Take notice that on December 1, 2003, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation (Transco), filed in Docket No. CP04-23-000 an application, in abbreviated form, pursuant to Section 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act, as amended, and Part 157 of the Rules and Regulations of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, for an order permitting and approving abandonment of certain firm sales service provided to Fountain Inn Natural Gas Company (Fountain Inn) under Transco's Rate Schedule FS.
Transco states that it entered into a firm sales agreement with Fountain Inn on August 1, 1991, under which Transco sells gas to Fountain Inn under Rate Schedule FS (FS Agreement). Transco further states that it is prepared to seek accelerated abandonment of any Rate Schedule FS services it provides to a similarly situated customer that requests such an accelerated abandonment.
Any person desiring to be heard or to protest said filing should file a motion to intervene or a protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with § 385.214 or § 385.211 of the Commission's Rules and Regulations. All such motions or protests must be filed on or before the date as indicated below. 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 proceedings. Any person wishing to become a party must file a motion to intervene. This filing is 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. Enter Start Printed Page 70239the 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 TTY, contact (202) 502-8659. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site under the “e-Filing” link.
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 on this application if no petition is filed within the time required herein, and the Commission on its own review of the matter finds that a grant of the abandonment is required by the public convenience and necessity. If a protest or petition for leave to intervene is timely filed, or if the Commission on its own motion believes that a formal hearing is required, further notice of such hearing will be duly given. Under this procedure, unless otherwise advised, it will be unnecessary for Transco to appear or to be represented at the hearing.
Comment Date: December 29, 2003.Start Signature
Magalie R. Salas,
[FR Doc. E3-00569 Filed 12-16-03; 8:45 am]
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