Platts Releases 2014 Edition North American Natural Gas System Map
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Platts Releases 2014 Edition North American Natural Gas System Map

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 — (PRNewswire) —   Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, has enhanced its cartographic portfolio with the release of the 2014 North American Natural Gas System Map – a complete view of the U.S. and Canadian natural gas industry, from extraction point to export terminal.

In addition to its geographical features, the map -- used around the world for more than 20 years -- illustrates existing infrastructure information from Platts' historical geospatial database and planned projects data as provided by Bentek Energy*.

Existing and planned pipelines display diameter, ownership and operational status. Natural gas-fueled power plants of 25 megawatts or greater are sized by capacity, symbolized by operational status (existing or planned), labeled by name and color-coded by power-generation method.

Within the map a variety of inset graphics depict U.S. natural gas shale plays, storage fields, key urban areas and the refinery-rich U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as key industry features such as the following:

This map measures 42" x 68" and is available in both print and digital formats, or as a bundle of the two. The glossy version is suitable for framing and/or display, and the laminated version can be marked upon to facilitate analysis and planning. An enhanced CD-ROM encapsulates the wall map's content in a portable format.  Click here for full product specifications and purchasing options.

Platts offers more than 50  maps and maps products, in addition to a wide variety of Geographic Information System (GIS) data.

View the full array of Platts natural gas prices, industry news and analysis offerings here

*Bentek Energy is an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, acquired in 2011.

About Platts: Founded in 1909,  Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information and a premier source of benchmark prices for the physical and futures markets.  Platts' news, pricing, analytics, commentary and  conferences help customers make better-informed trading and business decisions and help the markets operate with greater transparency and efficiency.  Customers in more than 150 countries benefit from Platts' coverage of the  biofuels, carbon emissions, coalelectricityoilnatural gasmetalsnuclear powerpetrochemical, shipping and sugar markets.  A division of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), Platts is based in London with approximately 900 employees in more than 15 offices worldwide. Additional information is available at

About McGraw Hill Financial: McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), a financial intelligence company, is a leader in credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. Iconic brands include: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, CRISIL, J.D. Power and McGraw Hill Construction. The Company has approximately 17,000 employees in 29 countries. Additional information is available at


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