Southern California Gas issued a high-linepack OFO for Thursday and extended it through at least Friday, saying it would assess Buy-Back charges in accordance with its tariff to customers who deliver into its system more than 110% of their actual gas usage on the OFO day. The e-mail notice for Thursday's OFO was not sent until early that morning.

Columbia Gas said Wednesday it had lifted the restriction on firm service through Grant Compressor Station in Mingo County, WV. When the annual maintenance there began Feb. 7 it was expected to last only three weeks.

Questar has posted its schedule for next month's annual withdrawal test at the Clay Basin storage facility. The field will be limited to physical withdrawals only April 1-4. No injection nominations will be accepted April 5 while the reservoir is conditioned at a constant withdrawal rate of 275 MMcf over 24 hours. On April 6 the constant withdrawal rate will be increased to 325 MMcf over 24 hours. Questar will shut in the field entirely April 7-20, with only transfer nominations being processed, before normal Clay Basin operations are resumed at the start of the April 21 gas day.

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