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Notice of Open Season 141
OS141 - Available Long Term Firm Capacity to LEIDY

STATUS IS:
CLOSED

POSTED: 4/4/2008
TERM:4/4/2008
- 4/17/2008
Capacity has been awarded to the successful bidder. Contract pending.

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation        

           

Open Season - OS141

Available Long Term Firm Capacity to LEIDY

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (National Fuel) is pleased to offer up to 4,000 Dth/Day of Firm Transportation Capacity from various National Fuel receipt points to Transco Leidy or TETCO Leidy and Ellisburg area interconnects. 

This volume can be received at certain western points and transported to Leidy in conjunction with an upgrade of the Costello Compressor Station.  This upgrade creates incremental transportation path capacity that can be requested in conjunction with existing posted path capacity from Ellisburg to Leidy, under either the FT or EFT rate schedules.

PRIMARY RECEIPT POINT TABLE:

 

Meter Name

Meter Number

Appalachian Zone 2 (Non-Gathering)

APPZN2

Appalachian Zone 3 (Gathering)

APPZN3

TGP Lamont

020072

Greentree Landfill from Plant

GREENFROM

PRIMARY DELIVERY POINT TABLE:

 

Meter Name

Meter Number

TGP Rose Lake

020527

DTI Ellisburg

41202

TETCO Leidy

75977

Transco Leidy

7126

National Fuel Gas Distribution – New York

NFGDC-NY

Open Season Time Frame:  Commencing April 4, 2008 and extending until 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, April 17, 2008.

Available Capacity:         Up to 4,000 Dth/Day.

Term:  This capacity will be available long-term, and is available for a contract term to commence following completion of the Costello Station upgrade and necessary regulatory approvals.  National Fuel expects the completion of facilities by November 1, 2008.  A minimum term of five (5) years is required for capacity utilizing Costello. 

RATE INFORMATION:

Listed below are current max rates for Enhanced Firm Transportation (EFT) service:

Maximum Rate

EFT Rate Component

$3.5570 per Dth/day

Reservation Charge (monthly, applied to contract MDTQ)

$0.0069 per Dth

Commodity Charge (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

$0.0019 per Dth

FERC ACA Commodity Surcharge (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

1.4%

*Fuel and Company Use/LAUF (Delivered volumes are receipt volumes less 1.4% Fuel and Company Use retention and Transportation LAUF retention)

0.1238 per Dth

100% Load Factor Rate (excluding ACA surcharges)

Listed below are current max rates for Firm Transportation (FT) service:

Maximum Rate

FT Rate Component

$3.3612 per Dth/day

Reservation Charge (monthly, applied to contract MDTQ)

$0.0063 per Dth

Commodity Charge (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

$0.0019 per Dth

FERC ACA Commodity Surcharge (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

1.4%

*Fuel and Company Use/LAUF (Delivered volumes are receipt volumes less 1.4% Fuel and Company Use retention and Transportation LAUF retention)

0.1168 per Dth

100% Load Factor Rate (excluding ACA surcharges)

Real time measurement required for FT service.

*Fuel and Company Use retention for all applicable rate schedules is 1.15%. Transportation LAUF retention for all applicable rate schedules is 0.25%. 

 

BID FORMAT AND AWARD PROCESS:

During the Open Season period, National Fuel will accept requests for the FT or EFT service for the capacity as indicated.  Requests for rate discounts or for discounts of fuel or loss retention will not be considered during this Open Season.  Shippers may request all or part of the available capacity.  All acceptable requests will be ranked and capacity awarded based on the highest net present value (NPV) of the reservation charge revenues, per unit of capacity (Dth/day) requested.  The NPV calculation will incorporate length of contract term and will utilize a monthly rate of 0.8% (9.6% annually) for discounting purposes.  In the event that more than one shipper submits requests that are equivalent in value and term, the available capacity shall be prorated to those shippers based on the quantities requested.

If it is necessary to prorate the capacity among successful bidders, service agreements will be sent to each successful bidder reflecting such proration.  These service agreements will provide for a range of quantities between the prorated quantities and the requested quantities.  The contract quantity will be within this range and will be determined by the capacity subscribed by all successful bidders under executed service agreements.

If National Fuel determines that the level of interest is sufficient to warrant a cost-effective system enhancement, then National Fuel will seek the required authorizations to provide, construct and operate the facilities necessary to provide the transportation service as outlined in this Open Season.

OPEN SEASON BID PROCESS:

All Open Season requests must be submitted on a Service Request Form (complete a Service Request Form online or download the PDF version, available on our web site (http://www.nationalfuelgas.com/) or by calling our Marketing Department at 716.857.7740.  The completed form should be submitted online or via mail or fax as listed below:

 

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation
6363 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14203
PHONE: 716.857.7740
FAX 716.857.7310

National Fuel Marketing Representatives:

Joe Kolis – 716.857.7520
Terry Falsone – 716.857.7602
George Linder – 716.857.7105

SERVICE AGREEMENTS:

Successful bidders will be required to execute and return a precedent agreement within 30 days after they are received.  The results of this Open Season will be posted on National's web site, http://www.nationalfuelgas.com/, in the Supply Corp. section under Marketing News and Offers.

Contact Our Marketing Department

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