Transwestern Pipeline Company
Second Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 02/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 87-003, Status: Effective
3rd Revised Sheet No. 82 3rd Revised Sheet No. 82 : Effective
Superseding: 2nd Revised Sheet No. 82
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
23. ANNUAL CHARGE ADJUSTMENT - ACA
The purpose of this Section 23 is to establish procedures designed to
implement Section 154.38(d)(b)(6)(ii)(A) of the FERC's Regulations which
allows a natural gas pipeline to adjust its rates annually to recover from
its customers annual charges assessed it by the FERC under Part 382 of the
FERC's Regulations - Assessment of Annual Charges (annual charges).
Transporter shall not recover any annual charges assessed by the FERC and
recorded in FERC Account No. 928 in an NGA Section 4 rate case for any
time period that this ACA clause is in effect.
In order to recover such annual charges, this Section 23 establishes
an ACA Unit Surcharge per dth to be applicable to quantities of
natural gas transported under Transporter's Rate Schedules.
23.2 Basis of the ACA Unit Charge
Transporter's Transportation Rate Schedules shall include a
separately identified rate increment for an ACA Unit Surcharge. Such
ACA Unit Surcharge shall be that increment, adjusted to Transporter's
measurement basis (dekatherm), which shall be authorized on an annual
basis by the FERC for each fiscal year commencing October 1 and
ending September 30 pursuant to Section 382 of the FERC Regulations.
The ACA Unit Surcharge shall be separately reflected on the currently
effective Rate Sheets of this FERC Gas Tariff.
23.3 Filing Procedure
The initial ACA Unit Surcharge or any subsequent changes in such
surcharge shall be filed by Transporter at least thirty (30) days
prior to the proposed effective date.
Transporter shall effectuate rate adjustments made pursuant to this
Section 23 on October 1 of each year. Any such rate adjustment shall
not become effective unless it becomes effective without suspension
or refund obligation.
23.4 Payment by Shipper
The amount of Shipper's applicable ACA Unit Surcharge shall be due
and payable concurrently with such bill for gas service as specified
in Section 7.1 of these General Terms and Conditions.