Transco said it is conducting unplanned maintenance to repair a leak on its Southeast Louisiana Lateral in Terrebonne Parish, LA, and asked operators of receipt points upstream of the affected area to shut in immediately. The outage affects flows of about 100,000 Dth/d, and Transco said effective Tuesday it was not scheduling or confirming quantities at the upstream points until the maintenance is complete, which it estimated will take seven days.
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Marcellus Shale natural gas pipeline takeaway capacity will jump to 8.5 Bcf/d by 2013, more than double its current level, according to Bentek Energy LLC.
Panhandle Eastern expects to begin three days of odorization on the Battle Creek Lateral Monday, during which the Battle Creek #1 interconnect with Southeast Michigan Gas will be unavailable; however, the Albion and Battle Creek #2 meters at the utility’s citygate will remain available.
High Point Gas Transmission (HPGT) will purchase onshore and offshore natural gas pipeline assets in southeast Louisiana from Southern Natural Gas Co. (SNG), the companies said Friday. Financial terms of the deal, which is expected to close next year, were not disclosed.
FERC has approved Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line’s (Transco) proposed 225,000 Dth/d expansion of its system to serve growing natural gas markets in the Southeast region, the Williams Partners LP subsidiary said Wednesday.
Southern reported an unscheduled unit outage at Holy Trinity Compressor Station in southeast Alabama, which is the first station on its South Georgia facilities. No impact to FT service was expected, but a 40,000 Dth/d reduction in interruptible transport was likely, as well as a reduction in available peak hour capacity, Southern said.
New Mexico regulators on Thursday approved more natural gas-fired generation in the southeast part of the state bordering on the greater El Paso area. The Texas Public Utility Commission previously approved the El Paso Electric Co. project.
A rupture on Enterprise Products Partners LP’s 20-inch diameter South Texas pipeline system in Wilson County southeast of San Antonio shut down a stretch of roadway Thursday afternoon, but there were no injuries and only one producer was affected, an Enterprise spokesman said. “We don’t know what happened, but shortly before 1 [p.m. Thursday] our control room personnel detected a pressure drop on that line and immediately began shutdown procedures…” spokesman Rick Rainey told NGI. “There was no ignition…but the line did rupture. A couple of county roads were shut down for a brief period. Repairs were expected to be completed by last Saturday morning. Rainey said there was no excavation going on in the area as far as Enterprise officials knew. The cause was under investigation.