Citing such factors as customer cooperation and recent storage
activity in March, ANR said it was able to rescind a February
notice requiring that interruptible storage customers under the MBS
and DDS rate schedules draw their accounts down to a zero balance
by today. However, the pipeline added, due to abnormally high
inventory balances remaining and overall operational concerns, it
must continue to limit interruptible injections "for the
It may have been an April Fool's joke, or perhaps a Y2K-type
problem surfaced early. Regardless, until it was changed later that
day, Pacific Gas & Electric's Pipe Ranger bulletin board on the
Internet was declaring Wednesday morning that no OFO was in effect
for "March 32, 1999."
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