"With summer heat and air-conditioning season upon us and elevated natural gas demand from the power generation sector, despite higher prices, this record production is a shot in the arm for what is turning into a more and more robust market," said
Bentek data analysis suggests 2014 production will average approximately 67.5 Bcf/d due to a higher price environment for producers and continued production growth from liquids-rich shale basins such as the Eagle Ford, Bakken, Permian and Greater Anadarko, in addition to continued increases in dry production in the Marcellus.
The Bentek data analysis is based on an extensive sample of near real-time production receipt data from the U.S. lower 48 interstate pipeline system. Platts' Bentek production models are highly correlated with and provide an advance glimpse of federal government statistics from the U.S. EIA.
This Bentek Energy U.S. natural gas production data estimate will be published on the first Tuesday of every month, covering the previous month's output activity. Bentek's dry gas production estimates are not observed data and are based on pipeline receipt nominations and certain state production data.
Bentek Energy, which specializes in energy market analytics and is recognized as an industry leader in natural gas market fundamental analysis, was acquired by Platts in 2011. For more information about natural gas supply and demand fundamentals and Bentek Energy, visit www.bentekenergy.com.
For more information about natural gas spot price trends and Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemical and metals information provider, visit the website at www.platts.com.
Keywords for this news article include: Energy, Platts, Oil & Gas, Natural Gas.
Our reports deliver fact-based news of research and discoveries from around the world. Copyright 2014, NewsRx LLC
Most Popular Stories
- Criminal Investigation Opened Into James Foley's Death
- The Hip New Career? Farming
- McDonald's Names Another U.S. President
- Student Startup Develops Date-rape Detector
- Sahara Casino Rises Anew as SLS Las Vegas
- Chinese Coal Gas Boom Poses Climate Risks
- U.S. Supporters of Islamic State Get Close Scrutiny
- Job Market Shifts Complicate Yellen's Rate Decision
- Dems Losing Fear of Obamacare
- Is Diversity in the Eye of the Beholder?