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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 26, 2017 - 11:10 AM
Dalton Expansion full in-service now expected in H2, 2017 (page 2)
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 9:20 AM
US Demand continued it's four week decline, falling 0.5 Bcf/d this week compared to the week prior. While most components of demand remained relatively flat, power burn demand took a dive, dropping by 0.7 Bcf/d week-over-week. The primary driver for the loss in demand is weather, as population-weighted temperatures decreased by 2.3 degrees from week-to-week. More importantly, this decline lead to temperatures for the week ended May 26 being closer to 65 degrees meaning a reduction in heating demand days. This in turn caused power burn demand to decline. On the other hand, US production continues to grow, as weekly production increased by 0.1 Bcf/d compared to the week prior. The slight ramp in production is encouraging as we head into the summer months, when demand begins to pick up again. US population-weighted temperature forecasts show next week to be significantly warmer than the week ended May 9, which means we could see our first increase in weekly demand over the past four weeks, and potentially see weaker storage injections.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:40 AM
- TETCO's Trio of Projects Likely to Improve M2 Basis (pg. 5)

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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*

05/12-05/18 Week
05/19-05/25 Forecast Week
BENTEK EIA Forecast
East 21 23 TBD
Midwest 20 22 TBD
South Central 15 19 TBD
Mountain 4 5 TBD
Pacific 7 6 TBD
Total 67 75 N/A

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* All storage numbers are in BCF

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