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Singapore Port
Genscape Maritime
October 20, 2016
The Port of Singapore is the second busiest port in the world in terms of total tonnage, transporting a fifth of the world’s shipping containers and half of the world’s annual supply of crude. As such, it is an incredibly important port for bunkering activity, and understanding the need and...
Oil Pipeline
Lee Satterfield, Analyst, Oil Transportation
October 20, 2016
On the morning of October 11, a handful of climate activists cut the fences of valve stations and proceeded to disrupt more than 80 percent of the crude oil pipeline capacity crossing from Canada into the United States. In quick succession, Enbridge’s 2.66 million bpd Mainline, TransCanada’s 590,...
Oil Pipeline
Hillary Stevenson, Analyst, Oil Markets & Business Development & Marcus Waldner, Oil Storage Manager
October 19, 2016
During the week ending October 11, total inventories at Cushing, OK, slid to below 63 million barrels, marking the largest weekly decline in a seven-day period since September 2009, according to Genscape. Stocks hit a 10-month low between October 4 and October 11 at the hub, as...
Oil Rig
Ben Chu, Manager, Equity Products and Jeremy Sherby, Analyst, Oil and Gas
October 18, 2016
As Q3 results soon rollout, with many first looks toward 2017, we are reminded of the longer term value proposition: namely that capital can be invested with returns above the marginal cost of debt. Genscape currently analyzes over 250 individual company play breakevens, defined as NPV > 0 at 10 percent...
Natural Gas Pipeline
Molly Rosenstein, Natural Gas Research Analyst and Colette Breshears, Natural Gas Analyst
October 05, 2016
On October 4, 2016 Genscape noticed an increase in southbound flow on TETCO as a result of Phase One of the Gulf Markets Expansion project coming online. This project allows for an incremental 350 MMcf/d southbound on TETCO from the constrained Appalachian production area to the MidCon and Gulf markets...
Power Lines
Armagan Yavuz, Senior Analyst, Power
October 05, 2016
Since 2012, New York’s Zone A has transformed from one of the calmest zones in the state to one of today's most volatile. While there are many factors that are driving this volatility on a daily basis, the primary driver has been linked to generation retirements. In combination with other...
Nuclear Power Plant
Gabor Csanak, Product Specialist
September 30, 2016
A recent unplanned French nuclear plant outage at Golfech’s Unit 2 (1,310 MW) neatly demonstrates how the time advantage of Genscape’s PowerRT solution secures traders a head start for intraday trading. The PowerRT time advantage enables profitable trading...
Oil pipeline
Suzanne Evans, Director, Products & Pricing Assessments Development
September 29, 2016
In the southeastern United States, No. 2 diesel rack activity recently declined following an outage on Colonial Pipeline’s Line 1 refined products pipeline earlier this month, according to Genscape Supply Side data. The movement was unseasonable, as diesel demand typically rises in the early fall....
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Susan Olson, Managing Director, Agriculture & Biofuels
September 29, 2016
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Fats and Oils Report with statistics related soybean processing will be released on Monday, October 3. Genscape’s outlook for the NASS statistic for August processing is 140.7 million bushels. Genscape...
Oil Rig
Dylan White, Analyst, Oil Storage
September 27, 2016
The web of crude-related infrastructure in the Permian Basin continues to expand as West Texas regional production climbs to record levels. Several midstream companies are building out gathering systems which will carry crude barrels from production regions to major West Texas storage hubs, such as Midland,...