Western Gas Interstate Company

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 53-003, Status: Effective

Revised Original Sheet No. 285 Revised Original Sheet No. 285 : Superseded






19.8 No-Notice Obligations - Pursuant to Order No. 636, et seq.,

Western is obligated to provide to customers that were

receiving bundled, city-gate no-notice firm sales service

and who elect to receive the service, a no-notice firm

transportation service.


(a) Western will meet this obligation through its No-

Notice Firm Transportation (NFT) Service. The gas

utilized to meet an NFT service obligation will be

provided by the NFT Shipper. The NFT Shipper will

provide positive or negative gas swings to Western by

providing and replenishing line pack, or by accepting

excess gas.


(b) Any costs incurred in providing the NFT service shall

be recovered through the NFT Rate Schedule charges.

Costs will be for reserving the flow change capability

and will not include the cost of gas. Under no

circumstances will Western be obligated to purchase or

to pay for the gas utilized to meet its no-notice



19.9 Requirements for NFT Shipper - In order to be an eligible

NFT Shipper, the following criteria must be met:


(a) A NFT Shipper must have compatible sources of gas

attached to Western's system at designated key receipt

points where Western has the ability to independently

verify a change in gas flow. The NFT Shipper's gas

sources must be able to provide both positive and

negative gas flows into Western's system. The gas

sources must meet timing criteria at Western's

discretion varying from four (4) to twelve (12) hours

from receipt point to delivery point.


(b) A NFT Shipper must be able to physically increase or

decrease flows into Western's system through agency

agreements, receipt point control or must be able to

divert off-system market to on-system NFT service.