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Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization

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Take notice that on August 5, 2011, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC (Natural), 3250 Lacey Road, Suite 700, Downers Grove, IL 60515, filed a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.208 of the Commission's regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) for authorization to increase the maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP) from 945 pounds per square inch gauge (psig) to 985 psig of the gathering system at Natural's Sayre Storage field in Beckham County, Oklahoma by replacing various flange sets, ball valves, and check valves; and installing a high pressure discharge header. Natural avers that the proposed MAOP increase will allow Natural to operate more efficiently within certificated levels to the benefit of the market. Natural estimates the total cost of the proposed project to be $3.1 million, 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, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208-3676 or TTY, (202) 502-8659.

Any questions regarding the application should be directed to Bruce H. Newsome, Vice President, Regulatory Products and Services, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC, 3250 Lacey Road, 7th Floor, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515-7918, by telephone at (630) 725-3070, or by e-mail at bruce_newsome@kindermorgan.com.

Any person may, within 60 days after the 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. Any person filing to intervene or the Commission's staff may, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission's regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205) file 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 protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA.

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.

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Dated: August 15, 2011.

Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2011-21206 Filed 8-18-11; 8:45 am]

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