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Notice of Open Season 215
Firm Transportation (FT) Bid 1 (Wharton/ JKLM to Rose Lake and Enhanced Firm Transportation (EFT) Bid 2 (Pendleton to NFGDC (NY, NASH, MSMX), East Aurora, Clarence)

STATUS IS:
CLOSED

POSTED: 8/9/2016
TERM:8/9/2016
- 8/17/2016
8/17/2016 - No bids were received. Capacity remains available on a post Open Season basis, please contact your Marketing Representative for details.

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation

OPEN SEASON – OS215

LONG TERM FIRM TRANSPORTATION (FT) & ENHANCED FIRM TRANSPORTATION (EFT) CAPACITY

CAPACITY

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (“National Fuel”) is pleased to announce the availability of Firm Transportation (“FT”) capacity and Enhanced Firm Transportation (“EFT”) capacity which are being made available in two distinct offers, as detailed below.

  

AVAILABLE CAPACITY: 

Offer 1 (FT):   10,000 Dth/day

 

Offer 2 (EFT): 15,000 Dth/day

 

OPEN SEASON TIME FRAME: 

August 9, 2016 until 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on August 17, 2016.

 

TERM: 

Offer 1 (FT): Commencing November 1, 2016; no minimum or maximum term requirement.

 

Offer 2 (EFT): Commencing November 1, 2016; no minimum or maximum term requirement.

 

RATE INFORMATION:

Offer 1 (FT): Bids will be accepted under National Fuel's FT rate schedule. The applicable maximum tariff rates under the FT Rate Schedule are listed in the table below.

 

Maximum Rate

FT Rate Component

$3.6293 per Dth/day

Reservation Charge (monthly, applied to contract MDTQ, Rate Shown effective November 1, 2016)

$0.0135 per Dth/day

Commodity Charge (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

$0.0013 per Dth/day

Applicable FERC ACA Commodity Surcharge, Rate Shown effective October 1, 2016 (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

$0.1328 per Dth

100% Load Factor Rate (Excluding surcharges and applicable Fuel & Company Use/LAUF, Rate Shown effective November 1, 2016)

1.11%

Refer to the “Fuel & Loss Allowances” section

                    

Offer 2 (EFT): Bids will be accepted under National Fuel's EFT rate schedule. The current applicable maximum tariff rates under the EFT Rate Schedule are listed in the table below.

 

Maximum Rate

EFT Rate Component

$3.8067 per Dth/day

Reservation Charge (monthly, applied to contract MDTQ, Rate Shown effective November 1, 2016)

$0.0148 per Dth/day

Commodity Charge (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

$0.0013 per Dth/day

Applicable FERC ACA Commodity Surcharge, Rate Shown effective October 1, 2016 (daily, applied to Dth quantity transported)

$0.1400 per Dth

100% Load Factor Rate (Excluding surcharges and applicable Fuel & Company Use/LAUF, Rate Shown effective November 1, 2016,)

1.11%

Refer to the “Fuel & Loss Allowances” section

  

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 is 1.11%, effective April 1, 2016, and will be subject to change pursuant to GT&C Section 41 of National Fuel’s FERC tariff.

Offer 1 (FT):

Available Primary Receipt POINTs:

Point Name

Meter ID

Capacity (Dth/day)

Transco Wharton

6325

10,000

 

 Available Primary Delivery POINT:

Point Name

Meter ID

Capacity (Dth/day)

TGP Rose Lake

420527

10,000

 

Offer 2 (EFT):

Available Primary Receipt POINT:

Point Name

Meter ID

Capacity (Dth/day)

Empire Pendleton

012003020

15,000

 

Available Primary Delivery POINT:

Point Name

Meter ID

Capacity (Dth/day)

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp.

-NY

NFGDC-NY

15,000

NFGDC – Nash Road

NFGDC–NASH

15,000

NFGDC – Mineral Springs

NFGDC–MSMX

15,000

 

BID FORMAT AND AWARD PROCESS:

During the Open Season period, National Fuel will accept Offer 1 requests for this transportation service under National Fuel’s FT rate schedule, while Offer 2 requests will be accepted under National Fuel’s EFT rate schedule.  Shippers may bid on Offer 1 and/or Offer 2. Bids for Offer 1 and Offer 2 will be evaluated and awarded separately. Requests for rate discounts  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. 

 

SERVICE AGREEMENTS:

Successful bidders will be required to execute and return service agreements within 30 business days after they are received.

 

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

National Fuel Gas Supply Corp. Marketing Representatives:

Terry Falsone – 716.857.7602

Joe Kolis – 716.857.7520

Anthony Limina – 716.857.7924

 

 

 

Contact Our Marketing Department

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