Pacific Gas & Electric extended a high-inventory Stage 1 OFO(see Daily GPI, March 14) through todayand tightened the tolerance for positive imbalances from 3% to 1%.

An oil leak problem with the Belen (NM) Station’s #1 turbine isproving worse than expected (see Daily GPI, March 13), El Paso said, and it likely willtake at least until this weekend before the unit can be returned toservice.

Effective April 1, NGPL will spin down its St. Charles, NineMile Point, Fulton Beach and Zollar Laterals in the Texas countiesof Aransas and Refugio to affiliate Midcon Texas Pipeline. Shippersusing those laterals must nominate to MidCon Texas beginning withApril business; call Melissa Weatherred at (713) 369-9269 forinformation. Thirteen points are affected.

Northwest awarded the sale of 37,537 Dth from its JacksonPrairie storage supply to an unnamed shipper for $2.54/dth.

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