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NGA Hinshaw Pipelines

Hinshaw Pipelines are local distribution pipelines or companies served by interstate pipelines that are not subject to Commission jurisdiction by reason of section 1(c) of the Natural Gas Act. Three pipelines

A Hinshaw Pipeline must obtain a Part 284, subpart G External, Blanket Certificate to sell or transport gas in interstate commerce.

Pursuant to 284.224(e), in general, any transaction authorized under a blanket certificate is subject to the same:

  • rates and charges,
  • terms and conditions, and
  • reporting requirements

that apply to a transaction authorized for an intrastate pipeline under subparts C External and D External.

Hinshaw pipelines that receive a Part 284, subpart G External, Blanket Certificate to transport natural gas on behalf of:

  • any interstate pipeline or
  • any local distribution company served by an interstate pipeline

must file with the Commission rates, charges and a Statement of Operating Conditions (SOC) (tariff) pursuant to section 284.123 External of the Commission’s regulations.

Constructing a Rate Filing - State Rate Election Standards     Constructing a Rate Filing – Cost of Service Rate Standards

Constructing a Rate Filing
- Market Based Rate Standards     Statement of Operating Conditions (SOC)

Filing Using eTariff     Reporting Requirements