Mojave Pipeline Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/03/2010, Docket: RP10-706-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 254 First Revised Sheet No. 254

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 254




17. Miscellaneous Surcharges

17.1 Annual Charge Adjustment Provision


(a) Purpose: The purpose of Section 17 is to establish an ACA Clause

as permitted by Section 154.402 of the Federal Energy Regulatory

Commission (Commission) Regulations under the Natural Gas Act,

which allows a natural gas pipeline company to adjust its rates

annually to recover from its customers annual charges assessed it

by the Commission under Part 382 of the Commission's Regulations.


This Section establishes an ACA unit charge to be applicable to

the following rate schedules:


Rate Schedule FT-1 - Firm Transportation

Rate Schedule IT-1 - Interruptible Transportation


The Company shall not recover the annual charges assessed by the

Commission and recorded in FERC Account No. 928 in a NGA Section 4

rate case for any time period during which this ACA Clause is in



(b) Basis of the ACA Unit Charge: The Rate Schedules specified in

Section 17.1 herein shall include an ACA unit charge. Such ACA

unit charge shall be that annual charge unit rate, adjusted to

Company's pressure base and heating value, as appropriate, which

shall be authorized by the Commission each fiscal year. Changes

to the ACA unit charge shall be filed annually to reflect the

annual charge unit rate authorized by the Commission for such

fiscal year. The ACA unit charge shall be reflected on the

Statement of Rates.


(c) Filing Procedure: The notice period and proposed effective date

of filings pursuant to this subsection shall meet the requirements

of Section 154.207 of the Commission Regulations, unless, for good

cause shown, a lesser notice period and different effective date

is allowed by valid Commission order.


17.2 Gas Research Institute Funding


(a) Purpose: Transporter participates in the activities and financing

of Gas Research Institute (GRI), an Illinois not for profit

corporation. GRI has been organized for the purpose of sponsoring

Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) programs in the

field of natural and manufactured gas for the purpose of assisting

all segments of the gas industry in providing adequate, reliable,

safe, economic and environmentally acceptable gas service for the

benefit of gas consumers and the general public.