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Notice of Open Season 213
OS213 - Firm Transportation Capacity to United Refining Company

STATUS IS:
CLOSED

POSTED: 3/17/2016
TERM:3/17/2016
- 3/29/2016
4/1/2016 - Capacity has been awarded in full starting 4/25/2016. Capacity remains available on a post-open season basis from 4/1/2016 to 4/24/2016.

NATIONAL FUEL GAS SUPPLY CORPORATION

OPEN SEASON – OS213

FIRM TRANSPORTATION CAPACITY FROM TGP – LAMONT & TGP – WATTSBURG to UNITED REFINING COMPANY

*REVISED 3/23/2016*

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (“National Fuel”) is pleased to announce the commencement of an Open Season for firm transportation capacity available under National Fuel’s Firm Transportation (“FT”) rate schedule.  

CAPACITY:

3,000 Dth/day

OPEN SEASON SCHEDULE:

This offering commences Thursday, March 17, 2016 and concludes at 4:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 29, 2016.

TERM:

The capacity offered in this Open Season commences April 1, 2016. There is no minimum or maximum term requirement.  

RATES:

National Fuel's applicable FT maximum tariff rates shall apply to capacity requested and awarded in this Open Season.  The current maximum rates are set forth in the table below:

 

Maximum Rate

FT Rate Component

$3.7049 per Dth/day

Reservation Charge (monthly, applied to contract MDTQ)

$0.0135 per Dth/day

Commodity Charge (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

$0.0014 per Dth/day

Applicable FERC ACA Commodity Surcharge, Rate Shown effective October1, 2014 (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

$0.1378 per Dth

100% Load Factor Rate (Excluding surcharges and applicable Fuel & Company Use/LAUF)

1.11%

Current, Transportation Fuel & Company Use/LAUF

 

FUEL and LOSS ALLOWANCES:

National Fuel’s Transportation Fuel and Company Use Retention and Transportation LAUF Retention (“Transportation Fuel/LAUF”) will be retained on all transported quantities.  National Fuel’s Transportation Fuel/ LAUF will be 1.11%, effective April 1, 2016, and will be subject to change pursuant to GT&C Section 41 of National Fuel’s FERC tariff.

AVAILABLE PRIMARY RECEIPT POINTS:

TGP - Lamont  (420072)*

TGP - Wattsburg  (420075)

*Receipt entitlements at TGP – Lamont are available through October 31, 2016.

AVAILABLE PRIMARY DELIVERY POINT:

United Refining Company (UNI2854)

BID FORMAT AND AWARD PROCESS:

During the Open Season period, National Fuel will accept requests for the available transportation service under National Fuel’s FT schedule only. Participation in this Open Season is non-binding for bidders and National Fuel.

Requests for rate discounts or discounts of Transportation Fuel/LAUF will not be accepted. Shippers may request all or part of the available capacity, and are allowed to revise their bids within the posting period. All acceptable requests will be ranked and the best bid(s) determined 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 multiple shippers submit requests that are equivalent in value and term, the available capacity shall be prorated to those shippers based on the quantities requested. 

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS:

Shippers will be required to demonstrate creditworthiness or provide a credit alternative acceptable to National Fuel.

BID PROCESS:

All requests must be submitted using a Service Request Form (“SRF”).  Bidders may complete an SRF online, download the PDF version from the Forms section of our website, or obtain one by contacting our Marketing Department at 716.857.7740.  If not submitted online, the completed form can be, mailed or faxed to the address listed below:

 

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

PHONE: 716.857.7740

FAX 716.857.7310

NFGSC Representatives:

Terry Falsone – 716.857.7602

Joe Kolis – 716.857.7520

Anthony Limina – 716.857.7924

Contact Our Marketing Department

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