Florida Gas Transmission reminded shippers that Zone 1 will be
completely shut in April 13-15 as it does several maintenance
projects (see the HotTap bulletin board for details). Zone 1
extends from the pipeline's upstream terminus in South Texas to
Questar revised the conditions for its April 12-16 work on
Storage Main Line 70, which runs from Northwest Pipeline to
Questar's Clay Basin storage facility. Although there will be no
physical gas flows during the project, previously Questar had said
it would allow injection and withdrawal nominations on the
Northwest side as long as they netted to zero flow (see Daily GPI,
March 25). This week Questar said it will not accept any
nominations at all until the project ends.
El Paso expected to complete emergency repairs of a minor leak
on Line 1300 Thursday evening. The leak was limiting San Juan
Crossover capacity to 550 MMcf/d. El Paso will shut down Keystone
Mainline Station (Winkler County, TX) April 15 only for electrical
tie-ins. About 400 MMcf/d will be impacted at 41 receipt points in
the area. Keystone also pumps about 185 MMcf/d to the Waha area,
where six delivery points may be affected.
Northern Natural Gas expects May 1-4 unit maintenance at its
Earlville Compressor Station to impact 100,000 MMbtu/d. Depending
on nomination levels, up to 10% of Primary Firm service may be
allocated downstream of Earlville, NNG said.
A low-inventory Stage 1 OFO by Pacific Gas & Electric (see
Daily GPI, April 7) was not extended beyond Wednesday.
Until further notice, NGPL said the Louisiana Line's Sonat/Erath
interconnect in Vermilion Parish is no longer available for
nominations under interruptible and secondary/AOR firm
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