Hinshaw Pipelines are local distribution pipelines or companies served by interstate pipelines that are not subject to Commission jurisdiction by reason of section 1(c) of the Natural Gas Act.
A Hinshaw Pipeline must obtain a Part 284, subpart G, Blanket Certificate to sell or transport gas in interstate commerce.
Pursuant to 284.224(e), in general, any transaction authorized under a blanket certificate is subject to the same:
- rates and charges,
- terms and conditions, and
- reporting requirements
Hinshaw pipelines that receive a Part 284, subpart G, Blanket Certificate to transport natural gas on behalf of:
- any interstate pipeline or
- any local distribution company served by an interstate pipeline
must file with the Commission rates, charges and a Statement of Operating Conditions (SOC) (tariff) pursuant to section 284.123 of the Commission’s regulations.
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