About 1 Bcf/d of NOVA capacity will be cut from May 31 to June
9 as part of the system is inspected for stress corrosion cracking
while tie-ins and other maintenance are performed. NOVA will take
100 miles of 36-inch line between the Miekle River and Knight
compressor stations in northwest Alberta out of service during that
time. NOVA normally moves a total of about 11.8 Bcf/d, a spokesman
Union Gas Ltd. is taking bids through 1 p.m. EDT today for up to
2 Bcf of peak storage service at its Dawn market hub in eastern
Canada. The service permits summer 1999 injection and winter
1999-2000 withdrawal. The open season offer can be found on the
Internet at http://www.uniongas.com/b2b/stc/pipeline/index.html
under "storage services."
El Paso said work on the Gallup (NM) "C" turbine will be
extended. Unforeseen repairs will keep the Gallup unit unavailable
until Sunday, El Paso said, limiting San Juan Basin outlet capacity
to 2,625 MMcf/d though Saturday.
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