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      RS 30:575.1     


§575.1.  Deliveries not to be reduced more than ten per cent

Any other provisions of this Chapter to the contrary notwithstanding, no daily allocation, curtailment or priority of intrastate natural gas shall result in a reduction of more than ten per cent of the maximum daily quantity of intrastate natural gas contracted to be delivered to a purchaser under any contract existing on the effective date of this Chapter, or to natural gas not in excess of 25,000,000 cubic feet of natural gas per day owned by a person at or near the field where produced and transported by said person through his own pipe line for his own consumption not in excess of 25,000,000 cubic feet of natural gas per day.  This exception shall not apply to contracts for the purchase of gas hereafter executed.  The price to be charged by the intrastate natural gas transporter to any person receiving reallocated natural gas shall be the arithmetic average of the price of intrastate natural gas delivered or deliverable pursuant to contracts entered into in the state of Louisiana within ninety days prior to such reallocation, and in the event that no such contract has been executed during that period, then the price shall be based upon similar contracts entered into within one hundred eighty days prior to such reallocation, but in no event shall such price be less than the price stipulated in such contract.  Such allocation made pursuant to this Section shall be redistributed and only to those persons purchasing intrastate natural gas for use within priorities one through five as set forth in Paragraphs (a) through (e) inclusive of Subsection (1) of R.S. 30:572.

Added by Acts 1973, Ex.Sess., No. 16, §1, emerg. eff. Dec. 8, 1973, at 9:55 A.M.

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