Natural Gas Pipeline Company Of America

Seventh Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 04/18/2008, Docket: RP08-319-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 147 Original Sheet No. 147 : Pending










(a) This Rate Schedule BESS is available for interruptible

storage service to any entity (hereinafter called Shipper) which:

(i) submits to Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC

(hereinafter called Natural) a valid request as defined in Section

4 hereof; and (ii) executes a Best Efforts Storage Service

Agreement (BESS Agreement) with Natural applicable to service under

this Rate Schedule BESS. The form of BESS Agreement is contained

in this Tariff. There is no limitation on the number of BESS

Agreements any one Shipper may have.


(b) Shipper shall arrange separately with Natural and

others as necessary for any transportation attendant to the storage

services provided hereunder and Shipper shall pay separately for

such transportation service.




(a) This Rate Schedule BESS, which defines an interruptible

storage service, shall apply to all gas received by Natural from or

for the account of Shipper pursuant to a BESS Agreement. As more

fully set out in the General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff,

Natural is not providing a supply service under this Rate Schedule



(b) Service hereunder shall consist of the acceptance by

Natural of natural gas tendered hereunder by or on behalf of

Shipper for injection into storage as specified in the BESS

Agreement and the delivery by Natural of the natural gas withdrawn

from storage pursuant to this Rate Schedule BESS to Shipper or for

Shipper's account. Natural shall not be required to accept or

deliver on any day any gas tendered or requested in excess of the

Maximum Daily Quantity (MDQ) or Maximum Available Capacity (MAC)

specified in the BESS Agreement or to accept or deliver any gas

which is not properly nominated pursuant to and to the extent

required by the General Terms and Conditions of this Tariff.