Rockies Express Pipeline LLC; Notice of Application, 35641-35642 [E6-9765]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 119 / Wednesday, June 21, 2006 / Notices ‘‘e-filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on June 21, 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–9788 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–9793 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP06–354–000] [Docket No. TS04–252–001] Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation; Notice of Filing jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES June 14, 2006. Take notice that on October 20, 2004, Ohio Valley Electric Corporation and Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation filed a compliance filing pursuant to the Commission’s Order issued September 20, 2004. 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, 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. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding. 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:26 Jun 20, 2006 Jkt 208001 Rockies Express Pipeline LLC; Notice of Application June 12, 2006. Take notice that on May 31, 2006, Rockies Express Pipeline LLC (Rockies Express), formerly Entrega Gas Pipeline LLC, 370 Van Gordon Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80228, filed an application in Docket No. CP06–354–000, pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Part 157 of the Commission’s regulations requesting a certificate of public convenience and necessity to construct certain pipeline facilities to provide up to 1,500,000 Dth per day of transportation capacity, referred to as the REX-West project, as well as authorization to lease capacity from Questar Overthrust Pipeline Company (Overthrust), all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open for public inspection. These filings are available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Specifically, Rockies Express requests authorization to construct: (1) 713 miles of 42-inch pipeline in Weld, Logan and Sedgwick Counties, Colorado, Laramie County, Wyoming, Kimball, Perkins, Lincoln, Dawson, Frontier, Gosper Phelps, Kearney, Franklin, Webster, Nuckolls, Thayer, Jefferson and Gage Counties, Nebraska, Marshall, Nemaha, Brown and Doniphan Counties, Kansas, and Buchannan, Clinton, Caldwell Carroll, Chariton, Randolph and Audrain Counties, Missouri; (2) a 5mile, 24-inch gas supply lateral (Echo Springs Lateral) in Carbon and Sweetwater Counties, Wyoming; (3) five new compressor stations in Weld and Sedgwick Counties, Colorado, Gage PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35641 County, Nebraska, Clinton County, Missouri, and Sweetwater County, Wyoming; and (4) additional compressor units at currently authorized compressor stations in Sweetwater County, Wyoming (Wamsmutter CS—one unit), and Rio Blanco County, Colorado (Meeker Hub—three units), and at the proposed new compressor station in Weld County, Colorado (Cheyenne CS Hub— one unit). On November 18, 2005, the Commission staff granted Rockies Express’ request to utilize the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) PreFiling Process and assigned Docket No. PF06–3–000 to staff activities involving the Rockies Express project. Now, as of the filing of Rockies Express’ application on May 31, 2006, the NEPA Pre-Filing Process for this project has ended. From this time forward, Rockies Express’ proceeding will be conducted in Docket No. CP06–354–000, as noted in the caption of this Notice. Rockies Express also seeks authorization to lease capacity of 625,000 Dth per day on the facilities of Overthrust. In order to fulfill its lease commitment, Overthrust intends to construct 77 miles of 36-inch pipeline, for which Overthrust has commenced environmental consultation under the NEPA Pre-Filing Process in Docket No. PF06–19–000, and will add compression at two locations on the facilities for which it is currently seeking authority in Docket No. CP06– 167–000. Additionally, Rockies Express states that TransColorado Gas Transmission Company (TransColorado) will seek authority to construct facilities, with a capacity of 250,000 Dth per day, from the Blanco Hub in New Mexico to the Meeker Hub in Colorado where TransColorado will interconnect with Rockies Express. TransColorado has commenced environmental consultation under the NEPA Pre-Filing Process in Docket No. PF06–20–000. The estimated cost of the REX-West project is approximately $1.6 Billion. Rockies Express proposes two rate zones. Rockies Express proposes to charge its approved, existing recourse rates for Zone 1 (points west of and including the Cheyenne Hub), and proposes to establish new, initial recourse rates for Zone 2 (points east of the Cheyenne Hub to and including the proposed interconnect with Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company in Audrain County, Missouri). Rockies Express also proposes to charge incremental rates related to the costs of the proposed Overthrust lease, the Meeker Hub facilities, and the Cheyenne Hub facilities. E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 35642 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 119 / Wednesday, June 21, 2006 / Notices Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Bentley W. Breland, Vice President of Certificates and Rates, Rockies Express Pipeline LLC, P.O. Box 281304, Lakewood, Colorado 80228–8304, phone (303) 763–3581. There are two ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of this project. First, any person wishing to obtain legal status by becoming a party to the proceedings for this project should, on or before the below listed comment date, file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 385.211) and the Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.10). A person obtaining party status