No injuries or fire resulted from a rupture Sunday evening onone of El Paso’s two 24-inch pipes (Line 1201) in the San JuanTriangle south of the pipeline’s San Juan River Mainline Station.The ruptured line was isolated and the other one remained inservice. Monday’s throughput impact was estimated at 50-75 MMcf/d(about 3% of Triangle capacity); no scheduling increases were beingallowed for Cycles 3 and 4 of the gas day. El Paso expected tocomplete repairs Monday night and that Triangle capacity would beback to normal today.

Westcoast’s Fort Nelson Gas Plant experienced an unscheduledshutdown of its power boilers early Monday, prompting a forcemajeure notice. No changes to Sunday’s business were made, butWestcoast reduced processing account availability to 73% forMonday’s gas day and to 85% today.

Northwest reminded customers that dent repairs began Monday andwill run through Friday on the 26-inch mainline between the Sumasand Mt. Vernon compressor stations in northwest Washington.Allocations may be necessary if nominations at the Sumas/Sipireceipt point exceed 820,000 dth/d. However, that had not occurredover the previous week, Northwest said.

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