Northwest began running a 96-hour test on the Snohomish (WA)Compressor Station’s Unit No. 1 Friday. The test, along with warmerweather and reduced weekend damand, did not allow Northwest toreceive the full 1,097,000 dekatherms of total supply at theSumas/Sipi throughput point. The pipeline capped Sumas/Sipi volumesat 1,000,000 dekatherms Sunday and raised that to 1,050,000dekatherms for Monday’s gas day. No constraint is scheduled todayas the work was expected to end Monday evening.

KN notified shippers Monday of an unexpected compressor outageat its PEPL Grant Co. #1 point with Panhandle Eastern. This islimiting capacity to 30,000 MMbtu/d, which is below the level ofPrimary Firm sold at the point, KN said. It expects no SecondaryFirm or interruptible gas to be scheduled during the outage, whichis expected to continue through June 10.

As part of Phase I in an expansion project, operators of JacksonPrairie Storage have requested a May 26-28 outage for the entirefacility, according to the Northwest Pipeline bulletin board. Therewill be zero flow of physical gas during all three days, butnominations will be accepted as long as the combined injections andwithdrawals net to zero. Phase II will entail a five-day shutscheduled for Sept. 7-11.

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