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Leak

Transportation Notes

Tennessee declared a force majeure event Friday afternoon for meters on its 524C-600 Line due to a leak. The South Timbalier 54 meter offshore Louisiana was shut in for the duration of repairs, which was undetermined at that point.

March 7, 2005

Transportation Notes

Operator Northern Natural Gas declared force majeure after detecting a leak in the 20-inch mainline of Matagorda Offshore Pipeline System (MOPS) near the platform at Mustang Island 787. Offshore maintenance crews were responding, NNG said in a bulletin board posting late Thursday afternoon, and the Mustang Island 782, 785, 787, 803 and A-16 receipt points were to be shut in sometime during Friday’s gas day. Duration of the outage has not yet been determined, it said.

July 30, 2004

Shell Shuts Down Gulf Platform Following Leak

Shell’s Mars platform in the Gulf of Mexico was shut down Saturday after a “sheen [of oil] was observed on the water,” a Shell spokeswoman said. At the time of the shut-in, Mars was producing 150,000 b/d of oil and 170 MMcf/d of gas.

May 25, 2004

Transportation Notes

A leak near Ship Shoal 145B has been isolated and no impact to production was expected, Tennessee said Wednesday.

May 20, 2004

Transportation Notes

Tennessee said Monday it was in the process of isolating the section of pipeline following discovery of a leak in the vicinity of South Pass 38. It estimated that repairs would “take a minimum of two weeks.” The South Pass 38, 39, 45 and 47 meters are affected.

June 24, 2003

Transportation Notes

Florida Gas Transmission said Friday morning it had completed repairs of a pinhole leak on the 22-inch mainline downstream of Station 4 in Galveston County, TX (see Daily GPI, March 7). The pipeline resumes scheduling up to normal capacity through Station 4 for Friday’s gas day.

March 10, 2003

Transportation Notes

Tennessee reported Wednesday it had discovered a pinhole leak in a valve on its East Cameron 49B compressor platform. While repairs are made Thursday through Sunday, physical receipts will be suspended at 13 upstream meters. Other meters will experience higher than normal pipeline pressure.

August 1, 2002

Transportation Notes

Repairs of a lateral leak (see Daily GPI, July 23) on Matagorda Offshore Pipeline System are expected to be complete by Friday, MOPS operator Northern Natural Gas said Tuesday morning. About 22,000 MMBtu/d is impacted by the shutdown of MOPS Platform 703.

July 24, 2002

Transportation Notes

Repairs of a lateral leak (see Daily GPI, July 23) on Matagorda Offshore Pipeline System are expected to be complete by Friday, MOPS operator Northern Natural Gas said Tuesday morning. About 22,000 MMBtu/d is impacted by the shutdown of MOPS Platform 703.

July 24, 2002

Transportation Notes

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.

July 19, 2002