Gas Marketing Overview
Gas Transportation Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is gas transportation service?
A. A service provided by New Mexico Gas Company that allows marketers to transport gas on its pipeline system.
Q. What is a gas marketer?
A. An independent company engaged in transportation of natural gas on New Mexico Gas Company’s pipeline for delivery either to interstate or intrastate customers.
Q. What is deregulation?
A. Open access of our pipelines for other natural gas suppliers to sell gas to New Mexico Gas Company’s customers.
Q. What is the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission?
A. A regulatory agency with jurisdiction that includes the transportation and sale of natural gas
Gas Transportation Terminology
Transportation contracts: A contractual agreement between New Mexico Gas Company and a marketer to transport gas on New Mexico’s Gas Company’s pipeline.
Transportation-only customers: An individual or a company purchasing natural gas from a gas supplier other than New Mexico Gas Company.
System supply sales customers: An individual or a company purchasing gas from New Mexico Gas Company.
On-System transportation: The activity of transporting natural gas on New Mexico Gas Company’s pipelines by a supplier other than New Mexico Gas Company within a designated area in New Mexico (intrastate).
Off-System transportation: The activity of transporting natural gas on New Mexico gas Company’s pipelines into El Paso Natural Gas Company and/or Energy Transfer Partners, LP (formerly Transwestern Pipeline) interstate pipeline markets (interstate).
Customer classification: The grouping of customers based on common characteristics, such as "residential," "commercial," "industrial," "agricultural" and "sale-for-resale."
Transportation Service Request: A New Mexico Gas Company request form to be completed by a potential marketer that provides New Mexico Gas Company with general and financial information.