[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 28, 2013)]
[Page 53137]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20924]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. OR13-31-000]

Flint Hills Resources Alaska, LLC, BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc., 
ConocoPhillips Transportation Alaska, Inc., ExxonMobil Pipeline 
Company; Notice of Complaint

    Take notice that on August 20, 2013, pursuant to section 9, 13(1), 
and 15(1) of the Interstate Commerce Act, 49 U.S.C. 9, 13(1), and 
15(1), Rule 206 of the Rules of Practice and Procedures of the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission), 18 CFR 365.206 (2013), and 
section 343.2 of the Procedural Rules Applicable to Oil Pipeline 
Proceedings, 18 CFR 343.2 (2013), Flint Hills Resources Alaska, LLC 
(FHR or Complainant) filed a formal complaint against BP Pipelines 
(Alaska) Inc., ConocoPhillips Transportation Alaska, Inc., and 
ExxonMobil Pipeline Company (collectively, Respondents), petitioning 
the Commission to investigate the continuing reasonableness of the 
existing Quality Bank provisions of the Respondents' tariffs governing 
the method of making monetary adjustments among TAPS shippers to 
account for the differences between the quality of the crude oil 
tendered for transportation and the quality of the crude oil received 
by that shipper.
    The Complainant certifies that copies of the complaint were served 
on the contacts for the Respondents as listed on the Commission's list 
of Corporate Officials.
    Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must 
file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be 
considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to 
be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the 
proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of 
intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. The Respondent's 
answer and all interventions, or protests must be filed on or before 
the comment date. The Respondent's answer, motions to intervene, and 
protests must be served on the Complainants.
    The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and 
interventions in lieu of paper using the ``eFiling'' link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an 
original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 
    This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the 
``eLibrary'' link and is available for review in the Commission's 
Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ``eSubscription'' 
link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email 
notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For 
assistance with any FERC Online service, please email 
[email protected], or call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For 
TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 9, 2013.

Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2013-20924 Filed 8-27-13; 8:45 am]