Northern Natural Gas Company
Fifth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 04/17/2010, Docket: RP10-502-000, Status: Effective
First Revised Sheet No. 167 First Revised Sheet No. 167
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 167
Rate Schedule CS-1
Sublette, KS Firm Compression Service
5. SERVICE CHARGES
a) Compression Fee - The Compression Fee-Exhibit A Volumes shown on Sheet No. 53 shall apply to the
volumes shown on Exhibit A to the CS-1 Agreement times the number of days in the month regardless
of gas flow.
b) Compression Fee - Additional Gas Volumes - The Compression Fee-Additional Gas Volumes shown on
Sheet No. 53 shall apply to gas volumes in excess of the Exhibit A Volumes that are delivered to
the Liberal Lateral.
c) Fuel. Shipper shall also pay for actual fuel used by Northern's Sublette Compressors to compress
the GLV and any OSV scheduled to the Liberal Lateral ("Actual Fuel"). The Actual Fuel used will
be calculated by multiplying the Total Station Fuel or TSF (defined in Section 2.5) by the
product of the [the actual measured volume at the Receipt Point (TSV) less the Other Shipper
Volume that is not scheduled for delivery to the Liberal Lateral] divided by the TSV. The
formula for the calculation is: TSF x ([TSV-OSV] / TSV). Shipper shall pay Northern for the
Actual Fuel in the resolution of the "Imbalance Gas" as defined above.
d) Unaccounted For. Northern will charge Shipper for the unaccounted for volumes from the Receipt
Point to the Delivery Point. Shipper will charge Northern for the unaccounted for volumes from
the inlet of the Northern Sublette Compressor Station to the Receipt Point. For purposes of this
section, the unaccounted for volumes will be assumed to be equal.
6. RECEIPT AND DELIVERY POINTS; PRESSURE AND GAS QUALITY SPECIFICATIONS
a) Custody Transfer, Receipt and Delivery Points.
For purposes of measuring volumes for calculating actual fuel, nominating and scheduling volumes,
determining compression fees, and defining responsibilities for lost and unaccounted for gas, the
Receipt Point shall be the point of division between the parties. For purposes of defining
responsibilities and possession of gas, the delineation of ownership and operation of the
facilities as set forth on Exhibit B shall be the factor that defines the division between
b) Receipt and Delivery Pressures.
All gas delivered by Shipper at the Receipt Point must meet the pressure standard specified
on Exhibit A. All gas delivered by Northern at the Delivery Point must meet the pressure
standard specified on Exhibit A.
c) Gas Quality Specifications.
All Shipper Gross Liberal Lateral Volumes must conform to the quality specifications for
gas stated in the GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS of Northern's Gas Tariff on file with the
FERC, or in any succeeding FERC-approved Northern Gas Tariff ("Gas Quality Specifications").
d) Nonconforming Gas.
Northern shall exercise reasonable best efforts to accept Shipper Gross Liberal Lateral
Volumes not in conformance with the Gas Quality Specifications. However, Northern will
not accept nonconforming gas if Northern reasonably determines receipt of the gas will
cause adverse operational conditions. In no event will Northern be required to accept
free water, iron oxide, iron sulfide, calcium chloride or any other chlorides, or
hazardous or toxic substances or materials.
The CS-1 Agreement must be executed prior to commencement of service.
Northern and Shipper may agree, on a not unduly discriminatory basis, to contract for extension,
including evergreens, rollovers and other extensions.
8. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS of this Tariff are hereby incorporated into and made a part of this
Rate Schedule unless there is a conflict with this Rate Schedule CS-1. In the event of a conflict,
the terms and conditions contained in this Rate Schedule CS-1 shall apply.