Flows were allowed to resume at three meters Thursday after Tennessee lifted the force majeure that had been declared a week earlier for the West Delta 527A-300 Line due to a leak (see Daily GPI, April 16).

ANR will perform maintenance April 23-May 8 at Grand Chenier Compressor Station in South Louisiana that will reduce total Grand Chenier North throughput capacity to 700 MMcf/d. Producers in the Near Shore Gathering Area may experience higher than normal pressures during this time, ANR said. Based on current nominations through Grand Chenier North, the pipeline anticipates that the reduction will result in the curtailment of IT and Firm Catalog Receipt Points in the affected area.

Columbia Gulf said final testing began Thursday on a new interconnect with CenterPoint in Franklin Parish, LA, near Columbia Gulf's Delhi Compressor Station and it was anticipated that nominations at the interconnect would be accepted for Friday's gas day.

Transco has scheduled anomaly repairs on its mainline downstream of Linden, NJ, for April 21-28. IT and Secondary Firm services will not be available through the Linden constraint point, and the NUI Erie Street meter station will be removed from service during this work, Transco said. The pipeline also began anomaly work Thursday on its mainline downstream of Station 190 in Ellicott City, MD, which also made IT and Secondary Firm services through the station unavailable. The work is expected to be completed May 12.

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