Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 07/12/2009, Docket: RP09-763-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 100 First Revised Sheet No. 100

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 100

 

RATE SCHEDULE GSS

General Storage Service

 

1. AVAILABILITY

 

This rate schedule is available for the purchase from Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company,

LLC (hereinafter called Seller) of natural gas storage service by any utility or gas

distribution agency (hereinafter referred to as Buyer), when Buyer and Seller execute a

service agreement for storage service under this rate schedule.

 

2. APPLICABILITY AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE

 

This rate schedule shall apply to storage service rendered by Seller to Buyer under the

service agreement executed for service hereunder. Service rendered under this rate schedule,

within the limitations described in Sections 6 and 7 hereof, shall be considered to be firm,

and shall not be subject to curtailment or interruption except that caused by force majeure

or by operating conditions beyond Seller's or Buyer's control.

 

3. RATES, FUEL AND CHANGES IN RATES TO REFLECT A CHANGE IN RATES BY THE PIPELINE PROVIDING

RELATED STORAGE SERVICE TO SELLER

 

3.1 The applicable charges set forth in that portion of the currently effective Sheet No.

21 of Volume No. 1 of this Tariff which relates to this rate schedule are incorporated

herein.

 

3.2 For natural gas storage service rendered to Buyer under this rate schedule, Buyer

shall pay Seller for each day of each month the sum of the following amounts:

 

(a) Demand Charge: A charge per day per dt of Storage Demand.

(b) Storage Capacity Quantity Charge: A charge per day per dt of Storage Capacity

Quantity.

(c) Quantity Injected Charge: A charge per dt for gas delivered into storage for

Buyer's account.

(d) Quantity Withdrawn Charge: A charge per dt for gas withdrawn from storage for

Buyer's account.

(e) Excess Delivery from Buyer's Storage Gas Balance Charge: A charge per dt for all

gas withdrawn from storage for Buyer in excess of Buyer's firm withdrawal

entitlement.

(f) Excess End of Season Inventory Charge: The portion of Dominion Transmission

Inc.'s (Dominion) excess end of season inventory charge under Dominion's Rate

Schedule GSS which is allocated to Buyers under this rate schedule.

 

3.3 In addition to the fuel allowance set forth in Section 8 of this rate schedule, Seller

shall retain from Buyer's nominated storage injections a percentage or percentages as

compensation for compressor fuel and gas otherwise used, or lost and unaccounted for,

in Seller's operations. The respective fuel retention percentages pursuant to Section

3.3 and Section 8 of this Rate Schedule are specified on Sheet No. 21 of this Tariff.

The total fuel retention percentage under this Rate Schedule is shown on Sheets Nos.

21 and 28 of this Tariff.

 

3.4 This Section sets forth the procedures to (i) change Seller's rates under this rate

schedule when Dominion, a provider of storage service necessary for Seller to provide

storage service under this rate schedule, changes the rates and charges payable by

Seller for such storage service and (ii) to flow-through refunds received from

Dominion attributable to such storage service. The effective date of a change in

Seller's rates filed pursuant to this Section 3.4 shall coincide with the effective

date of any change in rates by Dominion under Dominion's Rate Schedule GSS.

 

(a) Rate Change - The charges under this rate schedule as shown on effective Sheet

No. 21 of Volume No. 1 of this Tariff include amounts payable by Seller to

Dominion for storage service under Dominion's Rate Schedule GSS. The service

provided by Dominion is used by Seller to render a portion of the service to

Buyers under Seller's Rate Schedule GSS. A change by Dominion in the charges

payable by Seller shall be reflected in this rate schedule by the following

procedure: