Columbia Gas Transmission LLC

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/03/2009, Docket: RP09-340-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 384 Original Sheet No. 384

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Cont'd)

 

(1) In each Annual or Periodic TCRA Filing, Transporter shall calculate, and allocate to

the Applicable Rate Schedules on an as-billed basis and in a manner consistent with Transporter's

currently effective cost allocation and rate design, the Current Operational TCRA Rate applicable to

current Operational 858 costs by: (i) estimating the Operational 858 costs comprising the total

Transportation Costs for the 12-month period commencing with the effective date of that TCRA filing,

using the transportation rates that will be in effect on the effective date of that TCRA filing; and

(ii) dividing those amounts by the applicable rate design determinants under all of the Applicable

Rate Schedules for that same 12-month period.

 

(2) In each Annual TCRA Filing, Transporter shall calculate, and allocate to the

Applicable Rate Schedules on an as-billed basis and in a manner consistent with Transporter's

currently effective cost allocation and rate design, the Operational TCRA Surcharge applicable to

unrecovered Operational 858 costs by: (i) ascertaining the Operational 858 costs comprising the total

Transportation Costs actually incurred by Transporter during the preceding calendar year (Preceding

Period); (ii) subtracting the amounts collected by Transporter during that same Preceding Period under

the Current Operational TCRA Rate; and (iii) dividing the differences, respectively, whether positive

or negative, by the estimated design determinants under the Applicable Rate Schedules for the 12-month

period commencing on the effective date of that Annual TCRA filing.

 

(b) In calculating the Transportation Costs Rate, as set forth in paragraph (a) above, Transporter

shall credit against actual costs incurred any (i) amounts received through the release of its capacity on

upstream pipelines, and (ii) refunds received that are attributable to the transmission and compression of gas

by others.

 

36.5 Termination

 

(a) If the provisions of this Section are terminated or otherwise rendered inapplicable

(termination), Shippers under the Applicable Rate Schedules from the date of Transporter's most recent Annual

TCRA Filing through the date of termination (Termination Period) shall remain responsible for any Unrecovered

Transportation Costs.

 

(b) Any positive or negative balances in Transporter's Unrecovered Transportation Costs account at

the date of termination (i) shall be allocated to any successor services offered by Transporter, or (ii) if no

successor services are offered by Transporter, shall be charged or refunded to Shippers under the Applicable

Rate Schedules based on the actual billing determinants and throughput, as applicable, during the Termination

Period.