Barrie McKay - VP State regulatory affairs, Questar Gas Company

Report
Regulatory Update
Questar Gas Company
Annual Account
Management
Customer Meeting
Barrie L McKay
September 16, 2014
General Rate Case Outcome
Summary
• Changes to interruptible requirements
• Changes to commodity price for Interruptible
Sales customers
• Transportation rates move towards full costof-service
Changes to Interruptible
Requirements
• Rate case proposal
– Annual testing
– Failure to interrupt charge
• Rate case resolution
– No testing
– $40 penalty for each Dth that isn’t interrupted
– If customer fails to interrupt then customer will be moved
from interruptible rate schedule to a firm schedule for three
years for those interruptible volumes it failed to interrupt
– Each year interruptible customer will warrant that it has
backup equipment and that they understand financial
penalties.
Changes to Commodity Rate for
Interruptible Sales Customers
• Currently first of month market price is used
• Effective November 1st Questar’s weighted
average cost of gas will be used
• Studying this rate class in future proceedings
Transportation Rates Move
Towards Full Cost of Service
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Cost to serve TS class in last rate case was $14.7 million
annually
Rates designed to collect $12.8 million annually
Fall of 2015 rates will be adjusted to collect $13.3 million
annually
Fall 2015 Increases
Increase
0 – 200 DTH
$0.02955
201 – 2,000 DTH
$0.01932
2,001 – 100,000 DTH
$0.00790
OVER 100,000 DTH
$0.00292
Annual Demand Charge
$1.04
In the next general rate case, rates will be designed to collect the full
cost of service.
Nominations
Storage
Factory
Agent
Nomination
Over 5% Variance
87% of time
Usage
Questions?
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