Title 18

Volume 1 CHAPTER I SUBCHAP E

Subchapter E - Regulations Under Natural Gas Act

18:1.0.1.5.41PART 152
PART 152 - APPLICATION FOR EXEMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE NATURAL GAS ACT PURSUANT TO SECTION 1(C) THEREOF AND ISSUANCE OF BLANKET CERTIFICATES AUTHORIZING CERTAIN SALES FOR RESALE
18:1.0.1.5.41.0.26.1SECTION 152.1
     152.1 Exemption applications and blanket certificates.
18:1.0.1.5.41.0.26.2SECTION 152.2
     152.2 Form of application; service.
18:1.0.1.5.41.0.26.3SECTION 152.3
     152.3 Contents of application.
18:1.0.1.5.41.0.26.4SECTION 152.4
     152.4 Certificate from State Commission.
18:1.0.1.5.41.0.26.5SECTION 152.5
     152.5 Applicability of exemption.
18:1.0.1.5.42PART 153
PART 153 - APPLICATIONS FOR AUTHORIZATION TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, OR MODIFY FACILITIES USED FOR THE EXPORT OR IMPORT OF NATURAL GAS
18:1.0.1.5.42.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Provisions
18:1.0.1.5.42.1.26.1SECTION 153.1
     153.1 Purpose and scope.
18:1.0.1.5.42.1.26.2SECTION 153.2
     153.2 Definitions.
18:1.0.1.5.42.1.26.3SECTION 153.3
     153.3 Notice requirements.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Application Under Section 3
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.1SECTION 153.4
     153.4 General requirements.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.2SECTION 153.5
     153.5 Who shall apply.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.3SECTION 153.6
     153.6 Time of filing.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.4SECTION 153.7
     153.7 Contents of application.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.5SECTION 153.8
     153.8 Required exhibits.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.6SECTION 153.9
     153.9 Transferability.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.7SECTION 153.10
     153.10 Authorization not exclusive.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.8SECTION 153.11
     153.11 Supplemental orders.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.9SECTION 153.12
     153.12 Pre-filing procedures for applications for authorization to site, construct, maintain, connect or modify facilities to be used for the export or import of natural gas.
18:1.0.1.5.42.2.26.10SECTION 153.13
     153.13 Emergency reconstruction.
18:1.0.1.5.42.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Application for a Presidential Permit
18:1.0.1.5.42.3.26.1SECTION 153.15
     153.15 Who shall apply.
18:1.0.1.5.42.3.26.2SECTION 153.16
     153.16 Contents of application.
18:1.0.1.5.42.3.26.3SECTION 153.17
     153.17 Effectiveness of Presidential Permit.
18:1.0.1.5.42.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Paper Media and Other Requirements
18:1.0.1.5.42.4.26.1SECTION 153.20
     153.20 General rule.
18:1.0.1.5.42.4.26.2SECTION 153.21
     153.21 Conformity with requirements.
18:1.0.1.5.42.4.26.3SECTION 153.22
     153.22 Amendments and withdrawals.
18:1.0.1.5.42.4.26.4SECTION 153.23
     153.23 Reporting requirements.
18:1.0.1.5.43PART 154
PART 154 - RATE SCHEDULES AND TARIFFS
18:1.0.1.5.43.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Provisions and Conditions
