Transportation Notes

Gulf South (formerly Koch Gateway) is performing unscheduledmaintenance on one unit at the Bistineau Compressor Station innorthwest Louisiana until further notice. Withdrawals from theBistineau storage facility could be reduced as much as 100 MMcf/duntil repairs are completed.

January 26, 2001

Industry Briefs

Koch Gateway Pipeline informed FERC this week that on Dec. 31 itwill change its name to “Gulf South” and convert from a corporationto a limited partnership under Section 266 of the Delawareconversion statute. Koch said the conversion would have no impacton ratepayers. “If, however, Gulf South admits individual partners,through either a private or pubic offering of limited partnershipinterests, it will make a limited Section 4 rate filing within 90days to address any rate impacts of that change,” Koch said in itsDec. 22 filing with the Commission.

December 28, 2000

Transportation Notes

Koch Gateway is performing both scheduled and unscheduledmaintenance at its Jackson (MS) Compressor Station. Work on units#3 and #4 has been completed, unit #2 will remain unavailable untilDec. 10, reducing station capacity by 75 MMcf/d.

December 1, 2000

Transportation Notes

Pacific Gas & Electric had a customer-specific OFO in effectSunday but did not extend it.

October 17, 2000

Transportation Notes

Due to scheduled maintenance, one compressor unit will beunavailable at Koch Gateway’s Koran (LA) Station for 30 daysstarting Oct. 2, reducing station capacity by 22 MMcf/d. Worklasting about 30 days began Tuesday on a unit at the Montpelier(LA) Station, cutting capacity on the 30-inch Kosciusko Line fromMontpelier by 50 MMcf/d.

September 28, 2000

Koch’s Auction Proposal Favors Affiliate

Non-affiliate marketers and producers are concerned that KochGateway Pipeline’s proposed new auction process for itsinterruptible storage service (ISS) and its parking and lendingservice (PAL) will discriminate in favor of the pipeline’smarketing affiliate.

July 17, 2000

Website Offers Gateway toIndustrial Gas Users

Proctor & Gamble has posted requests for commodity quotes(RFQs) for about 28.7 Bcf over the next year starting July 1 on anew e-commerce website,, which lays claim tobeing the biggest and best transaction site for industrial energycustomers, utilities and producers. But you better get your bids insoon; the deadline is June 15.

June 13, 2000

Transportation Notes

Unexpected delays have prompted Koch Gateway to postpone thestart of maintenance at the Baxter Wilson Power Plant measuringstation until May 30. The work previously had been scheduled tostart Monday (May 22) and last five days. No nominations at thepoint will be accepted during this maintenance.

May 24, 2000

Dynegy, Amoco Seek Stiff Penalties for Affiliates

Calling for a rejection of four negotiated parking and lending (PAL) agreements between Koch Gateway and its affiliate Koch Energy Trading (KET), Dynegy and Amoco filed some suggestions May 5 on how FERC might fix the Order 497 problems that allowed the pipeline to allegedly engage in such affiliate preferences.

May 15, 2000

Transportation Notes

Koch Gateway began scheduled maintenance Monday on its SouthHenderson Line (FPL 3) in East Texas. The work, which is expectedto last 10 days, is causing shut-ins at 14 points, butaffectedshippers are being kept whole on the delivery side.

April 27, 2000