Pacific Gas & Electric issued a systemwide high-inventoryOFO for today. While the tolerance for positive daily imbalances isfairly stringent at 3%, the non-compliance penalty is light at 25cents/Dth. As of Thursday PG&E was projecting above-targetlinepack through Sunday.

Columbia Gulf is taking bids through April 12 for FT capacity onits fully subscribed South Pass System. Shippers may bid forbetween 5,000 and 25,000 Dth/d. Call Steve Becker at (713) 267-4775for information.

CIG is holding an open season through April 17 to solicitsupport for a system expansion from the Picketwire Lateral in LasAnimas County, CO to Campo Junction. CIG proposes to boost capacityby 34,000 Dth/d on its Picketwire and Campo Laterals by addingcompression on the Campo Lateral at a site east of Trinidad. Anyexpansion is expected to begin service in December 2000. Call TomPrice at (719) 520-4465 or Scott Dalene at -4819 for information.

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