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Northwest Pipeline LLC Notice Detail

Northwest Pipeline LLC

NOTICE # 18-116
Declared Deficency at Lava Compressor and System Status Update posted on Oct 18 2018 10:11AM

TSP Name:  Northwest Pipeline LLC     TSP:  67977322

Critical:  Y
Notice Stat Desc:  INITIATE
Post D/T:  10/18/2018 10:11 AM MCT
Notice Eff D/T:  10/18/2018 10:11 AM MCT
Notice End D/T:  
Reqrd Rsp Desc:  No response required
Rsp D/T:  

Notice ID:  18-116
Prior Notice:  
Subject:  Declared Deficency at Lava Compressor and System Status Update

Notice Text:

Due to an engine failure, Northwest has unplanned maintenance at its Lava 
compressor station. The operational available capacity at Lava during the 
outage will be 587,000 Dth/d for net nominations flowing north. 
If primary nominations in the Timely cycle for gas day October 19 
exceed Northwest's operational available capacity, Northwest will declare a 
Deficiency Period pursuant to Sections 10.2 and 10.3 of Rate Schedule TF-1 in 
Northwest's Tariff, beginning gas day October 19, 2018 and will continue 
until further notice. Based on a design capacity of 650,000 Dth/d, the Daily 
Deficiency Volume will be 63,000 Dth/d.

Northwest would like to encourage customers to align supplies with markets. 
The 13% Entitlement north of Roosevelt will continue until further notice. In 
addition, Northwest is also declaring an Entitlement warning for the system 
between Kemmerer and Roosevelt and will take appropriate action necessary to 
preserve its storage and system integrity heading into the winter season. 

Northwest will update the maintenance section on its portal at with expected duration and further updates later 

If you have any questions, please call your Marketing Services Representative 
or the hotline at 801-584-7301.