Tariff

Alaska Utilities Face Supply Challenges as Contracts Wind Down

Alaska’s ENSTAR Natural Gas Co. is resorting to a previously unused tariff provision to secure gas supplies to cover what would be a 2.1 Bcf shortfall this year and a potential 9 Bcf shortfall in 2010. Meanwhile, contract talks between Anchorage-based Chugach Electric Association, the state’s largest electric utility, and a trio of Cook Inlet gas producers are at a stalemate over how supplies should be priced.

January 6, 2009

Columbia Pipes Hit with $1M Penalty, $9M Disgorged Profits

FERC last Thursday ordered Columbia Gas Transmission to disgorge $9 million in unjust profits for alleged violations of its parking and lending (PAL) service tariff between 1998 and 2003, and directed Columbia Gas and sister pipeline Columbia Gulf Transmission to pay a civil penalty of $1 million for violations related to their nominations and discount posting practices.

November 10, 2008

Columbia Pipes Hit with $1M Penalty, $9M Disgorged Profits

FERC Thursday ordered Columbia Gas Transmission to disgorge $9 million in unjust profits for alleged violations of its parking and lending (PAL) service tariff between 1998 and 2003, and directed Columbia Gas and sister pipeline Columbia Gulf Transmission to pay a civil penalty of $1 million for violations related to their nominations and discount posting practices.

November 10, 2008

Transportation Notes

Southern California Gas declared a high-linepack OFO for Saturday, saying it will assess Buy-Back charges in accordance with its tariff to customers who deliver more than 110% of their actual gas usage into its system on the OFO day. The LDC will lose 50 MMcf/d of injection capability at the Honor Ranch storage facility Tuesday as it retrofits first-stage unloaders on the #4 compressor unit.

July 9, 2007

Transportation Notes

Southern California Gas declared an high-linepack OFO for Friday, saying it would assess Buy-Back charges in accordance with its tariff to customers who deliver more than 110% of their actual gas usage into its system on the OFO day. Normally OFOs are announced in the morning of the preceding day, but the e-mail about this OFO did not arrive until Thursday afternoon, long after cash trading had been completed.

September 15, 2006

Transportation Notes

Southern California Gas declared a high-linepack OFO for Friday, saying it will assess Buy-Back charges in accordance with its tariff to customers who deliver more than 110% of their actual gas usage into the SoCalGas system on the OFO day.

September 8, 2006

Transportation Notes

Southern California Gas declared a high-line OFO for Saturday, saying it will assess Buy-Back charges in accordance with its tariff to customers who deliver more than 110% of expected usage into its system during an OFO period.

September 5, 2006

Transportation Notes

Southern California Gas declared a high-linepack OFO for Saturday, saying it would assess Buy-Back charges in accordance with its tariff to customers who delivered into its system more than 110% of their actual gas usage on the OFO day.

June 26, 2006

Transportation Notes

Southern California Gas declared a high-linepack OFO for Saturday, saying it would assess Buy-Back charges in accordance with its tariff to customers who delivered into its system more than 110% of their actual gas usage on the OFO day.

June 12, 2006

NGPL Seeks Waiver to Offset Impact of Maintenance, Testing-Related Capacity Cuts in ’06

Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (NGPL) has petitioned FERC to grant a partial waiver of the secondary point rights in its tariff to help offset the impact on pipeline shippers of planned capacity reductions that will occur on a segment of its Gulf Coast Line due to maintenance, testing and other activities during the first half of 2006.

January 3, 2006