El Paso extended Lincoln Station compressor maintenance and water leak repairs on Belen Station’s Unit #1. San Juan Crossover capacity will continue to be reduced by 100 MMcf/d through Monday. The pipeline also said internal inspection pigging scheduled Friday (July 19) on Line 1208 will require a larger flow cut than previously announced. North Mainline capacity will be reduced by 160 MMcf/d.
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Repairs on a Matagorda Offshore Pipeline System leak near Matagorda Block 758 (see Daily GPI, Feb. 11) were not completed over the weekend due to bad weather. A spokesman for MOPS operator Northern Natural Gas said there was still no prognosis as of Monday afternoon on when the work will be finished. MOPS has been flowing no scheduled volumes since Saturday, affecting about 100 MMcf/d, he said.
NGPL took scheduled volumes at the Torch-High Island 71 platform to zero for today’s gas day after a leak was reported on pipeline facilities there. The platform is offshore Texas in the Texok Zone-Gulf Coast. Developments will be updated on NGPL’s bulletin board.
NGPL reported that repairs are continuing on a leak discovered late last week on its A/G Line, which remains shut in. NGPL said it made operational arrangements with its own system and with interconnecting operators, but “due to the length of the outage, the impact of not having the A/G Line available has greatly increased the linepack on the Amarillo system.” Effective with Monday’s gas day, NGPL was not scheduling ITS/AOR or Secondary volumes through Stations 109, 110 and 801, saying only Primary Firm services will be scheduled there until further notice.
NGPL reported completion of repairs on a leak discovered late last week on its A/G Line in Bryan County, OK (see Daily GPI, Aug. 14). The pipeline resumed scheduling of ITS/AOR and Secondary transport volumes through Stations 109, 110 and 801 Thursday.
Sonat reported discovering a small leak in its 8-inch Pointe a la Hache line in southeastern Louisiana. Sonat declared a force majeure and shut in the Pointe a la Hache receiving station. Nominations through the line ceased to be scheduled Friday until completion of the repairs, which are expected to take about five days.
Sea Robin said divers are investigating a reported leak on the “J” leg part of its offshore Louisiana system near Eugene Island Block 295, requiring the leg to be removed from service. The pipeline ceased accepting nominations at affected points Tuesday until further notice.
FERC has ordered a formal, non-public investigation into the “apparent disclosure” to The New York Times of documents that were supposed to be sealed and protected as part of the California regulators’ complaint case against El Paso Natural Gas and affiliates.
FERC has ordered a formal, non-public investigation to be conducted into the “apparent disclosure” to The New York Times of documents that were supposed to be sealed and protected as part of the California regulators’ complaint case against El Paso Natural Gas and affiliates.
Repairs on an A-Line leak at the GPM/NNG Farnsworth receipt point(see Daily GPI, Feb. 7), affecting15,000 MMBtu/d, have been extended, Northern Natural Gas saidWednesday. The work, formerly expected to be completed Wednesday, nowlikely will last until Saturday, NNG said.