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Lee Williams, Analyst, Data Integrity & Amanda Dirkes, Analyst, Refinery Processing
October 30, 2014
Primary processing utilization rates were unchanged for refineries in the East Coast, Mid Continent and Gulf Coast this past week as ongoing fall turnaround work continues. The following is a recap of utilization rates and operational statuses impacting the market in those three regions. East Coast In...
Ken Copenhaver, Senior Director, Engineering, Ag & Biofuels
October 28, 2014
After ten straight weeks without ethanol imports to the U.S., the EIA indicated a small uptick of 3,000 bpd for the week ending October 10, 2014.  Using its proprietary technology stack, Genscape has been tracking a 128,000 bbl ethanol shipment headed for Houston from the Port of Santos, Brazil. This is...
Dylan White & Rachel Benge, Oil Storage Analysts
October 28, 2014
Over the past two years, the amount of crude oil being produced in North America has increased exponentially. With this rapid growth in production, the U.S. Gulf Coast has become a strategic storage and transportation hub and its relevance to the markets will only increase over time. As part of Genscape...
Colette Breshears, Natural Gas Analyst
October 27, 2014
Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG) has filed an in-service request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting to place the final two compressors of the Westside Expansion Project (also known as Smithfield III Expansion project) into service today. This represents the completion of the project, which...
Rick Margolin, Senior Natural Gas Analyst
October 22, 2014
U.S. exports to Mexico continue increasing with more in store, including developments looming in the near term. Exports this month-to-date are averaging 1,914 mmcf/d, a 228 mmcf/d from last year-to-date, and boosting the year-to-date average to 1,982 mmcf/d, 7% above last year and the prior three-year...
Lee Williams, Data Integrity Analyst
October 22, 2014
Primary processing utilization rates of refineries in the East Coast increased this past week, while rates in the Mid Continent and Gulf Coast regions further decreased. Planned work in all three regions has been the main driver for decreases in utilization as the fall turnaround season is under way. The...
Susan Olson, VP, Biofuels
October 21, 2014
With the EMTS version 3.2 released on the first of October, the Genscape QAP team has received a lot of phone calls and emails with the following core question: “Where are the Q-RINs?” This answer requires some background explanation. Let’s start with recent history. Q-RINs will be...
Carl Evans, Crude Oil Analyst
October 21, 2014
While the recent drop in crude oil prices brings questions concerning economic viability of new North American drilling and crude oil production, the question many are wondering is how much does this change future Canadian production? Focusing in on our Western Canadian production forecast, we highlight our...
Lauren Seliga, Product Director, Real-Time Power
October 21, 2014
Beginning on October 10, Genscape noticed a change in flows between the lines that connect MISO South and MISO Classic, which is seen through its proprietary real-time power monitors. On this date, flows on Dell-New Madrid began to drop significantly without a corresponding ramp down in generation in...
Hannah Burk, Natural Gas Research Analyst
October 16, 2014
Demand in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic (SEMA) has been growing since 2007 with the most growth in recent years occurring in the industrial sector. Summer industrial demand in the SEMA region at normal temperatures averaged 8.38 bcf/d in 2011, 8.53 bcf/d in 2012, 8.75 in 2013, and 8.88 bcf/d in 2014....

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