Transportation Notes

Florida Gas Transmission emerged unscathed from wreckage of Hurricane Frances. The company reported no compressor station outages and no lingering operational impact. However it did call an overage alert day on Tuesday with a 25% tolerance. Gas demand was greatly reduced for on Saturday and Sunday. But on Monday demand increased significantly after Frances moved over the Florida Panhandle. As a result of the increase in demand, FGTs linepack became very low. FGT alerted customers in its market area of the overage alert. “Please closely monitor your scheduled quantities versus actual burn quantities,” the pipeline told shippers.

September 8, 2004

Pipeline Safety Bill Passes Senate, Awaits House Action

Pipeline safety legislation, separated out from the wreckage of the broad energy bill, made it through the Senate Wednesday night as stand-alone legislation (H.R. 3609). Proponents of the legislation were expecting the House also would vote it out before winding up its session Thursday night.

November 15, 2002