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. 193 Original Sheet No. 193

 

RATE SCHEDULE FT

Firm Transportation Service

(Continued)

 

 

8. OTHER CONDITIONS OF SERVICE (Continued)

 

8.1 (b) Sufficient information to determine Buyer's creditworthiness in accordance with

Section 32 of the General Terms and Conditions of Seller's Volume No. 1 Tariff.

 

8.2 Requests for transportation hereunder shall be void unless Buyer executes a Service

Agreement for service under this Rate Schedule within thirty (30) days after Seller

has tendered such agreement to Buyer and provides the following information to Seller

in writing at the address set forth in Section 8.1 prior to or at the time that Buyer

executes such Service Agreement.

 

(a) If the transportation service is to be provided pursuant to Section 311(a) of the

Natural Gas Policy Act (NGPA), certification including sufficient information to

verify that Buyer's transportation service qualifies under Section 311(a) of the

NGPA. Such certification shall include a statement by the intrastate pipeline or

local distribution company on whose behalf such transportation service is to be

performed that:

 

(i) The intrastate pipeline or local distribution company has physical

custody of and transports the natural gas at some point; or

 

(ii) The intrastate pipeline or local distribution company holds title to the

natural gas at some point, which may occur prior to, during, or after the

time that the gas is being transported by the interstate pipeline, for a

purpose related to its status and functions as an intrastate pipeline or

its status and functions as a local distribution company; or

 

(iii) The gas is delivered at some point to a customer that either is located

in a local distribution company's service area or is physically able to

receive direct deliveries of gas from an intrastate pipeline, and that

local distribution company or intrastate pipeline certifies that it is on

its behalf that the interstate pipeline is providing transportation

service.

 

8.3 If the transportation service is to be provided under one Service Agreement for

multiple affiliated Buyers ("Principals") that have designated an affiliate to act as

agent on their behalf ("Agent"), Principals shall provide notice of such to Seller and

shall also provide sufficient information to verify:

 

(a) that Principals collectively meet the "shipper must have title" requirement as

set forth in Section 13 hereof;

 

(b) that each Principal agrees that it is jointly and severally liable for all of the

obligations of Buyer under the Service Agreement; and

 

(c) that Principals agree that they shall be treated collectively as one Buyer for

nomination, allocation and billing purposes.

 

Agent shall be permitted to unilaterally amend the Service Agreement to remove a

Principal or to add a Principal that satisfies the requirements of Section 8.1(b) of

this Rate Schedule and of this Section 8.3 without using the procedures set forth in

Section 42 of the General Terms and Conditions. No such amendment shall be binding on

Seller prior to the date that notice thereof has been given to Seller.

 

8.4 Seller shall not be required to perform service under this Rate Schedule in the event

all facilities necessary to render the requested service do not exist at the time the

request is made.