Pipeline Construction Impacted By OSHA Proposal on Crystalline Silica

October 2013, Vol. 68 No. 10

The kinds of information FERC has in mind includes: 1) real-time and anticipated system conditions that have or are anticipated to impact natural gas transportation by changing near term gas flows; 2) actual and anticipated electric service interruptions to gas compressor locations; 3) verification that there is sufficient pipeline operational capability available at a specific delivery point to change the quantity of natural gas delivered to the generator as identified by the electric transmission operator; and 4) actual and projected gas transportation restrictions to electric generators.

Dreskin says INGAA wants further clarification about what the Commission means by the term “operational planning information,” particularly as it relates to longer-term operational planning, such as future changes in operations and/or facilities.