El Paso’s Caprock (NM) Station is down for emergency maintenancethat began Tuesday and will last at least through March 31. Afterthat point one of the two compressor units should be available, thepipeline said. San Juan Crossover capacity is being limited toabout 550 MMcf/d. El Paso encouraged shippers to use theTranswestern interconnect at Window Rock (AZ) to maximize flowsfrom San Juan Basin.

Kern River reported a combustor oscillation problem with itsMuddy Creek Compressor Unit No. 2 that requires installation of newinjectors. Thus Muddy Creek compression capacity will remainrestricted to 310 MMcf/d for today’s gas day.

Citing processing plants that have been coming on-line duringMarch, Florida Gas Transmission said Thursday its overall systemhas improved with regard to gas quality problems involving hexaneand heavier components. In light of increased market demand, FGTsaid, it will accept full receipts starting April 1 at fivepreviously restricted Louisiana points: Neumin Production(Calcasieu Parish), Amoco Judge Digby (Pointe Coupee Parish), AmocoPort Hudson (East Baton Rouge Parish), Acadian W. Baton Rouge (WestBaton Rouge Parish) and Acadian Assumption (Assumption Parish).

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