Notice Establishing Expedited Schedule, 71819 [E5-6691]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 30, 2005 / Notices need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. 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 20426. 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 e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–6694 Filed 11–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice Establishing Expedited Schedule November 23, 2005. [Docket No. EL00–95–000; Docket No. EL00– 98–000; Docket No. PA02–2–000; Docket No. EL03–180–000; Docket No. EL03–154–000; Docket No. EL02–114–007; Docket No. EL02– 115–008; Docket No. EL02–113–000; and Docket No. EL04–1–000] San Diego Gas & Electric Co. v. Sellers of Energy and Ancillary Services; Investigation of Practices of the California Independent System Operator and the California Power Exchange; Fact-Finding Investigation into Possible Manipulation of Electric and Natural Gas Prices; Enron Power Marketing, Inc. and Enron Energy Services, Inc.; Enron Power Marketing, Inc. and Enron Energy Services, Inc.; Portland General Electric Company; Enron Power Marketing, Inc.; El Paso Electric Company, Enron Power Marketing, Inc., and Enron Capital and Trade Resources Corporation; and Enron Power Marketing, Inc. Take notice that on November 18, 2005, Enron 1 and the Nevada 1 According to the motion, ‘‘Enron’’ or ‘‘Enron Parties’’ means the Enron Debtors and the Enron VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:12 Nov 29, 2005 Jkt 208001 Companies 2 (collectively the Parties) filed a motion asking that the Commission establish an expedited schedule for consideration of the Settlement and Release of Claims filed on November 16, 2005, in the abovecaptioned dockets (the Settlement). The Parties state that the Settlement resolves claims raised in the above-captioned proceedings arising from Enron’s actions and transactions in western energy markets during the period from January 16 through June 25, 2005, including Enron’s largest contract termination payment dispute. According to the Parties, expedited filing of comments on the Settlement will facilitate Commission consideration of the Settlement, and will also streamline the captioned proceedings by removing issues surrounding the Nevada Companies’ dealings with Enron from the proceedings without prejudicing participants. The Parties have requested that the Commission establish the following schedule: Initial comments on the Settlement should be filed by November 30, 2005, reply comments should be filed by December 7, 2005, and the Commission’s decision should be rendered by January 31, 2006. The Parties also request that the Commission review the Settlement without prior certification by an Administrative Law Judge and an expedited decision by January 31, 2006, ‘‘to achieve the full benefits of the Settlement, to eliminate additional litigation expenses, to effectuate judicial economy, and to protect the interests of all Remaining Participants.3 Finally, the Parties assert that they are authorized to state that Commission Trial Staff does not object to the expedited procedures requested for the comment and review process. Upon consideration, the Commission establishes the following shorted Non-Debtor Gas Entities. The ‘‘Enron Debtors’’ are Enron Corp.; Enron Power Marketing, Inc.; (EPMI); Enron North America Corp. (formerly known as Enron Capital and Trade Resources Corp.); Enron Energy Marketing Corp.; Enron Energy Services Inc.; Enron Energy Services North America, Inc.; Enron Capital & Trade Resources International Corp.; Enron Energy Services, LLC; Enron Energy Services Operations, Inc.; Enron Natural Gas Marketing Corp.; and ENA Upstream Company, LLC. The ‘‘Enron Non-Debtor Gas Entities’’ are Enron Canada Corp.; Enron Compression Services Company; and Enron MW, L.L.C. 2 For purposes of the motion, the ‘‘Nevada Companies’’ means Nevada Power Company, Sierra Pacific Power Company and Sierra Pacific Resources. 3 According to the Parties, ‘‘Remaining Participants’’ include the Commission’s Trial Staff, the City of Santa Clara, d/b/a/ Silicon Valley Power, the Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County, Washington, Valley Electric Association, Inc., and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71819 comment procedures, as requested by the Parties: Initial comments on the Settlement must be filed no later than November 30, 2005, and reply comments must be filed no later than December 7, 2005. Initial Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on November 30, 2005. Reply Comments Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on December 7, 2005. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–6691 Filed 11–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP06–22–000] Texas Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization November 22, 2005. Take notice that on November 9, 2005, Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (Texas Gas), 3800 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, filed in Docket No. CP06–22–000, an application pursuant to Sections 157.205, 157.208, and 157.216 of the Commission’s Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) as amended, for authorization to construct the West Greenville—Elkton Lateral in Muhlenberg and Todd Counties, Kentucky, to decrease the risk of service interruption during periods of peak customer demand, under Texas Gas’ blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82–407–000, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. Texas Gas states that it proposes to construct and operate the West Greenville—Elkton Lateral, which would consist of approximately 27.5 miles of natural gas pipeline (12.8 miles of 12-inch diameter and 14.7 miles of 10-inch diameter pipe) and appurtenant facilities, to provide an additional means of transporting natural gas to the Bowling Green, Kentucky, market area. Texas Gas also states that the proposed lateral would decrease the risk of service interruptions during customer demand periods. Texas Gas estimates that it would spend $14,165,000 to construct the proposed lateral. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to counsel for Texas Gas, Kathy D. Fort, Manager of Certificates and Tariffs, Texas Gas Transmission, LLC, P.O. Box 20008, E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 30, 2005)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice Establishing Expedited Schedule

November 23, 2005.

