[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 186 (Friday, September 25, 1998)]
[Notices]
[Page 51344]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-25660]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
[Docket No. CP98-768-000]


El Paso Natural Gas Company; Notice of Request Under Blanket 
Authorization

September 21, 1998.
    Take notice that on September 8, 1998, as supplemented on September 
14, 1998, El Paso Natural Gas Company, (Applicant), P.O. Box 1492, El 
Paso, Texas, 79978, filed in Docket No. CP98-768-000, a request 
pursuant to Sections 157.205, and 157.212 of the Commission's 
Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (18 CFR 152.205, and 157.212) for 
approval to construct and operate a tap and valve assembly, with 
appurtenances, and acquire certain metering facilities and 
approximately one thousand feet of sixteen-inch pipeline, with 
appurtenances, comprising a new delivery point located in Yoakum 
County, under Applicant's blanket certificate issued in Docket No. 
CP82-435-000, pursuant to Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), 
all as more fully set forth in the request which is on file with the 
Commission and open to public inspection.
    Applicant proposes a new delivery point to permit the interruptible 
transportation and delivery of natural gas to Mustang Station, a gas-
fired combined cycle power plant, also located in Yoakum County, Texas 
at the request of GS Electric Generating Cooperative, Inc., a Texas 
corporation, Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, a Texas corporation, 
and Denver City Energy Associates, L.P., (jointly referred to as Golden 
Spread). Applicant submits that it will construct a tap and valve 
assembly on its twenty-four-inch Dumas Line and that Golden Spread will 
construct a meter station and approximately one thousand feet of 
sixteen-inch O.D. pipeline, which Golden Spread will turn over to 
Applicant after construction is completed. Applicant asserts that it 
has sufficient capacity to accomplish the deliveries for Golden Spread 
without detriment or disadvantage to Applicant's other customers.
    Any person or the Commission's Staff may, within 45 days of the 
issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 
214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 
385.214), a motion to intervene and pursuant to Section 157.205 of the 
regulations under the Natural Gas Act (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to 
the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefor, 
the proposed activities shall be deemed to be authorized effective the 
day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed 
and not withdrawn 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, 
the instant request shall be treated as an application for 
authorization pursuant to Section 7 of the Natural Gas Act.
David P. Boergers,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 98-25660 Filed 9-24-98; 8:45 am]
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