Springs

Colorado Springs Puts Six-Month Hold on Drilling

The nine-member city council in Colorado’s second largest city, Colorado Springs (pop. 416,000), voted unanimously Wednesday to invoke a 60-day moratorium on oil and gas drilling within the city limits. The action was taken in an emergency meeting scheduled to look at exploration and production (E&P) activity.

December 2, 2011

Transportation Notes

Rockies Express said it lifted a force majeure Thursday for its booster facility at the Wamsutter Echo Springs interconnect in Sweetwater County, WY.

April 23, 2010

Transportation Notes

Rockies Express said it lifted a force majeure Thursday for its booster facility at the Wamsutter Echo Springs interconnect in Sweetwater County, WY.

April 23, 2010

Black Hills Joins Gas Rate Reduction Stampede

South Dakota-based Black Hills Corp.’s Colorado utility has proposed reducing its retail natural gas rates in the area around Colorado Springs, CO, by nearly $20/month for some residential customers. Black Hills Energy has asked state regulators to make the reduction effective June 1.

May 22, 2009

Transportation Notes

Northwest began an annual inspection of its Soda Springs Compressor Station Monday that is scheduled to run through May 22. Because primary firm nomination requests through the station exceeded the available capacity of 580,000 Dth/d, Northwest notified shippers of a Declared Deficiency Period that will continue through the end of the inspection.

May 12, 2009

Transportation Notes

Rockies Express said it was lifting Monday the force majeure that it had issued Sunday at its booster facility located at the Wamsutter Echo Springs interconnect in Sweetwater County, WY.

March 31, 2009

Transportation Notes

Questar said Friday it had experienced mechanical failure on a compressor at the Oak Springs Station. Nominations through Saturday there were reduced to 175,000 Dth/d, which is the level that can be physically delivered to Kern River-Goshen (formerly Elberta; see Daily GPI, May 1), Questar said. It was not known Friday how long the unit would be down for repair.

May 5, 2003

Transportation Note

To facilitate the transition of El Paso Natural Gas operational headquarters from El Paso, TX to Colorado Springs, CO, the pipeline is suspending the cash-out tariff for the current production month. No automatic triggering of cash-out will occur, El Paso said. Cash-out notification requirements will resume in August with the processing of July results. Imbalance paybacks and makeups will continue to be accommodated using existing procedures for resolving physical imbalances.

June 19, 2001

Transportation Notes

Until further notice, East Tennessee remains sealed at metersdownstream of Station 3311 (Glade Springs, VA) through SecondaryServices (IT, Secondary).

February 22, 2000

Transportation Notes

Five meters at the discharge side of Longview Station on theWillow Springs Lateral in Texas Eastern’s East Texas zone will beshut in today through June 21 for road crossing work and anomalyrepair. The project was delayed two days from a previouslyscheduled Monday start. The same meters will remain shut in June22-27 for previously posted Department of Transportation-relatedwork. In a separate project, Texas Eastern will require the shut-inof all meters upstream of the Iowa (LA) Plant June 21-27 as itupgrades and installs new facilities on Line 41 between Iowa andthe Grand Chenier (LA) Station. The plant’s annual maintenanceshutdown will coincide with the Line 41 outage.

June 16, 1999