[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 217 (Thursday, November 9, 1995)]
[Pages 56584-56585]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 95-27756]


[[Page 56585]]

[Docket No. CP96-38-000]

NorAm Gas Transmission Company and Koch Gateway Pipeline Company; 
Notice of Joint Application for Abandonment

November 3, 1995.
    Take notice that on October 27, 1995, NorAm Gas Transmission 
Company (NorAm), 1600 Smith Street, Houston, Texas 77002 and Koch 
Gateway Pipeline Company (Koch), P.O. Box 1478, Houston, Texas 77251 
filed a joint application pursuant to Section 7(b) of the Natural Gas 
Act and Part 157 of the Commission's Regulations requesting permission 
and approval to abandon two certificated exchange agreements, NorAm's 
Rate Schedules XE-47 and XE-49, First Revised Volume No. 2 and Koch's 
corresponding Rate Schedules X-101 and X-78, Original Volume No. 2. The 
application is on file with the Commission and open to public 
    NorAm and Koch state that they propose to abandon the above 
services authorized in Docket Nos. CP77-24-000 and CP77-228-000.\1\ 
NorAm and Koch state that there is no longer a need for these exchanges 
and they have been terminated by written consent of both parties. They 
state that the proposed abandonment will not have an impact on any of 
their customers. No facilities are proposed to be abandoned in 
connection with the authorization requested therein.

    \1\ See, 57 FPC 208 (1977) and 58 FPC 1874 (1977), respectively.

    Any person desiring to be heard or to make any protest with 
reference to said application should on or before November 24, 1995, 
file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C. 
20426, a motion to intervene or a protest in accordance with the 
requirements of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 
CFR 385.211 and 385.214) and the regulations under the Natural Gas Act 
(18 CFR 157.10). All protests filed with the Commission will be 
considered by it in determining the appropriate action to be taken but 
will not serve to make the protestants parties to the proceeding. Any 
person wishing to become a party in any proceeding herein must file a 
motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission's rules.
    Take further notice that, pursuant to the authority contained in 
and subject to the jurisdiction conferred upon the Commission by 
Sections 7 and 15 of the Natural Gas Act and the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, a hearing will be held without further notice 
before the Commission or its designee on this application if no motion 
to intervene is filed within the time required herein, if the 
Commission on its own review of the matter finds that permission and 
approval for the proposed abandonment are required by the public 
convenience and necessity. If a motion for leave to intervene is timely 
filed, or if the Commission on its own motion believes that formal 
hearing is required, further notice of such hearing will be duly given.
    Under the procedure herein provided for, unless otherwise advised, 
it will be unnecessary for NorAm and Koch to appear or to be 
represented at the hearing.
Lois D. Cashell,
[FR Doc. 95-27756 Filed 11-8-95; 8:45 am]