will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies of all documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. A party must submit 14 copies of filings made with the Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other party in the proceeding. Only parties to the proceeding can ask for court review of Commission orders in the proceeding. However, a person does not have to intervene in order to have comments considered. The second way to participate is by filing with the Secretary of the Commission, as soon as possible, an original and two copies of comments in support of or in opposition to this project. The Commission will consider these comments in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but the filing of a comment alone will not serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. The Commission’s rules require that persons filing comments in opposition to the project provide copies of their protests only to the party or parties directly involved in the protest. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commenters will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:26 Jun 20, 2006 Jkt 208001 Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. Motions to intervene, protests and comments may be filed electronically via the internet in lieu of paper; see, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. Comment Date: July 5, 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–9765 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP06–379–000] Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation; Notice of Application for Abandonment June 13, 2006. Take notice that on June 8, 2006, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation (Transco), filed with the Commission an application under section 7 of the Natural Gas Act to abandon a portion of the firm transportation service provided to the City of Kings Mountain, North Carolina (Kings Mountain) under Transco’s Rate Schedule FT. Transco states that it currently provides firm transportation service to Kings Mountain under a Rate Schedule FT Service Agreement dated February 1, 1992. This service agreement is a result of a conversion from firm sales service to firm transportation service for which pre-granted abandonment does not apply. As a result, Transco requires specific section 7(b) authorization to abandon service to Kings Mountain. As more fully explained in the application, Transco seeks authorization to abandon 1,000 Dt/day of Kings Mountain’s firm transportation service. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the date as indicated below. Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date 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. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time June 29, 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–9786 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER06–1030–000] U.S. Bank National Association and James A. Goodman; Notice of Issuance of Order June 14, 2006. U.S. Bank National Association and James A. Goodman (the Receiver) filed an application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying tariff. The proposed market-based rate tariff provides for the sale of energy, capacity and ancillary services at market-based rates. The Receiver also requested waiver of various Commission regulations. In particular, the Receiver requested that the Commission grant blanket approval under 18 CFR part 34 of all future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability by the Receiver. E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 119 (Wednesday, June 21, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP06-354-000]


Rockies Express Pipeline LLC; Notice of Application

June 12, 2006.
    Take notice that on May 31, 2006, Rockies Express Pipeline LLC 
(Rockies Express), formerly Entrega Gas Pipeline LLC, 370 Van Gordon 
Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80228, filed an application in Docket No. 
CP06-354-000, pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and 
Part 157 of the Commission's regulations requesting a certificate of 
public convenience and necessity to construct certain pipeline 
facilities to provide up to 1,500,000 Dth per day of transportation 
capacity, referred to as the REX-West project, as well as authorization 
to lease capacity from Questar Overthrust Pipeline Company 
(Overthrust), all as more fully set forth in the application which is 
on file with the Commission and open for public inspection. These 
filings are available for review at the Commission in the Public 
Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at http://
www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the docket number 
excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, 
contact (202) 502-8659.
    Specifically, Rockies Express requests authorization to construct: 
(1) 713 miles of 42-inch pipeline in Weld, Logan and Sedgwick Counties, 
Colorado, Laramie County, Wyoming, Kimball, Perkins, Lincoln, Dawson, 
Frontier, Gosper Phelps, Kearney, Franklin, Webster, Nuckolls, Thayer, 
Jefferson and Gage Counties, Nebraska, Marshall, Nemaha, Brown and 
Doniphan Counties, Kansas, and Buchannan, Clinton, Caldwell Carroll, 
Chariton, Randolph and Audrain Counties, Missouri; (2) a 5-mile, 24-
inch gas supply lateral (Echo Springs Lateral) in Carbon and Sweetwater 
Counties, Wyoming; (3) five new compressor stations in Weld and 
Sedgwick Counties, Colorado, Gage County, Nebraska, Clinton County, 
Missouri, and Sweetwater County, Wyoming; and (4) additional compressor 
units at currently authorized compressor stations in Sweetwater County, 
Wyoming (Wamsmutter CS--one unit), and Rio Blanco County, Colorado 
(Meeker Hub--three units), and at the proposed new compressor station 
in Weld County, Colorado (Cheyenne CS Hub--one unit).