18:1.0.1.5.43.1.26.1SECTION 154.1
     154.1 Application; Obligation to file.
18:1.0.1.5.43.1.26.2SECTION 154.2
     154.2 Definitions.
18:1.0.1.5.43.1.26.3SECTION 154.3
     154.3 Effective tariff.
18:1.0.1.5.43.1.26.4SECTION 154.4
     154.4 Electronic filing of tariffs and related materials.
18:1.0.1.5.43.1.26.5SECTION 154.5
     154.5 Rejection of filings.
18:1.0.1.5.43.1.26.6SECTION 154.6
     154.6 Acceptance for filing not approval.
18:1.0.1.5.43.1.26.7SECTION 154.7
     154.7 General requirements for the submission of a tariff filing or executed service agreement.
18:1.0.1.5.43.1.26.8SECTION 154.8
     154.8 Informal submission for staff suggestions.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Form and Composition of Tariff
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.1SECTION 154.101
     154.101 [Reserved]
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.2SECTION 154.102
     154.102 Requirements for filing rate schedules and tariffs.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.3SECTION 154.103
     154.103 Composition of tariff.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.4SECTION 154.104
     154.104 Table of contents.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.5SECTION 154.105
     154.105 Preliminary statement.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.6SECTION 154.106
     154.106 Map.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.7SECTION 154.107
     154.107 Currently effective rates.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.8SECTION 154.108
     154.108 Composition of rate schedules.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.9SECTION 154.109
     154.109 General terms and conditions.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.10SECTION 154.110
     154.110 Form of service agreement.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.11SECTION 154.111
     154.111 Index of customers.
18:1.0.1.5.43.2.26.12SECTION 154.112
     154.112 Exception to form and composition of tariff.
18:1.0.1.5.43.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Procedures for Changing Tariffs
18:1.0.1.5.43.3.26.1SECTION 154.201
     154.201 Filing requirements.
18:1.0.1.5.43.3.26.2SECTION 154.202
     154.202 Filings to initiate a new rate schedule.
18:1.0.1.5.43.3.26.3SECTION 154.203
     154.203 Compliance filings.
18:1.0.1.5.43.3.26.4SECTION 154.204
     154.204 Changes in rate schedules, forms of service agreements, or the general terms and conditions.
18:1.0.1.5.43.3.26.5SECTION 154.205
     154.205 Withdrawals and amendments of tariff filings and executed service agreements.
18:1.0.1.5.43.3.26.6SECTION 154.206
     154.206 Motion to place suspended rates into effect.
18:1.0.1.5.43.3.26.7SECTION 154.207
     154.207 Notice requirements.
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     154.208 Service of tariff filings on customers and other parties.
18:1.0.1.5.43.3.26.9SECTION 154.209
     154.209 [Reserved]
18:1.0.1.5.43.3.26.10SECTION 154.210
     154.210 Protests, interventions, and comments.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Material To Be Filed With Changes
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.1SECTION 154.301
     154.301 Changes in rates.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.2SECTION 154.302
     154.302 Previously submitted material.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.3SECTION 154.303
     154.303 Test periods.
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     154.304 Format of statements, schedules, workpapers and supporting data.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.5SECTION 154.305
     154.305 Tax normalization.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.6SECTION 154.306
     154.306 Cash working capital.
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     154.307 Joint facilities.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.8SECTION 154.308
     154.308 Representation of chief accounting officer.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.9SECTION 154.309
     154.309 Incremental expansions.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.10SECTION 154.310
     154.310 Zones.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.11SECTION 154.311
     154.311 Updating of statements.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.12SECTION 154.312
     154.312 Composition of Statements.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.13SECTION 154.313
     154.313 Schedules for minor rate changes.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.14SECTION 154.314
     154.314 Other support for a filing.
18:1.0.1.5.43.4.26.15SECTION 154.315
     154.315 Asset retirement obligations.
18:1.0.1.5.43.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Limited Rate Changes
18:1.0.1.5.43.5.26.1SECTION 154.400
     154.400 Additional requirements.
18:1.0.1.5.43.5.26.2SECTION 154.401
     154.401 RD&D expenditures.
18:1.0.1.5.43.5.26.3SECTION 154.402
     154.402 ACA expenditures.
18:1.0.1.5.43.5.26.4SECTION 154.403
     154.403 Periodic rate adjustments.
18:1.0.1.5.43.5.26.5SECTION 154.404
     154.404 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act rate reduction.