[Docket No. EL00-95-000; Docket No. EL00-98-000; Docket No. PA02-2-000; 
Docket No. EL03-180-000; Docket No. EL03-154-000; Docket No. EL02-114-
007; Docket No. EL02-115-008; Docket No. EL02-113-000; and Docket No. 
EL04-1-000]

    San Diego Gas & Electric Co. v. Sellers of Energy and Ancillary 
Services; Investigation of Practices of the California Independent 
System Operator and the California Power Exchange; Fact-Finding 
Investigation into Possible Manipulation of Electric and Natural Gas 
Prices; Enron Power Marketing, Inc. and Enron Energy Services, Inc.; 
Enron Power Marketing, Inc. and Enron Energy Services, Inc.; Portland 
General Electric Company; Enron Power Marketing, Inc.; El Paso Electric 
Company, Enron Power Marketing, Inc., and Enron Capital and Trade 
Resources Corporation; and Enron Power Marketing, Inc.
    Take notice that on November 18, 2005, Enron \1\ and the Nevada 
Companies \2\ (collectively the Parties) filed a motion asking that the 
Commission establish an expedited schedule for consideration of the 
Settlement and Release of Claims filed on November 16, 2005, in the 
above-captioned dockets (the Settlement). The Parties state that the 
Settlement resolves claims raised in the above-captioned proceedings 
arising from Enron's actions and transactions in western energy markets 
during the period from January 16 through June 25, 2005, including 
Enron's largest contract termination payment dispute.
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    \1\ According to the motion, ``Enron'' or ``Enron Parties'' 
means the Enron Debtors and the Enron Non-Debtor Gas Entities. The 
``Enron Debtors'' are Enron Corp.; Enron Power Marketing, Inc.; 
(EPMI); Enron North America Corp. (formerly known as Enron Capital 
and Trade Resources Corp.); Enron Energy Marketing Corp.; Enron 
Energy Services Inc.; Enron Energy Services North America, Inc.; 
Enron Capital & Trade Resources International Corp.; Enron Energy 
Services, LLC; Enron Energy Services Operations, Inc.; Enron Natural 
Gas Marketing Corp.; and ENA Upstream Company, LLC. The ``Enron Non-
Debtor Gas Entities'' are Enron Canada Corp.; Enron Compression 
Services Company; and Enron MW, L.L.C.
    \2\ For purposes of the motion, the ``Nevada Companies'' means 
Nevada Power Company, Sierra Pacific Power Company and Sierra 
Pacific Resources.
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    According to the Parties, expedited filing of comments on the 
Settlement will facilitate Commission consideration of the Settlement, 
and will also streamline the captioned proceedings by removing issues 
surrounding the Nevada Companies' dealings with Enron from the 
proceedings without prejudicing participants. The Parties have 
requested that the Commission establish the following schedule: Initial 
comments on the Settlement should be filed by November 30, 2005, reply 
comments should be filed by December 7, 2005, and the Commission's 
decision should be rendered by January 31, 2006. The Parties also 
request that the Commission review the Settlement without prior 
certification by an Administrative Law Judge and an expedited decision 
by January 31, 2006, ``to achieve the full benefits of the Settlement, 
to eliminate additional litigation expenses, to effectuate judicial 
economy, and to protect the interests of all Remaining Participants.\3\ 
Finally, the Parties assert that they are authorized to state that 
Commission Trial Staff does not object to the expedited procedures 
requested for the comment and review process.
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    \3\ According to the Parties, ``Remaining Participants'' include 
the Commission's Trial Staff, the City of Santa Clara, d/b/a/ 
Silicon Valley Power, the Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish 
County, Washington, Valley Electric Association, Inc., and the 
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
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    Upon consideration, the Commission establishes the following 
shorted comment procedures, as requested by the Parties: Initial 
comments on the Settlement must be filed no later than November 30, 
2005, and reply comments must be filed no later than December 7, 2005.
    Initial Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on November 30, 2005.
    Reply Comments Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on December 7, 2005.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E5-6691 Filed 11-29-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P