Firm Transportation Service (FTS)
This service consists of the receipt of gas provided by a Customer at a primary or supplemental receipt point for transportation, transportation through Gulf South’s system, and the delivery of gas by Gulf South to the Customer or for the Customer’s account at a primary or supplemental delivery point. Primary receipt and delivery points are established as part of the contracting process for FTS service. FTS service has a scheduling priority greater than ITS or PAL services.
Interruptible Transportation Service (ITS)
This service consists of the receipt of gas provided by a Customer at any receipt point on Gulf South’s system for transportation, transportation through Gulf South’s system, and the delivery of gas by Gulf South to the Customer or for the Customer’s account any delivery point on Gulf South’s system. ITS service is scheduled after higher priority services but before PAL service.
Parking and Lending Service (PAL)
This service is an interruptible service where Customers may either park or borrow gas. Parking service provides a Customer the ability to deliver gas onto Gulf South’s system for re-delivery at a future date. Lending Service provides the ability for a Customer to borrow gas from Gulf South and to payback the gas to Gulf South at a future date. PAL service is designed to assist Customers with their short term balancing needs. This service has the lowest scheduling priority of all transportation services.
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Gulf South offers various storage services at market-based rates. Transportation to and from the storage facility must be contracted for separately.
The Bistineau Storage Facility is a depleted reservoir located about 25 miles southeast of Shreveport, Louisiana. Gulf South's total working gas capacity is 77.7 Bcf with a maximum injection capacity of 480 mmcf/day and maximum withdrawal capacity of 870 mmcf/day.
The strategic location of this storage facility and the availability of over 120 pipeline interconnects on Gulf South's system, provide the storage customer with excellent access to major supplies and markets. The ability to inject or withdraw any day of the year allows maximum flexibility for the storage customer. Also, with Gulf South's interconnect to the Henry Hub, deliveries can be made to and from Bistineau providing spreads for seasonal load management.
Interruptible Storage Service (ISS)
These services consist of injection, storage, and withdrawal of gas on an interruptible basis at Gulf South's Bistineau Storage Facility including:
- Traditional - Injection prior to withdrawal
- Backdraft - Withdrawal prior to injection
- Imbalance Trades - An alternative to cash in/out
- Other - Customer responsive needs
Firm Storage Service (FSS)
Gulf South offers firm storage service at market based rates. This service includes firm injections up to the customer’s maximum daily injection quantity at Gulf South’s Bistineau Storage Facility. This service also provides for firm withdrawals of previously stored quantities up to the customer’s maximum daily withdrawal quantity. Transportation to and from the Bistineau Storage Facility may be provided on a FTS or ITS contract.
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Select the appropriate form to download onto your computer workstation. Send your completed form to the Customer Service Department by email, fax or mail.
Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP
P.O. Box 1478
Houston, Texas 77251-1478
For questions related to service requests, contact the representative for each service.
Service Request Forms
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