You are here

Adam Jordan, SPP Market Intelligence Analyst
December 19, 2014
Genscape’s proprietary, real-time monitors detected a drop in coal production at the Muskogee Generating Station around noon CST on December 18. With line flows from Arkansas Nuclear One to Fort Smith already near thermal limits, it was little surprise that the Fort Smith Transformer began to...
Adam Jordan, SPP Market Intelligence Analyst
December 17, 2014
At approximately 11:15 CST the Laramie River 1 unit came offline fully and was captured by Genscape's proprietary monitoring network. This drop caused a drop in frequency and also triggered a Frequency Event Alert on the Genscape interface alerting user to this loss. (Click chart above to enlarge...
Hillary Stevenson, Manager, Supply Chain Network
December 17, 2014
U.S. shale producers may begin producing less as crude prices drop to five-year lows – with some North Dakota Bakken operators already treading water – as rig counts nationwide are poised to decrease by nearly 600 in the next six months, according to Genscape. U.S. oil rigs will fall below 1,...
Sanli Tan, Power Market Analyst & Lauren Seliga, Product Manager, Real-Time Information
December 15, 2014
Early on Monday, December 15, Raun Transformer congestion (MECWAU1_RAUN_TR2_TR2) hit its limit during HE 12. Several contributing factors of this congestion were captured on Genscape's Power Real-Time (RT) service, including strong northbound flows in Iowa and weaker wind generation...
Bridget Hunsucker, Senior Editor, Oil & Bob Simmons, Product Manager, Natural Gas Liquids
December 11, 2014
Some North Dakota Bakken-by-rail players - already facing narrow arbitrage margins - may take another hit to the pocketbook this spring from adding costs to remove light hydrocarbons from the crude before loading it onto trains. Oil companies have until April 1, 2015 to begin extracting light...
Jonathan Dale, Business Development & Product Strategy Manager
December 08, 2014
Over the course of autumn 2014, Genscape expanded its monitoring network into the UK power market, looking to combine existing public data (through National Grid and Elexon) with its own proprietary monitoring network, identifying potential areas of the generation and transmission landscape where improved...
Bridget Hunsucker, Senior Editor
December 04, 2014
After a year-and-a-half of laying on the scrap pile, Kinder Morgan’s unique Texas-to-California Freedom Pipeline project is back on the table with modifications that the company hopes will attract shippers, a company official said this week. The 250,000 bpd pipeline proposal was tabled in mid-2013...
Lee Williams, Analyst, Data Integrity & Amanda Dirkes, Analyst, Refinery Processing
December 03, 2014
Primary processing utilization rates at refineries in the East Coast and Gulf Coast remained high last week, while the rates in the Mid Continent were briefly affected by the shutdown of multiple units at the Phillips 66 Wood River refinery. The following is a recap of refinery utilization and...
Dominick A. Chirichella, Energy Management Institute, Genscape Contributing Oil Analyst
November 29, 2014
The much anticipated OPEC meeting is now over and the market has been negatively reacting to the outcome. The reaction has been primarily coming from European and Asian trading centers as many U.S. traders remain out-of-pocket for the long U.S. holiday weekend. Monday, the entire market will be back and...
Lee Williams, Data Integrity Analyst & Amanda Dirkes, Analyst, Refining & Processing
November 25, 2014
Primary processing utilization rates in the Mid Continent and Gulf Coast increased last week as the fall turnaround season is almost over. The following is a recap of refinery utilization and operational statuses affecting the market in Genscape’s monitored U.S. regions. East Coast In the East...

Pages