18:1.0.1.5.43.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Refunds and Reports
18:1.0.1.5.43.6.26.1SECTION 154.501
     154.501 Refunds.
18:1.0.1.5.43.6.26.2SECTION 154.502
     154.502 Reports.
18:1.0.1.5.43.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Other Tariff Changes
18:1.0.1.5.43.7.26.1SECTION 154.600
     154.600 Compliance with other subparts.
18:1.0.1.5.43.7.26.2SECTION 154.601
     154.601 Change in executed service agreement.
18:1.0.1.5.43.7.26.3SECTION 154.602
     154.602 Cancellation or termination of a tariff, executed service agreement or part thereof.
18:1.0.1.5.43.7.26.4SECTION 154.603
     154.603 Adoption of the tariff by a successor.
18:1.0.1.5.44PART 156
PART 156 - APPLICATIONS FOR ORDERS UNDER SECTION 7(a) OF THE NATURAL GAS ACT
18:1.0.1.5.44.0.26.1SECTION 156.1
     156.1 Who may apply.
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     156.2 Purpose and intent of rules.
18:1.0.1.5.44.0.26.3SECTION 156.3
     156.3 Applications; general requirements.
18:1.0.1.5.44.0.26.4SECTION 156.4
     156.4 Form of exhibits to be attached to applications.
18:1.0.1.5.44.0.26.5SECTION 156.5
     156.5 Exhibits.
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     156.6 Acceptance for filing or rejection of application.
18:1.0.1.5.44.0.26.7SECTION 156.7
     156.7 Service of application.
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     156.8 Notice of application.
18:1.0.1.5.44.0.26.9SECTION 156.9
     156.9 Protests and interventions.
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     156.10 Hearings.
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     156.11 Dismissal of application.
18:1.0.1.5.45PART 157
PART 157 - APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY AND FOR ORDERS PERMITTING AND APPROVING ABANDONMENT UNDER SECTION 7 OF THE NATURAL GAS ACT
18:1.0.1.5.45.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - Applications for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity and for Orders Permitting and Approving Abandonment under Section 7 of the Natural Gas Act, as Amended, Concerning Any Operation, Sales, Service, Construction, Extension, Acquisi
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.1SECTION 157.1
     157.1 Definitions.
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     157.5 Purpose and intent of rules.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.3SECTION 157.6
     157.6 Applications; general requirements.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.4SECTION 157.7
     157.7 Abbreviated applications.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.5SECTION 157.8
     157.8 Acceptance for filing or rejection of applications.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.6SECTION 157.9
     157.9 Notice of application and notice of schedule for environmental review.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.7SECTION 157.10
     157.10 Interventions and protests.
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     157.11 Hearings.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.9SECTION 157.12
     157.12 Dismissal of application.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.10SECTION 157.13
     157.13 Form of exhibits to be attached to applications.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.11SECTION 157.14
     157.14 Exhibits.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.12SECTION 157.15
     157.15 Requirements for applications covering acquisitions.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.13SECTION 157.16
     157.16 Exhibits relating to acquisitions.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.14SECTION 157.17
     157.17 Applications for temporary certificates in cases of emergency.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.15SECTION 157.18
     157.18 Applications to abandon facilities or service; exhibits.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.16SECTION 157.20
     157.20 General conditions applicable to certificates.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.17SECTION 157.21
     157.21 Pre-filing procedures and review process for LNG terminal facilities and other natural gas facilities prior to filing of applications.
18:1.0.1.5.45.1.26.18SECTION 157.22
     157.22 Schedule for final decisions on a request for a Federal authorization
18:1.0.1.5.45.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Open Seasons for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects
18:1.0.1.5.45.2.26.1SECTION 157.30
     157.30 Purpose.
18:1.0.1.5.45.2.26.2SECTION 157.31
     157.31 Definitions.
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     157.32 Applicability.
