El Paso declared an Unauthorized Overpull Penalty situationTuesday effective until further notice. Washington Ranch StorageField is experiencing maximum withdrawals, the pipeline said, andit will limit scheduled volumes at underperforming interconnects toensure system integrity.

Citing a large increase in nominations for diversions from thewestern part of its system to the eastern part in recent days,TransCanada was able to authorize only about a third of diversionsnominated through the system bottleneck at Station 112 (MartenRiver, ON) for Tuesday’s gas day. Due to cooler ambienttemperatures, all diversions were scheduled for today, a spokesmansaid. However, the need for pro-rata allocation of diversions willbe assessed on a day-by-day basis until demand for long-hauldiversions subsides.

ANR has delayed commencement of repairs on the dehydration unitat its Grand Chenier Compressor Station in southwestern Louisianauntil Oct. 3. The work, which is expected to take 15 days andpreviously was scheduled to start Sept. 6, will reduce scheduledvolumes from HIOS and ANR’s near-shore production locations fromcurrent levels of 725,000 Dth/d to about 550,000 Dth/d.

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