California Regulators Uncertain on PG&E Winter Pipe Pressures

California regulators on Thursday waived normal hiring processes to form a review panel to address concerns about Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s (PG&E) ability to meet peak demand in the event of a severe cold snap in the San Francisco Bay Area.

October 15, 2010

Transportation Notes

Columbia Gas notified FSS (Firm Storage Service) customers that it has waived for February a section of the rate schedule requiring a 10% minimum withdrawal of their SCQ (Storage Contract Quantity).

February 20, 2004

FERC Staff: Price-Cap Waiver Had Marginal Effect on Capacity Release Prices, Volumes

In the nearly two years since FERC waived the price ceiling on short-term capacity release transactions, the transportation capacity that was released at above-cap prices accounted for only 2% of all capacity-release deals (including long-term transactions) and 2% of the total release volumes, while the average release rates were never more than $0.03 MMBtu/d higher than what they would have been with prices still capped, according to a FERC staff paper reviewing the waiver pilot program.

June 3, 2002

Destin Seeking Waiver at FERC as Costs Nearly Double

Destin Pipeline Co. has filed at FERC to have cost limitationson its “CNG Lateral” waived in light of delays that pushed theproject’s cost to $35.1 million, well above $19.6 million allowedfor in the Commission’s certification of the project last year(Docket No. CP98-238).

March 8, 1999

Destin Seeking Cost Waiver at FERC

Destin Pipeline Co. filed at FERC last week to have costlimitations on its “CNG Lateral” waived in light of delays thatpushed the project’s cost to $35.1 million, well above $19.6million allowed for in the Commission’s certification of theproject last year (Docket No. CP98-238).

March 3, 1999