National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 08/01/1997, Docket: RP97-398-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 217 Original Sheet No. 217 : Effective









This rate schedule is available for the purchase of underground gas

storage service from National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (hereinafter

called "Transporter") by any purchaser (hereinafter called "Buyer")

when the Buyer;


(a) has executed a service agreement, which is accepted by

Transporter, for the purchase of service under this rate



(b) has entered into such transportation and/or exchange agreement

with other parties as may be necessary to accomplish delivery and

receipt of gas, and


(c) has provided base gas to Transporter upon such terms and in such

quantities as Transporter may determine to be necessary for

development of storage facilities.




This rate schedule provides a firm storage service available to each

customer during the contract year which consists of an annual period

commencing April 1 and ending the following March 31.


2.1 Subject to Subparagraph 2.4 below, Buyer has the right to have

Quantities of Gas in storage up to a maximum quantity specified

in the Underground Storage Service Agreement as the "Annual Stor-

age Quantity".


2.2 Subject to Subparagraph 2.4 below, Buyer has the right to make

gas available for injection and Transporter will inject such gas

into storage from April 1 through October 31 of each contract

year (hereinafter the "Injection Season") at a daily rate not to

exceed the Maximum Daily Injection Quantity as set forth in the

applicable Underground Storage Service Agreement (hereinafter the

"Maximum Daily Injection Quantity"). During the Injection

Season, as far in advance as possible and no later than the

beginning of the next preceding day, each Buyer shall notify

Transporter of the Quantity of Gas, net of the Injection Allow-

ance (as defined in Subparagraph 2.4 below), which it desires to

inject in excess of its Maximum Daily Injection Quantity pursuant

to Paragraph 7 below. Upon request, Transporter may waive any

part of such advance notice requirement, if, in its judgment,

operating conditions permit.