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Canadian Exports Rise for 13th Year

With an extra boost from the industry’s newest branch offshoreof Nova Scotia, Canadian natural gas exporters chalked up their13th consecutive annual record during the contract year that endedlast Oct. 31.

January 22, 2001

Transportation Notes

Nominations exceeded capacity at NOVA’s Eastern Gate Tuesday,causing a restriction of about 270 MMcf/d, or 46% of IT capability.

June 28, 2000

Transportation Notes

To curb growing linepack, NOVA changed its daily imbalancetolerance range to +2%/-18% at noon Tuesday.

June 14, 2000

Transportation Notes

Citing “seasonal efficiency adjustments,” NOVA said it woulddecrease its target linepack by about 177 MMcf in gradualincrements by May 29.

May 17, 2000

Maritimes, Sable Expect One-Month Delay

Markets in Atlantic Canada and New England won’t be getting anextra gas supply source as soon as previously expected. Maritimes& Northeast Pipeline LLC informed FERC this week that both530/360 MMcf/d Canadian/US pipeline project (Phase II) and theSable Offshore Energy Project (SOEP), which will be the source ofsupply for the pipeline, will not be in service on schedule.

October 21, 1999

TransCanada Promises $70 Million in Savings

It’s been a year since the completion of its C$11 billion mergerwith Nova Corp., but TransCanada Pipelines finally came through onpromised savings yesterday. The pipeline company said it will give$70 million in merger-related savings to its pipeline customersthrough “targeted operating cost reductions.” An agreement on thereductions was filed with Canada’s National Energy Board and theAlberta Energy and Utilities Board yesterday.

July 27, 1999

Transportation Notes

NOVA estimated that repairs to a flange assembly leak on its NorthLateral (see Daily GPI, May 17), whichstarted Wednesday, would take 24-36 hours to complete. Some receiptsupstream of Dusty Lake Compressor Station are being curtailed by thework.

May 20, 1999

Transportation Notes

NOVA said a leak discovered in a flange assembly early Thursdayon its North Lateral in eastern Alberta is curtailing up to 500MMcf/d of upstream production. The line usually flows 1.6-1.7Bcf/d, a spokesman said. He estimated the leak will require 24-48hours of repair time, but no schedule has been set.

May 17, 1999

Transportation Notes

Completion of the Unit #7 outage at NOVA’s Princess B CompressorStation, expected last week to be expedited to April 23 (see DailyGPI, April 14), has been extended to April 26.

April 22, 1999

Industry Briefs

TransCanada PipeLines subsidiary NOVA Gas Transmission (NGTL)filed its new pricing structure proposal with the Alberta Energyand Utilities Board (AEUB) yesterday. The gas transportation tollson TransCanada’s Alberta system are consistent with the memorandumof understanding (MOU) reached recently with the CanadianAssociation of Petroleum Producers. Announced March 24, the MOUdetails a new distance- and quantity-based pricing structure toreplace the current postage-stamp pricing regime for tolls on theAlberta system. The application also reflects input gathered duringan extensive stakeholder consultation process that began in late1996. The filing replaces an application NGTL put forth to the AEUBin April 1998.

April 8, 1999
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