Pacific Gas and Electric did not extend a systemwide low-inventory OFO beyond Thursday.

Texas Eastern lifted Thursday restrictions on creation of due-pipe imbalances and payback of due-shipper imbalances for all points in its M-3 market-area zone. Similarly, affiliate Maritimes & Northeast lifted an imbalance warning for its system that was issued Feb. 8.

Progress continues in investigating the ruptured pipe segment near Station 214 (Carrolton, OH), Tennessee said, and it now estimates that one of the two lines out of service there will return to service early next week. However, based on current nominations, Tennessee anticipates the possibility of restricting 100% of interruptible nominations pathed through the station throughout the weekend.

Noting that according to its rate schedules firm storage customers are required to withdraw no less than 68% of their Maximum Seasonal Quantity (FSS and FSS-M) or Unnominated Seasonal Quantity (NNS and SGT) by March 31, TGT said based upon the quantity of gas withdrawn from its storage fields during the 2010-2011 winter season, it anticipates successfully cycling its storage facilities on an aggregate basis and therefore does not expect to issue a critical notice or OFO requiring customers to meet the 68% minimum withdrawal requirement by April 1. This position is subject to change if operating conditions warrant, TGT added.

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