Citing significant demand, Florida Gas Transmission issued anOverage Alert Day notice Tuesday for its market area. The noticehad a 10% tolerance for negative daily imbalances, but FGTsaid itmay reduce the percentage if conditions do not improve. Thepipeline, which previously re-evaluated system operations eachmorning before announcing whether an OAD would be extended, nowsays the notices will remain in effect “until further notice.”

NGPL experienced a fire Sunday morning at Compressor Station 812in Atoka County, OK. There were no injuries but “extensive damage”occurred to one of the service buildings, NGPL said. Shippers werekept whole for Sunday’s gas day, but as of Monday and until furthernotice only a limited amount of ITS/AOR service is being scheduledthrough Segment 16 (Arkoma Line) upstream of the station. The TexOkAG pooling point is considered to be within the constrained areabut the Transok Bryan interconnect in Bryan County, OK is not, thepipeline said.

El Paso said it must take the Alamo Lake (AZ) station’s #2turbine down for 12-16 hours starting at 6 a.m. MDT today to repairan exhaust leak. Havasu Crossover capacity will be reduced by 100MMcf/d. In addition, El Paso will shut in Line 3079 (Lusk line) ineastern New Mexico today for lowering of the line. No gas wasscheduled for today at four points in the vicinity.

Reflecting the strain on deliverability caused by the eastcoast’s recent heat wave, Transco said zero IT will be availablestarting today in Tier III (Station 180 through the easternterminus) and zero IT and secondary FT will be available downstreamof station 167 on the southwest Virginia lateral.

Due to nominations exceeding capacity, starting today Tennesseeis allocating through pro rata portions of secondary services atthe Algonquin mendon and transco rivervale meters.

Sonat reported completion of line replacement on its south main3rd loop and lifted the associated force majeure that was postedApril 26.

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