Western Gas Interstate Company

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/1997, Docket: RP97-160-001, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 244 First Revised Sheet No. 244 : Effective

Superseding: ORIGINAL SHEET NO. 244







Nothing herein shall require Western to extend its

lines laterally or file an application for a

certificate of public convenience and necessity under

Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act. Further, nothing

herein shall prevent Western from contesting an

application for service filed pursuant to Section 7(a)

of the Natural Gas Act. Western reserves the right to

seek a waiver of the policy set forth herein, for good

cause shown, during an proceeding before the Commission

instituted under Section 7 of the Natural Gas Act.




All of the rights and duties herein contained shall

inure to and be binding upon the successors and assigns

of the parties hereto, provided that no conveyance or

transfer of any interest of either party shall be

binding upon the other party until such other party has

been furnished with written notice thereof and a true

copy of such conveyance or transfer.




28.1 Purpose - The purpose of this clause is to permit

Western to recover the annual charges assessed by

the Commission under Section 382.202 of the

Commission's Regulations pursuant to the

provisions of the Commission's Order No. 472. For

purposes of recovering annual charges assessed

Western by the Commission, this Section

establishes, pursuant to Section 154.38(d)(6) of

the Commission's Regulations, an "ACA Surcharge"

to be applicable to quantities of gas sold or

transported under all of Western's Rate Schedules

contained in Volume Nos. 1 and 2 of Western's FERC

Gas Tariff. This amount is in addition to any

amounts otherwise payable to Western under said

Rate Schedules.


28.2 Basis for the Annual Charge Adjustment Charge -

The Rate Schedules specified in Section 29.1

hereof shall include an Annual Charge Adjustment

unit charge (ACA unit charge) applicable to each

Dth of gas sold or transported thereunder, and