Natural Gas Pipeline Company Of America

Seventh Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/18/2008, Docket: RP08-319-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 74 Original Sheet No. 74 : Pending

 

RATE SCHEDULE FTS

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Rate Schedule NSS or from a Third Party Storage Point as defined in

Section 9 of the General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff. The NB

option shall be available on a non-discriminatory basis for use in

conjunction with either Rate Schedule NSS or a Third Party Storage Point

which meets the criteria set out in subsection (d)(3).

 

(b) Injections may be made on a firm, no-notice basis on

any day of the year to the extent Natural can effectuate such injections

employing the capacity dedicated to the FTS-NB Agreement not otherwise

utilized on that day and the storage rights under the NSS Agreement(s)

and/or third party storage associated with such FTS-NB Agreement not

otherwise utilized on that day. A Shipper will be able to utilize rights

under the NB option on any day to the extent it has adequate storage

and/or transportation capacity, as applicable, under its FTS-NB

Agreement(s) and the related NSS Agreement (or third party storage)

comprising that Shipper's NB option, which rights the Shipper is not

otherwise utilizing on that day. It shall be Shipper's responsibility to

assure that Natural is not called upon to perform no-notice service

hereunder in excess of that level. Shipper may be subject to Overrun and

Balancing Service Charges to the extent no-notice volumes exceed its

available rights.

 

(c) Withdrawals may be made on a firm, no-notice basis on

any day during the period of April 1 through October 31 to the extent

Natural can effectuate such withdrawals employing the capacity dedicated

to the FTS-NB Agreement not otherwise utilized on that day and the

storage rights under the NSS Agreement(s) and/or third party storage

associated with such FTS-NB Agreement not otherwise utilized on that day.

It shall be Shipper's responsibility to assure that Natural is not called

upon to perform no-notice service hereunder in excess of that level.

Shipper may be subject to Overrun and Balancing Service Charges to the

extent no-notice volumes exceed its available rights.

 

(d) The applicable maximum rate for Shippers electing the

NB option shall not be higher than for other Shippers under Rate Schedule

FTS, but the following special conditions shall apply:

 

(1) The NB option may be requested as part of the

request for service under Section 3 of this Rate Schedule FTS or by

mutual agreement (Natural's agreement shall not be unreasonably withheld

and any decision to withhold must be based on operating reasons);

provided, however, that the election of the NB option must be for a

minimum of one year or the remaining term of the FTS Agreement, whichever

is less; and provided further, that the NB option must be effective on

the first day of a month unless otherwise mutually agreed. Natural shall

provide a written explanation of the operational basis for rejecting any

request to add the NB option to an existing Agreement.