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West Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: California’s forage for natural gas storage
As injection season begins, California faces the daunting task of refilling natural gas reserves depleted by this winter’s  frigid weather. California ...more
Northeast Observer (Weekly) - Special Feature: Overview of Gas Processing in the Marcellus and Utica
Processing capacity in the Lower 48 states grew by roughly 6.5 Bcf/d in 2013. The Northeast was the fastest-growing region, adding 2.6 Bcf/d ...more
Rockies Observer - Rockies production rebounds in Tuesday's I2
Rockies sample production in the Piceance Basin was revised up 287 MMcf/d to 1.7 Bcf/d in Tuesday's I2 cycle as a two-day maintenance event on ...more
West Observer - Thermal power grows in CAISO generation stack
CAISO reports thermal power generation increased by 1,537 MW in April MTD compared with last year’s levels. The uptick in thermal generation ...more
Northeast Observer - Production volatility across the Northeast leads to net 100 MMcf/d decline
The Northeast production sample fell 100 MMcf/d, a much smaller decline than yesterday's 0.8 Bcf/d drop. Ohio production dropped by roughly 90 ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Texas rebound pulls Gulf production higher
Gulf Coast production is 60 MMcf higher Wednesday at 6.76 Bcf, with gains in Texas Onshore, Offshore and Louisiana Onshore pushing the total ...more
Canadian Observer - Exports to Midwest shift on Bakken, Rockies production, storage demand
Exports to the US on Northern Border Pipeline at Port of Morgan, MT, have averaged 794 MMcf/d less than 2013 month-to-date levels. US production ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Transco fully subscribes Dalton expansion
Transco announced that it has fully subscribed the 106-mile Dalton Expansion Project, which will interconnect with Transco Station 115 and deliver ...more
Texas Observer - Maintenance on TETCO to reduce flows between PEMEX,Tivoli
Texas Eastern will be performing maintenance on its South Texas system between the Tivoli and Blessing stations from April 23 to 30. TETCO will ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production down after strong Tuesday I2 revision
Total US dry production is down to 66.4 Bcf/d Wednesday, a 0.1 Bcf/d decline from Tuesday, after Tuesday's volumes were revised up 0.5 Bcf/d ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Coal generation market share in ISOs fall from March
Bentek's Regional Power Balances dataset shows coal generation has lost some market share in PJM, SPP, MISO, ISO-NE, CAISO, ERCOT and NYISO to ...more
Midcon Observer - Incremental processing capacity added to the Anadarko basin
ONEOK Partners announced the completed construction of the Canadian Valley Processing Plant, located in the Cana-Woodford Shale area in Oklahoma. ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - Projects expected to bump up Midcon Market demand
MasterBrand Cabinets' recent announcement of an expansion at its manufacturing site in Ferdinand, IN, is among more than 50 new builds and expansions ...more
BENTEK Energy: 7 New Points Added to Our Database
We've added 7 new points to our database in the last thirty days. ANR: 2 new points; Enable Gas: 1 new point; Gulf South: 1 new point; NGPL: ...more
Canadian Observer (Weekly) - Bakken, Rockies replace exports to Midwest; Coal phased out in ON, reduced in AB
Ontario retired its last remaining coal-fired generation plant earlier this month, but coal generation is holding on in Alberta. Coal accounts ...more
Northeast Observer - Northeast production drops 0.8 Bcf/d
Northeast sample production is down 0.8 Bcf/d to 13.6 Bcf/d compared to yesterday. Half of the drop is in the dry Marcellus window in northeastern ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Texas processing plants bring down Gulf Coast production
Gulf Coast production is 50 MMcf/d lower at 6.68 Bcf/d Tuesday with declines of 32 MMcf/d and 22 MMcf/d in onshore Texas and Louisiana, respectively. ...more
West Observer - Sumas receipts hit monthly high
Northwest flows through Sumas have risen this week, aided by pricing dynamics in the Pacific Northwest. The Sumas hub increased $0.15 in weekend ...more
Canadian Observer - Ontario ceases coal-fired generation, Alberta downsizing coal's footprint
Ontario authorities last week said the province's last remaining coal-fired generation plant has stopped operating. The province-owned 306-MW ...more
Supply/Demand Balance Analytic Report - Production tumbles lower in Northeast, Rockies
Total US dry production has declined to 66.0 Bcf/d in Tuesday's evening cycle, a 1.7 Bcf/d drop from Monday. The declines are spread across all ...more
Rockies Observer - Maintenance events will cut capacity on SoCal and Northwest
SoCal Gas on Tuesday will begin planned pigging maintenance that will run through Sunday, reducing capacity at the Needles/Topock interconnect ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Southeast flows into premium Southeast market decline on year
Over the last 30 days, Henry Hub and Perryville flows into the premium Southeast market have averaged just over 8 Bcf/d, a 0.9 Bcf/d decline ...more
Power Burn Analytic Report - Large I2 revisions for Monday push US power burn above 17 Bcf/d
US power burn Tuesday is 17.6 Bcf, up 250 MMcf from Monday. In addition, Monday's evening cycle estimate was, as expected, revised more than ...more
Texas Observer - ONEOK announces completion of Sterling III and other projects
ONEOK has completed its Sterling III pipeline, which can transport up to 193 Mb/d of y-grade or batched NGL purity products from the company's ...more
Midcon Observer - Bison deliveries rise on Northern Border, slash Canadian imports on system
Bison Pipeline deliveries to Northern Border at the Kurtz, ND, interconnect have averaged 228 MMcf/d over the past 30 days, more than 200 MMcf/d ...more
Industrial End Users Analytic Report - New manufacturing center announced in North Carolina
Duke Energy is a partner in a North Carolina manufacturing project that will bring more industrial demand for natural gas to the Southeast. Plastics ...more
Rockies Observer - CA/SW demand lifts Kern River flows
Rockies outflows to CA/Southwest gained 0.18 Bcf/d over the long-weekend to 2.5 Bcf/d in Monday's evening cycle nominations. CA/Southwest demand ...more
Canadian Observer - Maintenance events to affect exports beginning Tuesday
Alliance will conduct semi-annual inspections at various compressor stations along its mainline, including the Alameda Station in southern Saskatchewan ...more
Gulf Coast Production Analytic Report - Garden Banks' production declines in April pull down Gulf
Gulf Coast production fell 47 MMcf over the weekend to 6.65 Bcf on Monday.  A production drop in Louisiana is responsible for the entire decrease ...more
Southeast/Gulf Observer - Trunkline clears FERC for mainline oil conversion project
FERC last week denied a request by the Michigan PSC and Consumers Energy Co. for a rehearing on Trunkline's conversion of 770 miles of it mainline ...more


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