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Platts acquired Bentek Energy in 2011. Bentek was a recognized leader in natural gas, oil and NGL market fundamental analysis with expertise in power, demand and other energy segments. Bentek provided a full range of products including daily market reports,online applications, comprehensive studies, consulting engagements and retainer services.

By combining the skills and experience of Bentek with Platts, we can now provide a deeper level of market data, news, and analysis, on a regional and global basis, to meet the needs of analysts and traders.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 12:59 PM
Total US dry gas production experienced a volatile week of day-on-day declines, followed by upward revisions in the intraday cycle, largely driven by Northeast producers adjusting to number a maintenances affecting takeaway capacity. At the end of the week, production averaged in line with the week ending April 21 and 0.7 Bcf/d below the year-to-date average. Southeast production was also hit, averaging 0.6 Bcf/d below the March average, but is largely expected to return once maintenance rolls off. Demand rose marginally during the month, averaging 61.9 Bcf/d during the week, a 1.6 Bcf/d build over last week, led by a 2.2 Bcf/d build in ResComm demand. Exports to Mexico resumed back to normal levels following the completion of maintenance on the NET Mexico pipeline, with exports trending above 4 Bcf/d Tuesday. LNG feedgas deliveries are also back up above 2 Bcf/d after a maintenance Train 2 was completed on Friday.
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:29 AM
TETCO Gulf Market Expansion receives clean environmental inspection (page 2)
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:19 AM
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EIA Storage Comparison

Indices Chg Date
TX Intra Flow™ 2272 BBtu -47.82% 04/27
Gulf Production™ 6.2 BBtu -8.82% 04/22

Weekly Storage Forecast*

04/14-04/20 Week
04/21-04/27 Forecast Week
BENTEK EIA Forecast
East 20 25 TBD
Midwest 17 17 TBD
South Central 27 22 TBD
Mountain 5 5 TBD
Pacific 6 5 TBD
Total 75 74 N/A

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* All storage numbers are in BCF

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