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Oil Refinery
Lee Williams, Oil Refinery Analyst
April 20, 2018
Delek’s 73,000 barrels per day (bpd) refinery in Big Spring, TX, has been in steady operation after a turnaround last quarter. Following the work, only brief shutdowns have occurred at the 25,000 bpd fluid catalytic cracker (FCC), which was briefly shut from March 14 to March 16 and later on from March...
LNG tanker Gemmata
Hannah Burk, Director of Proprietary NatGas Products & Charlie Cone, Proprietary NatGas Analyst
April 12, 2018
The tanker "Gemmata" recently delivered the first export cargo from Cove Point to the Dragon LNG facility in the U.K. The vessel began its journey to Cove Point at Huelva LNG in Spain on January 28, 2018. Genscape Vesseltracker AIS data picked up this activity and the voyage, as the likely first...
power line
Robert Lance, ISO-NE Power Market Analyst and Molly Rosenstein, Natural Gas Research Analyst
April 05, 2018
April 3 Update: Exelon Power’s Mystic Generating Station located in Charlestown, Massachusetts, has announced planned retirement in 2022. The power plant has the highest nameplate capacity of any station in the state, and provides reliable baseload generation to serve the nearby Boston demand center...
European Wholesale Transmission Network map in PowerRT
European Power Team
April 03, 2018
    Genscape's European Power Team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the new PowerRT platform. This release further confirms that Genscape is much more than just monitored data. PowerRT now delivers cutting-edge analytical capabilities; combining unique, monitored power...
power plant
Kathryn Briskie, PowerRT Product Specialist
March 26, 2018
Outage Messages Following the REMIT regulation in 2011, outage messages have become an integral part of the European power market. This is truly a case where, if you do not know something, it might work against you. Therefore, it is of paramount importance to make sure that you are in a position to...
Power Line
Gianna Schiavone, Senior Analyst, GP Energy Management
March 13, 2018
Entering into a structured credit and supply arrangement or a preferred supply agreement (“PSA”) is a complex, heavy lift for a retailer, and is not without a host of important decisions to make. Retailers need to assess their risk tolerance in financing their business as much as they need to...
gasoline pump
Suzanne Danforth, Director, Downstream Product Development
March 12, 2018
The two separate shutdowns that occurred along the 2.6mn bpd Colonial Pipeline system during week ending March 9, 2018, depressed associated rack activity for gasoline and distillates, according to Genscape Supply Side Pipeline data. The shutdowns impacted PADD and rack city-...
oil ship
Colin Halling, Senior Oil Analyst and Paulo Nery, Senior Oil Director
March 06, 2018
The amount of refined products being held off the coast of West Africa (WAF) has risen sharply in recent weeks after a heavy set of deliveries of gasoline, predominantly from Europe. Some 1.36mn MT of gasoline are currently sitting in tankers anchored off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria, and Lome, Togo –...
Natural Gas Pipeline
Colette Breshears, Product Manager, Natural Gas
March 02, 2018
As part of Genscape’s proprietary monitoring efforts, the Infrastructure Intelligence team sent a reconnaissance plane aloft over the route of Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise project in Pennsylvania on February 15, 2018. The 1.7 Bcf/d project came partially online last September, adding 400 MMcf/...
LOOP Caverns
David Arno and Dylan White, Oil Market Analysts
February 16, 2018
The vessel “Shaden” is expected to disembark from the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) sometime early next week, based on a 300,000 bpd fill rate. This marks a milestone in the already-burgeoning U.S. crude export industry, as it will become the first Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC)...