American Midstream (Midla), LLC
Sixth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 05/01/2010, Docket: RP10-483-000, Status: Effective
Original Sheet No. 176 Original Sheet No. 176
20. DULY CONSTITUTED AUTHORITIES
These General Terms and Conditions, the Rate Schedules to which they apply, and any
executed Service Agreement for service hereunder are subject to valid laws, orders,
rules, and regulations of duly constituted authorities having jurisdiction.
21. DESCRIPTIVE HEADINGS
The descriptive headings of the provisions of this Tariff are formulated and used for
convenience only and shall not be deemed to affect the meaning or construction of such
22. ANNUAL CHARGE ADJUSTMENT CLAUSE (ACA)
22.1 Annual charges are assessed against Gas pipelines by the Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission (FERC) under 18 C.F.R. Part 382 of the Commission's
Regulations prior to each fiscal year in order to cover the cost of the operation of the
FERC. For the purpose of recovering annual charges assessed Pipeline by the FERC,
this Section 22 establishes, pursuant to Section 154.38(d)(6) of the Commission's
Regulations an ACA unit rate to be applicable to quantities transported or sold under
Pipeline's Rate Schedules identified in Paragraph 22.2. This ACA unit rate is in addition
to any amounts otherwise payable to Pipeline under such Rate Schedules. Pipeline does
not intend to recover any annual charges recorded in FERC Account No. 928 in a
Section 4 rate case while this Section 22 is in effect. Pipeline reserves the right to cancel
this Section 22 and elect the Section 4 rate case recovery methodology at a future date.
22.2 The ACA unit rate shall be applicable to all Rate Schedules which are part of this
FERC Gas Tariff.
22.3 The Rate Schedules specified in Paragraph 22.2 shall include an increment for an
ACA for the fiscal year October 1 through September 30 of the next succeeding year.
Such increment shall