Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 10/01/2009, Docket: RP09-971-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 157 Second Revised Sheet No. 157

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 157

 

RATE SCHEDULE SS-1 OPEN ACCESS

STORAGE SERVICE

 

 

1. AVAILABILITY

 

1.1 This open access rate schedule is available for the purchase of natural gas storage

service from Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (hereinafter referred to as

Seller) by any person, company or agency (hereinafter referred to as Buyer), that (i)

is a purchaser of bundled service under Seller's Rate Schedule SS-1 as of the day

immediately preceding the effectiveness of this rate schedule, or (ii) is a purchaser

of service under Seller's Rate Schedule SS-1 Section 7(c) Storage Service and Seller

and Buyer have agreed to convert such service to service under this rate schedule, or

(iii) has submitted a valid request for service under this rate schedule and there is

capacity available to render such service; and provided Buyer and Seller execute a

service agreement for storage service under this rate schedule.

 

1.2 Service under this rate schedule is also available when Buyer has obtained released

firm capacity from a Rate Schedule SS-1 Open Access Storage Service Buyer releasing

such firm capacity ("Releasing Shipper") pursuant to Section 42 of the General Terms

and Conditions.

 

2. APPLICABILITY AND CHARACTER OF SERVICE

 

2.1 Applicability

 

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

including service released under this rate schedule pursuant to Section 42 of the

General Terms and Conditions. Service shall be rendered pursuant to the service

agreement executed for service hereunder and subject to Part 284 of the Commission's

Regulations. Service rendered under this rate schedule, within the limitations

described in Sections 6 and 7 hereof, shall be considered firm, except such service

shall be subject to interruption for events of force majeure or operating conditions

beyond Seller's or Buyer's control; provided, however, that in the event UGI Central

Penn Gas, Inc. (CPG) fails, for any reason whatsoever to provide service to Seller

under its agreement with Seller, then Seller's obligation to provide service hereunder

shall be reduced accordingly.

 

2.2 Pregranted Abandonment and Right of First Refusal

 

Section 284.221(d) of the Commission's Regulations shall apply to service under this

rate schedule subject to the right of first refusal procedures, if applicable, set

forth in Section 48 of the General Terms and Conditions.

 

3. RATE

 

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

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

herein.

 

3.2 For purposes of capacity release, the Demand and Storage Capacity Quantity charges

payable by Buyer shall be at a rate set forth in the applicable capacity release award

posted on 1Line consistent with the provisions of Section 42 of the General Terms and

Conditions. The maximum and minimum rates for service are shown on the effective

Sheet No. 26 of Volume No. 1 of this Tariff, however, for releases that become

effective on or after July 30, 2008, the maximum rate ceiling does not apply to such

releases provided the release is for a term of one year or less and the release is to

take effect on or before one year from the date on which the pipeline is notified of

the release. The rate paid in any capacity release transaction not subject to the

maximum rate ceiling will not be subject to refund.