storage on track to fill above-normal
The end of injection season is just six weeks away and although storage levels inventories were at a deficit at the beginning of this injection ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature:  Sabine Pass feed gas demand outlook
FERC documents show construction on phase 1 of the 2-Bcf/d Sabine Pass LNG export terminal is on track, and the US appears likely to begin its ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Offshore LA posts strong gains from Auger platform
Gulf Coast production is 9 MMcf/d lower as offshore gains of 79 MMcf failed to offset onshore losses of 88 MMcf.
Rockies Observer - Liquids, higher IRRs in DJ Basin continue driving acquisitions, activity
Bill Barrett Corporation on Tuesday announced plans to sell most of its Piceance Basin and Powder River Basin (PRB) assets, in exchange for acreage ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Record peak electricity demand levels reached in Southern California
The Los Angles Department of Water and Power said peak demand load Tuesday reached a new record of 6,396 MW. This comes in just above the previous ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - TETCO TEAM South backhaul drives increased LA to TX flows
TETCO inflows to the Southeast along the Ohio Valley corridor have risen to 616 MMcf/d over the last seven days, a 150 MMcf/d build over the ...more
Northeast Observer - Tennessee restrictions driving TGP Z6 prices higher
Tennessee Pipeline (TGP) issued an imbalance warning on Tuesday until further notice at station 245 that continues to restrict flows on the 200 ...more
Texas Observer - Force majeure to put slight upward pressure on TGP Z0 and TETCO STX
TGP reported an emergency repair issue at Station 409, Unit 2, near Edinburg, Texas, and expects the outage to last as long as two days. Flows ...more
West Observer - Permian Basin adds 200 MMcf/d of processing capacity
Atlas Pipeline Partners said it has completed the 200-MMcf/d Edward cryogenic processing plant in Upton County, Texas, in the Permian Basin. ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Market loosens 0.8 Bcf/d amid falling demand
The US market is 0.8 Bcf/d longer in today's evening cycle nominations, led by weakening US power burn. Power burn shed 0.8 Bcf/d day-over-day ...more
Canadian Observer - Canada production reaches record lows amid maintenance events
TC Nova system-wide data, which is lagged a couple days, indicates that production receipts fell to slightly above 9.0 Bcf/d on Monday, which ...more
Midcon Observer - NGPL deliveries to Nicor increasing in September
NGPL deliveries to Nicor month to date have risen to an average of 809 MMcf/d, marking the highest volumes delivered since mid-March and nearly ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Ethanol production plant reopens in Minnesota
The Buffalo Lake Advanced Biofuels ethanol plant in Minnesota has partly reopened. The plant at full operation reportedly could produce up to ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Northeast pipeline expansions review and outlook
A number of pipeline expansions commenced service earlier in 2014 and more are slated to arrive online this November. This week's special feature ...more
West Observer (Weekly) - Feature: PG&E Storage Outlook
The record breaking storage builds of the PG&E non-core and core storage fields have come to a screeching halt in September. The PG&E Core and ...more
Northeast Observer - Spectra releases more details for its New England based pipeline expansion
Spectra Energy Tuesday announced that its Northeast Access expansion project, previously known as the New England Expansion, will have a capacity ...more
Rockies Observer - High Rockies storage inventories likely leading to uptick in outflows
Rockies storage inventories are currently above their 2013 levels, which has resulted in an uptick in outflows. Bentek’s sample of Rockies’ storage ...more
West Observer - Maintenance spurs robust California storage withdrawals
California storage fields had robust withdrawals Tuesday due to the Ruby maintenance. PG&E saw the largest pull on storage summer to date, withdrawing ...more
Texas Observer - A look at Permian processing capacity and impact of future expansions
Atlas Pipeline Partners said it has completed the 200 MMcf/d Edward cryogenic processing plant in Upton County, Texas, in the Permian Basin. ...more
Midcon Observer - Midcon imports from Canada continue to decline
Net Midcon imports from Canada continued to ease this week below the current month-to-date average of 4.2 Bcf/d, which is nearly 100 MMcf/d higher ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Arizona Public Service offers to shut unit at its Cholla Power Plant
Late last week, Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) said it is willing to close one of its units at the coal-fired Cholla Power Plant in Joseph ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production steadies despite maintenance work
US production was revised up 0.8 Bcf/d in Tuesday's I2 cycle, with half of the change centered around the Rockies, as displaced volumes from ...more
Canadian Observer - Kingsgate flows return to normal after completion of Ruby maintenance
TC Foothills deliveries to GTN System at the Kingsgate interconnect reached nearly 1.9 Bcf/d Tuesday, the second largest amount since mid-March, ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Gulf production falls 65 MMcf/d today on Transco SELA shut in
Total Southeast Gulf production fell 65 MMcf/d Wednesday, led by a 72 MMcf/d drop in the Louisiana offshore sample.
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Leak on Transco SELA displaces 82 MMcf/d
Transco said Tuesday it would shut in a number of production points along its Southeast Louisiana Lateral (SELA) near Ship Shoal 47 to repair ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Japanese companies site plant in Indiana
Two Japan-based companies have formed a joint venture to locate an automotive parts manufacturing plant in Jamestown, Indiana. Fukai Mfg. Co. ...more
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Feature: Alberta storage inventories could enter winter at 100-Bcf deficit
Bentek estimates that Alberta storage injections averaged slightly more than 1.2 Bcf/d during August, roughly 0.5 Bcf/d above the previous 5-year ...more


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