Northern Natural Gas took its Plains Turbine down Monday forabout three weeks of unplanned repairs. The outage affects 100,000MMbtu/d at nine points on the Hobbs System in southeastern NewMexico.

CNG said it will issue a standing OFO on Nov. 1 associated withits Order 636 implementation but will waive application of theorder until further notice. Under Order 636, CNG allocated capacityat various receipt points, some of them located north of ValleyGate Junction (NOV). To ensure system integrity and services,certain quantities of gas must be tendered at the NOV point LeidyGroup Meter during the winter period. However, the volumes subjectto the OFO “are not required to maintain system integrity at thistime,” CNG said.

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