18:1.0.1.5.45.2.26.4SECTION 157.33
     157.33 Requirement for open season.
18:1.0.1.5.45.2.26.5SECTION 157.34
     157.34 Notice of open season.
18:1.0.1.5.45.2.26.6SECTION 157.35
     157.35 Undue discrimination or preference.
18:1.0.1.5.45.2.26.7SECTION 157.36
     157.36 Open seasons for expansions.
18:1.0.1.5.45.2.26.8SECTION 157.37
     157.37 Project design.
18:1.0.1.5.45.2.26.9SECTION 157.38
     157.38 Pre-approval procedures.
18:1.0.1.5.45.2.26.10SECTION 157.39
     157.39 Rate treatment of pipeline expansions.
18:1.0.1.5.45.3SUBPART C
Subpart C [Reserved]
18:1.0.1.5.45.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Exemption of Natural Gas Service for Drilling, Testing, or Purging from Certificate Requirements
18:1.0.1.5.45.4.26.1SECTION 157.53
     157.53 Testing.
18:1.0.1.5.45.5SUBPART E
Subpart E [Reserved]
18:1.0.1.5.45.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Interstate Pipeline Blanket Certificates and Authorization Under Section 7 of the Natural Gas Act for Certain Transactions and Abandonment
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.1SECTION 157.201
     157.201 Applicability.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.2SECTION 157.202
     157.202 Definitions.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.3SECTION 157.203
     157.203 Blanket certification.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.4SECTION 157.204
     157.204 Application procedure.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.5SECTION 157.205
     157.205 Notice procedure.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.6SECTION 157.206
     157.206 Standard conditions.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.7SECTION 157.207
     157.207 General reporting requirements.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.8SECTION 157.208
     157.208 Construction, acquisition, operation, replacement, and miscellaneous rearrangement of facilities.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.9SECTION 157.209
     157.209 Temporary compression facilities.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.10SECTION 157.210
     157.210 Mainline natural gas facilities.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.11SECTION 157.211
     157.211 Delivery points.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.12SECTION 157.212
     157.212 Synthetic and liquefied natural gas facilities.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.13SECTION 157.213
     157.213 Underground storage field facilities.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.14SECTION 157.214
     157.214 Increase in storage capacity.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.15SECTION 157.215
     157.215 Underground storage testing and development.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.16SECTION 157.216
     157.216 Abandonment.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.17SECTION 157.217
     157.217 Changes in rate schedules.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.18SECTION 157.218
     157.218 Changes in customer name.
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.19.7APPENDIX Appendix I
  Appendix I to Subpart F of Part 157 - Procedures for Compliance With the Endangered Species Act of 1973 Under § 157.206(b)(3)(i)
18:1.0.1.5.45.6.26.19.8APPENDIX Appendix II
  Appendix II to Subpart F of Part 157 - Procedures for Compliance With the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 Under § 157.206(b)(3)(ii)
18:1.0.1.5.45.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Natural Gas Producer Blanket Authorization for Sales and Abandonment [Reserved]
18:1.0.1.5.46PART 158
PART 158 - ACCOUNTS, RECORDS, MEMORANDA AND DISPOSITION OF CONTESTED AUDIT FINDINGS AND PROPOSED REMEDIES
18:1.0.1.5.46.0.26SUBJGRP 26
  Disposition of Contested Audit Findings and Proposed Remedies
18:1.0.1.5.46.0.26.1SECTION 158.1
     158.1 Notice to audited person.
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     158.2 Response to notification.
18:1.0.1.5.46.0.26.3SECTION 158.3
     158.3 Shortened procedure.
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     158.4 Form and style.
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     158.5 Verification.
18:1.0.1.5.46.0.26.6SECTION 158.6
     158.6 Determination.
18:1.0.1.5.46.0.26.7SECTION 158.7
     158.7 Assignment for oral hearing.
18:1.0.1.5.46.0.26.8SECTION 158.8
     158.8 Burden of proof.
18:1.0.1.5.46.0.26.9SECTION 158.10
     158.10 Examination of accounts.
18:1.0.1.5.46.0.26.10SECTION 158.11
     158.11 Report of certification.
18:1.0.1.5.46.0.26.11SECTION 158.12
     158.12 Qualifications of accountants.