    On November 18, 2005, the Commission staff granted Rockies Express' 
request to utilize the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Pre-
Filing Process and assigned Docket No. PF06-3-000 to staff activities 
involving the Rockies Express project. Now, as of the filing of Rockies 
Express' application on May 31, 2006, the NEPA Pre-Filing Process for 
this project has ended. From this time forward, Rockies Express' 
proceeding will be conducted in Docket No. CP06-354-000, as noted in 
the caption of this Notice.
    Rockies Express also seeks authorization to lease capacity of 
625,000 Dth per day on the facilities of Overthrust. In order to 
fulfill its lease commitment, Overthrust intends to construct 77 miles 
of 36-inch pipeline, for which Overthrust has commenced environmental 
consultation under the NEPA Pre-Filing Process in Docket No. PF06-19-
000, and will add compression at two locations on the facilities for 
which it is currently seeking authority in Docket No. CP06-167-000. 
Additionally, Rockies Express states that TransColorado Gas 
Transmission Company (TransColorado) will seek authority to construct 
facilities, with a capacity of 250,000 Dth per day, from the Blanco Hub 
in New Mexico to the Meeker Hub in Colorado where TransColorado will 
interconnect with Rockies Express. TransColorado has commenced 
environmental consultation under the NEPA Pre-Filing Process in Docket 
No. PF06-20-000.
    The estimated cost of the REX-West project is approximately $1.6 
Billion. Rockies Express proposes two rate zones. Rockies Express 
proposes to charge its approved, existing recourse rates for Zone 1 
(points west of and including the Cheyenne Hub), and proposes to 
establish new, initial recourse rates for Zone 2 (points east of the 
Cheyenne Hub to and including the proposed interconnect with Panhandle 
Eastern Pipe Line Company in Audrain County, Missouri). Rockies Express 
also proposes to charge incremental rates related to the costs of the 
proposed Overthrust lease, the Meeker Hub facilities, and the Cheyenne 
Hub facilities.

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    Any questions regarding this application should be directed to 
Bentley W. Breland, Vice President of Certificates and Rates, Rockies 
Express Pipeline LLC, P.O. Box 281304, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-8304, 
phone (303) 763-3581.
    There are two ways to become involved in the Commission's review of 
this project. First, any person wishing to obtain legal status by 
becoming a party to the proceedings for this project should, on or 
before the below listed comment date, file with the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, a 
motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 
385.211) and the Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.10). A person 
obtaining party status will be placed on the service list maintained by 
the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies of all 
documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. A party must 
submit 14 copies of filings made with the Commission and must mail a 
copy to the applicant and to every other party in the proceeding. Only 
parties to the proceeding can ask for court review of Commission orders 
in the proceeding.
    However, a person does not have to intervene in order to have 
comments considered. The second way to participate is by filing with 
the Secretary of the Commission, as soon as possible, an original and 
two copies of comments in support of or in opposition to this project. 
The Commission will consider these comments in determining the 
appropriate action to be taken, but the filing of a comment alone will 
not serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. The Commission's 
rules require that persons filing comments in opposition to the project 
provide copies of their protests only to the party or parties directly 
involved in the protest.
    Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of 
this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments 
to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be 
placed on the Commission's environmental mailing list, will receive 
copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings 
associated with the Commission's environmental review process. 
Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed 
documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commenters will 
not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by 
the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents 
issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court 
review of the Commission's final order.
    Motions to intervene, protests and comments may be filed 
electronically via the internet in lieu of paper; see, 18 CFR 
385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site 
under the ``e-Filing'' link. The Commission strongly encourages 
electronic filings.
    Comment Date: July 5, 2006.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-9765 Filed 6-20-06; 8:45 am]
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