The Amoco processing plant serving Destin Pipeline is havingproblems with its liquids handling facility, reducing the handlingcapacity by 50% as of Monday, according to the Destin bulletinboard. Amoco estimates the reduction will last about a month. Thereis enough remaining capacity to process current daily liquidsvolumes, according to Destin, but if those volumes increase beyondAmoco’s capabilities the pipeline “could be forced to take furtheraction should the quality of the gas not meet market requirements.”

Transco is seeking bids through 2 p.m. today for the firm saleto Transco of up to 75,000 MMbtu/d of System Inventory Managementgas from May 7 through May 31. The delivery point will be Station65 in St. Helena Parish, LA. Call Laurie Catlett at (713) 215-4356or Suzie Heiser at -4626 for information.

Texas Eastern changed the schedule and scope of maintenance onits 24-inch system, originally planned for May 3-7 and May 10-12.Instead of resuming normal pipeline operations May 8-9 as formerlyplanned, the new schedule calls for restrictions to continuethrough the weekend. Line work between the Atlanta (TX) and BaldKnob (AR) Compressor Stations is expected to cut receipts by about27% between the Hope (AR) and Fagus (AR) stations, based on currentvolumes, Texas Eastern said. The affected segment comprises nearlyall of the 24-inch system within Arkansas, a spokesman said.Receipts upstream of Atlanta will not be affected.

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