Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.

First Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 01/07/2008, Docket: RP08-113-000, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 4 Third Revised Sheet No. 4 : Effective

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 4

 

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT

 

This Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Gas

Tariff is filed by Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C. (Maritimes

& Northeast) in compliance with Part 154, Subchapter E, Chapter 1,

Title 18, of the Code of Federal Regulations. This FERC Gas Tariff

is in compliance with Order No. 636 and sets forth the terms and

conditions of the transportation rendered by Maritimes & Northeast.

Maritimes & Northeast is a natural gas company engaged in the

business of transporting natural gas in interstate commerce under

authorization granted by and subject to the jurisdiction of the

FERC. M & N Operating Company shall act as physical operator of the

Maritimes & Northeast pipeline system. Nothing in this Tariff is

intended to inhibit the development of, or discriminate against the

use of, Title Transfer Tracking services or Imbalance Management

Services provided by third parties or Maritimes & Northeast's

Customers. Any party interested in providing Title Transfer

Tracking services or Imbalance Management Services must coordinate

with Maritimes & Northeast.

 

The facilities owned by Maritimes & Northeast consist of the

following: 1) a pipeline system wholly owned by Maritimes & Northeast

which extends from a point near Woodland, Maine, at the international

border between Canada and the United States to Westbrook, Maine; 2) a

pipeline jointly owned with the Portland Natural Gas Transmission System

which extends from Westbrook, Maine through the State of New Hampshire

to a terminus near Dracut, Massachusetts; and 3) a pipeline wholly owned

by Maritimes & Northeast which extends from a point near Methuen,

Massachusetts, to a terminus in the Beverly/Salem, Massachusetts area.

The capacity rights of Maritimes on the jointly owned facilities are

described in those certain Definitive Agreements approved by Commission

Order issued November 4, 1997 in Docket Nos. CP97-238-001 and CP96-178-

004 (81 FERC ¶ 61,166 (1997)). Maritimes & Northeast interconnects at

the international border with Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline Limited

Partnership, a pipeline system that connects to a plant in Country

Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada and transports natural gas from the Sable

Offshore Energy Project through Nova Scotia and New Brunswick for

deliveries to Customers in Canada and to the international border

between Canada and the United States.

 

The transportation of natural gas is undertaken by Maritimes &

Northeast only under written contract acceptable to Maritimes &

Northeast after consideration of its commitments to others, delivery

capacity and other factors deemed pertinent by Maritimes &

Northeast. If any such contract is to become operative only upon

performance of certain precedent conditions, Maritimes & Northeast

reserves the right to require a separate written agreement

specifying the conditions which must be satisfied before the

contract for the transportation of gas becomes operative.