As a result of compression outages at Grand Chenier Station on the southwest Louisiana coast, volumes that ANR can receive there from HIOS and the West Cameron near-shore blocks was cut by about 40 MMcf/d Wednesday until further notice.

Pacific Gas & Electric did not extend a Stage 3 high-inventory linepack beyond Wednesday.

Starting June 12, Reliant will shut down Line F-1-F between Waskom Plant in East Texas and Buckley Compressor Station north of Shreveport, LA for about three days of maintenance. It is likely that volumes flowing into the Waskom Plant inlet will be reduced during the afternoon of June 11 in preparation for the work, Reliant said. Those affected will be contacted as the shutdown approaches.

Northwest reminded customers that June 1 is the deadline for submitting a written estimate of this year’s injection scheduling for the pipeline’s Jackson Prairie and Plymouth LNG storage facilities. For Jackson Prairie, Northwest recommended three benchmark refill percentages “to avoid the standard reduction of usage based on meeting the minimum fill percentages” as outlined in its FERC Tariff: June 30, minimum of 35% of total contract demand; Aug. 31, minimum of 80% ; and Sept. 30, 100% full. Because of the maximum injection rate of 12,540 Dth/d at the Plymouth facility, “it is Northwest’s recommendation that injections commence as early as possible.”

El Paso will take Line 1105 (Upton County, TX) upstream of Keystone Plant out of service for June 1-3 repairs. The IWARWADD interconnect will be totally shut in during this period, and interconnects in the Puckett/Terrell and Benedum/Sonora areas may experience higher operating pressures. There will be no flow for about six hours June 13 at the ILEARWAS, IML20EST, INGCBECK and INGPLW#7 points while Line 30120 (Washita County, OK) is shut in for piping modifications, El Paso said.

No physical injection or withdrawal volumes will be available at the Clay Basin storage facility from 8 a.m. to noon MDT June 19 while operator Questar makes control system modifications to support Clay Basin’s new dew point plant. Questar expects to cut accepted injection quantities by 10% of current capacity for Cycles 1 and 2 on the June 19 gas day and return injection capacity to normal levels in Cycle 3.

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