Questar Southern Trails Pipeline Company

Original Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/2002, Docket: RP02-318-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 99 Original Sheet No. 99 : Effective

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

its transmission system and to maintain the operational

integrity of the system.

 

26. ANNUAL CHARGE ADJUSTMENT

 

26.1 Purpose. Southern Trails is assessed an annual

charge by the FERC to reimburse the United States Treasury for

costs incurred by the FERC, other than costs incurred in the

administration of Part I of the Federal Power Act, not covered

by filing fees. To enable Southern Trails to recover this

annual charge, this section establishes an Annual Charge

Adjustment to be applicable to Southern Trails' rate schedules

as set forth on the Statement of Rates.

 

26.2 Basis of Annual Charge Adjustment. The rates

specified on the Statement of Rates shall include an

adjustment for the annual charge. The adjustment shall be a

base increment specified annually by the FERC at the time the

FERC calculates the annual charge bills and shall be adjusted

to Southern Trails' pressure base and heat content, if

required.

 

26.3 Accounting Procedure. Southern Trails will account

for annual charges paid by charging the amount to Account No.

928, Regulatory Commission Expenses, of the Commission's

Uniform System of Accounts. It is Southern Trails' intent not

to recover any annual charges recorded in FERC Account No. 928

in an NGA 4 rate case.

 

26.4 Filing Procedure. Filings by Southern Trails to

change the Annual Charge Adjustment shall be made at least 30

days prior to the proposed effective date, with this period

inclusive of 30 days' notice, unless, for good cause shown,

lesser periods are allowed by valid Commission order. Any

filing by Southern Trails pursuant to this section shall not

become effective until the filing has been approved by the

Commission and Southern Trails has made payment of the annual

charge.

 

26.5 Payment. Southern Trails shall remit to the FERC,

within 45 days of the issuance of the bill by the Commission,

payment of the annual charge assessed Southern Trails unless

Southern Trails has filed a petition under 18 C.F.R.

154.402. Payment must be made to the United States

Treasury.