Projecting that its linepack would rise above maximum target levels over the weekend, Pacific Gas & Electric issued a systemwide Stage 2 high-inventory OFO for Saturday. The order carried penalties of $1/Dth for exceeding a relatively lenient tolerance of 9% for positive daily imbalances.

El Paso lifted Friday an Unauthorized Overpull Penalty notice. It had been in effect since late Tuesday afternoon.

Panhandle Eastern reported early completion Friday of anomaly repairs on its Hansford 200 Line. The project, which began last Monday, had been expected to last six days.

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