Texas Gas Transmission, LLC
Third Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 04/01/2009, Docket: RP09-03-000, Status: Suspended
First Revised Sheet No. 2100 First Revised Sheet No. 2100
Superseding: Original Sheet No. 2100
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
9. Fuel, Discounting, Negotiated Rates, and Other Rates and Charges
9.1 Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by Texas Gas and Customer, Texas Gas may,
from time to time, and at any time selectively after negotiation, discount the
rate(s) applicable to any individual Customer; provided, however, that such
discounted rate(s) shall not exceed the applicable Maximum Rate(s) nor shall they
be less than the Minimum Rate(s) set forth in the currently effective Sheet Nos.
21, 22, 23 and 32 of this Tariff. If Texas Gas so discounts any rates to any
Customer, Texas Gas shall file with the Commission any and all required reports
respecting such adjusted rate. Further, Texas Gas and Customer may mutually agree
to a negotiated rate pursuant to Section 9.5 of the General Terms and Conditions
of Texas Gas' tariff.
9.2 Fuel Retention
9.2.1 Fuel Zones
Gas service under this tariff is divided into three Fuel Zones:
Fuel Zone South is comprised of Service Zones SL and 1;
Fuel Zone Middle is comprised of Service Zones 2 and 3; and
Fuel Zone North is comprised of Service Zone 4.
The Service Zones are more fully defined in Section 8.4 of the General
Terms and Conditions of this tariff.
The provisions of this Section 9.2 are applicable to all transportation
services under which Texas Gas retains fuel. In addition to the payments
by Customer to Texas Gas for transportation service pursuant to Texas Gas'
Rate Schedules NNS, NNL, SGT, SGL, SNS, FT, STF, IT, FSS, and ISS,
Customer shall reimburse Texas Gas in-kind in accordance with the
Effective Fuel Retention Percentage(s) ("EFRP") applicable to each
Fuel retained for each transportation transaction shall be calculated as
the product of the EFRP times the applicable quantity of gas tendered for
transportation. The EFRP shall be the sum of the Projected Fuel Retention
Percentage (PFRP) and the Fuel Adjustment Percentage (FAP) and shall be
set forth on Sheet Nos. 36, 37, and 38 and shall be subject to change from
time to time as provided in this Section 9.2 of these General Terms and
Conditions. Fuel retained for transportation transactions consisting
solely of back-hauls that do not consume gas between two physical points
shall be zero.
The provisions of this Section 9.2 are also applicable to storage service
under Rate Schedules FSS and ISS. Fuel retained for each service
transaction under these Rate Schedules shall be calculated as the product
of the EFRP times the applicable quantity of gas tendered for injection
into storage. The EFRP shall be the sum of the PFRP and the FAP and shall
be set forth on Sheet Nos. 36, 37, and 38 and shall be subject to change
from time to time as provided in this Section 9.2 of these General Terms
and Conditions. Fuel retained for In-Field transfers of Storage shall be
9.2.3 Effective Fuel Retention Percentages
EFRPs for transportation under Rate Schedules FT and IT shall be
established on an annual basis. EFRPs for transportation under Rate
Schedules NNS, NNL, SGT, SGL, SNS, and STF shall be established as set
forth below to provide either an annual EFRP, which remains constant for
the entire annual period, or a seasonal EFRP, which applies, as
applicable, to the Summer and Winter seasons, as follows:
(a) Winter Season - November 1 through March 31, and
(b) Summer Season - April 1 through October 31.