Surging production and new takeaway capacity paved a path for record-high natural gas supplies flowing from the prolific Permian Basin.

A 550 MMcf/d expansion of Kinder Morgan Inc.’s (KMI) Permian Highway Pipeline (PHP) entered service at the start of this month and amplified Whistler Pipeline LLC’s recently completed 500 MMcf/d expansion in the Permian.  

“Permian Basin gas samples reached an all-time high in November as new infrastructure lifted supply on several pipelines,” analyst James Taylor of East Daley Analytics said.

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Receipts from interstate pipelines in the Permian averaged 6.3 Bcf/d in November, a 3.4% increase from...