B-R Pipeline Company

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 05/01/2004, Docket: RP04-224-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 2 Original Sheet No. 2 : Effective

 

 

 

 

 

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT RELATED

TO FERC GAS TARIFF, ORIGINAL VOLUME NO. 1

CONTAINING TRANSPORTATION RATE SCHEDULES

 

 

B-R Pipeline Company ("B-R" or "Transporter") is a "natural gas

company" as defined by the Natural Gas Act and "an interstate pipeline" as

defined by the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978. As such, B-R is subject to

the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. B-R is

engaged in the transportation in interstate commerce, of natural gas for

Shippers, pursuant to the regulations of the Federal Energy Regulatory

Commission.

 

B-R owns a percentage of a pipeline system extending from a point near

Kelso, Washington to a terminus point near Port Westward, Oregon (the

"Kelso-Beaver Pipeline"). The Kelso-Beaver Pipeline is owned 10.5% by B-R,

79.5% by Portland General Electric Company, and 10% by K B Pipeline Company

as tenants-in-common. The pipeline ownership, construction and operation

are subject to the "Agreement for the Ownership, Construction and Operation

of the Kelso-Beaver Pipeline" dated March 14, 1991 (as supplemented by the

"Partial Assignment, Adoption and Ratification Agreement" dated August 31,

2000). The Kelso-Beaver Pipeline is depicted on the map constituting Sheet

No. 3 of this Tariff. The services provided under this Tariff are provided

by B-R within its capacity pursuant to its percentage ownership of the

Kelso-Beaver Pipeline.

 

This Tariff contains transportation rate schedules available for

Shippers with whom B-R contracts through executed Service Agreements for

the transportation of natural gas. It is the policy of B-R to undertake

the transportation of gas only pursuant to written contracts with eligible

customers upon the terms and conditions set forth in this Tariff, executed

on a non-discriminatory basis after consideration of B-R's existing

commitments, delivery capacity, points of delivery and other relevant

factors.