TransCanada said an unplanned outage occurred Tuesday at Station 211 due to exhaust problems with the C compressor unit. It expects to return 211C to service Friday. Due to increased demand at Niagara, discretionary service on the Kirkwall Lateral is being restricted. Diversions to Niagara and Douglastown may be affected, including diversions from Douglastown to Niagara, the pipeline said.

Florida Gas Transmission said forecasts indicated that “cooler weather” would continue in Florida through this morning and that its overall linepack remained low, so an Overage Alert Day notice was still in effect through at least Wednesday. However, the tolerance for negative imbalances was loosened again from 5% to 10%.

East Tennessee Natural Gas said forecasts of moderating weather conditions will allow the lifting today of the assessment of unauthorized overrun charges resulting from volumes exceeding the Maximum Allowed Deliveries (MAD) limit. The assessment of MAD-related charges began on the day after Christmas (see Daily GPI, Dec. 26, 2001).

Tennessee reported Wednesday a compressor unit being down at Station 325 and anticipates that it will be unavailable for about seven to 10 days. Due to this operational limitation and the current level of nominations, an existing seal downstream of the station through Secondary Services is expected to remain in place until further notice.

El Paso said upcoming work on Line 1208 and the Leupp Station’s D turbine will cause these reductions of North Mainline capacity: Jan. 12, 370 MMcf/d; Jan. 13, 140 MMcf/d; Jan. 14-15, 55 MMcf/d; and Jan. 22-23, 120 MMcf/d. Line 1100 between Benson and Vail Stations will be down for installation of pigging facilities Jan. 25-27, reducing South Mainline capacity by 50 MMcf/d. Capacity from Keystone to Waha will be cut by 50 MMcf/d when the Keystone 2B compressor is down Jan. 28-31.

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