National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/01/1997, Docket: RP97-201-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 7 First Revised Sheet No. 7 : Superseded

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 7

FT RATE SCHEDULE

Firm Transportation Service

 

 

1. AVAILABILITY

 

1.1 This rate schedule is available for transportation service by

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (hereinafter called "Trans-

porter") for any person (hereinafter called "Shipper") provided

that: (i) capacity is available on all portions of Transporter's

system (including primary receipt and delivery points) necessary to

provide service on a firm basis throughout the requested term; (ii)

Shipper makes a request for service as set forth in Section 31 of

the General Terms and Conditions and executes a service agreement

for firm transportation service under this FT Rate Schedule in the

form contained in this Tariff; and (iii) said service complies with

the terms and conditions of this FT Rate Schedule.

 

1.2 For purposes of determining the availability of service in

processing requests for service hereunder, Transporter shall not be

required to grant any said request for transportation service: (i)

for which capacity is not available on any portion of its system

necessary to provide such service on a firm basis; provided,

however, that Transporter may not reject a request for service

hereunder solely because of the absence of equipment sufficient to

provide Transporter with real time measurement, communication and

control capability at any delivery point, unless the installation

of such equipment would not be operationally feasible, as deter-

mined by Transporter; (ii) which could in Transporter's judgment

interfere with the integrity of its system, or service to existing,

firm transportation or storage customers; (iii) which would require

the construction, modification, expansion or acquisition of any

facilities; (iv) if Transporter determines that Shipper does not

possess sufficient financial stability to make it reasonably likely

the service provided hereunder will be paid for on a timely basis

according to the criteria set forth in Section 31.2 of the General

Terms and Conditions; or (v) if such service does not comply with

this FT Rate Schedule or the FT Service Agreement.

 

1.3 While a determination of capacity on Transporter's system is

reported once each year, on March 1st, in accordance with Section

284.12 of the Commission's regulations, determination of available

firm capacity on Transporter's system shall be made from time to