[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 119 (Monday, June 22, 2015)]
[Pages 35641-35642]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-15232]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP15-511-000]

Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC; Notice of Request 
Under Blanket Authorization

    Take notice that on June 4, 2015, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line 
Company, LLC (Transco), pursuant to its blanket certificate 
authorization granted in Docket No. CP82-426-000,\1\ filed an 
application in accordance to sections 157.205 and 157.216 of the 
Commission's Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) as amended, 
requesting authority to abandon certain pipeline facilities and 
removing related ancillary facilities, as necessary, located in 
Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The proposed abandonment are no longer 
required for gas service, all as more fully set forth in the 
application which is on file with the Commission and open to public 

    \1\ 20 FERC ] 62,420 (1982).

    Transco requests authorization to abandon an approximately 1.1-
mile, 16-inch pipeline extending from Ship Shoal Block 28, Platform 
``C'' to Ship Shoal Block 28, Platform ``D1''; an approximately 10.5 
mile, 16-inch pipeline extending from Ship Shoal Block 28, Platform 
``D1'' to the Mosquito Bay Junction Platform ``A''; and approximately 
0.03-mile, 12-inch pipeline extending from Ship Shoal Block 28, 
Platform ``D2'' to a subsea tie-in with the 16-inch pipeline (Supply 
Laterals). The Supply Laterals will be abandoned in place. The tube 
turns and portions of the risers will be recovered and taken to shore. 
The Supply Laterals have not been used in the previous 12 months to 
provide service and are not expected to be used in the future. The 
proposed abandonment will have no impact on the daily design capacity 
and operating conditions of Transco's pipeline system. No customers 
have been served through the Supply Laterals during the previous 12 
    Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Marg 
Camardello, P.O. Box 1396, Houston, Texas 77251, or by phone at (713) 
    This filing is available for review at the Commission 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 filed to access the document. For 
assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERC 
[email protected] or call toll-free at (866) 206-3676, or, for 
TTY, contact (202) 502-8659. Comments, protests and interventions 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 
interveners to file electronically.
    Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission's rules, 18 CFR 157.9, 
within 90 days of this Notice, the Commission staff will either: 
Complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the 
Commission's public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a 
Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule 
for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other 
milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff's issuance of 
the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this 
proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission's public record for 
this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of 
the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the 
subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days 
of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's FEIS or EA.
    Any person or the Commission's staff may, within 60 days after 
issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 
214 of the Commission's Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to 
intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to section 157.205 of 
the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the 
request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the 
proposed activity 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 within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a 
protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for 
authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA.

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    Dated: June 16, 2015.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2015-15232 Filed 6-19-15; 8:45 am]