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. 129 Original Sheet No. 129 : Pending
RATE SCHEDULE IBS
INTERRUPTIBLE BALANCING SERVICE
capability and on offsetting Access Requests under Section 6 of this
Rate Schedule IBS. Natural is not providing a supply or storage
service under this Rate Schedule IBS.
(b) This service is designed to help a Shipper accommodate
differences between nominations and physical gas flows to specified
end-use facilities under the FTS, FTS-G or ITS Agreement to which the
IBS Agreement is linked consistent with Section 3.2(a) of this Rate
(c) Natural shall not be required: (1) to provide service
hereunder in excess of the maximum daily access volume under the IBS
Agreement as determined under Section 6(a) hereof or in excess of the
maximum allowable cumulative IBS Balance as determined under Section
6(f) hereof; (2) to provide service hereunder on any day in excess of
the MDQ of the IBS Agreement, reduced in the case of a swing up by
the volumes nominated under the linked transportation Agreement for
that day (and further reduced by releases of the linked
transportation Agreement where applicable); or (3) to provide service
hereunder which is not consistent with a confirmed Access Request
pursuant to Section 6 of this Rate Schedule IBS.
(d) The service provided under this Rate Schedule IBS shall
be performed under Part 284 of the Commission's Regulations. Shipper
shall only request service under this Rate Schedule IBS to the extent
such service would qualify under the applicable statutes,
regulations, Commission orders and the blanket certificate
authorizing service by Natural under this Rate Schedule. For service
under Subpart B of Part 284 of the Commission's Regulations, Shipper
shall provide to Natural appropriate certification, including
sufficient information in order for Natural to verify that the
service qualifies under Subpart B of Part 284 of the Regulations.
Where required by the Commission's Regulations, Shipper shall (prior
to tendering gas under an IBS Agreement) cause the intrastate
pipeline or local distribution company on whose behalf the service
will be provided to submit the necessary certification.
(e) Service hereunder is provided on an interruptible basis.
Priorities of service for the purposes of scheduling and curtailment
are governed by the General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff.
Natural will only provide service hereunder if the standard set out
in Section 6(b) hereof is met.