High BTU Gas Expected May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Updated: High BTU gas coming from Gas Transmission Northwest (GTN) at Malin is expected to continue for approximately one extra week from what was originally reported. If you have any questions regarding this high BTU gas, please don't hesitate to contact your CGT Account Manager.

---Original Message 05/02/2016 11:40 a.m ----

Pacific Gas and Electric Company's California Gas Transmission expects to receive higher-than-normal heating value gas into its system on Tuesday morning, May 3, 2016. The high BTU gas will be coming in at the Gas Transmission Northwest (GTN) interconnect at Malin and may last for approximately one week. The longer-than-normal duration for high BTU gas is the result of the Cochrane Stripping Plant maintenance outage upstream of Malin. The speed at which the high BTU gas will migrate through the system is dependent upon the system demand pattern experienced by the local transmission and distribution systems. The BTU value of the delivered gas is expected to average 1048 BTU/cf and peak at approximately 1051 BTU/cf, which is above normal levels of approximately 1030 BTU/cf.

The BTU content throughout PG&E's system is expected to remain within existing parameters for safe and reliable equipment operation. However, some customer processes may be sensitive to natural gas heat content, especially electric generation facilities, refineries, glass manufacturers and commercial customers using natural gas for cooking and drying. Customers testing their emissions may notice the increased BTU content.

If you have any questions about this information, please contact your CGT Account Manager.

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