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Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information, and a premier source of benchmark price assessments for those commodity markets. 

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, November 27, 2015 - 3:00 AM
We've added 40 new points to our database in the last thirty days. Columbia Gas: 1 new point; Destin: 2 new points; Dominion: 4 new points; East Tennessee: 3 new points; El Paso: 1 new point; Empire: 1 new point; Enable Gas: 2 new points; Nat Fuel: 5 new points; NGPL: 8 new points; NNG: 1 new point; Tennessee: 1 new point; Texas Eastern: 6 new points; Texas Gas: 1 new point; WIC: 2 new points; Williston Basin: 2 new points.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 9:25 AM
Northeast production reached an all-time high of 21.5 Bcf/d on Nov 11/22 as colder temperatures blanketed the region over the past few days. The increase was driven by receipts from TETCO in Appalachian PA South, but were none of the listed meters from the project shipper contracts.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 7:05 AM
Southwest demand is expected to increase to over 12 Bcf/d during the Holiday weekend as temperatures fall to low-50s, while demand in the Pacific Northwest is expected to stay relatively flat with average temperatures in the mid-30s.  Southwest demand is forecasted to peak on Saturday just above 12 Bcf/d, or 3 Bcf/d above the 7-day average.  Bentek’s current 14-day forecast expects Southwest demand will fluctuate 1.5 Bcf/d from its peak to trough over the Thursday through Monday period, which are the flow dates for today’s cash price settlements.  This will likely cause price volatility in today’s trading, specifically with hubs within the Southwest, while the PNW will likely be less volatile as demand is expected to fluctuate less than 0.1 Bcf/d over the extended holiday weekend.

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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*

11/13-11/19 Week
11/20-11/26 Forecast Week
East 2 1 TBD
Midwest 8 3 TBD
South Central 5 5 TBD
Mountain -2 0 TBD
Pacific -1 0 TBD
Total 12 9 N/A

Weekly forecast is available to subscribers on Tuesday morning. 

* All storage numbers are in BCF

EnVisuals® Hub Flow Maps


EnVisuals® Hub Flow Maps are a dynamic set of maps that indicate changes in energy flows and regional pricing.

Storage Map


Storage Maps monitor the injections and withdrawals of each storage facility in the U.S.

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View capacity and capacity utilization on each of the major pipeline corridors in North America.