El Paso Natural Gas Company

First Revised Volume No. 1-A

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Effective Date: 09/01/1991, Docket: RP88- 44-019, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 271 Original Sheet No. 271 : Superseded








shall post the availability of storage on its electronic

bulletin board. In order for a Shipper to participate in this

open season, Shipper shall submit to El Paso a completed

Contract Storage Service Request Form in the form set forth in

Section 26.10 below.


If Shippers' requests for storage capacity exceed the firm

capacity available during the open season, such capacity shall

be allocated among the requesting Shippers on a pro-rata basis.

After the open season, El Paso will allocate all requests for

future available capacity on a first-come/first-served basis.


26.6 Priority of Service - The injection and withdrawal capability of

the storage facility which will be available under this FERC Gas

Tariff each day will be that injection and withdrawal capability

which remains after El Paso makes injections or withdrawals

necessary for load equation, load balancing and system

management. El Paso will determine each day whether the

Washington Ranch Storage Facility is in injection or withdrawal

mode. Shippers desiring the injection or withdrawal mode

indicated by El Paso may request storage service on that day.

El Paso retains the right to limit or deny injections and

withdrawals for contract storage Shippers on any given day that

it is determined that the Washington Ranch Storage Facility is

needed by El Paso to maintain the safe and efficient operation

of its system and the reliability of its service to all Shippers.


26.7 Firm Storage - Requests for firm storage hereunder shall be

accompanied by a prepayment, not to exceed $10,000.00, of the

total Reservation Charges provided by Section 4 of Rate Schedule

CSF of this FERC Gas Tariff.


26.8 Affiliate Transactions - El Paso shall comply with the

requirements of Order Nos. 497 and 497-A for contract storage



26.9 Reporting Requirements - El Paso shall file with the Commission

within 30 days of the end of each complete storage

injection/withdrawal cycle a report of storage activity to

include the following: