Because of market area rain that eased a low-linepack condition, Florida Gas Transmission lifted Wednesday an Overage Alert Day notice that had declared Monday. An El Paso low-linepack OFO remained in effect.

The outage of the Matagorda Offshore Pipeline System’s 20-inch TOS-84061 line for disconnection from the Ocean Energy 831-A platform has been extended again through next Monday, MOPS operator Northern Natural Gas said Wednesday. The work, which is keeping five Mustang Island receipt points with total production of about 13,000 MMBtu/d shut in, originally was scheduled to end Aug. 12 (see Daily GPI, Aug. 7).

El Paso said Guadalupe Turbine Station personnel have completed replacing the inlet scrubber filter elements and returned the unit to operation (see Daily GPI, Aug. 21). Capacity through Pecos River Station was increased to 900 MMcf/d for Wednesday’s Cycle 3 scheduling.

Citing a contract holder’s request for such action, Sonat is holding an open season through Sept. 5 for FT delivery point changes by existing firm shippers on its South Georgia Facilities. “The existing FT shipper is not relinquishing any firm mainline capacity, and the requested delivery point changes will not create any new mainline capacity,” the pipeline said. Call Leslie Hancock at (205) 325-3864 for more information.

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