Take notice that on October 6, 2004, CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Company (CenterPoint), 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002-5231, filed in the above referenced docket pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and part 157 of the Commission's regulations for an order granting a certificate of public convenience to construct, own and operate mainline compression facilities and appurtenances located in Oklahoma, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the Web 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 TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.
Specifically, CenterPoint proposes to construct, own, and operate 28,265 horsepower of new mainline compression by installing one compressor units and appurtenant facilities at each of its new Hinton and Allen Compressor Stations located on CenterPoint's Line AD in Caddo and Hughes counties, respectively, Oklahoma and one additional compressor unit and appurtenant facilities at its Amber Compressor Station located on CenterPoint's Line AD in Grady County, Oklahoma. CenterPoint states that this additional compression will serve to increase Line AD capacity by 112,900 Dth per day to receive Rocky Mountain gas supplies for transportation west to east across CenterPoint's system. Total construction costs are estimated to be approximately $31.9 million.
Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Lawrence O. Thomas, Director, Rates & Regulatory, CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Company, P.O. Box 21734, Shreveport, Louisiana 71151, or call (318) 429-2804.
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 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.
Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project, or in support of or in opposition to 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. The Commission's rules require that persons filing comments in opposition to the project provide copies of their protests only to the applicant. 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.
The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests, and interventions via the Internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site (http://www.ferc.gov) under the “e-Filing” link.
Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on November 4, 2004.Start Signature
Magalie R. Salas,
[FR Doc. E4-2748 Filed 10-20-04; 8:45 am]
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