Markwest New Mexico, L. L. C.

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 08/01/2008, Docket: RP08-409-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 4 Original Sheet No. 4 PRELIMINARY STATEMENTMarkWest New Mexico, L.L.C. ("MarkWest" or "Transporter") is a corporationformed under the laws of the State of Texas, with its principal place ofbusiness at Houston, Texas. Transporter is a "natural gas company" as definedby the Natural Gas Act ("NGA"), 15 U.S.C. Sections 717-717w, and is subject tothe jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("Commission").Transporter owns and operates a natural gas transmission system located in LeaCounty, New Mexico, which is used solely to transport natural gas frominterconnections with interstate pipelines to two electric power plants.Although its facilities are located entirely within the State of New Mexico,Transporter is engaged in the business of transporting natural gas forshippers in interstate commerce on a firm and interruptible basis. Thetransportation of natural gas in interstate commerce is provided pursuant to ablanket certificate issued to the Transporter for the activities specified inPart 284, Subpart G, of the Commission's regulations, as amended from time totime.MarkWest will undertake the transportation of natural gas only under writtenagreement(s) acceptable to MarkWest upon consideration of existingcommitments, operating conditions, and any other factors deemed pertinent byMarkWest.