Trunkline extended a pigging outage of the Quicksand Creek Lateral through Friday; it previously had been scheduled to be completed Wednesday (see Daily GPI, March 3). Four meters are shut in during the outage.

ANR said it will continue unplanned engine repairs at various compressor stations along the Southeast Mainline (SEML). The work will reduce total SEML capacity by the following amounts: March 5-7, 400 MMcf/d (leaving 1,000 MMcf/d available), and March 8-21, 320 MMcf/d (leaving 1,080 MMcf/d available). Based on current nominations, it is anticipated that the reductions may result in the curtailment of IT and Firm Secondary nominations, ANR said.

Tennessee has revised dates for spring shut-in tests at its storage facilities. The new schedule is Harrison Storage Field, March 24-31; Bear Creek Storage Field, April 8-14; Colden Storage Field, April 14-21; and Hebron and Ellisburg Storage Field, April 21-27. Tennessee said that in all four cases it will have limited operational flexibility to absorb customer imbalances. The pipeline does not anticipate restrictions, but said that if operational conditions change during the shut-ins, it may be required to restrict interruptible storage services through Firm Storage Authorized Overrun.

Several pipes are reminding shippers that Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. local time this Sunday, and they should consider that Sunday’s gas day will be 23 hours long when scheduling gas for that day.

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