Southern Natural Gas Company

Seventh Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 10-003, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 4 Original Sheet No. 4 : Effective

 

 

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT

 

 

Southern Natural Gas Company (hereinafter called "Company") is a natural gas

transmission company engaged in the business of purchasing, transporting and selling natural

gas. The facilities it is authorized to operate extend from Texas through Louisiana,

Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and into South Carolina, Tennessee and Florida.

 

The rate zones on the map, Sheet Nos. 14 et seq., are shown solely for the purpose

of determination of availability of the rate schedules contained in this Seventh Revised

Volume No. 1 from and after the effective date thereof and until superseded.

 

The Company has not qualified as a public utility in any state through which it

operates; it sells only gas owned by it and has never operated as a common carrier.

 

It is the policy of Company to provide transportation and storage services under

specific contracts entered into with each party after consideration of its existing

commitments, available capacity and other factors deemed pertinent by the Company as

more particularly set forth in this tariff for each service. These services are subject to the

jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and are provided on an

open-access, nondiscriminatory basis upon the satisfaction of all requirements set forth in

the applicable rate schedule, service agreement, and general terms and conditions applicable

to such service.

 

It has always been the policy of the Company to make sales under specific contracts,

reserving the right at its discretion to enter into contracts with selected customers for direct

sales of gas, and to limit its contracts for sale of gas for resale to purchasers acceptable to

the Company, after consideration of its existing commitments, supplies of gas and other

factors deemed pertinent by the Company.