Southern Natural Gas said third-party damage caused an unscheduled outage on the 18-inch diameter South Pass Line offshore southeast Louisiana. Because of the outage, Southern is unable to accept nominations at the Main Pass 61A, Main Pass 61B and Main Pass 61B Buy Back points until further notice. In an update Monday, the pipeline said it is still developing a repair plan and the anticipated return to service date is unknown at this time.
Florida Gas Transmission kept an Overage Alert Day that was implemented Friday in place through at least Monday, but loosened the tolerance for negative daily imbalances from 15% to 25% Saturday.
Texas Eastern reported an unplanned unit outage at the Grantville Compressor Station. Repairs are under way, Texas Eastern said, but the compressor will not be available for Tuesday's gas day. Due to the outage and anticipated demand in its service territory, Texas Eastern has restricted all IT-1 volumes sourced west of Grantville for delivery east of the station Tuesday. Additionally, no due-shipper imbalance resolution and no due-pipe imbalance creation will be accepted until further notice, it said.
ANR said it has completed engine repairs at Joliet (IL) Compressor Station and lifted the associated capacity restriction for the NGPL-Joliet Interconnect effective with Intraday 1 nominations for Monday's gas day. ANR previously had expected the repairs to last through Wednesday (see Daily GPI, Jan. 24).
Westcoast restored its imbalance tolerance range to the normal 10% pack/10% draft Monday.
Gulf South began unscheduled maintenance Monday on Units 2 and 4 at Koran Compressor Station. It expects the work, which could reduce station capacity by up to 20,000 Dth/d, to continue until Thursday.
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