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
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
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
(c) Quantity Injected Charge: A charge per dt for gas delivered into storage for
(d) Quantity Withdrawn Charge: A charge per dt for gas withdrawn from storage for
(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gas withdrawn from storage for Buyer in excess of Buyer's firm withdrawal
(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