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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, May 27, 2016 - 4:56 PM
-Growth projects may disrupt TCO supply-demand balance (pg. 5)
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:15 PM
FERC approves Texas Gas request for early in-service for final piece of OH-LA Access  (page 2)
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Total US supply averaged 76.4 Bcf/d this week, a decline of 0.4 Bcf/d from last week. US dry gas production averaged 70.8 Bcf/d for the week of May 27, down 0.3 Bcf/d from the week prior and was the lowest weekly average of 2016. Tuesday, May 24, set a new year-to-date production low of 70.3 Bcf/d. Northeast production saw the biggest week-over-week decline, falling by 275 MMcf/d to 21.97 Bcf/d, the lowest weekly average for the region since January. US temperatures rose by 5.6 degrees Fahrenheit week over week driving nationwide ResComm demand down by 3.7 Bcf/d. The Midcon Market, Northeast, and Midcon Producing regions saw the largest decreases in ResComm demand from last week, dropping by 1.9 Bcf/d, 1.4 Bcf/d, and 0.4 Bcf/d, respectively. These declines helped to offset a ResComm increase of 0.4 Bcf/d from the Southeast. Imports from Canada and exports to Mexico each declined by 0.1 Bcf/d week over week.

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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*

05/13-05/19 Week
05/20-05/26 Forecast Week
BENTEK EIA Forecast
East 21 21 TBD
Midwest 23 23 TBD
South Central 14 17 TBD
Mountain 5 5 TBD
Pacific 5 5 TBD
Total 68 71 N/A

Weekly forecast is available to subscribers on Tuesday morning. 

* All storage numbers are in BCF

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

Storage Map

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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.

Benport Intraday 3 Cycle Implementation

Intraday 3 cycle data has been integrated into our Platts Bentek reports, DWH and models. Intraday 3 data has replaced Intraday 2 data from April 1 forward.  History prior to April 1 will remain Intraday 2 cycle. 

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