El Paso Natural Gas Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1A

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Effective Date: 04/01/2010, Docket: RP10-454-001, Status: Effective

Third Revised Sheet No. 222 Third Revised Sheet No. 222

Superseding: Second Revised Sheet No. 222







4.17(a) Discounted Rates (Continued)

8) that provides for increasing (or decreasing) a

discounted rate for service under one rate schedule to

make up for a decrease (or increase) in the rate for a

separate service provided under another rate schedule;


9) where the rate provision incorporates a mutually

agreeable marketing fee pursuant to Section 9.15;



10) that includes a provision that if one rate component,

which was at or below the applicable maximum rate at

the time the discount agreement was executed,

subsequently exceeds the applicable maximum rate or is

less than the applicable minimum rate due to a change

in Transporter's maximum (minimum) rates so that such

rate component must be adjusted downward (upward) to

equal the new applicable maximum (minimum) rate, then

other rate components may be adjusted upward

(downward) to achieve the agreed overall rate, so long

as none of the resulting rate components exceed the

maximum rate or are less than the minimum rate

applicable to that rate component. Such changes to

rate components shall be applied prospectively,

commencing with the date a Commission order accepts

revised tariff provisions. Nothing contained herein

shall be construed to alter a refund obligation under

applicable law for any period during which rates that

had been charged under a discount agreement exceeded

rates which ultimately are found to be just and



(b) Comparable Discounts: If Transporter agrees to provide its

affiliate with marketing function employees a discount for any

pipeline service, Transporter shall make such discounted rate

contemporaneously available to similarly situated unaffiliated



(c) In the event Transporter discounts the total rate under Shipper's

firm or interruptible TSA, it will discount the components of such

total rate in the following order: 1) reservation charge, if

applicable, and 2) PIP Surcharge.


(i) The minimum usage charge and the ACA Surcharge (pursuant to

Section 17.1) are not discountable rate components.