Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/31/2008, Docket: RP09-158-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 105 Original Sheet No. 105

 

RATE SCHEDULE GSS

General Storage Service

(Continued)

 

 

 

7. WITHDRAWALS FROM STORAGE (Continued)

 

7.3 Quantity and Inventory Limitations (Continued)

 

(d) Minimum Inventory

 

Buyer must maintain a Storage Gas Balance equal to or greater than the following

percentages of Buyer's Storage Capacity Quantity on each day during the following

months:

 

December 35%

January 35%

February 15%

 

If Buyer does not maintain the required Storage Gas Balance, then commencing on

such day and continuing until Buyer's Storage Gas Balance is at the level

required above, Seller's obligation to make deliveries to Buyer shall be reduced

by five (5) percent of Buyer's Storage Demand.

 

(e) Minimum Turnover

 

During the Winter Period, Buyer's total withdrawals from storage must be equal to

or greater than the amount by which Buyer's Storage Gas Balance as of the prior

November 1 exceeds thirty-five percent (35%) of Buyer's Storage Capacity. If

Buyer has failed to withdraw such quantities, then Buyer will be subject to the

provisions of Section 14 of this Rate Schedule.

 

7.4 Operational Flow Order

 

(a) Seller shall have the right to issue, if necessary, during the period of February

15 through March 31 of each year, Operational Flow Order(s) ("OFO") to specific

Buyers described in Section 7.4(b) if Seller determines that such action is

necessary to manage conditions which may inhibit Seller's ability to deliver the

Storage Demands of Buyers pursuant to Rate Schedule GSS. Seller may issue an OFO

pursuant to this Section 7.4 only when Buyers' Storage Gas Balances, in

aggregate, are 35 percent or less of Buyers' Storage Capacity Quantities.

 

(b) This OFO shall only apply if a portion of Buyer's GSS Storage service is

supported by Seller's equity ownership interest in the Wharton Storage Field and

that Buyer meets the conditions described in (i) or (ii) below:

 

(i) If a Buyer's Storage Gas Balance is greater than or equal to 20 percent

and less than 28 percent of Buyer's Storage Capacity Quantity, Buyer's

Storage Demand during the time period the OFO is in effect shall be

reduced to 83 percent of Buyer's Storage Demand.

 

(ii) If a Buyer's Storage Gas Balance is greater than or equal to 7 percent

and less than 13 percent of Buyer's Storage Capacity Quantity, Buyer's

Storage Demand during the time period the OFO is in effect shall be

reduced to 60 percent of Buyer's Storage Demand.