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. 488 Original Sheet No. 488 : Pending

 

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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(b) Natural's Merchant Division, if any, may not hold

capacity on Natural's system or on any upstream pipeline which

interconnects with Natural; provided, however, that Natural's

Merchant Division, if any, is not precluded from holding capacity

on such an upstream system for the movement of gas which does not

enter Natural's system.

 

(c) Natural's Transportation Division is not providing

a supply service under any Rate Schedule of this Tariff but may buy

and sell gas in connection with the providing of storage and

transportation services. Without limitation of the foregoing,

Natural may buy and sell gas to the extent necessary to maintain

system pressure, to manage system storage, to replenish any storage

retained by Natural's Transportation Division for system

operations, to provide adequate storage inventory to support

storage services except to the extent the Shipper is responsible

for such inventory, to maintain line pack and provide additional

line pack for new facilities, to implement the cashout procedures

under Section 13 of these General Terms and Conditions, and to

perform other functions of Natural's Transportation Division in

connection with transportation and storage services. Such sales

are authorized pursuant to Natural's blanket sales certificate.

Nothing herein shall impose on Natural's Transportation Division

any obligation to provide a supply function to any of its

transportation or storage Shippers; provided, however, that Natural

may rely on system storage and line pack to provide instantaneous

receipt and delivery and tolerances as applicable under the

particular Rate Schedule. Natural's Transportation Division may

retain capacity and make sales of gas to the limited extent

necessary to carry out Section 38.8 of these General Terms and

Conditions relating to Coal Gas.

 

34.3 MERCHANT DIVISION SALES

 

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this

Section 34.3, all terms and conditions of any sales service

provided by Natural's Merchant Division, if any, including the

level, form and billing of rates and any quantity entitlements,

delivery obligations and take obligations, shall be negotiated

between Natural and the gas purchaser, and shall be and remain

confidential as between Natural's Merchant Division and its

purchasers.