Citing colder than normal forecasts for the Kansas Citymetropolitan area, Williams implemented an OFO Monday, effectiveuntil further notice. Among other conditions, the OFO suspends allinterruptible storage and park-and-loan service loan activity “asrequired,” and imbalance gas due customers is not available.
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Voluntary curtailments of electrical use by some medium- tolarge-size customers was implemented Wednesday in the northern halfof California as officials and utilities continued to monitorclosely a lingering heat wave in the inland parts of the state,driving natural gas loads to the max for electric generationplants.
Tennessee said operating conditions had improved enough Monday toallow it to lift an OFO Action Alert implemented Saturday (see DailyGPI, Nov. 12). Weekend OFOs by PacificGas & Electric, Southern California Gas and Northern Natural Gasalso were no longer in effect Monday.
A high-inventory Stage 1 OFO implemented Sunday by Pacific Gas& Electric was continued through Monday and today. Sunday’s 15%imbalance tolerance was reduced to 6% Monday, but the noncompliancepenalty remains at $1/dth. PG&E projected that its linepackinventory would continue to be 200 MMcf or more above the utility’starget through Thursday.