Citing such factors as customer cooperation and recent storageactivity in March, ANR said it was able to rescind a Februarynotice requiring that interruptible storage customers under the MBSand DDS rate schedules draw their accounts down to a zero balanceby today. However, the pipeline added, due to abnormally highinventory balances remaining and overall operational concerns, itmust continue to limit interruptible injections “for theforeseeable future.”

It may have been an April Fool’s joke, or perhaps a Y2K-typeproblem surfaced early. Regardless, until it was changed later thatday, Pacific Gas & Electric’s Pipe Ranger bulletin board on theInternet was declaring Wednesday morning that no OFO was in effectfor “March 32, 1999.”

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