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. 75 Original Sheet No. 75 : Pending

 

RATE SCHEDULE FTS

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(2) The primary path under the FTS Agreement must be

such that the NSS storage point would be treated as in-the-path under

Section 5.6 of the General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff or,

where a Third Party Storage Point is being utilized, such point must

be within the primary path under the FTS-NB Agreement.

 

(3) Any Third Party Storage Point shall be available for

service under this option only to the extent the operator of that

point and Natural enter into a Storage Point Swing Service Operating

(SPSSO) agreement which defines how such operator will accommodate

Shipper swing volumes on a no-notice basis, how the operator is to

make the corresponding operational physical changes, the limitations

on the level of swings to be accommodated and the consequences if

such levels are exceeded or operational changes are not made. It is

the intent that such an agreement provide Natural with the ability to

call upon such third party storage (within the limits defined in the

agreement) reasonably comparable to that which Natural exercises with

respect to its own storage fields, which may include short-term

notice arrangements with the operator. The SPSSO agreement must

specify a predetermined allocation methodology and shall specify the

extent to which and the conditions under which Shippers shall be kept

whole because the operator is agreeing to take the swing. Because

the third party storage provider under an SPSSO agreement will be

providing swing service, Natural shall not be responsible (as it

might under an ordinary operational balancing agreement) for swing

within the agreed limits applicable to such Third Party Storage

Point. If Natural rejects any request that NB service be provided

utilizing a Third Party Storage Point, Natural shall make such

rejection in writing and set out the reasons for the rejection.

 

(4) The Shipper electing an NB option must designate

both (i) which NSS Agreement or Third Party Storage Point is to

be associated with the FTS-NB Agreement in providing no-notice

service (third party storage requires the consent of the operator

of such storage) and (ii) which points are to be covered by no-

notice service under the FTS-NB Agreement (such point designation

shall require the concurrence of the point operator to the extent

required by any allocation agreement at the point). The point

designation in the prior sentence may be to a CDP (if it is to a

point within a CDP, such CDP may need to be subdivided for

administrative purposes) or to a specific point on which

telemetry exists, or which is otherwise mutually agreed, covered

by the FTS-NB Agreement. Any number of FTS Agreements and/or

FFTS Agreements may be associated with any NSS Agreement or

Third Party Storage Point, but an FTS Agreement may not be