Effective with the start of Thursday's gas day MRT is lifting the System Protection Warning that was implemented Wednesday.

Sabine Pipe Line's interconnection with TGT at Henry Hub will be unavailable for physical deliveries to TGT Thursday through Sunday due to construction work. The work will add new Henry Hub capacity for Sabine, the hub operator. Sabine will continue to accept interconnect nominations during the outage to the extent that deliveries are displaced by receipts.

In conjunction with its abandonment of the Hurricane Ivan-damaged 6-inch diameter Main Pass 296 lateral, Southern said field personnel have identified a need to make an unscheduled repair that will impact the 12-inch diameter Main Pass 144 lateral. Declaring a force majeure for the work, Southern expects an outage of about three days beginning Thursday, during which nominations will not be accepted at the Main Pass 144, Main Pass 144-redelivery, Main Pass 133C and Main Pass 133A-redelivery points.

Northwest completed a pigging facilities installation near the Vernal (UT) Compressor Station as scheduled Tuesday and lifted the associated Declared Deficiency Period. Vernal north-flow design capacity of 333,000 Dth/d was restored for Wednesday's gas day.

Questar lowered injection capacity at its Clay Basin storage facility to 350,000 Dth/d Wednesday.

Sea Robin Pipeline said the Hess Corp.-operated Sea Robin Processing Plant in South Louisiana was able to dehydrate gas late Tuesday and was expected to resume processing again Wednesday. However, as of Wednesday afternoon the plant had not been able to start processing and the duration of the outage remained unknown, the pipeline said. The plant, which has capacity of 750 MMcf/d, was shut down Monday for emergency maintenance.

Four points will be shut in for about eight hours beginning next Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. CDT while Gulf South performs scheduled maintenance on Index 11 (an 8-inch diameter line form Longview to Palestine in East Texas).

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